Guests at Saturday’s market day experienced an array of cultural attractions, from music, dance, poetry and other stage items, plus stalls catering to a variety of tastes and whims.
Since the Newcastle Clivia Group’s establishment in 2000, this year marked the first time it hosted the KwaZulu-Natal Clivia Show with entries from KZN.
Newcastillians rallied to the market to get their hands on scrumptious home made treats, arts, crafts and farm fresh produce while enjoying a fun day out in beautiful weather.
When the day’s festivities were over, golfers enjoyed delicious boerewors rolls and light finger snacks, followed by a cold drink or two during the much anticipated prize giving.
Registrations started at 5pm were young and old members of the community gathered at the Newcastle Swimming Pool were the race began.
A market day at Snips Bird Park saw Newcastillians enjoy a leisurely day of shopping and socialising.
Meeting at Marilyn’s, the old school friends enjoyed an evening of reminiscing about their school days, renewing old friendships and enjoying a night of laughter.
Stallholders showcased their delicacies, such as homemade biscuits accompanied by homemade jams and freshly squeezed juices.
The celebrations started off with a 5km mud challenge, with participants testing their fitness levels and physical endurance. The various teams took on the daunting challenge with enthusiasm, pushing through the various obstacles with glee.
Their new show, Bald is the New Sexy, pulled a crowd of two successful sold out shows on the night.
Hand-made crafts, vetkoek, and a variety of cheeses were among the items on display on the day.