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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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Things to Do with Kids during the School Holidays

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On Holiday with Kids

On Holiday with Kids

It’s that time again … school holidays … which means it’s time to spend some quality time with your children, nieces, nephews, god-children or any other little ones in your life. But the big question that might be playing on your mind is what are we going to do?

School holidays are quite long over this period in South Africa and sometimes it’s not all that easy to keep kids entertained for long periods of time, it’s often on the go all the time. If you are running out of ideas or would like some fresh recommendations of things to do with them over this time, then we have a few suggestions for you … Continued

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Article by: Christine Searle
Thursday, 26 November 2009
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Festive Season Events

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It is almost that time of the year, holiday time for most, family time for many and the shopping centres have Christmas music on repeat. In the words of one of those songs, for me “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”. This is a time for celebration and enjoying time with those people who are important to you. That’s right folks, Christmas and New Year are just around the corner, it’s time to bring out the Christmas decorations and make your plans to see in the New Year. And we’re here to highlight a few of the things happening around the country.

With the countdown to Christmas beginning why not get into the Christmas spirit by attending one of the many carol concerts around the country? Continued

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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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Festive Season Specials

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‘Tis the season to be jolly (well soon enough), and the best way to be jolly this year, is to save on your holiday accommodation – means you’ll have more to spend on the important stuff like presents and cocktails. So playing “helper elf”, here are a few special offers that’ll save your budget … Continued

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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
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Eastern Cape Festive Season events

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Uitenhage Street Carnival

Uitenhage Street Carnival

If you are planning to be in the Eastern Cape this festive season let me give you some ideas on how to make your holiday extra special. The Uitenhage Street Carnival from Friday 4 to Saturday 5 December is two days of fun. With music, art, culture, street markets and parades, not to forget the fabulous food stalls and fun times to be shared with family and friends.

With loads of free entertainment which includes musicians, dancers and performers with a Street Parade on Saturday including a float procession, what better way to start off your holidays and get you into the Christmas spirit. The highlight of the event is on Saturday night when the Christmas lights are officially switched on. For more information telephone +27 (0)41 585-0906. Continued

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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
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Christmas markets happening around the country

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Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

See our updated list for 2013 – Christmas Markets in South Africa

The countdown to Christmas has begun and with just over a month to go you are probably wondering what you are going to be filling the family Christmas stockings with or you might want to spend some quality time with your friends browsing around the various Christmas fairs and markets this festive season.

The Gonubie Christmas Fair in East London takes place from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 December and is always a popular event. The venue is the sports fields in Gonubie and you will once again be able to find fantastic gifts and stocking fillers to delight those close to you on Christmas morning … Continued

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Friday, 20 November 2009
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Festivals and Events in the Garden Route over the Festive Season

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Summer Fun Festival

Summer Fun Festival

We are heading into the festive season, time to take some time off, spend some quality time with family and friends and a popular holiday destination to do this in is the Garden Route, with many towns and interesting sites to explore.

I thought I’d give you a bit of a head start on your holiday plans and let you know which festivals and events are taking place over the festive season along the Garden Route. For starters, the Summer Sun Festival happens in Mossel Bay and runs from Tuesday 8 December right into the second week of 2010 (8 January 2010). It’s time to sizzle with summer and the Diaz Strand Hotel during this jam packed festival … Continued

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