Events in Namibia from 22 - 29 October

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 essential for groups bigger than 7.

Currently running
• Normal not Normal by Jo Rogge at The Project Room in Windhoek. View until 25 October from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00 or by appointment.
• Bike Week hosted by The Handle Bar in Windhoek, until the 24th. This 6-day event is a high-octane festival, with live music, motorcycle events, bike shows, rides, manufacturer showcases and more. Info:
• 18:30 Beauty and the Beast - a high school musical at Windhoek High School until Saturday. Tickets: N$100 via .
• A combined exhibition by Kabo Crafts, Fimbi Leather Design and Fabienne's Arts & Crafts takes place at the Windhoek Craft Centre until 31 October.

Friday 22 October
• 17:00 Golden oldies at the Vintage Coffee Shop in Windhoek, with live music by George Longane and bottomless pizza. Tickets: N$220, includes 3 glasses of wine or draughts, or 2 double brandy and coke. Info [email protected] or 061 259 295.

Saturday 23 October
• 05:30 Namib Double Century MTB, Starting near Walvis Bay airport and finishing at Goanikontes (200km). Info: Guan's Packaging at 064 271 600/
• 08:00 & 09:30 Fancy dress fun walk (5km) and cycle (15km) by the Cancer Association Erongo Centre starting at the Atlantis Sports Club in Walvis Bay. Cost: N$80 for adults and N$40 for children. Info: Britt @ 081 252 1001 or Nikki @ 081 299 9433.
• 09:00 Indongo Toyota and SPCA Walvis Bay Fun Day at the Atlantis Sport Club until 13:00. On the menu: Water sport, mini soccer, Boeresport, tyre change, gym activities and a photo booth.
• 11:00 Oktoberfest at the Stellenbosch restaurants in Windhoek until 16:00, with music by Kaufee. Book your seat, since space is limited. Info: 061 258 746
• 12:00 Fork Fest at Cork & Fork in Windhoek, with Jacob & Taylor performing from 12:00 to 15:00, and Vaughn Ahrens van 17:00 to 20:00, along with numerous menu surprises and a jumping castle for the kids. Info: 081 707 2046
• 12:00 Oktoberfest at the La Familia restaurant in Windhoek.

Sunday 24 October
• 07:00 RMB off road triathlon at Lake Oanob resort: Enduro 1.1km/28km/9km; Sprint 600m/15km/4km; and Mini 330m/4km/2km. Entries and details visit
• 08:00 Racing the planet presents the 2021 edition of the Namib Race - a 7-day, 250km footrace that takes place in the Namib until 30 October. Info:

Tuesday 26 October
• 19:00 The Namibia Scientific Society and Namibia Environment and Wildlife Society host a public talk by Ruben Portas about the InterMuc Leopard Project run by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research of Berlin and the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. The talk focuses on the leopards roaming in the Khomas mountains surrounding Windhoek and the Auas Oanob Conservancy crucial project partners. Join online

Wednesday 27 October
• 19:00 RMB Song night live at HEC studios (N$100) and online, featuring MOMO. Info: [email protected]

Thursday 28 October
• Local Tourism is Lekker Expo at the Atlantic Villa Boutique Guesthouse in Swakopmund takes place until the 30th. Reserve your space via [email protected]
• 18:00 Paint and Wine at Definition Art (The Village) in Windhoek. Theme: Couples Halloween.
• 18:00 Rap battle conversations at Desert Tavern in Swakopmund, with judges Mark Westcoast, Foroman Nga-I and Nomad the Poet. Entrance: N$40. Info: 081 409 0172.
• 18:00 In this month's edition of Future Females Windhoek, the theme is Mindset Shift - from employee to founder to leader. Tickets: N$85 via . Info: [email protected]
• 18:00 Paint & Wine Couples Halloween hosted by Definition:Art at the Village in Windhoek. Tickets: N$300 per person of N$500 per couple. Bottomless wine, food, canvas and paint included.

Friday 29 October
• 14:00 The Lions Club Rehoboth host a flea market in front of Pic 'n Print until 17:00, that continues on the 30th from 08:00 to 13:00. Book your stand at 081 226 1739 or 081 695 8911, or support local SMSs.
• 18:00 Cake and gin tasting at A la wêreld bake house in Swakopmund. Bookings essential, since space is limited! Price: N$250. Info: 081 340 2375.
• 18:00 Goanikontes Adventure Bike Fun Run until the 30th at 22:00. On Friday the 80km sundowner ride starts at 18:00, followed by a bonfire at the bar. On Saturday, the 300km gravel ride starts shortly after 09:00. Info: 064 405 979 or [email protected]
• 18:00 Opening of the Shebeen Queens photographic exhibition at Die Muschel in Swakopmund. View until 15 November.