Daniele Pascal in Concert at Lelieblom Farm

Sunday the 20th of November 2011
12:30 for 13h00

R180.00 pp – Lunch included

Daniele sings a delightful mix of French Chansons and Christmas songs as the season is upon us, and she brings fabulous French flair to Lelieblom’s country style Sunday lunch!

Bring your family and friends to enjoy an enchanting and unforgettable afternoon while listening to this award-winning renowned French actor, singer and playwright!

ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Karen: 082 573 7736

Fathers’ Day in Darling

Various Darling restaurants are offering special Fathers’ Day menus for 19 June 2011…

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Lelieblom Farm

Why do mothers get all the joy on Mother’s Day, but somehow the fathers are left behind on their day, aren’t they special too????

Father’s Day @ Lelieblom FarmSunday, 19 June 201113:00 pm

Treat your Knight in shining armour, your father and/or husband to a relaxing, laid back and traditional

Father’s Day Lunch on the farm!

Spoil him, make his day special…WHY… because…he DESERVES it!

R180.00 p/pChildren under 12, R75 p/c

Every Daddy will receive a small gift from Lelieblom.

ADVANCE BOOKING VERY ESSENTIAL
Tel 082 573 7736

 

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(A la carte Menu)

 

Starters

Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

Eland Patè & Snake berry Chili Jam

Greek Salad

 

Main

Eland Bobotie & Rice

Chicken Fillet

Couscous & Marinated Roast Vegetables

 

Dessert

Pavlova and Fresh Fruit

Apple Tarte Tatin

Chocolate Brownies

Pecanut Tarts

 

 Bookings Essential – 022 492 2998

R27, West Coast Road, Yzerfontein

 

Dad, you’re someone to look up to,  no matter how tall I’ve grown.
~Author Unknown

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

What’s happening in Darling: November 2010

What’s Happening in Darling?

Hello Darling

Throughout November:
THE WONDERFUL WINES OF DARLING

A fun-filled Saturday night hosted by the Darling wine producers throughout the month of November.
The evening commences with a tasting of wines from the individual cellars and is followed by a 3 course gourmet dinner with matching wines selected by the winemaker.
WHERE:
Trinity Lodge, 19 Long St Darling.
WHEN:
Every Sat Evening during November
Contact – Shaun Mc Laughlin – 083 325 4148 or stay@trinitylodge.co.za

Kraalbosdam Venue/Restaurant is open for
Friday Evenings Steak & Chips
Alternatively Chicken Schnitzel/Fish or Vegetarian Stir-fry are also served.
Bookings essential: 022 492 3803 / 022 492 2345 / 083 632 2196

FRIDAY 5 NOVEMBER @ 19h00
“CRACKS AND THE VILLAGE” @ EVITA SE PERRON
WITH THE ALL FEMALE COMEDY LINE-UP: veteran actress Anthea Thompson, the uproarious Shimmy Isaacs, the irresistible Anne Hirsch and the hilarious veteran columnist Marianne Thamm will do Darling for one night only.

This is before the successful quartet begins their three-week run of their show Cracks And The City at On Broadway in Cape Town.
Cracks And The City caused a minor comedy sensation when it first ran for only a week at the Baxter’s Flipside venue in July. The show was hosted by honorary Crack, Marc Lottering, and word of mouth soon saw almost full houses. If you missed it then make sure you catch this
unique line-up of some of the city’s funniest women.
Tickets R75 per person – Book with Beryl on 022 492 3930 or bookings@evita.co.za

What’s on at Evita se Perron during November?
The Theatre/Restaurant/Bar, Boerassic Park & Evita’s A en C (arts & crafts) are open Tues to Sun from 10h00 to 16h00.
– To find out what’s on the programme during this month, please visit www.evita.co.za or contact Beryl on (022) 492 3930 for enquiries/bookings or e-mail bookings@evita.co.za
Saturday 06 November
The last 2010 Open House at Duckitt Nursery – 9h00 until 12h00.
These Open Days take place every first Saturday of the month May – November.
Entrance: Free / Complimentary tea and coffee / Pancakes for sale
Variety of orchid pot plants, spikes and accessories for sale
Debit and credit card facilities available / One of the greenhouses will be open for exhibition.
Contact: 022 492 2606 or e-mail: info@duckittnurseries.com

