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 Aug 

5th         GEORGE ROTARY presents KINGSWOOD COLLEGE JAZZ BAND @ George Arts Theatre .044 8743142 weekdays 10 am – 2pm 

5th Aug – HA!MAN & the South Cape Childen’s Choir .Kalalhari Theatre – George 19h30.R60 Available from Computicket. 

6 Aug – Die kabaretsangeres en aktrise Elzabé Zietsman tree vanjaar op by die Canola Karnival saam met die teaterturk Niël Rademan. Hulle sal ‘n wye spektrum musiek sing vanuit musiek-blyspele, kabarette asook geliefde Afrikaanse liedjies. Hierdie vertoning beloof om ‘n kabaretteske kragtoer te wees met die maestro, Janine Neethling agter die klavier.

Onthou ook dat Stef Bos Dasjesdrift toe kom!!!

 Saturday 6 August the Prince Albert  NG Kerk Bazaar opens at 8.30 am, don’t miss this opportunity to stock up on Karoo meat, to taste ‘egte, regte Karoo kos’ and enjoy the wonderful community atmosphere.  

 7 August Prince Albert`s annual 30 x 40 exhibition and silent auction takes place at the Prince Albert Gallery.Viewing is from 2.30pm and the auction begins at 4.00pm. This hugely popular event centres on unsigned canvases – all the same size and all starting at the same price. The canvasses include work by famous South African artists. For more details call Brent: 082 749 2128. 

5 – 7 August,Prince Albert-  photo journalist Sam Reinders will be offering a Photo Workshop course on the techniques of travel photography followed on both 8 and 9 August by two Photo Editing Workshops where you can learn how to edit your photos in Picasa. Phone 078 121 3098 or e-mail: samreinders@gmail.com for more details. 

5-7 August African Relish – Prince Albert – WINE BLENDING.Create your personal wine blend and design a menu to pair perfectly.African Relish and Bergwater Vineyards present a unique opportunity for you to join us for a fun filled weekend of cooking and wine blending. You will have the opportunity to blend your own personal wine straight from the tanks in the cellar. Under the watchful eye of the winemaker we will guide you through the process of creating your personal blend. We will then challenge you to create a dish that perfectly pairs with your wine. Virna Gouws Tel +27 23 541 1381 Fax +27 23 541 1386 Cell +27 72 582 8749

7 August –Prince Albert-you can join our Sunday Lunch Club as they enjoy lunch in the veld at Waterkop. Phone Gill to book your place at the table: 083 412 7325 or 023 541 1566.  

 Ladies come an enjoy a morning at this 5 star Venue with Francois Ferreira, a well known food ambassador and chef. Francois Ferriera is best known for his contemporary and quirky approach to food and hospitality. 

9 Aug – Tramonto – Kreatiewe Kosmaak Demonstrasie deur FrancoisFerreira !Dames wat voel hulle het vasgeval in ‘n verbeeldinglose kosmaak rat en inspirasie soek moet asb. nie hierdie geleentheid misloop nie. Kaartjies R120.00 (Sluit in: Koffie, tee en ‘n happie heupe toe). 9-11 vm. Kontak Maxie 082 719 4844 of Sinti 071 471 5287. 

9th        GEORGE SOCIETY OF ARTS CREATIVITY FORUM presents WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS . 044 8743142Elzabé Zietsman en Niël Rademan: In Konsert / Canola Karnival – Swellendam @ 18:00 / NG Kerksaal / Kaartjies by Computicket 

9 Aug – ‘n Madam en Eve dag word  om 11:00 by die Ou Pastorie Teetuin in Langstraat,Groot Brakrivier gehou.Bring die anner vrou in jou lewe vir ‘n lekker kuier. Koste R 50 per persoon. Kaartjies by die Ou Pastorie beskikbaar. Vir meer inligting kontak: Fritz Olivier, sel: 0826327202

11th – 13th        George Arts Theatre – ATKV TIENERTONEEL  . 044 8743142 weekdays 10 am – 2pm 

12 Aug – Prince Albert – Paul Eilers, well known actor and director of the film “Roepman” will be visiting Prince Albert at the invitation of the VLV and will be doing a “boekvoorlesing” (to read out loud) on Friday 12 August at 7.00pm at the Jans Rautenbach Schouwburg. The VLV will serve soup and bread and you are welcome to take along your own drinks. Tickets cost R85 per person and are available through Dalene Coetzee: 082 500 2252. 

