General Events

October

Wednesday 1 October:

Open Mic met Andrew live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 082 456 2726 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

 

Thursday 2 October to Sunday 5 October:

Public Exhibition of new beautiful artworks  for the Mbombela collection. Time: 18h00. Contact: 013 759 2043 or 083 560 6057.  Venue: Mbombela Gallery, Drysdale Street, Nelspruit

Friday 3 – Sunday 5 October:

Leon van Niekerk Trio live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Free Entrance. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

The NationWILD Comedy Tour with Trevor Noah and Friends. Time:  Cost: R250.00 per ticket at Computicket. http://www.emnotweni.co.za  Venue: Emnotweni Arena, Nelspruit

Saturday 4 October:

Boeremark. Fresh fruit and vegetables, organic products, fresh herbs, plants, honey, milk, meat, flowers, hand crafted products, farm breakfast and a ‘white elephant’ table.  An outing for the whole family.  Contact: Lyzelle 013 752 2801 / 6747. Venue: Nelspruit Showgrounds, Loco Str, Nelspruit

Global March for Elephant and Rhinos.  A WESSA initiative.  Time: 11h00  Venue: Outside Makro, Nelspruit.

Midget Submarine & Andrew Kay live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: R50 Entrance Fee. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Sunday 5 October:

Live music @ Pappas Nelspruit – Hans  Time: 18:00  Cost: Free entrance Contact: 013 755 1660    013 755 2300  Venue: Pappas Kitchen, 56 Brown Street, Nelspruit

Friday 10 to Sunday 12 October:

Creative Writing weekend @ Old Joe’s Kaia.  Join Allaboutwriting and Old Joe’s Kaia for a two day creative writing course. The course will inspire fiction and non-fiction writers, film and television writers, and anyone who is interested in trying their hand at writing as well as active readers passionate about expanding their reading pleasures. Cost:Non-resident R1995.00 – 2 x lunches, workshop refreshments and 2 day writing course.  Resident Participant – two nights accommodation (10 & 11 Oct) R3450.00 per person sharing (R4450.00 Single) includes all meals and 2 day writing course, Resident non-participant – R1750.00 2 nights accommodation and all meals OR R1050.00 – one night accommodation and all meals. Credit Card facilities available, 50% deposit required.  Contact: 083 229 3751 or 072 261 3519 or info@oldjoes.co.za / Allaboutwriting contact: 082 652 4643. Venue: Old Joe’s Kaia, Schoemanskloof.

Ann Jangle live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Saturday 11 October:

BotSoc Lowveld visit the Grobler family Orchid farm at Alkmaar/Schagen. They are holding an Open day from 8:00am to 4:00 pm.  We may not get personal attention, but being an open day you can arrive and leave at your leisure and also meet up with many other Orchid and botanically interested/interesting folk. Refreshments will be available. Contact: Frank Webb 082 804 3486 or 013 744 0705  frank.webb@nelweb.co.za Venue: Grobler family Orchid farm, Alkmaar/Schagen

Sunday 12 October:

Live music @ Pappas Nelspruit – Danny.  Time: 18:00  Cost: Free entrance Contact: 013 755 1660    013 755 2300  Venue: Pappas Kitchen, 56 Brown Street, Nelspruit

Wednesday 15 October:

Open Mic met Andrew live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 082 456 2726 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Friday 17 – Sunday 19 October:

Old Oak Tree live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Outdoor Lifestyle Expo:  Extreme Sports, Gardening tips, Traditional cooking & Kamp kos. Holiday Destinations, Outdoor and Camping, Hobbies, Kids entertainment.  Daily activities and demonstrations. Time: 09h00 daily. Sunday until 15h00. Venue: I’langa Mall, Flamboyant Street, Nelspruit

Saturday 18 October:

Spectacular Concrete Birthday Celebrations.  Venue: Spectacular Concrete, White River

Sunday 19 October:  

