The Sunday Tribune Garden & Leisure Show: This event is held in Pietermaritzburg from the 24th of September to the 26th of September 2010 and offers something for everyone. This event will be hosted on +/- 4000 square meters under cover and 12 000 square meters of open exhibition space. The competitive Floral Art division affords displays of the highest order and includes talks and demonstrations for visitors. The 2 100 sqm Parks Hall is a dedicated ‘green’ display portraying unbelievable talent. Parks Departments from major cities as well as a good number of corporate participants will exhibit their genius in this hall. The Bonsai Society produces a superb oriental display and the show also hosts the annual Illovo Floral Cake of the Year Competition. This event was first hosted in 1976. For more information visit http://www.royalshow.co.za/ and click on the ‘Garden & Leisure Show’ link.
Mont Aux Sources Challenge: This event takes place on the 11th of September 2010. The Mont Aux Sources challenge is a 50km solo trail run that takes place in the Drakensberg. The event has been running for the past 16 years in partnership with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. The Mont Aux Sources challenge is a 50km cross country run from the Royal Natal National Park entrance to the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg World Heritage site to the top of the Sentinel and back again. This exclusive event has a limited field of 250 runners. The Mont Aux Sources challenge was voted the best running race of the year for 2006 and 2007. There is a waiting list so book early. For more info visit http://www.montauxsourceschallenge.co.za/ or phone 033 3431917.