Chill with Windhoek Express

Recurring events
• 07:00 Bio-Markt / Green Market at the Stephanus Church (Dr Kenneth Kaunda Street) in Windhoek until 12:00 every Saturday.
• 16:00 Coffee and Cake at Farm Krumhuk every Sunday. Cost: N$80 for adults (2 pieces of cake and bottomless coffee & hot/cold tea) and children under 6 are half price. Info: 061 233 645. Bookings are essential for groups bigger than 7.
Currently running
• The exhibition Everyday Life can be viewed at the National Art Gallery in Windhoek until 4 June.
26 & 27 May
• 12:00 Annual Nama Cultural Festival takes place at the Westdene Stadium in Keetmanshoop. Tickets: N$20 via webtickets.com.na
27 & 28 May
• Erongo Got Talent finals at Coastal High school hall in Swakopmund, featuring singing, dancing and drama / acting for primary and high school learners (grade 5 - 12). Audition clips are to be submitted to 081 449 7988 by 30 April. Info: [email protected]
27 to 29 May
• 17:00 The Spitzkoppe Mountain Tented Camp hosts the Between a Rock and a Hard Place Festival headlined by DJ Patrik Berg from Cologne, Germany, supported by three other international DJs: Dylan Munro and the Coyote duo from Cape Town, and Noazem from Cologne, Germany. Tickets sales are live via www.barhpnam.com .
Saturday 28 May
• 08:00 A car boot sale (no clothes!) takes place at Joe's Beerhouse in Windhoek until 11:00. Info: [email protected]
• 10:00 An all-day market and Chili Fest takes place at Tiger Reef in Swakopmund until 20:00. Info: 081 129 0029 or [email protected]
• 11:11 The Küska Narrenwecker heralding the beginning of the carnival in Swakopmund (17 - 25 June), takes place in Sam Nujoma Avenue.
Thursday 2 June
• 18:00 The opening of Kudzanai Katerere's stone sculpture exhibition takes place at the Bellhaus Atelier and Galerie (18 Bell Street) in Windhoek. View until 14 July.
Friday 3 June
• 19:00 Join the wine and meat festival at Wanderers in Windhoek in support of the National Drought Relief Programme. Events continue on Saturday from 09:00 t0 21:00 with live entertainment and presentations on how to prepare your favourite meat dishes, along with lots of entertainment for the kids and premier league rugby (Wanderers vs United). Info: 061 242 069 or [email protected]
• 19:00 In this month's edition of Night Under the Stars, the M-Ghyss jazz quintet perform at the Goethe Institute in Windhoek. Tickets cost N$20 at the doors.
Saturday 4 June
• 08:00 Standard Bank KH-Xtrail, organised by OTB, takes place at Farm Godeis until 17:00. Tickets: events.otbsports.com
• 08:00 The fourth leg of the Gravel & Dirt MTB & Run takes place at Okajo Safari Lodge (near Wilhelmstal). Info: https://rockandrut.org/contact/
• 08:00 The ever-popular Windhoek Boeremark / Farmers Market takes place at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N$5 for adults, and free for pensioners and children. Info: Esme at 081 277 8677 or [email protected] Other dates: 2 July, 30 July, 3 September, 8 October, 29 October, 3 December and 10 December.
• 08:00 A market takes place at Droombos on the outskirts of Windhoek until 14:00, featuring a variety of stalls - from food to handcrafted items. For stall inquiries, call or Whatsapp Katrienka on 0811440488.
• 09:00 There's big rugby on at the Hage Geingob stadium in Windhoek, with Bulletjie Rugby, Women's Rugby, cheerleaders, an Old Boys tribute and a drop kick competition, culminating in the Vodacom Blue Bulls XV playing the Welwitschia XV. Tickets cost N$40, available via webtickets.com.na
• 12:00 The Battle of the Lows takes place at the Okahandja airstrip, with categories for limbo, static lows, bagged lowes, fixa lows, best poke and pest tuck. Tickets: N$150 via webtickets.com.na
• 19:00 Legendary South African blues singer and rock guitarist Albert Frost performs live in Swakopmund at Sound Garden with Riaan Smit opening. Tickets: N$180 via webtickets.com.na
Saturday 11 June
• 08:00 SPES charity run (cycling: 30km, 15km & 4km; 5 or 10km run) at IJG Trails in Windhoek. Entry fee: N$40 for children (10 - 18 years), and N$60 for adults. Info: [email protected] or 081 306 6311.
Sunday 12 June
• 12:00 Legendary South African blues singer and rock guitarist Albert Frost performs live in Windhoek at Droombos, with Riaan Smit opening. Tickets: N$180 via webtickets.com.na
Friday 17 June
• 10:00 #JusticeForAnimals & CrossFit live charity throwdown at the Hage Geingob stadium, with entertainment by Riaan Smit, Jacob & Taylor and Half Jack, along with fun for the kids and a variety of stalls. Continues on the 17th. Tickets: N$80 to N$150 via webtickets.com.na
Saturday 18 June
• 06:00 The Lightning road run takes place at the IJG Trails at Farm Windhoek. Info [email protected]
• Meet South African motivational speaker Cindy Swanepoel at Lemon Tree in Windhoek, when she speaks of thankfulness and new opportunities. Tickets: N$180. Info: 081 288 2886. Cash bar and refreshments will be on sale.
Saturday 25 June
• 08:00 The fifth leg of the Gravel & Dirt MTB & Run takes place at Okapuka outside Windhoek. Info: Info: https://rockandrut.org/contact/
Thursday 30 June
• 16:00 The MTC Wine Extravaganza takes place at the Windhoek Country Club until 21:00, until 2 July. Tickets: N$150 via webtickets.com.na