What's on in Stanford (23 - 29 June 2016)

As the temperature drops the excitement builds in the Overberg - Stanford Village is hosting a number of great events in the upcoming months to keep you warm! Have a look below:

Friday, 24 June
Barry Hilton Live in Stanford
Stanford NGKerk Hall, 19:30 R100pp
Fancy a few belly laughs for a good cause? The Cousin has been making us laugh for over 30 years. See the funny man himself on Friday 24 June at the DR Church Hall in Stanford. Tickets only R100. This is a Stanford Rotary Club fund-raiser and all profits will go to Rotary Club projects. At the show, 2 beautiful handmade children’s quilts will be raffled. Please support Rotary and get your tickets from Stanford Tourism 028 3410 340 ask@stanfordinfo.co.za or Annie Ranger 028 3410 984 ranger@reedcottage.co.za Tickets are un-numbered so please arrive in time to choose your seats.

Saturday, 25 June, 9:00 to 12:30
Saturday Morning Market
Stoep of Stanford Hotel
Stanford boasts its own little Saturday morning market. Lemons for sale!!! All proceeds go to the Stanford Conservation Fund. Ready-made meals, decadent gluten free cakes, fresh bread and artisan cheese, chocolate-dipped dried fruit, caramel popcorn, ginger, goji berries, cranberries, pies, gluten-free quiche, veggie patties, veggie mini pizza, farm eggs, crunchies & shortbread, fresh farm grown vegetables, heirloom seedlings, jams & chutneys, pickles, chilli sauces, Erwin’s salamis and cold meat. From 9:00 to 12:30. Phone Ann 076 332 7490

Saturday, 25 June, all day

Wear a fun hat all day, and support local restaurants, coffee shops and businesses in your headgear. Hate hats? Why not wear a different accessory to show that you love Stanford, and that you are up for a little bit of good-hearted fun. You could wear a scarf, a brooch or even a silk cravat. Lovely new winter beanies are available at Your Style Cupboards next door to Stanford Tourism. Snag yourself a hat or accessory from any Queen Victoria Street shop and share a photograph of yourself and your gang on Instagram #visitstanford #thinkstanford #capewhalecoast

Wednesday, 29 June, 09:00-12:00
Graze Farmers Market
Reduce your carbon footprint and get your fresh veggies at Graze Slow Food Cafe. Always seasonal, always fresh. Stay for coffee and breakfast. Tel: Tabby & Alex 076 243 1930


2 - 3 July 2016, 10:00 - 17:00
2 Day Group Workshop  
Lokal, Main Road, Baardskeerdersbos
Cost R1 850 pp includes all ingredients, apron, nibbles, prepared drinks, and a fireside lunch. A two day creative group preparation course in a warm workspace exploring techniques of maintaining food for the future months. Smoking, water bath canning, root cellaring, ferments and confits are age old methods we will explore during this hands-on time together. Eat local, keep your roots. Contact Lainy 028 384 1865

6 July 2016, 18:00
OAK Movie Night
Hermanus Auditorium

The Revenant
Tickets R45 (R30 for members of OAK)
Contact John Taylor 079 392 7282 or Rene du Plooy 082 940 4238 

7-9 July
Christmas in July @ de Hoop

De Hoop Collection

13-14 July
The Journey: Intensive Retreat

Bodhi Khaya

17-19 July
The Journey: Manifest Abundance Retreat

Bodhi Khaya

20 July 2016, 17:30
(weather dependent)
Full Moon Wandelpad Stroll
Meet at Stanford Tourism for this new monthly Stanford Tourism fundraiser. Stride, jog or stroll. R20 adults, kids free, dogs R10 each. If you are joining the Stanford Striders beforehand, or would like to paddle on the Klein River with the Stanford Canoe Club, please join in the fun, and the excitement of the rising of the full moon. Mulled wine and Milo on sale (R30) at the Tourism Office. Funds raised are to generate further tourism-based events in Stanford.

24 - 25 September 2016
Funky Fynbos Festival
The Flower Valley Farm and Conservation Trust, Gansbaai