March / April 2019


Hello Beautiful People!

This month we celebrate some brilliance and focus on interesting new kids on the block, some great places to visit, things to do and much, much more.

Please scroll down to the Events section there is something for every budget, taste and whim.

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This month’s features

World TB Day, was on 24 March.
Helping to cure TB helps all of us to breathe safe, uncontaminated air! Lets help!

SANTA Hermanus does great work! All donations and the money we collect is spent in the Overstrand helping the TB patients. Our biggest expense in paying the salaries of 8 staff in the clinics who dispense the TB medication on a daily basis to the sufferers. After three weeks of being on medication, sufferers are no longer contagious…Read more about SANTA Hermanus

Avani Lodge Private Nature Reserve ~ Botriver Area.

This very interesting self-catering development hides itself in the fynbos-covered hills and valleys of the Botriver area. Hiking up the hills, the beautiful views reveal an area rich in vineyards, olive groves and grazing cattle. It is hard to believe that one can exit and escape the hustle and bustle in just one hour’s drive from Cape Town and only seven kilometres from the N2 via the Swartdam gravel road. The accommodation units seem to have risen from the earth like the mushrooms they are aptly named after, as if not to disturb the environment. Each of the cosy and quirky straw-bale and cob rondawels offer … read more about Avani Lodge Private Nature Reserve

Greyton Genadendal Classics For All 2019

The 15th Greyton Genadendal Classics for All Festival 2019  ~ 24 – 26 May.  Tickets are available from the end of January at Computicket or at the Greyton Info office – info@greytontourism.com

From 24 to 26 May 2019 the charming villages of Greyton and Genadendal in the foothills of the Sonderend Mountains in the Overberg will come alive with the magical sounds of classical music…more about the Greyton Genadendal Classics For All 2019


Restaurants in South Africa

Grille Shack & PitStop on Clarence drive Gordon’s Bay has quickly become one of the favourite hangouts for locals and travellers.

The beautiful meandering Clarence Drive between Gordon’s Bay and Rooi-Els is known for its majestic views of the oOcean skirting the mountains and the exciting and quirky PitStop and it’s Grille Shack restaurant makes it even more worth the drive. It is a breath of fresh air as a Gordon’s Bay restaurant#GoldenSeason #GordonsbayGold

Creation Wine

See what is happening at two of the award-winning wine estates of Creationwines Your delivery is One Click Away!
The Creation online store offers you the convenience of selecting and buying wines from our award-winning ranges. It’s quick, easy and secure, with gift options and delivery to your doorstep. Simply click here.

Sumaridge Estate Wines

The beauty and tranquillity at Sumaridge will never fail to soothe frazzled nerves. To see what is in stock, click to order your bliss at home.

Spotlight on Excellence ~ Architectural Design

It has come to my attention that Andrew Greeff Architects Hermanus have delivered no less than 291 buildings over the past 21 years! This renowned firm delivers quality on every score and every time. This newsworthy mention is my little tribute to their great design and inspired work. Andrew Greeff Architects have been featured on programmes such as Top Billing and continues to produce exceptional quality designs and finishes…read more about Andrew Greeff Architects.

Interior Design

The Interior Design division of Andrew Greeff Architects is Blackearth Interiors and Ronel Greeff and her team come equally highly recommended. Whether you know exactly what you want or are looking for guidance, you will be amazed and thrilled with the finished product. They turn a room into a living space! …more about Blackearth Interiors

Special Needs Children

 Only parents, teachers and carers of special needs children have any idea of how much it takes to stay calm and keep on trying to do the best for them. Anima Special Needs Centre in Hermanus has been a haven for many such children in the past almost twenty years. They currently have space for three new pupils. Read more about Anima.

Environment, community and social responsibility.

Do Random Acts of Kindness

~Please visit our Caring Community & Doing Random Acts of Kindness page where you can pick your favourite charity or choose a random one to donate a couple of rands to. Giving is good for the soul.


Playfulness is healthy & healing. Let your inner-child play! What you save on Prozac, you can spend on new dancing shoes.

Events Galore

Check back as we add more events as requests flow in.

APRIL 2019

3 April Dr Dean Allen and Vince van der Bijl: Sport in South Africa – From Apartheid to Democracy at Kelvin Grove Club Cape Town

6 April Treasure Benguela – Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, Botrivier 
https://www.benguelacove.co.za/treasure-benguela

10 – 12 April 2019 World Travel Market Africa Cape Town

13 April Barrels & Beards Harvest Festival Botriver

13 April, Tokara Rare Plant Sale – Stanford
https://www.facebook.com/events/2107849259527907/  

13 April, Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival
https://www.quicket.co.za/events/67917-stellenbosch-craft-beer-festival-april-13-2019-copy/#/

13 & 14 April 2019 Johannesburg Cap Classique & Champagne Festival Polo Club at Inanda.

