2016 EVENTS & HAPPENINGS
© Southern Drakensberg Information   -   2014                                                                                                                                        
1 Rougham Rocks New Years Festival
2 Rougham Rocks New Years Festival
3 Paton Steam Train Trip
3 Cricket - Lads vs Dads
10 Cricket - Underberg vs Creighton
10 Hike - Emerald Dome to Pholela
17 Cricket - Underberg vs Ixopo
23 N3TC Drak Challenge
23 Euro Steel Drak Descent
24 N3TC Drak Challenge
24 Euro Steel Drak Descent
30 Fab Fair @ Fab Alley
31 Sani Pass Wildflower Walk
6 February Falcon Fest
7 Amazing Amur Race
7 Dargle Local Market
13 Rosetta Country Market
14 Valentine Steam Train Ride & Picnic
17 Garden Club Talk by Jane King
21 Midlands Country Market
27 Howick Hospice Car Boot Sale
27 Fab Fair @ Fab Alley
28 Sani SPCA Fete & Car Boot Sale
   
   
   
3 Women behind discovery of DNA
5 Craft Market - Nottingham Road
12 Gelib Tree/White Flag Service
19 Berg Saphire 100 MTB Race  -  www.berg100.co.za
19 Sani Wildlife Bird Outing  -  Penny Park & Franklin Vlei - Call Bill 033 702 1269
19 Men's Big Fives Bowling Tournament  -  Underberg Bowling Club
20 Men's Big Fives Bowling Tournament  -  Underberg Bowling Club
20 March Equinox
21 Human Rights Day
24 Splashy Fen Music Festival  -  www.splashyfen.co.za
25 Splashy Fen Music Festival  -  www.splashyfen.co.za
25 Good Friday
26 Splashy Fen Music Festival  -  www.splashyfen.co.za
26 Art at the Himeville Museum  -  Himeville Museum
26 Fab Fair- Music, Food, Crafts .....  -  Fab Alley, Himeville  -  Michelle 072 486 6895
26 Rosetta Country Market  -  Rosetta Dam  -  Dave Whitfield 082 550 4656
27 Splashy Fen Music Festival  -  www.splashyfen.co.za
28 Family Day
1 Sani Dragon  -  www.sanidragon.co.za
1 Underberg Farmers Association Show   - UFA Showgrounds  -  033 701 1007
2 Underberg Farmers Association Show   - UFA Showgrounds  -  033 701 1007
2 Underberg Himeville Arts Festival  -  Kyle Allan on 073 5586424
2 12 km moderate hike to Rhino Ridge -  Ansell Matcher 033 7021824
3 Frack Free South Africa national convention in Matatiele
4 Frack Free South Africa national convention in Matatiele
5 Frack Free South Africa national convention in Matatiele
8 Spring Golf Classic @ Underberg Country Club
9 Spring Golf Classic @ Underberg Country Club
19 Diabetes South Africa doing diabetes screening and BP test @ Underberg Spar
28 Tip Top Milk Himeville Vets Tennis Tournament  -  Marlene Wilton 033 702 1810
29 Tip Top Milk Himeville Vets Tennis Tournament  -  Marlene Wilton 033 702 1810
30 Tip Top Milk Himeville Vets Tennis Tournament  -  Marlene Wilton 033 702 1810
30 Drak MTB Xperience  MTB race - www.drakmtbclub.co.za
30 MOTHS Fun Bowls Day  -  Mouldy 072 405 8854
   
3 Swartberg Trout Flyfishing Festival - Shannon Gilson - gilfarming@futurenet.co.za
4 Encounter EG Country Garden Festival  -  www.encountereg.co.za
4 Swartberg Trout Flyfishing Festival - Shannon Gilson - gilfarming@futurenet.co.za
5 Swartberg Trout Flyfishing Festival - Shannon Gilson - gilfarming@futurenet.co.za
5 Encounter EG Country Garden Festival  -  www.encountereg.co.za
5 Gee Jays Show at the Potato Factory  -  Trish 083 375 6264
6 Encounter EG Country Garden Festival  -  www.encountereg.co.za
6 Swartberg Trout Flyfishing Festival - Shannon Gilson - gilfarming@futurenet.co.za
12 Dan Knight Memorial Bowls Tournament - milvador@gmail.com
13 Dan Knight Memorial Bowls Tournament - milvador@gmail.com
   
   
   
   
   
   
16 Day of Reconciliation
17 Himeville Museum Christmas Market  -  Himeville Museum 033 702 1184
21 December Solstice
25 Christmas Day
26 Day of Goodwill  -  Boxing Day
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Southern Drakensberg Events & Happenings

