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  • Lakeside Lodge Cross Tri
    • Starting date Sat 17 September 2016
    • Ending date Sat 17 September 2016
    • Entry Fee R180 - R550
    • Venue Lakeside Lodge
    • Contact Person Janine
    • Contact Number 0836622022
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • knysna arts festival
    • Starting date Sat 01 October 2016
    • Ending date Sun 09 October 2016
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna
  • Leisure Isle Festival
    • Starting date Sat 05 November 2016
    • Ending date Sun 06 November 2016
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Leisure Island
    • Contact Number (083) 7545390 / (044) 3841896
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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