What's on in Stanford (26 March - 1 April 2015)

WHAT'S ON IN STANFORD

Friday, 27 March 2015, 16:00 - 18:00
Eat around the World Fiesta!
Okkie Smuts Primary
Okkie Smuts is hosting its annual food fair featuring delicious tastes from around the world. Everyone is welcome to relish the international flavours from nine different countries including Spain, Jamaica and Japan while being entertained by the pupils. R100 per ticket booklet. Ticket booklets for all nine taste sensations will be sold at Okkie Smuts Office: 028 341 0611.

Friday, 27 March, 18:00
Stanford Sunset Market
It’s time for the Stanford Sunset Market again! Whether you love the smell of freshly made treats, sipping local wines and beer, deli goodies, browsing for arts and crafts, or just good ole family fun.

Saturday, 28 March, 9:00 - 12:00
Saturday Morning Market
Stoep of Stanford Hotel
Stanford boasts its own little Saturday morning market. Bring along a basket and buy your ready-made meals and picnic ingredients at the market. Fresh breads, pates and prepared dishes, delicious decadent cakes and pastries, banting friendly chicken pies and frittata muffins, gluten-free quiches, and fresh farm grown vegetables, salads, heirloom seedlings, jams and fresh homemade mozzarella, halloumi & ricotta. Calli and John are selling a variety of pates and terrines and other treats.

Saturday, 28 March
Rugby
The Vine Restaurant
8:30 Stormers vs Highlanders
17:00 Sharks vs Force
19:00 Bulls vs Crusaders

Saturday, 28 March
Super Rugby
The Birkenhead Brewery
Sharks versus Western Force 17:05
Bulls versus Crusaders 19:10

Please book to avoid disappointment. 028 3410013 Ask for Sarah or Angela.

Saturday, 28 March
The Tasting Room
This Saturday 28 March brings the next Round the World event at Stanford Hills Estate and it's time to go Greek!! Chef Bridget has prepared a sumptious four course Greek menu, there will be live music, some dancing and (of course you shouldn't miss the chance) some plate breaking fun. R220 per person includes food, entertainment and a welcome drink. Pre-booking essential, as the tasting room events always rock! BOOK 072 639 6135. Bookings: 072 639 6135

Saturday, 28 March, 20:30
Earth Hour Picnic
Mosaic Private Sanctuary
Join us for a gourmet Earth Hour picnic. R400/couple. 25% profits to the Stanford Soup Kitchens. Booking essential: 076 313 2814.

Sunday 29 March
Moto 2, 3, GP
The Vine Restaurant
We will be open from 3pm for the MotoGP. 
Pizza and drinks in the bar.
16:30 Moto3
18:00 Moto2
19:30 MotoGP
Come support our two South Africans in the Moto3!

Tuesday, 31 March
Havercrofts
Tuesday 31st March dinner! Yes DINNER! We are serving dinner that evening, a set meal, and have a few spaces available. Tel Innes for details on 028 341 0603. No doubt the wife will need matches to keep her peepers open, normally in bed by 8 o'clock (!) and please forgive her wearing jammies!!!

Wednesday, 1 April, 09:00 - 12:00
Graze Farmers Market
Graze Restaurant
Reduce your carbon footprint and get your fresh veggies at Graze. Always seasonal, always fresh. Stay for coffee and breakfast.

Wednesday 1 April, 15:00 - 18:00
Open Afternoon
Kiwinet
Kiwinet will be having an open afternoon on 1 April, there will be cheese and wine for anyone who is interested / curious to see the transformation at 34 Daneel street.

WHAT'S ON THE MENU

Coffee Corner Deli
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Coffee Corner Deli are introducing a lunch time “Plat du Jour”, meal of the day. Just good homemade dishes affordable to the average person. Advance notice will be appreciated as servings will be limited. We will also have options for Banters and No-Wheaters. Remember we are fully licensed so you can enjoy your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Of course our usual delicious breakfasts and famous cakes will also be available as usual not to mention our GREAT COFFEES. Open Tuesday to Saturday.

