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2017-08-07 07:26
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This month is dedicated to the women and we've got you covered on how to spoil them. 

You can choose to join locals for the 4th annual 5K Chocolate Run to increase knowledge and awareness to end all forms of women and child abuse taking place at Kings Beach or have some wine at The Red Tree as it is celebrating women with the latest wine tasting from Vrede & Lust Wines.

Friday, 11 August 

SEE:  See and bet on horses at Fairview Racecourse this Friday from 12:00 to 18:00.

DO: Join locals for the 4th annual 5K Chocolate Run to increase knowledge and awareness to end all forms of women and child abuse taking place at Kings Beach for R120 per person.

TASTE: Wine lovers, The Red Tree is celebrating women with the latest wine tasting offering by Vrede & Lust Wines from 12:30 - 17:00. R50 per person for 4-wines.

EXPLORE: ArtEC 18th Annual Exhibition showcasing various artists around the country, with top 4 prizes up for grabs for the best artworks on show.

SEE: 12 Reasons why you should 'never' travel to South Africa

Saturday, 12 August

SEE:  The sunset at Shark Rock Pier and enjoy some time with loved ones.

DO:  Warm up with a variety of specials at Bayside Pantry from 13:00 - 16:00. From R75 - R125 for a meal buffet style menu. If you are not a member then the full cost is R 125.

TASTE: An evening of great company, food and drinks is planned this Saturday. Join locals around the ever crackling fire and delight your taste buds with "famous" JWP fare, complete with a perfect venue for your enjoyment. Bookings are essential at jillwakefordpresents@gmail.com, R150 per person and address will be supplied upon booking confirmation. 

EXPLORE: Residents of Nelson Mandela Bay are challenged to make an artwork around the theme of wind from 09:00 - 17:00 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum.

SEE: National Women’s Day: Events across SA to celebrate Mzansi’s women

Sunday, 13 August

SEE: Take a drive to New Brighton and check out Emlotheni Memorial Park's latest exhibition.

DO: Attend the High Tea at Kliplings Brasserie for R125 a person - all treats and teas will be served buffet style with a welcoming glass of wine held at the Boardwalk.

TASTE: The 9th edition of Baakens Food Truck Friday will be held this Sunday, to keep the festive spirit going during the cold winter season from 12:00.

EXPLORE: Enjoy a Putt-Putt course, paintball, small farm yard and a view of a variety of birds at Open Sky Entertainment Park. Rates range from R10.

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