What's on in Stanford (29 January - 4 February 2015)

Tuesday to Saturday, January & February
Art Exhibition
The Stanford Table

Local artists exhibit their best pieces of the season. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Tel: 079-468 9060

Wednesday to Sunday, 28 January - 1 February
Stanford Harvest @ Elandsvalley Farm.
Stanford Harvest

So the Silly Season is at an end and we are finally settling into a routine. 

OPEN: WED to SUN for BOTH breakfast and lunch. 8.30 to 5 pm

Sunday Lunch is a buffet style (pay per weight) ROASTS AND VEGGIES 

Meal of the day: R65 WED TO FRI
Slow roast shin, cheesy veg and wedges 
Creamy tomato chicken breast, rice & veg     
N.Salmon and hake fishcakes, salad/veg. (Banting)
Also on the menu now: Toasted samies, Bar One & Peanut butter milkshakes.             

Thursdays:  Art lessons.  R100.  9:00 - 13:00
Bookings: Viv 0834098126, Sid: 0845957758

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 29 January - 1 February
Marianas

We stocked our deli fridge with delicious goat’s cheese from Anysbos and we made a fresh batch of olive tapenade yesterday, all of which will go down a treat with one of our excellent local white wines, well-chilled of course.

We are open from 12h00 - 16h00  on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please phone us 028 3410 272 or send an e-mail to marianas@stanfordvillage.co.za

Friday, 30 January @ 18:00  20:00
Stanford Sunset Market @ Village Green

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, 31 January, 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. Callie and John are selling a variety of pates and terrines and other treats.

Saturday, 31 January, 9:00 - 12:00
Jonno’s Biltong 
In front of Village Laundromat

Biltong and droewors in front of Village Laundromat.

Saturday, 31 January, 9:00 - 12:00
Pancakes for sale
On the stoep of the library

Pancakes being sold from 9:30 on library veranda to raise money for the community.

Saturday, 31 January, 18:30
Literary Dinner with Lauren Beukes
The Tasting Room @ Stanford Hills Estate

On Saturday 31 January The Tasting Room at Stanford Hills are hosting a special literary dinner with Lauren Beukes. Lauren, whose bestselling books include The Shining Girls and Broken Monsters, will give a short talk before dinner and later in the evening will happily answer questions from guests.

The dinner will be six different dishes prepared by executive chef Bridget Bartleman. These will be expertly paired with the range of estate wines on offer at Stanford Hills, and presented by winemaker Peter Kastner. This promises to be a most unique event, combining fine wines and gourmet dishes with a talk and signing by a truly talented South African writer.

Bookings essential, email thetastingroom@stanfordhills.co.za or call 072 639 6135. The cost is R250 per person, including the wine pairing. A cash bar will be available for further drinks requirements. 

Wednesday, 4 February, 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.

COMPETITIONS

The Zeiss Walker Bay Bird Fair Photographic Competition
(Previously the Stanford Bird Club Photographic competition)

We are pleased to announce our first ever, regional bird fair photographic competition sponsored by Zeiss!

Once again, we’ll be offering fantastic prizes from our sponsor.

The competition is open to all keen photographers. We have 3 of South Africa’s top wildlife photographers to help us in the judging process. These gentleman, Chris van Rooyen, Peter Chadwick and Trevor Hardaker.

20 finalist will have their photos printed and mounted on 2 frames and will be on display in our exhibition marquee at the Walker Bay Bird Fair, 28th-29th February 2015. Prize giving event will take place on the Friday evening of the 27th sponsored by Stretton’s Gin. Competition closes 15th February 2015. Conditions of entry can be found here: www.stanfordbirdclub.co.za/?p=1793

Happy clicking! 

COMING SOON 

Walker Bay Bird Fair

25 February - 1 March
Walker Bay Bird Fair 
Stanford Village Green.  

More info (1.69 MB)
For more info, contact Liz Hochfelden on 082 766 8319, 028 3410164 or walkerbaybirdfair@gmail.com 

Walker Bay Bird Fair 25 February - 1 March 2015
Graze Farmers Market - Wednesday Mornings
Literary Dinner with Lauren Beakus at Tasting Room, Stanford Hills - 31 January 2015