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Eastern Cape

Where is Eastern Cape?

The Eastern Cape Directory encompasses the area of the Eastern Cape Province, including Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality,  south of the Fish River, inland to Graaff-Reinett and to the Tsitsikamma.

What's on in the Eastern Cape

Spring is here and thankfully so has some much needed rain, but don’t let the rain keep you from enjoying the local events taking place this weekend in the Eastern Cape. There is something for everyone, so don’t sit at home doing nothing, go out and have some fun!

PORT ELIZABETH

Saturday 15 September

  • Join the PE Hobie Beach parkrun, which takes place every Saturday at 8am. This is a 5km run, and it is you against the clock. Register with them today and enjoy a fun run along the beach.
  • Join the Bike & Brew from 9am every Saturday for an easy pedal through the Baakens Valley from their Valley Store. Free, secure parking will be available and you can join us for a fresh brew from Groundfloor Cafe afterwards. Pace to suit every rider. Entrance is free, for more information check out their Facebook page.

Sunday 16 September

  • Don’t miss the 7th annual Rhino Run! At Crossways Farm Village. We really need your support to help fight this war, so bring your children, friends, parents, family – everyone! For more information visit www.therhino.run
  • The 1st Annual Nelson Mandela Bay Reggae Festival will be taking place from 3pm till 8pm at the Tramways Building. Tickets are selling incredibly fast for 1st Annual Nelson Mandela Bay Reggae Festival. Buy yours here now to avoid disappointment. Tickets are R80 and available on Quicket. Live performances from local reggae artists will be taking place throughout the day.

GRAHAMSTOWN

Saturday 15 September

  • The Grahamstown Morning Market takes place every Saturday morning at the Old Gaol in Somerset Street. There are various stalls, including some who sell arts and crafts, plants, home-made offerings and much more!
  • The Grahamstown Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at the Makana Botanical Gardens from 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.

JEFFREY’S BAY

Friday 14 September

  • The Chicken Run Golf Day takes place every Friday from 7am to 3pm. You pay for and play nine holes, and then get nine free. There are Rotisserie chicken vouchers from Woolworths up for grabs.

Saturday 15 September

  • The JBay Cycle Club – Social Rides, is a great way for you to get into the fresh air. This is a permanent event which takes place every Saturday morning at 6am. It’s also the perfect opportunity to help with your fitness levels. Join them at the corner of Poplar and Da Gama Way in Jeffrey’s Bay.
  • The Kouga Lions Club Flea Market is a weekly event that takes place at the Saverite parking grounds, St Francis Rd. There are some great fresh produce to buy and so much more. Go and enjoy a lovely morning.

If you are hosting any kind of event within the Eastern Cape, please email me on [email protected]  and we can publish it in this article as well as on our ‘What’s On’ section on Kids Connection.