Events in the Western Cape – August 2011

Oude Molen MTB Challenge: This event takes place in Grabouw and offers riders a variety of challenging routes thanks to course designer Hendrivo Burger. The 60 km race will offer you to full package with a swinging jeep track to single tracks, climbs, rocky patches and beach sections (which are unavoidable in Grabouw). Although the course is tough you will be rewarded with the spectacular views of the Elgin Valley. There is also a 35 km and 10 km race which provide riders of all levels with a great race. For more info visit This event takes place on the 21st of August 2011.

Hopefield Fynbos Show: This colourful show is an annual event usually held on the last weekend of August at the Hopefield Sport Club. Recreations of more than 300 species of renosterveld, sandveld, rietveld and wetland areas of the Hopefield district will be displayed in their natural habitat. Local experts will accompany visitors on walks through the exhibition. The Fynbos Park opposite the sports grounds is currently being developed and provides a natural veld flower garden where folk can stroll around at leisure. Other activities will include a tractor ride through the veld and farmyard where various breeds of cattle, sheep, poultry and pigs can be viewed by visitors. You will also be able to enjoy a traditional meal or pannekoek and stroll through the stalls where local produce such as honey and waterblommetjies (a local delicacy) can be purchased. This event is held from Thursday the 25th of August to Sunday the 28th of August 2011.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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