16 – 18 April, Sam Smith Concert – Grand West
https://online.computicket.com/web/event/sam_smith/1248092910/601075548

20 April, Jan Blohm in Kleinmond – Harbour Corner Restaurant

https://www.facebook.com/events/1022175437967316/

21 April, Spitbraai with Live Band at The Singing Cook – Botriver

https://www.facebook.com/events/1137165723132412/

22 April, Andrea Bocelli Concert (SOLD OUT) – Paarl
https://www.bigconcerts.co.za/events/detail/andrea-bocelli?fbclid=IwAR0XSF9Yq8LRRjGGbVBPHKCLJ8HrHTE2TypIHGJT3P7eqjeb2qQkHFeIhN4

25 – 28 April, Vintage Ideas Market 2019 – Paarl

https://www.facebook.com/events/388428505321869/

26 – 28 April, SA Cheese Festival 2019 – Stellenbosch
http://www.cheesefestival.co.za/

26 – 29 April, Cape Town City Nature Challenge 2019

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2019-cape-town

27 April, Frida Kahlo Op ‘n Veiling – Cape Town

https://online.computicket.com/web/event/frida_kahlo_op_n_veiling_nati_jongsterre/1271821268/608210590

27 April, Monster Jam – Cape Town
https://online.computicket.com/web/event/monster_jam/1257407165/0/89684410

27 April, National Alpaca Day at The Alpaca Loom – Paarl

https://www.facebook.com/events/394484834463988/

27 April, TEDxStellenboschLive: Bigger Than Us

https://www.quicket.co.za/events/51912-tedxstellenboschlive/?fbclid=IwAR3QHfc8eI7SzMm7pmREw4evIC_KU-ZWbmMesNET5j7eQ1nFxykm6Yzywp4#/

27 – 28 April, Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival

https://ecwcf.winesofelgin.co.za/index.php?page=cost-and-bookings&fbclid=IwAR0X1YgBqb507-VtObHMfz1Mcw3Lns3qmpDD0lunbGn3E-pf4pIC56w2mOk

27 – 28 April, FanCon Cape Town Comic Con
https://online.computicket.com/web/event/fancon_cape_town_comic_con/1271829421/0/92529616

28 April, Creating Hope Fundraising Golf Day – Kleinmond
https://www.overberg-info.co.za/region/events/3628/creating-hope-fundraising-golf-day

29 April – 5 May, AfrikaBurn 2019 – Tankwa Karoo National Park 
https://www.afrikaburn.com/the-event/tickets

MAY 2019

1 – 5 May, Decorex Cape Town 2019

https://mobile.computicket.com/event/decorex_cape_town_2019/7064758

3 May, Tygerberg Orchid Society Autumn Show – Cape Town
https://www.facebook.com/events/772570663097013/

4 – 5 May, Kirstenbosch Plant Fair – Cape Town
https://www.whatsonincapetown.com/post/kirstenbosch-national-botanical-gardens-plant-fair/

4 – 5 May, Riebeek Valley Olive Festival 
https://riebeekvalleyolivefestival.co.za/tickets-riebeek-olive-festival/?fbclid=IwAR2gVWcFzCw3uezFBVLHNwrIAOrATC_a_hSlJSmoRtwB390kGA055SXAETw

10 – 11 May, Silver Lining Fest: Self-Care (Mental Health Awareness Fundraiser) – Stellenbosch

https://www.howler.co.za/events/silver-lining-fest-5337

11 – 12 May, USK Gala Concert Series – Stellenbosch

https://online.computicket.com/web/event/stellenbosch_university_choir/1271826269/0/92361844?fbclid=IwAR0GO8WXUIafHdEX7CHtoIIt4IpC_FvXRWYdr2MHxJFf6PPnhmooFG6SRh4

17 May, SU Jazz Band – Stellenbosch

https://online.computicket.com/web/event/stellenbosch_university_jazz_band/1271826285/611812677

18 May, Concrete Paver Workshop – Durbanville
https://www.facebook.com/events/398036757430697/

24 – 26 May, Greyton Genadendal Classics 2019 – Greyton
https://online.computicket.com/web/festival/greyton_genadendal_classics_2019/34902178

25 May, The Retro Rendezvous Vintage Market – Stellenbosch

https://www.facebook.com/events/768050646908484/

JUNE 2019

7 – 17 June 2019 FynArts Hermanus

8 June, Michael W. Smith SA Tour – GrandWest, Cape Town

https://itickets.co.za/register/new/411598&referrer=FB?fbclid=IwAR2d8KeUzeDRe74rCdaMP-DvkYVM-yGAx6jdEpHvThS5LJfYSZByKCgnpr4

21 – 30 June, Knysna Oyster Festival
http://www.oysterfestival.co.za/

27 June – 7 July 2019, National Arts Festival – Grahamstown
https://www.nationalartsfestival.co.za/2019-festival/ 

JULY 2019

20 July, Chas Everitt – Around the Pot 100Miler 2019 – Swellendam 
https://www.petrichoradventures.co.za/event-info


MARKETS:

Lemms Corner Market – Every Sunday in Summer

Weekly Farmers Markets

Events at Lourensford – Somerset West

Gansbaai Country Market

Vegan Goods Market – Every Saturday – Cape Town

The Village Food Market – Cape Town

Porterville Farmers Market

Calitzdorp Events 

Winelandsweb.co.za

Baardskeerders Bos (B Bos) Farmers Market ~ Last Saturday of every month.

