Things to do this heritage weekend – 2018

Things to do this heritage weekend – 2018

If you haven’t made plans for heritage day 2018, there are LOADS of activities in Stellenbosch and its surrounding areas. We thought we’d help you by making a list, including sport events, food specials, picnics, marketsarts and culture.

Happy browsing from us as Anna Basson Properties!




Wine Walk to Warwick – September

Sat. 08 VM. · Dirtopia Trail Centre · Cape Town, Western Cape

This fun walk from Delvera to Warwick were launched in April’17 and now we’d like to offer a monthly walk to our neighbouring farm, where we’ll do a tasting of their top class wines. Coffee & breakfast snack at registration and we’ll be back for lunch at Dirtopia Café.



TUV Nord Heritage Cycle Tour

Eaglevlei · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

TUV Nord Heritage Tour by Cyclopaths CC Cyclopaths Cycling Club are hosting their inaugural Heritage Tour stage race over the long weekend of the 22,23 and 24 September 2018. The Race Permanence will be at Eaglevlei Restaraunt on the R101 towards Klapmuts. All the stages will depart and return to Eaglevlei via Malmsbury. Two of the stages will also include the climb up Bothmaskloof Pass. The event is open to all Juniors,Elite,Veterans and Ladies as per the WP Racing Handbook.


SEPT.22 – 23

Cape Town Marathon – #Move4Food

Sat. 08 VM. · Stellenbosch Alumni · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Get 25% off your Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2018 entry and help end student hunger! Today marks 100 days until the 2018 Cape Town Marathon – and since it’s our 100th birthday this year, we want to invite you to do something special to help our Maties win their academic race! By choosing to join us and #Move4Food you will be helping to raise support for a Food Bank on our Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses.



Heritage Day FALKE Full Moon Hike

Ma. 04 NM. · DelVera · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Heritage Day FALKE Full Moon Hike @ Delvera Monday, 24 September 2018 Sunset 18h43 – Moonrise 18h12 You can enjoy the sunset over Table Mountain with stunning views of the Winelands and even a picnic whilst the full moon rises over Klapmutskop. This 9.75km marked circle route through the vineyards starts at the Trail Centre located on the Delvera Farm. This gives you the unique experience of hiking through the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy and Yellowwood forest to the top of Klapmutskop. It can take you up to one and half hours to reach the top.



Myrun at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate

So. 08 VM. · Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

We are excited to bring you our myrun event at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate, every Sunday morning. Our timed running events are free and bring like-minded people together, regardless of level of fitness and open to everyone including kids and leashed pets!



Heritage Day Wiesenhof Adventure Park 

All of us here at Wiesenhof Adventure Park are so excited to announce that we will open the Wild Waters on Heritage Day 2018, Monday the 24th of September, at a ONE DAY ONLY discounted entry fee of R150 per person for UNLIMITED ACCESS! Time: 10am – 6pm Activities: Water Slides; Trampolines; Air-Mountain; Air-Gym; Foam Pit; Swimming Pool; Braai Facilities; Restaurant; Coffee Shop and so much more Pre-Bookings Welcome: Send us an email to receive the form to complete to secure your entry with us.






Spier Heritage culinary journey

Celebrate Heritage weekend with a culinary journey at Spier, one of the oldest wine farms in the country. Meander from one restaurant to the next to enjoy delicious South African dishes, paired with award-winning wines. From bunny chow and boerewors to dhaljties, oxtail potjie and malva pudding, you’ll feast on a wealth of flavours and cultures.



Local is lekker heritage Day at The Bakery at Jordan

On the 24th, The Bakery at Jordan is celebrating Heritage Day with with a range of dishes that champion local flavour.   Spend Heritage day, at Jordan enjoying their “local is lekker” dishes off the a la carte menu. Look forward to Char grilled sirloin with béarnaise sauce, wood fired loaded garlic bread with biltong dust.


SEPT. 1- 30

Stellenbosch Hills Heritage Month Biltong & Wine Pairing

To celebrate Heritage Month this year, the popular winery has tweaked its famous Local-is-Lekker Biltong & Wine Pairing at its cellar.