Saturday 6th November
SEA FOOD EVENING @ Vyge Valley at 19H00
MENU
Smoked Snoek Pate
Sea Food Chowder
Mini Pavlova and Fresh Berries
We are licensed
R80.00 per head – Bookings essential Contact JUNE 022 492 2586 OR 083 336 830

Sunday 7 November 2010
Danie Niehaus @ Lelieblom Farm
12h30 for 13h00
Danie will be singing a repertoire of light classical as well as some of his best Afrikaans songs, also music of “Drie van die Bestes” and a few golden oldies!
Join us for a magnificent show and lunch R150 p/p (includes show and lunch)
Advance booking essential – Contact Karen 082 573 7736 or visitwww.lelieblom.co.za

18th November
Trivial Pursuit at Bistro 7 with Quizmaster “par excellence”, Peter Killick.
Every third Thursday – Enter your table of four.
Selection of soups and first glass of wine included in the price of R55 per head, R5.00 of which goes to the SPCA. Bookings on 022 492 3626

Saturday 27 November
The Darling Country Market
This community market has its home at the Nitrophoska Building in the Main Road of Darling. The market opens promptly at 10h00 and trades until 12h30. With the emphasis on home made, home grown and hand made; stallholders sell fresh produce, flowers, home bakes, special breads, preserved olives, arts & crafts including pewter and much more…. Why don’t you join us? Contact Con Meyer 082 927 6225 for information or to book a stall

Saturday 27 November 2010
The Annual Give a Dog a Christmas Party at Brig’s Barn
19h00
R130 per person For bookings CONTACT MARGY AT 022 492 2451/082 6403 405
A carvery will be served and the committee is working on making it a fun filled evening for everyone to enjoy in the real Darling style.
PS: Start your Christmas shopping early this year, avoid that last minute rush and if there is a little left over, some food, fleecy blankets, hot water bottles will always be appreciated by our four footed orphans. Our Christmas tree at the party would look really good if it disappeared beneath a deluge of presents!
AND
We will be announcing the winner of our PET PIC OF THE YEAR On the night!
Book early! Don’t miss this pawsome event

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

Danièle Pascal performs in Darling: 3 Oct 2010

Daniele Pascal

Danièle Pascal

Award-winning, renowned French singer/actor/ playwright, Dr Danièle Pascal presents an evening of the golden age of the French chanson featuring a selection of cabaret, romantic love and French Café songs at during a luncheon at Lelieblom on Sunday 3rd October at 12h30.

Fans will enjoy a repertoire ranging from timeless romantic French Café songs  to old favourites from Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Juliette Greco, Mouloudji, Cole Porter, Charles Trenet, Marlene Dietrich, as well as highlights from her latest show Champagne Taste – a tribute to Eartha Kitt. The show is playfully tongue-in-cheek, quintessentially Parisian, a classic joie de vivre that will enchant old and young!

Show starts at 12h00/12h30. Tickets R150 pp for lunch and show
Advance bookings recommended by phoning Karen on 0825737736

Musical Journey with Anel: 6 June 2010

Lelieblom Farmhouse invites you to join them for a scrumptuous laid-back Swartland lunch while Anel Stricker-Bessinger takes you on a magical musical journey.

Anel’s journey started with the release of her CD, OVER LAND AND SEA, and her music is filled with stories and sounds that she brings back from her travels.

Anel sings jazzy favourites, latin bossanovas and gypsy jazz with hints of the Middle East.

Relax, enjoy good company and make new friends, all while listening to marvelous music and feasting on a lovely Sunday lunch!