13 Augustus –Niel Rademan verwelkom die gewilde Hollandse sanger STEF BOS by die Dasjesdrift Teaterhuis  om, 19:00, R250 per persoon: (Sop, broodjies en sjerrie sal bedien word), Kontantkroeg. Bespreek deur terug te e-pos. niel.rademan@gmail.com 

Saturday 13th August at 5:30 p.m. -GARDEN ROUTECONCERT SERIES.NOT TO BE MISSED!BRAD LIEBL  Baritone ./SYLVIA SCHULMAN Pianist.Beautiful Programme!.41 Middleton Road,,Heidelberg,Super refreshments! R130.00 entry .Please book in advance so that we know how many people to cater for Phone: Sylvia  028 514 2904  or  082 855 0534  or  email: sylbenat@futurejhb.co.za 

12-14 August- African Relish – Prince Albert-MASTERING PASTRY – with Jacques Erasmus.

The pastry chef is an envied and revered member of the culinary team. Pastry making is sometimes perceived as difficult, impossible and many suffer from fear of failure when attempting to make it. So if the terms puff, choux, short-crust, filo and hot water paste fill you will dread…..then the time has come to put aside those feelings of inadequacy and conquer the art of pastry and open a whole new world of culinary pleasures. Master chef Jacques Erasmus shares his skill and delicate touch as he guides us through the simple steps of this perceived minefield. The course will focus on the basics of pastry making with an emphasis on common pitfalls that face the amateur. We will look at ingredients and techniques for foolproof pastry making and experiment with some classics such as brioche and croissants, sweet short crust and filo amongst others. Before you finish rolling out the puff you will begin to feel like a maestro yourself. Virna Gouws Tel +27 23 541 1381 Fax +27 23 541 1386 Cell +27 72 582 8749 

15th – 31st       GeorgeArtsTheatre-GEORGE EISTEDDFOD . 044 8743142 weekdays 10 am – 2pm 

19-26 Aug -LIPTONCUPCHALLENGEMosselBaywill host the prestigious 100year old Lipton challenge cup. This event has been going since 1910 and plus minus 50 sailing clubs will partake in this yachting event. Dates: 19-26 August 2011 Where: TheMosselBayYacht Club – Contact: Albert Lombard- Cell: +2782 882 8159 

19-21 August- African Relish – Prince Albert.LOAFING AROUND – with Niël Jonker

Niël Jonker, artist and master artisan baker gives us an insight into the supremely satisfying process of bread making. Baking sourdough bread in a wood fired oven is an experience of first principles and what better setting thanPrince Albertto experience this art firsthand, with pioneering artisan bread maker Niël Jonker guiding the process?  Niël is a self-taught bread maker and oven builder that has pioneered artisan baking in SA. With a passion for processes, Niël looks at the timeless technology and techniques of making real bread simply. This workshop brings the participants into realising that they are but a part of the whole as the transformative potential of bread making processes are explored. Virna Gouws Tel +27 23 541 1381 Fax +27 23 541 1386 Cell +27 72 582 8749 

28 Aug –Prince Albert-Louis Botha will be offering two “Introduction to Advanced Photography” courses ( and 1 to 4 September 2011).  Tel: 082 453 5130.or e-mail: lj.botha@iafrica.com for more details. 

26-28 August- African Relish – Prince Albert.TRUE KAROO.Authentic traditional country cooking, uncovering the secrets of the South African Outback.We will illustrate to you that there is more to Karoo cuisine than our famous lamb. There is such a wealth of traditional culinary heritage in the Great Karoo that has been passed down over centuries, some written down and some passed on through the oral tradition. Fascinating ingredients and combinations, most of which are virtually unknown or forgotten and age old cooking methods resuscitated for a culinary experience of a lifetime. We will use local Prince Albert seasonal produce, including a range of fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs and of course the famous fragrant lamb and will be cooking a colourful and delicious array of South African and Karoo dishes. Virna Gouws Tel +27 23 541 1381 Fax +27 23 541 1386 Cell +27 72 582 8749

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