Heritage Day Braai at Marianne Wine Estate

Every September, South Africans get together to celebrate Heritage day with one of our favourite local pastimes, a braai. Get together with friends and family and embrace local flavour around the fire with Marianne Wine Estate. Join them to enjoy a warm and friendly afternoon, shared with wine lovers who love to braai. R120 per person.



Heritage Day Celebration at Delheim

Delheim is all fired up for Heritage Day. Gather the tongs for a sizzling social to celebrate our roots and bring the whole family to revel in the ultimate South African pastime!



Lanzerac Hotel & Spa to Celebrate Heritage Day with a Special Dining Experience

To celebrate national Heritage Day and mark the official re-launch of the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, the 326-year old estate will be hosting a special dining experience, showcasing a wide selection of unique dishes from each of its dining venues on Monday, the 24th of September 2018 from 11h00 to 17h00.


SEPT.21 – 24

Heritage Weekend Specials at Tiger’s Milk

Heritage Weekend is coming up and all Tiger’s Milk establishments are grilling up some juicy Boerie Burgers! Enjoy a Boerie Burger with an ice cold Tiger’s Milk Lager draught or classic milkshake for only R75. This special is only available on Heritage Day Weekend from 21 to 24 September, so don’t miss out.



Grace Potjiekos Competition

Ma. 08 VM. · Wild Clover Farm & Cottages · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join the Grace Team for a fun-filled Potjiekos Competition. Enter a Team: Teams consists of up to 4 people. Come show off your secret recipe and stand a chance to win. Entry per team at R150. A braai drum will be supplied to each team. How it works: 9:00 prepping of fires and pots to start 10:00 cooking to start You have 3 hours to complete your winning pot. Judging starts at 13:00. Come prepared, with all your supplies. Dress up, have a theme, play games, and have fun!! “Beste Gees” might also win a prize Wild Clover has kiddies play area available for the kiddies. Cash bar available, craft beers, beer tastings etc. Hope to see you there!! Please support our cause!!



Longridge family day

Join Longridge Wine Estate for good wine, good food and good live music! Kiddies option available, so this is the perfect activity for the whole family. Date: 24 September 2018. Time: 12:00 – 16:00  Place: Longridge Wine Estate Cost: R350 p/p (incl. 1 btl of KB Sauvignon Blanc) Bookings: / 021 855 2005 For more information, visit their website.



Celebrate Heritage Day with Hartenberg

Sat. 12 NM. · Hartenberg Wine Estate · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join us for our Heritage Day celebrations – Chef Jonathan will be cooking a 3 course lunch on the fire – this includes our Rib-Eye Steak, Braai Broodjies as well as mielies on the braai. The cost for lunch is R220 pp for a 3 course meal. This price includes a glass of our estate wines. Booking is essential to confirm a spot. Email for more information or to make a reservation. (Please note these are 2 separate events – Saturday 22nd Sept and Heritage Day Monday 24th Sept 2018)



Heritage Day at Vrede en Lust Estate!

Ma. 12 NM. · Vrede en Lust Estate · Franschhoek, Western Cape

Enjoy a day filled with entertainment, braai platters and great prizes with friends and family at Vrede en Lust Estate! Braai platters available at R80 per platter. A platter consist of one pork belly sosatie, one chicken sosatie, boerewors and a “braaibroodjie”. Additional salad options include the following at R45 per salad: 1. Roasted beetroot, barley and danish feta salad 2. Brown rice, buckwheat and crispy vegetable salad 3. Greek salad Stand a chance to win a braai to the value of R3500 when buying your favouite red wine during the month of September! T/C’s apply Bookings are essential:



Artichoke Feast

So. 12 NM. · CASA MORI · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Dear Artichoke Lovers! We are so happy to announce that the Artichokes have started, which means we can celebrate the harvest at our Annual Feast this year! We will once again be hosting the popular Sunday Lunch on the 23rd September 2018. Please see further details attached. As you know space is limited, so seats will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Regrettably, no children under the age of 12 however Artichoke Loving Teenagers most welcome. Looking forward! The Mori Familia



Heritage Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate

Ma. 11 VM. · Lanzerac Wine Estate · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

To celebrate national Heritage Day and mark the official re-launch of the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, we will be hosting a special dining experience, showcasing a wide selection of unique dishes from each of our dining venues on Monday, the 24th of September 2018 from 11h00 to 17h00.



