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First Fridays Harvest Celebrations in Arts Town Riebeek Valley

First Fridays Riebeek Valley is celebrating the Olive Harvest during the weekend of 7 – 9 May 2021. The festive weekend will be filled with shopping, entertainment, food and outdoor activities, such as live music performances, an olive harvest market, art exhibitions as well as gin, olive and wine tastings.

Here is the full program:

FIRST FRIDAYS WEEKEND EVENT PROGRAMME 7 – 9 May 2021

FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021

  • Sander Mahieu Solo Exhibition – ROOTED
    • 10:00 – 16:00 / Gallery 7 on Plein, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Group Exhibition “Look me in the Eye”
    • 10:00 – 18:00 / RK Contemporary Gallery, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Ceramics Gallery by Garth Meyer
    • 12:00 – 18:00 / Garth Meyer Studio, 15 Kloof Street, Riebeek Kasteel
    • NB: Phone studio on arrival 083 412 8098
  • Learn to Pair Food with Olive Oil & Wine with Het Vlock & Riebeek Valley Wine Co
    • 17:00 – 18:00 / Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium, Short St, Riebeek Kasteel
    • NB; Booking essential/ R150 pp /Jolise @ [email protected]
    • Tasting limited to 10 guests per session
  • Scent & Touch Immersive Experience
  • 17:00 – 20:00 / Still Pure, Short Street, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Plus 20 min neck & shoulder massage with Nico Rens for only R50
  • First Fridays Arts Town Riebeek Valley – Shop, Eat, Art
    • 17:00 – 20:00 / Riebeek Kasteel & Riebeek West
  • REVIVE! Public Sculpture Exhibition
    • 18:00 – 18:30 / Short St, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium Musical Performance by Tunes Studio
    • 18:00 – 20:00 / Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium, Short Str, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Music Performance by Fanie Velskoen
    • 18:30 / Jolly Olive Pub & Bistro, Riebeek Kasteel

SATURDAY, 8 MAY 2021

  • Sander Mahieu Solo Exhibition – ROOTED
    • 09:00 – 14:00 / Gallery 7 on Plein, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Learn to Pair Food with Olive Oil & Wine with Het Vlock Casteel & Riebeek Valley Wine Co
    • 10:00 – 11:00 / Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium, Short St, Riebeek Kasteel
    • NB: Booking essential/ R150 pp / Jolise @ [email protected]
    • Tasting limited to 10 guests per session
  • First Friday Olive Harvest Market
    • 10:00 – 14:00 / Tennis Court on Riebeek Kasteel Square
  • Ceramics Gallery by Garth Meyer
    • 10:00 – 15:00 / Garth Meyer Studio, 15 Kloof Street, Riebeek Kasteel
    • NB: Phone studio on arrival 083 412 8098
  • Group Exhibition “Look me in the Eye”
    • 10:00 – 16:00 / RK Contemporary Gallery, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Olive Boutique Harvest Table Celebrating the 2021 Olive Oil Harvest
    • 11:00 – 16: 00 / Olive Boutique, Riebeek Kasteel
    • Taste the first Frantoio Olive Oil of the season. Enjoy with a simple offering of freshly baked Swartland ciabatta, local caprese salad and homemade labneh to appreciate the deliciousness of fresh unfiltered olive oil
    • NB: No reservations required / R25 p.p
    • Ginsmiths craft gin will also be available on our deck for tasting
  • Learn to Pair Food with Olive Oil & Wine with Het Vlock Casteel & Riebeek Valley Wine Co
    • 14:00 – 15:00 / Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium, Short St, Riebeek Kasteel
    • Booking essential/ R150 pp/Jolise @ [email protected]
    • Tasting limited to 10 guests per session
  • Karooke Party
    • 18:00 till late / Jolly Olive Pub & Bistro, Riebeek Kasteel

SUNDAY, 9 MAY 2021 MOTHER’S DAY

  • Learn to Pair Food with Olive Oil & Wine with Het Vlock Casteel & Riebeek Valley Wine Co
    • 09:30 – 10:30 / Riebeek Valley Wine Co Emporium, Short St, Riebeek Kasteel
    • NB: Booking essential/ R150 pp/Jolise @ [email protected]
    • Tasting limited to 10 guests per session
  • Sander Mahieu Solo Exhibition – ROOTED
    • 10:00 – 14:00 / Gallery 7 on Plein, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Group Exhibition “Look me in the Eye”
    • 10:00 – 14:30 / RK Contemporary Gallery, Riebeek Kasteel
  • Arts Town Riebeek Valley Poetry Jam
    • 10:30 – 11:30 / Arts Town Amphitheatre, The Royal Hotel

Find Riebeek Kasteel on the West Coast Way Tractor Route.

Distance from Cape Town: 86.1km
Where: N7
Open 7 days a week | Free entry
Contact: [email protected]  | www.riebeekvalley.info

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