The following is a list of upcoming Spring and Summer Events in the Northern and Central Drakensberg. In addition, other events that will be taking place over the next few months are also indicated. Please note the regular events at the end of this list:
14th Dec: Christmas Market. 11.00 Cathedral Peak Wine Farm. www.cathpeakwines.com
14th Dec: Fun Dusk Trail Run Series . Drakensberg Brewery. Belinda 0823053387
21st Dec: Fun Dusk Trail Run Series. Drakensberg Brewery. Belinda 0823053387
29th – 31st Dec: Smoking Dragon New Year’s Festival. Amphitheatre Backpackers www.smokingdragon.org
4th Jan: Fun Dusk Trail Run Series . Drakensberg Brewery. Belinda 0823053387
24th Jan: 120th Anniversary . Battle of Spionkop. Ray Heron 0825730225
21st March: Royal Drakensberg MTB Race and Trail Run
24 – 29 March: X- Berg Extreme Challenge at Drakensberg Brewery. www.xchallenge.com
30th Apr- 3 May: Music in the Mountains at Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School www.dbchoir.co.za
16th – 17th May: Yellow Billed Oxpecker www.theoxpecker.co.za
23rd– 24th May: Red Billed Oxpecker www.theoxpecker.co.za
23rd – 24th May: Ride The Berg. www.ridetheberg.co.za
30 – 31st May: African Oxpecker: www.theoxpecker.co.za
4th– 5th Sept: Berg Show. Winterton Country Club. Joanine 0828564368
19 – 20th Sept: Run the Berg at All Out Adventures. www.runtheberg.co.za
2nd – 4th Oct: Berg and Bush Descent www.bergandbush.co.za
6 – 8th Oct: Berg ad Bush Midweek www.bergandbush.co.za
10 – 11th Oct: Berg and Bush 2 Day www.bergandbush.co.za
Every Wednesday during Term time the Drakensberg Boys Choir Wednesday Concerts – Every Wednesday during the school term at the Drakensberg Boys Choir School – Info: 036 468 1012. Ticket Bookings: www.dbchoir.com;
Every Saturday: Winterton park run at 8 am at The Waffle Hut. ww.parkrun.co.za Cannibal’s Cave park run at 8 am at Lizzie’s Store near Royal Natal National Park;
Every Tuesday: 7 am in summer and 8 am in Winter Champagne Valley Walking Club.
Cathkin Trails for Mountain Bikers and Trail Runners:
Remember to pay your way to get your wristband. No Helmet, no ride! Remember to sign the indemnity. For more info, visit our Facebook page. Enjoy the trails.
The Cathbrew Trail Run takes place on the last Friday of each month at 17.00 in summer and 16.30 in winter.
(Source: Ann Gray)
Special thanks to Ann Gray for this list of events.