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.
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
• 06:30 Cycle to work day starting at Maerua Lifestyle Centre, commemorating World Bicycle Day. Free coffee and rusks available during registration and free coffee and brötchen upon your return. Info Horst at 081 272 3413 or Hilda at 085 333 4742.
• 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
• The NG Church Outjo hosts their Harvest Festival. Info: 081 408 6111.
• 07:30 The Lions Club Rehoboth host a community winter 5km and 10km hike / run at Lake Oanob (lapa area). Entry: Any new or used winter item.
• 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 Socks and soup in support of the Cancer Association of Namibia at the Mega Centre until 14:00.
• 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 lows, fixa lows, best poke and pest tuck. Tickets: N$150 via webtickets.com.na
• 14:00 This edition of Jameson Connects at the Windhoek show grounds, features art by Ndako and fashion by Louis Munana. Tickets: N$400 via webtickets.com.na
• 17:00 The Ell's perform at Goodfellas Pizza. Info: 081 876 6908.
Monday 6 June
• 18:00 Narrating Namibia, an exhibition of 13 posters with statements by 13 authors, can be viewed at the Swakopmund Museum until 20 June.
Tuesday 7 June
• 18:00 Opening of the group exhibition Let Every Scale Count at the Namibian Arts Association (122 Robert Mugabe Avenue), exploring the vital role that the arts play in ensuring the future of pangolins.
Friday 10 June
• 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
Küska 2022 (Swakopmund)
• 17 June: Prinzenball. Tickets: N$200
• 18 June: Küskika. Tickets: N$50 for adults, N$30 for kids (free if in costume).
• 20 June: Damenabend. Tickets: N$180
• 21 June: International evening 1. Tickets: N$200
• 22 June: International evening 2. Tickets: N$200
• 23 June: Büttenabend 1. Tickets: N$200
• 24 June: Büttenabend 2. Tickets: N$200
• 25 June at 11:11: Strassenumzug, starting at AMH, ending at SFC.
• 25 June at 12:30: Kehraus at SFC. Tickets: N$50 for adults & and N$10 for kids older than 12.
Tickets from Mutts & Mules (081 242 6650). Dinner is available at all events.
Unless otherwise noted, events take place at the Haus der Jugend. Doors open at 19:00 for 20:11.
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]
• 10:00 Family fun Frühschoppen style at the MTC Dome in Swakopmund, with the tasting of beers, wines and cheese, while kids can prepare their own pizza, along with dancing on deck with Andrea. Tickets: N$60 - N$120 via webtickets.com.na
• 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
Erik Holm tour to Namibia
Wheelchair-bound South African actor Erik Holm will be visiting Namibia in July with his motivational session, Van Trauma tot Triomf.
• 2 July: Oranjemund. Contact Rhonda at 081 246 43`9
• 4 July: Windhoek. Contact Luzaan at 081 384 8232
• 5 July: Grootfontein. Contact Ryno at 081 225 7441
• 7 July: Swakopmund. Contact Julie at 085 275 7905
• 8 July: Walvis Bay. Contact Belinda at 081 127 6586.
Friday 1 July
• 12:00 In celebration of international reggae day, a two-day reggae festival takes place at the Zoo Park Amphitheatre in Windhoek, featuring Ras Sheehama, Ngatu, Shikololo, Fari Dread, Petu, Lamour Isaacs, Ras Ronald, Buju, The Rootz Crew, @King Tubby's and DJ Massive. Tickets for a 2-day pass cost N$150 or N$100 per day for day passes, via webtickets.com.na
• The three-day international Desert Storm IV kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu Gi & No-Gi, and MMA takes place in Walvis Bay. Tickets at the doors or pre-order at 081 127 4711.
Saturday 2 July
• The annual Namibgrens MTB event takes place at Namibgrens Lodge. Info: https://rockandrut.org/contact/
• 15:00 Enjoy an afternoon in the presence of Denise Newman (Bridgette from Suidooster) at the Sea Side Hotel in Swakopmund. Tickets cost N$220 per person, which includes a light snack. Contact PSW Hairport at 081 672 2074 / 081 308 0536 / 081 367 5357 for info and tickets.
Saturday 30 July
• 07:00 The annual Windhoek Biltongfees takes place at Trustco United rugby field in Windhoek, featuring performances by Franja, Leah and Jan Jan Jan.
27 - 29 July
• 08:00 The 4th Africa Youth in Tourism Summit and Innovation Challenge takes place at the Safari Hotel in Windhoek, themed "Developing youth and innovative entrepreneurship solutions for inclusive tourism recovery in Africa". To participate, call or whatsapp +27813037030 or +27817004163.