Don Gelato
Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun

Don Gelato and his staff thanks all the friends that last weekend came to have homemade cannelloni… some of them decided to enjoy the meal in the garden of the House of Don Gelato with a good glass of wine, and some other decided to share the pleasure with the family, at home, with a take away! This weekend we will offer pasta amatriciana or with gorgonzola cream. Stay tuned for Easter weekend…. fresh homemade pasta will be back, with special sauces and cakes… See you on the weekend.

Fully licensed, free wi-fi, wheelchair friendly. Open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday from 8:30 to 17:30 (also open during loadshedding). Tel: 081 805 7470

Stanford Harvest
Open Every Day 25 March - 15 April

Thanks to all our loyal supporters. We managed to cook a full on Sunday Harvest without electricity. Quite a challenge! We are now serving delicious sourdough and rye breads with our breakfasts together with hand churned farm butter.

This week on the menu: Oxtail, beef and mushroom pie, smoked rolled pork served with cheesy cauliflower or fresh salads. Also smoked snoek and avo on ciabatta, parma ham and melon, and almond and chicken salad.

Sunday buffet: Roast lamb, smoked pork belly and oxtail with loads of delicious veg. Booking essential. Bookings: Viv 0834098126 or Sid 0845957758

Between 25 March and 15 April (EASTER HOLIDAYS) Stanford Harvest is OPEN EVERY DAY for Breakfast and Lunch. Vivienne does an Easter Sunday special lunch (5 April). It will be a spectacular and scrumptious buffet with starters, roasts and desserts. R190 per person, Children under 12 R100, includes an EASTER EGG HUNT. 

The Tasting Room
Mon, Thu & Fri special

Current weekday special Mon/Thurs/Fri two courses (selected menu items) and a glass of wine for R140. Bookings: 072 639 6135

The Vine
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 

Calamari Steak Strips
We have 400gr T-Bone with chips and onion rings for R95 on for Friday and Saturday.

ART EXHIBITIONS

Art Exhibition: Birds
Yum Eat Cafe (The Stanford Table)

Local artists exhibit their best pieces. Come and view the splendid bird art. Open Tuesday to Saturday. 

Art Exhibition: Rien Arts
Springfontein Wine Estate

Two garden sculptures of Rien is currently on exhibition at Springfontein Wine Estate. The website of the artist can be found here www.rienarts.com. She is contactable via her email address carine.aerts@gmail.com

SPECIALS

Vintage Beauty
For all your beauty business and necessities come to Vintage Beauty for pedi's, mani's, facials, massages, waxing and make up! Now also doing Gel Polish for a longer lasting nail colour!
Contact Jacolene 082 357 1245. Booking essential. 

Stanford Health Practice
Present special:
Get a health assessment for R50 when you book a reflexology session for R150.

A variety of other therapies are also available including therapeutic massage, reflexology, energy balancing, and help with Bach Flower Remedies and Tissuesalts, homeopathy and other natural remedies. Special candles by Gretha Quinlan from Greyton have arrived-perfect gifts and carriers of light!! Prices range from R50 to R165. Call Beatrice on 082 481 8285.

WHAT'S ON IN HERMANUS

Sunday 29 March, 10:00 - 14:00
Art in the Park 
Hermanus Cricket Grounds
Last Sunday of the month. Food, drinks and coffees will be on offer and we hope guests will enjoy a picnic  in the fresh air while experiencing the art on display. Children's play area. Stanford artists will be exhibiting.

COMING SOON

Thursday to Saturday, 2 - 4 April
Flash Sale at Stanford Treasure Trove
We are open on Good Friday. Some really special prices for really special stuff. For more see www.stanfordtreasuretrove.co.za for prices as from Thursday 2 April till Saturday 4 April. 10h00 to 14h00 daily! For more info please call Royd: 071 128 5533.

Friday 3 April (Easter Weekend)
Panthera Africa Opening

From Easter Weekend – the 3rd of April 2015 - Panthera Africa will finally be open for you to come and enjoy our magnificent Big Cats! We offer different types of visits for you and your family to enjoy! You have the chance of capturing the animals in their beautiful homes, and even see them in their true element on one of our enrichment visits. The choice is yours, and we are excited to share our dream with you! Please see www.pantheraafrica.com for more details. In order to not overcrowd the animals, we have put a limit of 20 people per visit, so it is always good to book in advance to ensure your spot!