Hermanus Country Market Every Saturday morning at the Hermanus Cricket Club. 9am to 1pm.

Greyton Saturday Market Every Saturday

Stanford Sunset Market Last Friday of each month

Napier  The Village Market Every Friday & Saturday times: Fri: 1 – 5 pm / Sat: 9 am – 2 pm, Address: 44 Sarel Cilliers Street, Napier Info: 083 700 2152 / ivan@designscape.co.za

Sedgefield Scarab Market  Every Saturday come rain or shine. Garden Route, Western Cape


Check in to see what is on at…

The Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Hermanus U3A (University Of The 3rd Age)

Kirstenbosch Events 

Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost forest.

Theatre Lovers

See the latest South Africa Theater Magazine

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra 

Cape Town Opera

On at the Fugard Theatre Cape Town

Gauteng
On at the Brooklyn Theater.


MARKETS:

Lemms Corner Market – Every Sunday in Summer

Weekly Farmers Markets

Events at Lourensford – Somerset West

Gansbaai Country Market

Vegan Goods Market – Every Saturday – Cape Town

The Village Food Market – Cape Town

Porterville Farmers Market

Calitzdorp Events 

Winelandsweb.co.za

Baardskeerders Bos (B Bos) Farmers Market ~ Last Saturday of every month.

Hermanus Country Market Every Saturday morning at the Hermanus Cricket Club. 9am to 1pm.

Greyton Saturday Market Every Saturday

Stanford Sunset Market Last Friday of each month

Napier  The Village Market Every Friday & Saturday times: Fri: 1 – 5 pm / Sat: 9 am – 2 pm, Address: 44 Sarel Cilliers Street, Napier Info: 083 700 2152 / ivan@designscape.co.za

Sedgefield Scarab Market  Every Saturday come rain or shine. Garden Route, Western Cape


Check in to see what is on at…

The Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Hermanus U3A (University Of The 3rd Age)

Kirstenbosch Events 

Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost forest.

Theatre Lovers

See the latest South Africa Theater Magazine

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra 

Cape Town Opera

On at the Fugard Theatre Cape Town

Gauteng
On at the Brooklyn Theater.


Nosy Rosy Favourites

Places To Eat

At the Village Stall – Hermanus
Botriver Hotel
Die Blaasbalk Restaurant
Caffe Blu Checkers Centre Hermanus
Gabrielskloof Botrivier
La Pentola Hermanus
Spiceroute Paarl
Shuntin Shed Botrivier
Tapas Wine Bar Hermanus
The Marine Hotel Hermanus
Panorama Restaurant Stanford Area

Wine, Wine Tastings & Food pairing

Creation Wines
Sumaridge Estate Wine 
See our list of Award-winning wines.

Favourite Olive Oils

Read our article on how to buy the best and find our list of favourites

Places To Stay

Be Our Guest – Holiday homes
Bloemhof Karoo – N1 Close to Three Sisters
Broadwater – Northern Cape
The Marine – Hermanus
Aloe House – Hermanus
Poespasrivier 🙂 Genadendal
Accommodation – McGregor

Places To Shop

Annabelle Hermanus Decor
Beach House
Lawton Roberts Design Abalone-shell objects
Gift ideas and more
Exclusive Works – The Ultimate Stainless Steel Pans, trailers etc!
Foto First – photographic desires.
PCXPress ALL computer needs
Go Solar – 123
Rossouw Modern Hermanus Art
Sonic WiFi –Retail | Repairs & Installations

Services

Earthworks – Garden Design & Service with care!
Exclusive Works – Steelworks & Building Expertise
LABCO Labour Relations
The labour office
PCXPress ALL computer needs
Sonic WiFi -Retail | Repairs & Installations
WebWits Design, Marketing & Maintenance
Woodworks – Dream it,
they create it!
NosyRosy Advertise your business or event.

Health

Pappin Pretorius Optometrist
Get Fit! ProActive Fitness
Child and family counselling
Dr Marelize Swart Child psychologist

Things To Do

“Cooking for Pleasure” Classes at the Overstrand Training Institute.
Paleo your body into shape!
Go to the Saturday morning Farmers’ Market
Hermanus U3A Program
Visit Elgin Valley
Join Whale Coast conservation
Visit SpiceRoute Paarl

Register as a Blood donor:Register now.

Property For Sale.
Country place for sale – Stanford area

Webdesign
We design websites with an approach of effective & fast functional beauty. We go the extra mile to get the traffic you want on your website.  www.webwits.co.za

  She brings Joy 🙂

And as always;
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”  ~ 
Maya Angelou


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