What’s On in Border: 03 - 05 August


Explore our Border Kei events calendar to see what events are taking place this weekend in the Border Kei region.


Friday 3rd

  • Alec Voogt will be performing live from 2pm till 6pm at the Highgate Hotel. For more information email Hghotel@mweb.co.za or visit http://www.facebook.com/HighgateHotel.
  • The Hams Club will be hosting Serotonin and the Phoenix Rising and the Night Market. Entrance is R20 for adults and R10 for kids. To book a table call 079 070 9701.
  • Come and join Alice as she returns to Wonderland to help her friend The Mad Hatter to save his family from the Evil Red Queen and her vegetable army. The dancing dads return for a number not to be missed and the moms are back to entertain you. The show will take place at the Guild Theatre from 6:30pm and at 2:30pm on Saturday. Tickets are available at Computicket.

Saturday 4th

  • The Three Silos Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at 8am. This is a 5km run, and it is you against the clock. Register with them today and enjoy a morning in the fresh air. This weekend the Parkrun celebrate Back 2 School with a themed run for the kids going back to school this year. Dress up as a student and relive your school days while enjoying the Park run as always. For more information check out their Facebook page.
  • Are you interested in an international career? Can you sing, dance, act and model? Audition for the opportunity to join IPOP next year at the International Presentation of Performers Convention in Las Vegas! Click on this link, fill in your contact email and they’ll send you the deets: https://bit.ly/2tyNjB8.
  • Sifiso Nene will be hosting the big COMBO comedy show in East London. His new show COMBO features some of the best comedians in the industry such as Mpho Popps Modikoane, Siya Seya and Tumi/Stopnonsons. Will sure provide you with splitting sides laughter.

Sunday 5th

  • Tea in the trees, on the Chintsa west corner is now OPEN on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am till 2pm. Their art, craft and home produce market is held on the last and first Sunday of the month. Only R50 to have a stall! Look at www.teainthetrees.com  or phone Kate 072 611 2367 for more details.
  • The Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race in 2016 and 2017 were a great success and therefore this is becoming an annual event. The 2018 Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race will be on Sunday 5 August. It will be a fun Mountain Bike Race for all ages, but the routes and distances will be slightly different from the previous editions. Enter online at https://goo.gl/forms/uQXCVtsNGjb2wNvB3 and email the proof of payment to jimboarmstrong1@gmail.com.


Saturday 4th

  • The Woodlands Market takes place every Saturday beneath the trees at Woodlands Cottages and Backpackers in Grahamstown Road. Here you can enjoy some arts, crafts, delicious foods and more. The market opens at 8am.


Sunday 5th

  • Avalon @ Kidd’s Beach holds it’s Craft & Country Market on the 1st Sunday of every month from 9am – 2pm. Springtime fresh water fishing competition, Pony rides, Live music, delicious food, upmarket handcrafted products sold from our many unique stalls.

If you are hosting any kind of event within the Border Kei region, please email me on [email protected]  and we can publish it in this article as well as on our ‘What’s On’ section on Home, Food & Travel.

Contact Franchisee Darren John
Border contact number 082 783 7457
Border email address darren@homefoodandtravel.co.za