What to do in Groningen and Drenthe this weekend? Six tips for fun outings

Stroll through the Boerenerffair, meet dance groups from around the world at the Op Roakeldais or take a scenic flight in the historic DC-3 Dakota.

Take a walk around Moes & Moes Boerenerffair

In the yard of Moes & Moes in Zuidhorn you can stroll around the Boerenerffair on Saturday † You will find exhibitors in fashion, lifestyle, living, green, local dairy products and much more. Moe & Moe’s own store is also open.

Hungry for all that snooping between the stalls? Coffee or tea with a snack and lunch is available. There is also entertainment for the kids. You can visit the fair from 11:00 to 16:00.

Musical battle in Vries between brass bands

De Brink in Vries will be a summer festival site on Saturday where about 150 blazers hold a cozy musical brass band party under STRAATbrass to make of. They go into a musical battle with each other with a march parade and a concert competition in the music dome.

In the morning program, the participating bands take to the streets from kl. 11.15 for the march parade. They walk, dance or march over Brink while making music. A public jury judges on originality and the jury in the dazzling caravan on musical quality.

The afternoon program starts around 13.30, which is held in the music dome at Brinksen. The orchestras then perform a concert program, also for a jury. The results will be announced at 4.45pm and the Golden Street vocals will be presented to the best wind band.

Dance groups from all over the world at Op Roakeldais

In Warffum you can enjoy until Sunday from dance groups from around the world during Op Roakeldais † At this colorful, international festival, they proudly display their culture in the form of dance, song and music. Participants perform in their traditional, often colorful attire.

There are daily dance performances, and there is also a varied fringe program, including dance parties, performances by various bands and artists, workshops and children’s activities. Watch the full program oproakeldais.nl

Streams, forest, heath and dune area in Drentsche Aa

Led by a nature and landscape guide you can join a summer hike through the beautiful river valley landscape in De Drentsche Aa on Sunday afternoon between Oudemolen and Gasteren. The tour takes you through a landscape with streams, forest, heath and dune area and is suitable for young and old.

Along the way, the guide will explain the characteristics of the area, such as the geological origin and flora and fauna. The walk starts at 2 pm from Herberg De Fazant in Oudemolen. For registration and more information, you can call telephone number 06 27451052.

See Groningen and Drenthe from the air

Do you want an adventure? So get going this weekend aboard the Royal DC-3 Dakota Princess Amalia for a special sightseeing flight in 30 or 60 minutes over Assen (including the TT line), Groningen and surroundings or the Wadden Islands Schiermonnikoog and Ameland. Three sightseeing flights will depart from Groningen Airport Eelde on Saturday and Sunday, two of 30 minutes at 11:00 and 13:00 and one in 60 minutes at. 15.00

Experience historic flying in this unique aircraft, the only flying DC-3 Dakota in the Netherlands. This historic Dakota flies at an altitude of 1,000 feet (over 300 meters), so you have a great view through the large windows. You can book the sightseeing flight at dutchdakota.nl

Music, sports, scout, art and much more during the park day

came Sunday see and do during park day in Hoogezand † Between 13.00 and 17.00 there is plenty to do in Gorecht Park, both on land and at sea. Get to know the museums in Central Groningen, participate in workshops and activities at the library, sports associations and cultural institutions.

Come with archery, experience what it is like to be a real scout, train your quick movements with a game of table tennis or sail around the pond. Are you done with all that? Grab a drink from the bar and enjoy music from Boaz and Melissa, among others. An activity day for young and old.

You can find more excursions on dvhn.nl/uitagenda.

You can register for an event via uitservice.nl.

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