Darling calendar of annual events 2011

Monthly throughout 2011

Duckitt Nurseries Open Day

Date:  First Saturday of every month May to November

Venue: Duckitt Ochid Nursery, Oudepost Farm,R315  Darling

Tel: +27 22 492 2606

E_mail info@duckittnurseries.co.za

Website : www.duckittnurseries.co.za

 

Darling Country Market

Date: Last Saturday of each month

Time: 9h00 until 12h30

Venue: Nitrophoska Building, Main Road, Darling

Tel: 082 927 6225

 

February 2011

Darling Music Experience – Concerts in the Country

Date: 25 – 27 February

Venue: Various in Darling

Tel +27 22 492 3996

 

Darling Cellars Crush day

Date: 26 Feb

Venue: Darling Cellars R315 Darling-Malmesbury

Tel:         022 492 2276

 

Ride the Wind with the CA2C – Cycle Race
Date: 26 Feb 2011

Venue: From Clara Anna Fontein in Durbanville to Darling

www.ca2c.co.za

 

March 2011

Adenco 400 (Absa Off Road Championship)

Date: 11 – 12 March

Venue:  Darling Club, Darling

Tel:         082 8077 797 (Bill Bright)

 

April 2011

Darling Passion Play

Date: Good Friday 22 April

Time: 16:30 for 17:00

Venue: The Vlei – opposite Evita se Perron, Darling

Tel : 074 369 8212 (Sarie Vlotman)

Admission is free (although donations are always appreciated)

 

May 2011

The Wonderful Wines of Darling at Trinity Lodge

Date: Every Saturday night in May

Venue: Trinity Lodge

Tel 022 492 3430/083 325 4148 (Shaun Mc Laughlin)

www.trinitylodge.co.za

 

Darling Museum Crafters Day

Date: Sat 21 May

Time: 10h00 until 14h00

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel +27 22 492 3361

 

Darling Half Marathon

Date: Sat 21 May

Venue: Darling Primary , Kalkoentjie Street Darling

Tel:          Mary Ashford 082 684 5575

 

July 2011

Xmas in July

Date: Weekends throughout July

Evita se Perron

Tel: Bookings (022) 492 3930

www.evita.co.za

 

August 2011

Wildflower Game Drives

Date: mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 /  084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za

www.burgherspost.co.za http://www.cloof.co.za

 

September 2011

Wildflower Game Drives

Date: mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 /  084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za

www.burgherspost.co.za http://www.cloof.co.za

 

Darling   Voorkamerfest

Date: 02 – 04 Sept

Venue: Evita se Perron

Tel : Tasha Reid  082 321 7542

www.voorkamerfest-darling.co.za

 

Duckitt Nurseries Orchid Show

Date: Thurs 15 -Sun 18      Sept

Venue Oudepost Farm, R315 Darling

Tel: (022) 492-2606

www.duckittnurseries.co.za

 

Darling Wildflower Show

Date: Fri 16 Sept to Sun 18 Sept

Venue: Darling Club, Jacaranda Street Darling

Tel:         (022) 492-3361

http://www.darlingwildflowers.co.za

 

Wildflower Game Drives

Date: mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 /  084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za

www.burgherspost.co.za http://www.cloof.co.za

 

Renosterveld MTB Cycle Race – Ride the Rhino
Date: 30 September to 2 October 2011
Venue: Three day, stage race starting in Langebaan, Darling, Malmesbury ending in Durbanville.

E-mail info@renosterveldmtb.co.za

www.renosterveldmtb.co.za

 

October 2011

Rocking the Daisies music festival

Date: 7,8,9 October

Venue:   Cloof Wine Estate, Darling

www.rockingthedaisies.com

 

Darling Gymkhana

Date:

Venue    Darling Club, Darling

Tel:         022 492 3013

 

Wildflower Game Drives

Date: mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 /  084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za

www.burgherspost.co.za http://www.cloof.co.za

 

November 2011

The Wonderful Wines of Darling at Trinity Lodge

Date: Every Saturday night in November

Venue: Trinity Lodge

Tel 022 492 3430/083 325 4148 (Shaun Mc Laughlin)

www.trinitylodge.co.za

 

December 2011

Evita se Perron Christmas Season

Date : Throughout  Dec

Venue : Evita se Perron, Arcadia Street Darling

Tel: 022 492 3930

E-mail: bookings@evita.co.za

www.evita.co.za

 

 

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What’s Happening in Darling in December 2010