R150 p/p

Booking essential
Tel: 082 573 7736 or email karen@lelieblom.co.za

Mother’s Day in Darling: 9 May 2010

Treat Mom to a weekend of relaxation and luxury in Darling! Spoil her with a feast at one of these wonderful country restaurants…

GROOTE POST RESTAURANT
Mother’s Day Menu

Smoked haddock and courgette tart
or
Roast butternut soup with caramelised apples

Chicken in red wine on creamy mash

or
North African lamb tagine on couscous
(Main courses served with vegetables)

Apple and almond crumble with home-made custard

or
Chocolate brownies with vanilla ice cream

@R175 per person

A vegetarian option will be available and a kiddies menu @ R50 per child
All Moms’ names go into a draw to wine a bottle of Groote Post MCC
For bookings contact – Shaun Mc Laughlin – 083 325 4148 or stay@trinitylodge.co.za

LELIEBLOM FARM RESTAURANT

Mother’s Day Menu
Freshly baked bread from the farm kitchen with butter and home made jam.
Creamy Butternut Soup

Roast Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Gravy

Bobotie and Rice
Sweet Potato
Brocolli and carrots with cheese sauce
Salad

Lemon Cheesecake

Tea/Coffee

R150.00 p/p

Children under 12 R75.00 p/c
Every Mom will receive a small gift from Lelieblom
Please book in advance.
Karen 082 573 7736

!KHWA TTU

Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch Buffet
Freshly baked Breads, Pates,
Selection of fresh Salads
Homemade Quiches, Potjies and Roasts.
Selection of Vegetables
Selection of delicious Desserts.
Eat to your heart’s content.
Complimentary glass of champagne and orange juice on arrival.

R145.00 per person (children under twelve R80.00)

Bookings essential at 022 492 2998

CLOOF GOURMET BBQ

The final Gourmet BBQ event of the season is on Mother’s Day. You are invited for an informal wine tasting from 12.00pm, followed by Gourmet BBQ (served from 1.00pm)

On the Tables…
Bowls of olives from Cloof’s organic olive grove
Hot smoked salmon, creamy mayonnaise, caper berries and lemon wedges
Roosterkoek – Soft bread dough roasted on the braai
For Main…
Sizzling lamb chops in lemon juice smoked paprika and oregano marinade off the braai
Crispy rosemary roast potato wedges with roast garlic crème fraiche
Tzatziki also served on the side
Slow braised pork belly, glazed on the braai with ras al hanout
Wood roasted butternut and beetroot, rocket, toasted walnuts and lavender balsamic reduction
Green salad with smoked sundried tomatoes, fresh herbs, avocado, red onions, cucumber, Danish feta, avocadoes and pesto vinaigrette
And for the vegetarians…
Wood roasted cherry tomato and goats cheese tart with Cloof olives, shaved parmesan and rocket
Roast butternut and ricotta ravioli with burnt sage butter and shaved parmesan
For Dessert
Dark chocolate and coffee mousse with berry coulis and butterscotch Chantilly cream
And for the little darlings…
Popcorn
Cheese Rolls
Fresh fruit
Soft drinks and fruit juice
For Dessert
Vanilla ice cream with hot chocolate sauce and colourful sprinkles
R180 per Adult
R90 per Tween (9 – 15)
R35 per Darling
Please specify any dietary requirements (including vegetarians) on booking your table
Please contact Jonno (events@cloof.co.za or 022-4922839) for bookings. Please note, we cannot confirm your booking until payment has been confirmed.
Tweens may have the normal menu at half price

THE MARMALADE CAT

Starters
Duo of spinach and cauliflower soup served with toasted homemade bread and farm cheese
OR
Asparagus and parmesan Tart
Mains
Slow cooked Oxtail served with rice and garden salad
OR
Chicken, Leek, Mushroom casserole topped with crispy cheese potato and served with baby roast veg
Dessert
Crème brûlèe served with fruit compote
OR
Medley of delicious fruit sorbet
Irish Coffee
R120-00 per person
Note: our normal menu will also be available
Bookings 022 492 2515

What’s Happening in Darling: April 2010

Thursday 01 April
Easter Weekend Farmers Market @ Vyge Valley
11am until 15h00

Every last Saturday of the month a Fresh Produce Market will be held at Vyge Valley Farmstall. Shoppers can look forward to homemade cheeses, fresh breads, preserves, home cured bacon, home made butter and a host of other delicious foods.   There will also be lots of activities for the little ones to enjoy as well, including sand art, jumping castles and all the farm animals to view. Contact June on 0833368305 or 022 492 2586 for more information.