1 Christopher Duigan Concert  -  St Michael's, Himeville  -  033 702 1013 mornings
14 Southern Berg Fire Protection AGM  -  Underberg Country Club 5:30 to 6:00 pm
16 Congregational Church Celebrates 120 Anniversary  -  Secretary 082 403 8864
23 Underberg Golf Club Autumn Classic - Underberg Country Club  -  033 701 1130
24 Underberg Golf Club Autumn Classic  - Underberg Country Club  -  033 701 1130
27 Freedom Day
27 Joburg2c arrives at Glencairn Farm from Nottingham road, end of day 6
27 Joburg2c leavs Glencairn Farm for Mckenzie Club, start of day 7
30 Mac Donalds Steel MOTHS Golf Day  -  Mouldy 072 405 8854
30 Fab Fair @ Fab Alley, Himeville - Michelle 072 486 6895
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
1 Worker's Day
1 Kenmo Lake Autumn Picnic  -  Himeville Museum fundraiser at Hazeldene Dam
2 Worker's Day observed  -  Public Holiday
5 Sani Wildlife AGM - Underberg Primary School Hall
6 GWK Open Polo Tournament  -  Underberg Polo Grounds
7 GWK Open Polo Tournament  -  Underberg Polo Grounds
7 "Kitchen Science" for Kids - Himeville Museum
8 GWK Open Polo Tournament  -  Underberg Polo Grounds
8 Mother's Day
10 Sani2c Trail Start  -  www.sani2c.co.za
11 Sani2c Adventure Start  -  www.sani2c.co.za
12 Sani2c Race Start  -  www.sani2c.co.za
20 The Giant's Cup Trial Run  -  www.thegiantscup.co.za
21 The Giant's Cup Trial Run  -  www.thegiantscup.co.za
27 Freedom Day Celebrations - Underberg Primary School Hall
   
4 Music Quiz, Faithway School Fundraiser - Underberg Farmers Hall
4 Annual Cape Parrot count  - contact Russell Hill at Ashton Vale on 039 832 0053
5 Annual Cape Parrot count  - contact Russell Hill at Ashton Vale on 039 832 0053
5 Dargle Trashion Show - 10am at Lion’s River Club
5 Dargle Country Market  - Lion’s River Club Contact: Odette 084 400 2886
11 Museum Youth Day  - Himeville Museum
11 Rosetta Country Market - Rosetta Dam, Contact DaveWhitfield: 082 550 4656
11 Tip Top Milk Drak 250  -  Off Road Race
12 Tip Top Milk Drak 250  -  Bikes and Quads Race
16 Youth Day
19 Father's Day
19 Midlands Country Market - Peter’s Gate Herb Farm,  Karen 076 412 1320
19 Sani Pass Hike for Cancer - Mandy Tyrer on 082 459 6095
20 June Solstice
21 Underberg Himeville Education Foundation AGM - House of Grace at 18h00
24 Polar Bear Evening  - The Old Hatchery
2 Himeville Country Market @ Fab Alley Himeville - contact  072 486 6895
3 Boston forest Walk - Meet at The Pickle Pot  083 450 6792
3 Dargle Country Market  at Lion’s River Club - Contact: Odette 084 400 2886
3 Historical Society Outing to Clouds of Hope, Pevensy Place& Restmount
4 Pholela Biosphere Annual  game Count - Rosanne Clark on 082 359 6736
5 Come sing with Me Karaoke Competition @ Underberg Inn - contact  071 210 8970
8 Creighton Aloe and Steam Train Trip - Rayna1@telkomsa.net or Glynnis@toocee.co.za
8 Creighton Aloe, Steam Train & Hot Air Balloon Festival - Rayna1@telkomsa.net
9 Drakensberg Gardens Goodersons MTB & Trail Run - 031-3374222
10 Drakensberg Gardens Goodersons MTB & Trail Run - 031-3374222
17 MOTHS Delville Wood Parade  -  Himeville Cenotaph
22 Duma Rally - Harley Davidson - contact Megan Warman  031-3374222
23 Duma Rally - Harley Davidson - contact Megan Warman  031-3374222
24 Duma Rally - Harley Davidson - contact Megan Warman  031-3374222
   
   
3 CAPELLA CONCERTANTE from Austria - St. Michael’s Church
6 Duck and Dove Shoot  - Goxhill Dam rickjames@telkomsa.net or 082 804 3991
7 Duck and Dove Shoot  - Goxhill Dam rickjames@telkomsa.net or 082 804 3991
9 National Womens Day
9 Womans Day - Valley Lakes contact kate@valleylakes.co.za or 079 573 2247
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
16 Sunflower Day - Topes for sale @ Underberg SPAR by Sani Round Table
17 Zwartberg Annual Agricultural Show @ Swartberg Farmers Association grounds
17 Giant's Cup Uncut and Relay  -  www.thegiantscupuncut.co.za
17 Himeville Cultural and Food Tasting Expo @ Himevile dam
17 Acutts Spring Horse Trials - Underberg Country Club  082 457 5535 - Sue Acutt
18 Acutts Spring Horse Trials - Underberg Country Club  082 457 5535 - Sue Acutt
18 Book Launch “Sani Pass Revealing its Secrets” By J Colman @ Himeville Museum
18 10km moderate hike to Eagle Rock - meet at NUD Sports - Ian Davies 033 7012768
22 Rhino Peak Challenge - visit www.rhinopeakchallenge.co.za
24 Hertage Day
24 Pevensey Fete - Underberg Primary School Hostel
25 Talk - Milner Snell ‘The Trading Store Empireof James Cole’  - Himeville Arms
29 White Mountain Music Festival @ White Mountain for info
30 White Mountain Music Festival @ White Mountain for info
30 Sani Dragon  -  www.sanidragon.co.za
30 Underberg Farmers Association Show   - UFA Showgrounds  -  033 701 1007