Potjie & Mampoer Fees: This event is held in Vereeniging on the 30th of July 2011. This exciting event will have lots of traditional Afrikaans food, beer tents and lots of children’s complimentary entertainment on offer. The Potjie and Mampoer Fees is a full day and night of everything that is fun in our Afrikaans culture. The entertainment includes singers, Dozi and Giovanni, as well as a potjie competition, jukskei, ballads around the bonfire, volkspele, boeresport, boeremusiek, plays, sokkie and the crowning of Miss and Mrs Kultuur. The venue is very easy to find and only a 45 minute drive from Johannesburg. Entrance for adults costs R30 and R15 for School children. Kids under 4 can enter for free. For more information phone 016 9822951.
Jolly Jumbo Half Marathon and 10 km: This event is held on the Saturday the 30th of July 2011. Another Centurion event, the circular route is fairly flat with 2 intermediate climbs on the half marathon distance. The race is run between agricultural small holdings and on a beautiful winters morning you would be forgiven for thinking you are out in the countryside. Entries are taken at the start from 5:30 AM. The run starts at 7 AM. Walkers are welcome. The 10 km single lap walk starts at 7.15 AM and the fun run starts at 7:20 AM. The races start at Zwartkop Lapa, Wierda Road in Centurion. For more information contact Sharon on 082 4541598.
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