Good Friday 02 April
Darling Passion Play

Venue: The Vlei, Darling
Time: 16:30 for 17:00
This annual event takes place on Good Friday in the vlei opposite Evita se Perron which provides a perfect setting for the portrayal of this biblical event. This is always a moving and very special event involving actors from our Darling community – well worth attending.

Bring your own chair and something warm to wear.

Admission is free (although donations are always appreciated)

Contact Frits van Ryneveld 022 492 2493 for more information.

Die jaarlikse Darling-Passiespele vind plaas op Goeie Vrydag 2 April.
Waar: Die Vlei, Darling

Datum: 2 April
Tyd: 16:30 vir 17:00

Kom en beleef hierdie tradisie met ons. Die passiespel word sedert 1996 opgevoer met plaaslike akteurs – en het gegroei tot een van Darling se treffendste geestes-ervarings.

Easter Services in Darling – Presbyterian Church
Thursday 01 April

Tenebrae  Service at the Presbyterian Church 7pm  by candlelight

Good Friday 02 April
9am at the Presbyterian Church

Easter Sunday  04 April
Sunrise Service at 6h30 am at “The Towers” gates – bring own chairs please
Easter Service 9h00 am at the Presbyterian Church

There will also be a service at The Dutch Reformed Church

Saturday 10th April
Fish Braai  @ Vyge Valley 18h30
Contact June on 0833368305 or 022 492 2586 for more information.

Monday 12 April
Darling Museum Annual General Meeting
17h00 at the Museum (022 492 3361)

Please come along to support our darling Museum.  New members are always welcome and we hope to see many of you joining up as Friends of the Darling Museum.

Saturday 24th April
Fish Braai @ Vyge Valley 18h30
Contact June on 0833368305 or 022 492 2586 for more information.

Saturday 27 April
Farmers Market @ Vyge Valley
9am until 13h00

Every last Saturday of the month a Fresh Produce Market will be held at Vyge Valley Farmstall. Shoppers can look forward to homemade cheeses, fresh breads, preserves, home cured bacon, home made butter and a host of other delicious foods.   There will also be lots of activities for the little ones to enjoy as well, including sand art, jumping castles and all the farm animals to view. Contact June on 0833368305 or 022 492 2586 for more information.

What’s on at Evita se Perron during April:
The Theatre/Restaurant/Bar, Boerassic Park & Evita’s A en C (arts & crafts) are open Tues to Sun from 10h00 to 16h00.

– To find out what’s on the programme during this month, please visit www.evita.co.za or contact Beryl on (022) 492 3930 for enquiries/bookings or e-mail bookings@evita.co.za

Lelieblom Farm

Every Saturday evening
@ Lelieblom Farm

Potjiekos around the big stone fireplace outside if the weather allows or inside around the large hearth if cold.

Menu is freshly baked bread, butter and jams, potjie and rice and salad, dessert  R100.00 p/p

Sunday lunches also.

Advance bookings essential Contact Karen on 082 573 7736 for bookings or visit www.lelieblom.co.za

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

Another ‘Jolly Day out in Darling’ – 21 Feb 2010

Waving to the curious onlookers

Book now for the next ‘Jolly Day out in Darling’ tractor trip and food safari! After the success of the previous Jolly Day Out (click here for a review) the Darlingers are doing it again, on 21 Feb 2010. Don’t miss out on this fabulous and unique fun country outing including a 3 course meal, with each course served in a different location, and a tractor as your transport!

Venues:

Starters at Omnia @ The Mantis
Main Course at Lelieblom Farm
Dessert at Cafe Mosaic.
Price: R160 pp
Booking essential: Karen on 082 573 7736 0r karen@lelieblom.co.za