Date: 20th September 2013 to 24th September 2013
Welcome to the 2013 Nieu Bethesda village festival.
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Market- all 3 days with Village & nearby stall owners fresh produce & crafts.
Next to that will be a 40 x10m tent for all day performances and interesting talks
workshops etc. Specially on the Fossils-all on a big wagon/s. Also all 3 days.
The fest starts on Friday night (20 Sept) with a BIG double show in the Tennis Club (entance for both Shows is R120 - (early bird R100) Kathy Raven & Jamie Jupiter, and after a “eat “ break Brent and Loretta
Getting everybody in a festive mood! SAT 07:00 starts with a mountain bike POKER dash challenge around +-50km....for the sporty visitors.
Saturday’s BIG event will be an ANTI FRACKING event. At 2pm Jonathan Deal, Daantjie Japhta, Dough Stern (Facebook) will discuss fracking concerns and impacts. Prizes for the Lettie de Klerk Primary school will be handed out. Then there will be a BIG poster parade (all surrounding schools & any other anti fracker) @ 4pm- starting from the Comminity centre to stop at the Owl House. All posters will be pegged on a line .Prizes for the best posters will be awarded.
The Tennis club will have a free JAM stage with their traditional Saturday evening Braai. Open to all.
Workshopa in the village will include Daleen Kruger’s about her play “Draadwerk”, origami, breadmaking, pweter, wire work & Owl making by the Owl house street artists.
The village boasts quite a few well known artists who will be exhibiting.
Sunday afternoon @ 4pm will be RADIO KALAHARI ORKES’s time to entertain all! In the FEESSTRAAT tent.
The village will be decorated with agave tops at houses/businesses to identify shops, galleries & eating cafes
Anna Davel will sing @7pm in the theatre
Tickets will be available on www.plankton.mobi
Nieu Bethesda Village Festival 2013 - Programme