Live music @ Pappas Nelspruit – Hans.  Time: 18:00  Cost: Free entrance Contact: 013 755 1660    013 755 2300  Venue: Pappas Kitchen, 56 Brown Street, Nelspruit

Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 October:

Basic Lighroom 5 Workshops:  Workshops are either split into two 2 hour evening sessions or a full morning session. Whether you are a pro photographer or a passionate amature you want 3 things from a software suite, efficient easy to use organisation of image libraries, user-friendly but effective image processing and development and great publishing & export options. Lightroom 5 is the industry leading digital darkroom that offers all 3. This workshop is designed to guide you through a tried and tested WORKFLOW for the typical wildlife photographer using Lightroom. Not only will we make sure Lightroom is set up on your own computer with a system that will work for you, but our workshop is completely practical, you will actually follow along step for step in the exercises we provide and using our sample images. By the end of this workshop will be able you to use the basic modules and features of Lightroom, using a digital workflow that will work for you and your stunning portfolio. We Will Cover: – Introduction to Lightroom 5. – Basic concept of lightroom. The catalog vs your photo files – Setting up Lightroom and roots to files and folders – The look and feel of Lightroom – Module overview and Introduction – Digital workflow: import, previews, marking, deleting, develop, export – Keywording, flagging, rating, labeling – Finding and filtering: text, attributes and metadata – Basic editing in the Develop module – Collections – Exporting photos – Backing up. Cost: R1750.00 per person. Contact: Tel: +27 (0)13 757 1474 Fax: +27 (0)86 634 6566. E-mail: info@africaphotographicservices.com. Venue: Shop 17, Riverside Junxion, R40 Nelspruit. www.africaphotographicservices.com

Tuesday 21 October 2014:

KLCBT Business Breakfast – What’s Next in the Lowveld? Another brilliant business breakfast hosted by the KLCBT with The Global Equipping Centre. International Speaker David Wilkinson will be flying in from the United States as the keynote speaker. He will be sharing on how to forecast your business and protect your wealth. Limited seating so email rsvp@klcbt.co.za  Cost: R120.00 for KLCBT Members – R150.00 for Non-members  Time: 07h00 Registration – Event starts 08h00  Contact: Zelda / Eric (013) 755-1988  Venue: Emnotweni Arena, Nelspruit

Wednesday 22 October 2014:

Open Mic met Andrew live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 082 456 2726 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

 

Thursday 23 October:

Mpumalanga Job Expo. Aimed specifically at Recruitment and labour related companies, skills development companies, Government departments, companies that offer graduate programs and internships as well as the many South Africans that are currently unemployed. It is an opportunity to bridge the gap between recruiters, companies and the unemployed. Time: 09h00 Cost: R50 Adults R30 Students. Contact: 079 414 6448. Venue: Bundu Lodge, White River/Nelspruit

Friday 24 October:

Andre` Swiegers @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Friday 24-Sunday 26 October: 

Birdlife Lowveld KNP Satara Outing 2014.  We have once again secured a booking for 25 huts at SATARA 24th to 26th October.  The price has gone up from R900.00 per chalet per night to R1,000.00.  A deposit of R1,000 will be required by 16 February. Bookings are open by reply email.  Seven huts are already booked. Contact: Frank Webb 082 804 3486 or 013 744 0705.

Saturday 25 October:

Jesse Glegg live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: R100. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

Tuesday 21 to Sunday 26 October:

Tourism and Adventure Expo. Cost: Entrance Free. Venue: Riverside Mall, Nelspruit

Sunday 26 October: 

Live music @ Pappas Nelspruit – Andrew.  Time: 18:00  Cost: Free entrance Contact: 013 755 1660    013 755 2300  Venue: Pappas Kitchen, 56 Brown Street, Nelspruit

Wednesday 29 October:

Open Mic met Andrew live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 082 456 2726 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

 

Friday 31 October:

Greedy Greg live @ Stoep.  Time: 19h00 Cost: Entrance Free. Contact: 013 741 2551 Venue: Stoep, Sonpark Shopping Centre, Nelspruit

 

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