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www.oppikoppi.co.za The 23rd installment of the famous Limpopo music fest takes place from 5 to 7 October in the mining town of Northam. The theme for 2017 is ‘Me now, the Mango Picker’. The festival is sharing its dates and headline acts with Rocking the Daisies. Although the festival started off focusing mostly on rock music, it now plays host to roughly 160 sets of international and South Afircan music and entertainment acts. This year’s main acts include Black Coffee, Two Door Cinema Club, Francois van Coke, the Naked and Famous, Flume (DJ set), Mafikizolo, Beatenberg and Snakehips. Ever-popular, the festival attracts thousands from all over the country. In fact, in 2016, around 20,000 flocked to attend the festival.
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LOERIE NAARTJIE FESTIVAL 042 287 0634
Head for the Eastern Cape on 30 September for a day of family fun at the Loerie Naartjie Festival, with plenty to eat, including pancakes, wors rolls, burgers, biltong, homemade jams – and naartjies, of course. Style Models will present the Mejevrou Nartjiefees competition, there’s a naartjie eating contest with great prizes and live entertainment from a selection of local stars such as David Fourie, Pieter Koen, Helene Bester and Mathys Roets.
WINE ON THE RIVER www.wineonriver.com
From 20 to 22 October, visit Goudmyn Farm in the Robertson Wine Valley to celebrate the 12th Wine on the River Festival. Every year, the farm fills to capacity with acclaimed winemakers, local chefs and wine fundis who offer visitors the opportunity to taste awardwinning wines from 30 different wineries. There’s also an array of delightful local dishes and great music. Entertainment includes boat cruises, horse and tractor rides, and a #TastetheLifestyle tent.
ROCKING THE DAISIES
www.rockingthedaisies.com Darling’s 12th annual music festival, Rocking the Daisies, takes place from 5 to 8 October. This ecofriendly music festival, at the Cloof Wine Estate, has plenty of lifestyle exhibitions and gourmet food included. More than 10,000 visitors attended in 2016. So, if you’re keen to ‘play hard and tread lightly’, make your way down south to enjoy excellent music and plenty of information on how to lead a greener lifestyle.
The September – November 2017 Issue