Educational visits - @ 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00. Price: R 190 per adult, R 120 per child (under 13)

Feeding & Enrichments visits – pre-booking essential. Time most likely to be in the morning or in the afternoon. Price: R 290 for adults. All are welcome. We regret no children under 16 allowed. Book: info@pantheraafrica.com

Friday 3 April, 18:00
The Tasting Room
Drumming circle: R200 includes drum show, your drum and demonstration. Great fun. R130 if you bring your own drum, R30 to just come along and watch/listen. Cash bar and boerewors rolls for sale. Bookings: 072 639 6135

Saturday 4 April
Coffee Corner Deli

Saturday, 4 April, Full English Buffet Breakfast at R70pp including Champers and Orange Juice from 08h00 to 11h00. Don't miss this!

Saturday & Sunday, 4 & 5 April, 14:00 till late
Stookhuis Opening
Sir Robert Stanford Estate
The Stookhuis (Distillery) at Sir Robert Stanford Estate is opening. For brandy and grappa tasting, live music, exotic cocktails and beautiful views! Sir Robert Stanford Estate is the place to be. Come and celebrate with GiGi and her girls. To book, please contact GiGi on 082 441 0709 or gigi.gigi@mweb.co.za

Sunday, 5 April, 6:30
Easter Sunrise Service
Lucerne Farm
You are warmly invited to attend a combined Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday morning. The service is being arranged by Stanford churches and will be held on the farm Lucerne Farm. Please bring your own folding chairs and dress warmly. Tea, coffee and hot cross buns will be served after the service. If it rains the service will be held indoors. Godfrey and Helene Coetzee: 028 341 0309.

Sunday, 5 April
Easter Sunday Chillout braai
The Tasting Room
Easter Sunday 5 April chillout braai: R150 per person, full braai buffet, live music, Easter Egg hunt. Bookings: 072 639 6135

Monday, 6 April
Springfontein Lunch

Springfontein is open for lunch on Monday, Family Day. Please book to avoid disappointment: hospitality@springfontein.co.za

Wed, Fri & Sat, 8, 10, 11 April, 19:00
Silver Screen Songs in Cabaret
Raka Wine Farm
“Silver Screen Songs” in cabaret by the Jazzfordians. 7:00pm. Booking absolutely essential. Wine, Beer and  tappas platter. R150. Bookings:  Bea Whittaker milkwood@hermanus.co.za

Thursday, 16 April
Peasant’s Bar, 18:00
Stanford Conservation AGM
Sheraine van Wyk who is Eco-Learning Manager at Whale Coast Conservation will make a presentation on the frog monitoring project recently undertaken around Willem Appel Dam and the Vlei Street wetlands in Stanford.

Friday, 17 April
The Tasting Room

Mexican night with Lucy Kruger 17 April, further details to follow. Bookings: 072 639 6135

Friday, 24 April, 18:00
Stanford Sunset Market

It’s time for the Stanford Sunset Market again! Whether you love the smell of freshly made treats, sipping local wines and beer, deli goodies, browsing for arts and crafts, or just good ole family fun.

Sunday 26 April, 10:00 - 14:00
Art in the Park 
Hermanus Cricket Grounds
Last Sunday of the month. Food, drinks and coffees will be on offer and we hope guests will enjoy a picnic  in the fresh air while experiencing the art on display. Children's play area. Stanford artists will be exhibiting.

9 & 10 May
Flight for birders
We will be presenting this course at the Community Hall, Mollergren Park, Hermanus on 9 and 10 May 2015. Find attached the registration form. The programme can be viewed at the following link: 

http://www.westerncapebirding.co.za/overberg/events/501/flight_for_birders_course_in_hermanus

23 May, 19:00
Con Spirito Choir from Kleinmond
NG Church Hall

Lunch and Breakfast at Coffee Corner Deli
Open Afternoon at Kiwinets
Panthera Africa Opening
Stanford Sunset Market