The Cape West Coast is coming alive with all the colours of Spring! Celebrate with these top September Events on the West Coast Way!
Thali Thali Game Lodge Sunday Buffet
Date: Every Sunday
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge
Contact: +27 (0)82 372 8637
Description: Bring the family around to Thali Thali Game Lodge for their special Sunday Buffet. Menu’s change weekly, so be sure to check on their facebook page for an updated menu. Prices range from R170 – R220 per adult and R85 – R120 per child. Bookings are essential.
Duckitt Nurseries Open Day
Date: First Saturday of every month May – November
Location: Duckitt Orchid Nursery, Oudepost Farm, R315, Darling
Description: Sales Area in the Pack Shed – a variety of orchid pot plants, spikes and accessories for sale. Debit and credit card facilities are available. One of the greenhouses will be open for exhibition.
Daisy Darling Art Gallery
Date: Thursday – Saturday
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Location: Daisy Darling, Darling
Contact: +27 (0)22 492 2092
Description: Please call to make an appointment
Voorkamerfest in Darling
Date: 31 August – 2 September
Time: 12:00 – 12:00
Location: front rooms/lounges of 21 houses in Darling
Contact: 072 573 7937 | 022 492 3384 | [email protected]
Voorkamerfest organizers are pleased as punch to announce: Good news and BETTER news from Darling, darling!
Hopefield Fynbos Show
Date: 30 August – 2 September
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Contact: +27 (0)72 802 3634 | [email protected]
The annual Hopefield Fynbos Show is one of the largest community events in our town.
This year’s show will take place from 30 August to 2 September 2018.
The Fynbos show focuses on the importance of the conservation of the Fynbos biodiversity zones directly adjacent to Hopefield and both the flower display and herbarium are rated as one of the best in the country!
This show is also FOR THE COMMUNITY – BY THE COMMUNITY – and every year, we have an incredible number of volunteers from our town that are involved in the collection of the plants, the building of the plant display, gate duties, guides for the hall and other positions. We simply could not run this show without you!
Club Mykonos Market
Date: 2 September
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Location: Club Mykonos
Contact: 022 707 7000
Description: Enjoy a delightful Sunday outing with the family at the Mykonos Market on 2 Sep. Arts & Crafts, Food stalls, Cheese & Wine, Craft Beer, West Coast Coffee, Live Music and lots of fun activities for the kids!
Date: 10 – 14 September
Location: West Coast National Park
South African National Parks (SANParks) will be hosting its 13th annual SA National Parks Week from 10 to 14 September 2018. This initiative in partnership with Total South Africa and FNB is in line with SANParks vision statement of ‘A sustainable National Park System Connecting Society’.
The week grants free access to most of the 21 national parks for day visitors, especially people from the local communities. It should be noted that free access to parks does not in include free access to accommodation facilities and other tourist activities.
Kardoesie N7 Track Challenge
Date: 15 September 2018
Time: 06:00 – 16:00
Location: Kardoesie N7
Description: The N7 Track Challenge MTB & Trail run brings the Cederberg and Swartland together and provide the competitor with breathtaking views, with features as:
Citrus-, Rooibos- and Grain- plantations, [with some Canola lands in between],
Hand build single track with flow and technical parts,
Parts of Piekenierskloof Blazing saddle track
And the most famous Grey’s Pass (old gravel Piekenierskloof Pass)
The income of the N7 Track Challenge MTB & Trail run goes back into the community and to the Guide Dog Association to train more dogs for the disabled.
The day will be pack full of fun family activities- Lucky draws, jumping castles, small kiddies area [bring scooter along), coffee-hamburgers-jaffle- etc. stalls, and awesome music.
And after competing enjoy a refreshing hot shower or for the more braving competitors a nice cold swim in the swimming pool.
Murder Mystery Evening
Date: 13 September
Time: 19:00 – 21:30
Location: Atlantic Beach Country Club
Contact: (021) 553 2223 | [email protected]
Description: BIG APPLE SHAKEN NOT STIRRED
James Bond is missing in action and presumed dead after a joint task force operation between the CIA and MI6 goes south at a top-secret laboratory…..
Come and join the fun friends at our Murder Mystery Evening !!
Entrance fee – R245pp or book a table for 8 and you only pay R1650!
101st Darling Wildflower Show
Date: 14 – 16 September
Time: Friday & Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 | Sunday 09:00 – 15:00
Location: Darling Golf Club, Jacaranda Street, Darling
Contact: +27 (0)84 916 1111 | [email protected]
The show will be celebrating 101 years with the theme: Conservation and the next generation. The display will focus on the Wildflower Society’s development over the past 101 years as well as the Herbarium project.
West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. South Africans and visitors can explore a unique collection of themed routes to do adventure-filled Cape West Coast self-drive trips or a West Coast Holiday. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Scenic Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route – as well as the newly launched West Coast Way Wild Route, all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many. For more information on West Coast Way’s #WestCoastTwist and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit www.westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.