Darling Weekend Packages

Includes: 2 nights B&B at a four star guesthouse/A dinner in Darling /A ticket to a Pieter-Dirk Uys show at Evita se Perron/A wine tasting and lunch at Groote Post

R1 500 per person /50% non-refundable deposit required / Special group rates /Subject to availability

Contact Shaun McLaughlin 083 325 4148 or stay@trinitylodge.co.za

 

Book your special end-of-the-year function at Lelieblom Farm in Darling – – a jolly good end-of-the-year function with a difference… on the farm… with a tractor and trailer. We will collect you in the village at 11:00 where you will board our tractor and trailer, and in true farm style we will transport you to Lelieblom Farm with exquisite Swartland scenery along the way.
Enjoy a day out on the farm, relax and end your year on a jolly good note. A 3 course meal will be served overlooking the fields where horses, cows, sheep, cattle and goats contentedly graze.
We endeavour to make your special event a memorable one
Advanced booking essential R250 p/p (min. 10 people) – Karen 082 573 7736
karen@lelieblom.co.za www.lelieblom.co.za

 

What’s on at Evita se Perron during December?

View the latest programme at http://www.evita.co.za/current_programme.htm

The Theatre/Restaurant/Bar, Boerassic Park & Evita’s A en C (arts & crafts) are open Tues to Sun from 10h00 to 16h00.

Tickets are R100 pp (which includes R1pp donation to The Darling Trust)

Contact Beryl on (022) 492 3930 for bookings or e-mail bookings@evita.co.za


Saturday 11 December 2010

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT on the lawn @ Vyge Valley Farm stall

Time: 6pm

Live Entertainment

Hamburgers & Chicken Kebabs on the Braai / Picnic baskets to order in advance

Wine tasting: Groote Post & Tully Family Vineyard

Cost: R20 adults / R10 Children over 6 / Children under 6 free

Contact 022 492 2586 for more information

 

Saturday 11 December 2010

NIEL RADEMAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Much loved singer and social persona, NIEL RADEMAN will perform Christmas carols from across the world. Niel is an opera-trained (baritone) cabaret- and light music siner who has performed across South africa as well as internationally.

Join us for a concert jam-packed with nostalgia and music covering a wide spectrum.  A highlight will be the Irish lullaby reset by Rika Vermeulen. We guarantee you Christmas music like you’ve never heard before!

U kan liedere vanaf O Holy night tot Somerkersfees te wagte wees! ‘n Hoogtepunt is ‘n Ierse gebed soos getoonset deur Rika Vermeulen. Met virtuose klavierspel en ‘n stem so warm soos Overbergse heuning, sal hierdie gedugte musiekpaar weer die lied en die posie in jou Suid-Afrikaanse somerkersfees terugbring.

R180 p/p (Ete en vertoning ingesluit)

Advance booking is essential – please contact Karen on 082 573 7736 or visit www.lelieblom.co.za

 

Thursday 16 December

Santa Paws is coming to town….

Our furry friends would love if you could support them by joining us for a day in the country @ LELIEBLOM farm, just outside our Darling town……

(Take note of a short dirt road drive)                      Time: 12h30 for 13h00

MENU

Welcoming drink on arrival and assortment of canapés

STARTER

Tossed salad served with Olive bread and butter from the farm kitchen

MAIN

Roast beef served with gravy

Traditional Soet Patat / Oven roasted Butternut / Green Beans with Feta Cheese

DESSERT

Chocolate Truffles

Coffee/ Tea

Complimentary wine on tables or BYO

LUCKY DRAW prizes up for grabs! / RAFFLE / PLEASE BRING A GIFT FOR OUR FURRY FRIENDS

Bookings & payments before 05 December – Contact Wendy are@kingsleymail.co.za (022) 492 2294 / 083 270 5161

Price: R185 with R80 going towards our furry friends

 

Saturday 25 December 2010

Christmas Lunch at Lelieblom Farm

Lelieblom Farm will be doing a traditional Christmas lunch on the farm @ 13h00 on Christmas day. Bring your family and friends and join us around the large family tables to celebrate Christmas 2010

R180.00 p/p and children under 12 R75.00 per child

Booking essential please – Karen 082 573 7736
karen@lelieblom.co.za www.lelieblom.co.za

We look forward to making your Christmas Day a memorable one. Make new friends and renew old friendships at Lelieblom farm in Darling, only an hour from Cape Town, but a million miles away!

 

Please note: Some of these events are subject to change – to avoid disappointment please enquire/make a booking with the contact person above before making arrangements to attend an event