Be a ‘Windgat’ in Pringle Bay this spring

Be a ‘Windgat’ in Pringle Bay this spring

The Tru-Cape Windgat Festival and Kogelberg Mountain Challenge are on the weekend of September 6 in Pringle Bay on the R44, just over an hour from Cape Town. Starting with a Trash to Fash – Junk to Funk, recycling fashion show by local eco-school Pringle House on the Friday night, it will be followed by the Tru-Cape Kogelberg Challenge, three staggered road and off-road races with 21.1km starting on Saturday September 7at 7.30am. This will be followed by a 10km at 10.30am and 5km fun run/walk at 12noon. (Send an email to sandykei@sonicmail.co.za, or call 079 413 6610 for more information.)

Hot coals for the Tru-Cape Best Potjie will be ready from 7am and your potjie must be delicious and ready for sale and judging by 1pm. Funds raised from the sale go to Pringle House School. Prizes include Tru-Cape gift hampers and YuppieChef.co.za vouchers. (Call 083 796 5841 for more information.)

Snake and reptile expert Francois van Zyl will entertain and educate children of all ages at 11am on the Saturday at the Pringle House School and, later in the day at 2.30pm, conduct a guided 90-minute fynbos walk in the Brodie Link. Both events are sponsored by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing and there is no charge to participate. (Call 083 271 8809 or send an email to  slitheringfynbos@gmail.com for more information.)

Get your apple and pear cakes to Pringle House School by 11am for judging in the Tru-Cape Best Bake competition at 12.30pm. Cakes will be sold to raise funds for the school. Prizes include Tru-Cape gift hampers and YuppieChef.co.za vouchers. (Information at Binkie@pringlehouse.org, or at 083-796-5842.)

Ceramicist Anne-Marie Breytenbach will conduct pottery workshops from her Central Road, Pringle Bay gallery and studio on September 7 at 2pm. (For more information about the R80 workshop, call 082 900 9106, or send an email to info@pringlebay.com

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