Autumn is upon us and with the cooling weather comes warm, inviting & traditional foods and cosy fireplaces. Don’t let the cold keep you at home, here are our top April events on the Cape West Coast:
Langsdiebos Mark – Every Saturday
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Location: Voortrekker grounds behind the Swartland High school sports grounds
Part of the Scenic Route | Malmesbury
Description: The Langsdiebos Market happens every Saturday. Come for breakfast, live music, pick up fresh produce and browse stalls.
Sundowners at !Khwa ttu
Date: 2 April
Location: !Khwattu San
Contact: +27 22 492 2998 | [email protected]
Part of the Culture Route | !Khwattu
Description: Join the !Khwa ttu team for spectacular views, stunning sunsets, good food and wine. Snack platters are available at R55 per person. Transport to and from Yzerfontein & Darling available
Thali Thali Game Lodge Sunday Buffet
Join Thys and Amalia on their exquisite game lodge for a buffet with fresh salads, “home grown” venison options, traditional chicken pies and beautiful desserts with fresh seasonal fruit.
R200 p/adult | R100 p/child for a 90 min Game Drive where you will have an excellent chance of spotting all their featured species. Booking Essential.
R100 for Archery Lessons with an accredited coach for something quite exhilarating. If you are an old timer to the sport, come and enjoy a 3D archery course. Use your own bow or rent one from the shop. Booking Essential.
Entry is free to the Game Lodge and the un-guided fynbos walk is a must for all nature enthusiasts, this affords you a chance to focus on the smaller inhabitants and fynbos. Please report to the front desk before embarking on your journey on foot.
Stay over or enjoy the stunning restaurant that boasts with a cosy interior with a large deck from which the sunsets are spectacular.
Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge, R27, opposite Langebaan turnoff
Part of the Foodie Route | Thali Thali
I Love Big Bay Market
Date: 6 April
Time: 16:00 – 21:00
Location: Big Bay Surf Lifesaving club in Blouberg (near Eden on the Bay shopping centre – Otto Du Plessis Drive)
Contact: [email protected]
Description: I LOVE BIG BAY (is usually) held on the last WEDNESDAY evening of the month at the Big Bay Surf Lifesaving club in Blouberg (near Eden on the Bay shopping centre – Otto Du Plessis Drive).
See us on April 6th again for your last summery midweek weekend! We hope to re-open in Spring of 2016 again.This market is aimed at families, singles, tourists or whoever wants to pop down and enjoy what Cape Town has to offer.
Date: 9 April
Time: 08:00 for registration
Location: Koringberg Mountains
Contact: Pieter 083 284 4293 | [email protected]
Description: Food and drink stalls at venue. R180.00- Rider / R100.00- Lift
LCE Weskus Marathon
Date: 23 April
Location: Langebaan Country Estate
Part of the Foodie Route | Langebaan
Description: Langebaan Country Estate WESKUS MARATHON (42.2km), Half Marathon (21.1km), 10km and 5km Fun Run.
And then there was Madiba
Date: 23 April
Location: Evita se Perron, Darling
Contact: Book your Evita se Perron show +27 (0)22 492 2851
Part of the Culture Route | Darling
Description: Pieter-Dirk Uys pays tribute to Nelson Mandela in a show filled with characters close to the former President – his prison warder, his wife Winnie, Desmond Tutu, PW Botha, FW de Klerk, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma, as well as stories of his friendship with Evita Bezuidenhout.
Groote Post Country Market
Date: 24 April 2016
Time: 10h00 – 15h00
Location: Groote Post, Darling
Contact: Eldré Strydom: +27 (0)828776677 or Email: [email protected]
Event type: Market
Culture Route Route, Darling
Description: Local is lekker with locals presenting a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including mushrooms, burgers, breads, cheese, cured meats, olive oils, preserves and much more – to enjoy at the market or take home.
Desmond & the Tutus Live at Darling Brew
Date: 30 April
Location: 48 Caledon Street, Darling
Contact: 021 286 1099 | [email protected]
Part of the Culture Route | Darling Brew
Description: Catch Desmond & the Tutus Live at Darling Brew. R200 per person