Village Talk



Karkloof Conservati­on Centre To celebrate its 15th birthday, the Karkloof Conservati­on Centre is hosting a pensioner’s day tea, talk and walk on Wednesday, October 26. Entry is free, but booking is essential at conservanc­

Flower Show

The Piggly Wiggly Flower Show will take place at Piggly Wiggly from 8am to 4pm on October 29 and 30. There will be beautiful stalls, drinks and lots more. Halloween fun

Celebrate Halloween from

11am to 9pm on Saturday, October 29 at Taylor’s Rest on the Tweedie Road. There will be fancy dress and pumpkin carving competitio­ns, music, food, a haunted maze, art exhibition, fire dancers, face painting and lots more.

Hilton Farmers’ Market

The Hilton Farmers’ Market takes place at the Hilton council grounds at 23 Hilton Avenue (opposite Shell garage) from 8.30am to 2pm on Saturday, October 29. Admission is free. Inquiries: info@hiltonfarm­ Blinkwater Trails Open Day

The Blinkwater Trails Open Day, which had been due to take place on October 15, will now take place on Saturday, October 29. Registrati­on is from 7.30am at Douglas Smith Cottage. The walks start at 8.30am. Entry us R40 (R25 for children under 12). To book and find out more informatio­n, email gohike@blinkwater­ or phone 082 776 0435.

Popular piano

Christophe­r Duigan will present a programme, titled The Popular Piano, at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermari­tzburg, at 12 noon on Sunday, October 30. The programme will include music by Scott Joplin, Liszt, Jeremiah Clarke, Mozar, as well as popular contempora­ry classics and film music. Tickets are R100 via WhatsApp at 083 417 4473. Enjoy coffee or lunch at Café Tatham – phone 033 342 8327. Market Day

On Sunday, October 30, the Hilton Station is hosting Market Day. Explore unique shops, enjoy tasty food and coffee and browse amongst a host of flea market stalls from 9am to 2pm. Admission is free.

Knit and Sip

The Christmas edition of Knit and Sip takes place at Howick Golf Club from 10am to 12 noon on Tuesday, November 1. Learn how to make beautiful Christmas decoration­s and gifts. No experience necessary. Visitors welcome. Entry R40. To book, WhatsApp 079 713 9086.

Ballet at Hilton College Theatre The GracePoint­e School of Dance presents The Snow Queen at the Hilton College Theatre at 6pm on Friday, November 4 and 2pm on Saturday, November 5. Tickets are R110 at www.quicket.

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