Cape Town - Heritage weekend is a time to spend with our loved ones around a lekker braai. It is a day to remember our African roots and revel in the rainbow nation that is South Africa.
There is no better way to enjoy the long weekend than in the wonderful gem of Knysna or the likes of Plettenberg Bay.
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We have a line up of events that will get you out and about along the beautiful Garden route.
Knysna and Sedgefield
1. Forest Walk
The weekend kicks off early in Knysna as you head out for a walk through the beautiful Jubilee Creek and Knysna forest. Bring along a picnic basket for the day. Entrance to the Jubilee Creek is free from 16 -23 September in celebration of tourism month.
Venue: Jubilee creek and Knysna forest
Date: 21 September
Cost: Entrance is free.
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2. Sedgefield Craft beer and braai festival
Celebrate Heritage Day with a truly South African braai - nothing like a delicious braai to remind us what it means to be South African. There will be live music, locally produced craft beers and wine available.
Venue: Sedgefield village green
Date: 24 September
Time: 10:00 - 22:00
Cost: Entrance is Free. Beer or wine glass tasting R 30
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3. Annual DCT Heritage Event
For an event promoting African diversity and tradition - attend the annual DCT heritage event. There will be cultural entrepreneurs show casing their products and there will be a cultural focus on tradtional South African clothes, games and food.
Venue: DamSeBos sports ground
Date: 24 September
Time: 10:00 till late
Cost: Entrance is Free
4. Walk Smutsville
Experience the townships of Knysna and take a tour with local guides through Smutsville and Sedgefield.
Venue: Smutsville and Sedgefield
Date: 26 September
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Cost: Entrance is Free but donations are welcome to the 'keep a girl in school' campaign.
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