Friday has finally arrived, and the never-ending week has eventually come to an end. As Newcastillians count the hours down until home time, what is there to do this weekend?
Newcastillians are in for a treat this weekend with a stellar line-up of community-based events which are sure to make for an enjoyable weekend.
Newcastle Farmers Market
August 3 – Newcastle Farmers Market, hosted by Zaya Africa, is one event no Newcastillian wants to miss this weekend.
This month, Newcastle Farmers Market has moved to a bigger, better venue to accommodate Newcastle residents, allowing them to enjoy the day to the fullest while sporting more activities and attractions.
The event will kick off with a sunrise yoga and meditation class at 6.30 am, the weekly Grey Goose Park Run following at 8 am, with the market officially kicking off at 9 am and ending at 3 pm.
There will be more seasonal local vegetables available on the day, as well as new food stalls, nurseries, an array of home-baked goods, a cocktail bar plus arts and crafts. People can also shop for fresh meats, poultry, seafood, fresh milk, eggs and butter while enjoying outdoor activities and live entertainment. The NHS Choir will be providing live entertainment on the day, as well as Steven Couper.
Children can also enjoy the Kids Corner which will be available at the Newcastle Farmers Market. The entrance to the event is free and Newcastillians can even bring their pets to enjoy the day out at the market.
For more information, contact 081 564 0099 or visit the Newcastle Farmers Market Facebook page at Newcastle Farmers Market. The organisers can also be contacted via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or via Instagram on nnfarmersmarket.
Be sure not to miss out on this truly community-driven initiative.
Relay Run Fund Raiser
August 3 – St Martin’s Village will be co-hosting a 4 x 1km Relay Fund Raising event with Grey Goose. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for St Martin’s Village.
There are four divisions in which to enter. There is the men’s division, the women’s division, the mixed division which consists of two men and two women, and the junior division for children under 13 years of age.
The run will start in the parking lot and will go around the dam at Grey Goose.
Entrance fee is R200 per team, with participants being able to visit St Martin’s Village’s website and register online. However, teams will also be able to enter on the day at a cost of R250 per team. Prizes are up for grabs for the fastest team in the respective categories.
With funds going towards St Martin’s Village, be sure to enter a team of four and make a positive difference in a child’s life this weekend.
Newcastle Oval Track
August 3 – Motorsport fans are in for a treat this weekend, with Newcastle Oval Track hosting its monthly racing event.
Racing begins at 5 pm and the racers are gearing up for an evening of high speeds in the pursuit of victory.
Entrance fee is R50 for adults, R20 for children under 12-years-old and R10 per car. Be sure to support your favourite racer this Saturday evening.
Be a true Newcastillian and show your support for our beautiful community.