Saturday 27th July Programme

#Winter #HogsbackCelebrations Programme:
Overview | Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Venues | Children’s Festival | Download Printable PDF Programme


Saturday 6h00-08h00 – Parrot Watching with the Cape Parrot Project. Free /donations to the Cape Parrot project. Booking essential. Contact Kate 072 077 0214

Saturday 07h30-19h00 – Massage therapy with Mikki and her team from Simple Sense @ King’s Lodge Hotel. Contact Mikki 076 721 7956

Saturday 08h00-09h30 – Parkrun @ The Edge . Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome. Make sure that you bring your parkrun barcode with. If you do not have one, register for free at www.parkrun.co.za

Saturday 08h00-10h00 – Champagne breakfast @ King’s Lodge Hotel. Cost: R95 pp. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 09h00-20h30 – Street kitchen (ribs & chips, boerewors rolls, curry & rice) @ The Lighthouse. Home-made candles, candle-dipping for the children, free candy floss and various gifts for sale. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 09h00-12h00 – Cape Parrot Project stall @ Butterfly’s Bistro. Learn more about our endangered Cape parrots. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Cape parrot stall

Saturday 09h30-15h30 – Guided Tours of the Eco-Shrine + Exhibition of new paintings and prints by Diana Graham @ Eco-Shrine. R30 pp with free entrance for children. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 09h00-12h00 – Tea & Snow Scones on terrace @ Arminel. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 10h00-16h30 – Mountain Hog Challenge (full course) presented by Black Feather Clan. Venue: Gallery Square. Younger than 18 years -> 14h00 (cut-off & prize). 18 years and older -> 16h00 (cut-off & prize). Cost: R100 pp. Walkins welcome.

Saturday 10h00-10h30 – Dryland dog sledding run with the Hogsback huskies by Gerald Goosen on the Main Road. Free entrance. The Main road will be closed during this period, so take position along the road beforehand!

Dog sleding with the Hogsback Huskies.

Saturday 10h00-11h00 – Morning activation activity (running game for + 7 years’ old involving counting) and warm up followed by a 30 minute yoga session for the children. #kiddiesfestival. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 10h00-11h30 – SAPS demonstrations @ Crabbush Soccer Field. K9 Unit; Riot Unit; Helicopter displays. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

SAP dog display

Saturday 10h00-17h00 – Art exhibition & crafters @ The Edge. Free port and Muscadel tasting + Country restaurant & pub + Gourmet food stalls, glühwein, chocolate & churros. All day Labyrinth walking & view site. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 10h00-11h00 – To the Northern Lights @ Hogsback Inn – A Photographic Journey with Roddy Fox R20 pp. Walk-ins welcome

 To the Northern Lights  @ Hogsback Inn – A Photographic Journey with Roddy Fox

Saturday 11h00-11h15 – Singing performance by the pupils of Crabbush School @ Jikani . Walk-ins welcome. #kiddiesfestival

Saturday 11h00-12h00 – History of Hogsback & Stories of Amathole Heritage with Trevor Webster. Donations to Jikani. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 11h00-12h30 – Aromatic Journey with Lyn de la Motte @ Neshamah (8 Tor Doone Lane). R150 pp . Booking essential. Contact Lyn 083 231 3704

Saturday 11h15-12h00 – Treasure hunt for children @ Jikani . #kiddiesfestival. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 12h00-13h00 – Musical nature @ Jikani. #kiddiesfestival. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 12h00-16h00 – Terrace Lunch @ Arminel. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 12h30-13h30 – 8th Annual Chill Dip @ Kings’ Lodge. Swim a length in the pool and earn the T-Shirt! Spectators welcome! R60 pp for particiapants. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 13h30-16h30 – Creative Crystal and painting workshop @ Mirrors Gallery. A ±3-hour workshop facilitated by Suneya Rising and Michelle McClunan. Minimum 8, maximum 10-12 people (12 yrs+). Includes crystal and materials . Bookking essential. Cost R350 pp prior EFT. Contact Michelle 083 414 5641.

Saturday 13h00-16h30 – Basics of Essential Oils Workshop @Essential Amathole. R200 pp (R100 deposit to secure your place). Contact Ian 082 374 4296.
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Saturday 14h00-15h00 – Puppet show @ Jikani #kiddiesfestival

Saturday 14h00-15h00 - Puppet show @  Jikani #kiddiesfestival

Saturday 14h00-16h30 – Snow Bowls, Port & Scones @ Hogsback Bowling Club. R50 pp. All welcome.

Saturday 14h00-16h30 – Growing Cannabis Outdoors @ King’s Lodge Hotel. Cost R150 pp. Booking essential. Limited space. Contact Jo 076 158 6722

aturday 14h00-16h30 - Growing Cannabis Outdoors @  King’s Lodge Hotel. Cost R150 pp. Booking essential. Limited space. Contact Jo 076 158 6722

Saturday 15h00-15h45 – Dog training demonstration @ Jikani . #kiddiesfestival. All welcome.

Saturday 15h00-16h00Wildlife Sessions 2019 – Four speed talks from Hogsback researchers and guides on Cape Parrots (Cassie), Birding in Hogsback (Graham), Samangoes (Greg) and Baboons (Maria). Venue: Hogsback Inn. Talks aim to be factual, fascinating and crammed with high quality photographs and information! Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 16h00-16h30 – Tree planting activity #kiddiesfestival. @ Jikani. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 16h00-17h00 – Walking with huskies Venue: Dogwood Lodge Starts at Dogwood, 9 Plaatjieskraal Road – Equipment provided. R100 pp. Donations to sponsor pet mince to Hogs Life Rescue Farm. Booking essential. Contact Gerald 082 928 2785

Saturday 16h30-17h00 – Closing story meditation @Jikani #kiddiesfestival. All welcome.

Saturday 16h30-21h30 – Concert & Dinner – Music performance by Annari Breed. Venue: The Touraco Table . Concert 16h30-18h15 & Dinner 18h30-21h30. R350 pp all inclusive. Booking essential Contact Angus 082 923 6053

Saturday 18h00-19h00 – An evening of stories, songs & poems around the fireside with Gwyneth, Trevor and Silke including wine & snacks and Starways’ Rose Theatre. Venue @ The Rose Theatre. Cost R50 pp. Bookin essential. Contact Gwyneth 082 928 5770

Saturday 18h00-19h30 – Stargazing with Miss Shanti. Venue: Mistyfell . Cost: R40 pp. Bookings essential. Contact Miss Shanti 076 946 7247.

Saturday 18h00-23h00 – Sheep in a Barrel followed by an 80s music evening with DJ Warren G. Venue: Hogsback Inn. Cost: R150 pp. Booking essential. Contact Belinda 045 962 1006.

Saturday 18h30-22h30 – Cheese & Port evening followed by a dinner dance Venue: Arminel. Cost: R250 pp. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 18h30-22h30 – Kettie & Klip – Music performance. Venue: Hog and Hornbill. Pub food. Free entrance but booking is essential. Contact Lana 073 600 4644

Saturday 19h00-23h00 – Mongolian grill and live music with Simon Shaw. Venue: Happy Hogs. Free entrance. Walk-ins welcome.

Saturday 19h00-24h00 – Gala dinner with live music with Kerry Hiles. Venue: King’s Lodge Hotel. Cost: R240 pp (13 years old +), R100 pp (7-12 years old), R50 pp (3-6 years old). Booking essential Contact Debbie 0765122073


#Winter #HogsbackCelebrations Programme:
Overview | Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Venues | Children’s Festival | Download Printable PDF Programme