August 2015
15 August  Spur Trail Series – Cape Winter 2015: Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Kleinmond
Visit www.trailseries.co.za for details of the race.

Annual Cape Whale Coast Events
FEBRUARY Lighthouse to Lighthouse Mountain Bike ride
Baardskeerdersbos Bazaar
JUNE/JULY Fees van die Ganse and
Winter Fynbos Show
SEPTEMBER Tourism month activities
DECEMBER Sharky Festival
Danger Point ½ Marathon
JUNE Penguin Plunge
Stanford Country Fair
SEPTEMBER Stanford Bird Fair
NOVEMBER Stanford Stumble
DECEMBER "Boxing Day" Annual Cricket Match
FEBRUARY Hermanus Primary School Carnival
MARCH Visbash
APRIL Energy Expo (OCF)
Camphill Fair
Passion Play at the Old Harbour
MAY R, R & R (Recycle, Re-use and Re-invent Expo)
Wheels & Runners
JUNE/JULY 2013 events planned
AUGUST Kalfie Fees
Food and Wine Fair
Wedding Expo
SEPTEMBER Tourism Month
Whale Festival
JANUARY Totalsports Challenge – 7 discipline sporting event
MARCH Big Blues Music Festival – To be advised: please contact the office for further details.
APRIL African X Trail – trail running sporting event
AUGUST SPUR Trail Series – Cape Winter 2015: Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Kleinmond (Plus XL). Click here to view pamphlet.
SEPTEMBER Windgat Festival – enviro (eco & family)
DECEMBER Hot Heels Africa – downhill skateboarding

Annual Days of Importance in 2012
2 February  World Wetlands Day
21 February  International Mother Language Day
20 March  Meatout Day
21 March  Human Rights Day (SA)
21 March  International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22 March  World Water Day
23 March  World Meteorological Day
23 March  Earth Hour (20h30-21h30)
1 April  Family Day (SA)
7 April  World Health Day
22 April  Earth Day
27 April  Freedom Day (SA)
1 May  Workers' Day
15 May  International Day of Families
18 May  International Museum Day
22 May  International Day for Biological Diversity
5 June  World Environment Day
3-7 June  World Environ Week
8 June  World Oceans Day
16 June  Youth Day (SA)
17 June  World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
11 July  World Population Day
9 August  National Women's Day (SA)
12 August  International Youth Day
1-7 September  National Arbor Week
6 September  Casual Day
8 September  International Literacy Day
10-15 September  National Clean-Up Week
16 September  International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
16-21 September  National Clean-Up Week
20 September  Recycling Day (SA)
21 September  International Coastal Clean-up
21 September  International Day of Peace
22 September  World Rhino Day
24 September  Heritage Day (SA)
27 September  World Tourism Day
4 October  World Animal Day
5 October  World Teachers Day
7 October  World Habitat Day
7-13 October  National Weedbuster Week
7-11 October  National Marine Week
12 October  African Penguin Awareness Day
16 October  World Food Day
17 October  International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
24-30 October  Disarmament Week
20 November  Universal Children's Day
23 November  Birding Big Day (SA)
30 November  Buy Nothing Day
1 December  World AIDS Day
3 December  International Day for Persons with Disabilities
10 December  Human Rights Day
16 December  Day of Reconciliation (SA)
Download the 56-page booklet .. A Year of Special Days – Stepping up to Sustainable Living [ 890KB ]
Yoga at Stanford Galleries Studio

08h45 on Tuesday mornings. Contact Marianne (082 291 9638) to find out more.
Movie Nights at Oude Molen Brandy Distillery

Fun movie evenings with a light supper every Tuesday evening at Oude Molen's Movie House. The Movie House can accommodate 26 pax per show. Tickets cost R90 per person. Movies change weekly.
Movie Afternoons at Oude Molen for the Kids

During school holiday at 14h00 on Thursdays. Bookings essential: please contact Dre Johnson on 082 379 2623 or email rooikombuis@mweb.co.za
Art Classes with Bert Touwen

09h00 to 12h00: local artist Bert Touwen is teaching all levels of students at Jailhouse Square, experimenting with various mediums in an informal environment. Come and join us for a session of painting and drawing with delicious coffee and muffins from the Jailhouse Café during our breaks. To enroll, please call Bert on 082 877 3550.

Morning and evening classes at the Studio above Tops Bottle Store. Contact Tracy (082 441 8307) to find out more.
Stanford Friday Evening Market

Last Friday of each month on the Village Green. Closed during the winter months (May to September). Contact Stanford Info at 028 341 0340 for more details.
Friday Pizza Nights

From 18h00 at Highlands Road Estate. Booking essential please call 071 271 0161
Greyton Market

Come and join the locals for the freshest home produce of all description. Phone 028 254 9414 for further details.
Elgin Valley Market

Weekly event at Peregrine Farm Stall showcasing the region's abundant supply of fresh produce, home-made fare, fruit, flowers and wine. Justin at 083 324 4766 or visit their website.
Stanford Market

Every Saturday morning at Stanford Galleries from 10h00 until 12h00. Contact Stanford Info (028 341 0340) for more info.
Hermanus Farmers' Market

Just behind Montesorri School. Browse through mostly organic produce and top quality home industry. Jolly atmosphere. Phone 028 312 2629 for details.
Napier Village Market

Locally produced crafts, organic vegetables, food and ice cream from 08h00 til 12h00. Phone 028 423 3325 for more information.
All you can eat pizza disco night – The Shuntin' Shed

A choice of four pizzas from vegetarian to meat and you can have as many as you can consume for just R100/person (kitchen open from 5-9pm) or just come along for the music (just R20 cover charge: DJ Gerhard will be rocking the house with great music of today having you bopping and dancing the night away). Bookings 028 284 9443 or 072 674 7239.
Hermanus-Pietersfontein Food & Wine Market

Join us from 09h00 til 13h00 at our food and wine market with its variety of cheeses, organic fruit and vegetables, organic coffee and much more. Phone 028 316 1875, 028 312 2629 or visit their website for info.
Fishermen's Village Craft Market at Lemm's Corner, Hermanus

Well-known hand craft market from 08h30 til 15h00 – operating more than 20 years. Phone 028 313 0418 or send an email for more info.
Harbour Road Market

From 10h00 until 14h00. All products are handmade and homemade with love and care. Feast on chicken pies, cupcakes, fish cakes, pancakes and more. A wide selection of food stalls and a variety of crafts and artwork form part of this lovely market with more than 30 exhibitors. A number of local wine farms will offer wine tastings, local musicians will provide live music and shoppers will be delighted with some rare finds. Call 082 659 2318 for more info
Strandveld Hiking Club

Contact Roelof Diener (082 552 5444) or send email for details.
Country Craft Market

Old Goal, Swellendam. Phone 028 514 2905 for more information.
Gansbaai Art Route

Phone Paul Pretorius 079 020 8295 for more info.
Drumming Sessions

Experience the pulse of our Djembe drum for Free! Sponsored by Helderberg Insurance Brokers every first Saturday of each month. Refreshments and light meals available from Wildcats Pub. Bookings: 021 844 0975 or send email. Directions: on the N2, take the Kromco / Paul Cluver turnoff, over the railway crossing turn right.
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