Jardine Stark-Conde Winemaker’s Lunch

Sat. 11 VM. · Jardine Restaurant · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join our next fantastic Winemaker’s Lunch and enjoy Jose Conde’s wines paired with a delicious three course menu with a short demo by George Jardine. R550 per person, bookings and prepayment essential. Tel 021 886 5020 or email



Fundraiser, dinner & Auction

Vr. 07 NM. · Longridge Wine Estate & Restaurant · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Please support our fundraiser! Lovely food, wine and entertainment as well as an auction with great products and vouchers to win!



Neethlingshof Heritage Day Lunch

Ma. 11 VM. · Neethlingshof · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Enjoy a day to remember with friends and family in the Neethlingshof Wine garden this Heritage Day! We will have a special Heritage Braai Platter, Heritage Pizzas (think Bobotie or Biltong pizza), and our great wine selection available, and if that isn’t enough we’ll have live music provided by one of our favourite artists, Deon VALOR! The Heritage Braai platter consists of the following: – Rosemary & Garlic Lamb Chops – Lemon & Herb Chicken Sosatie – BBQ Pork Belly Ribs – Boerewors – Corn on the Cob – Cheese, Tomato & Onion Braaibroodjies – Cracked Garlic Potatoes The platters will be R220 and is big enough to serve two people.




Heritage Day Celebration at Simonsig

Ma. 11 VM. · Simonsig · Cape Town, Western Cape

Dust off your blankets and picnic chairs as we invite you to #sipSimonsig and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of traditional South African braai and live jazz on the farm this Heritage Day. Gather a few friends and family, pick a spot on the lawn and cool off with one of our signature cocktails, or purchase a bottle of our award-winning wines to share. Then head on over to Cuvée’s braai station and choose from a variety of delicious food options. Entrance is free, and R20 gets you a wine glass. Cash and SnapScan are preferred; however card facilities will also be made available. Regrettably no outside food or wine allowed. See you there and tag your friends to spread the word! Contact Cuvee Restaurant at 021 888 4932 or for more information.



Heritage Day Spit Braai & Potjie Family Fun Day

Ma. 12 NM. · Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join us for a spit braai, potjie family fun day! On the menu Bread Table Lamb Spit Braai Beef Potjie Baby Potatoes & Onions Rice Curried Pasta Salad Greek Salad Milktart Seating will be outside unless the weather is unfavourable Adults – R250 per person Children 14 and under – R150 per child For further information or to book your table, contact BB on 082 881 0466 or email



Braai Day at Eaglevlei

Ma. 09 VM. · Eaglevlei · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join us for South Africa’s favourite holiday! Come and enjoy a festive atmosphere with braai-kos, all day specials, live entertainment and more! Our famous play park will be open for the little ones so you can enjoy your Braaiday in style! Book your table now to avoid disappointment.





Sat. 01 NM. · Sir Thomas Brewing Co · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

JAN BLOHM tree LIVE op by ons die 22 ste September. Bring die hele gesin en kom Rock & Roll die dag verby. Kaartjies sal by die deur verkoop word maar besprekings moet vooraf gedoen word. Kontak Gerhard op 082 850 2917 vir besprekings of stuur ons n inbox boodskap met jou besonderhede en aantal kaartjies. #SirThomasBrew



BIKI VAN ALS – an evening with the Libertas Choir

Sat. 06 NM. · Zarose Venue · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Don’t miss out on this event! An Evening with the Libertas Choir at the beautiful Zarose Estate. For more info contact or 082 784 8737. Tickets are available at



Stellenbrau presents Watershed Live

Vr. 07 NM. · Casa Cerveza · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Watershed will be performing in the courtyard of Casa Cerveza Restaurant in Stellenbosch on the 28th of September. Tickets are R50 per person and will be available from 14 September on Opening act will start at 19:00 and Watershed will follow at 20:00. You will find Casa Cerveza Restaurant in the Blackhorse Centre, c/o Drop and Market Street in Stellenbosch.




EBosch Night stroll through historic Stellenbosch Thu 20 Sep

Môre om 06 NM. · V.O.C. Kruithuis · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join well-known guide to historical Stellenbosch, Pietman Retief, on an evening walking tour of the historical core of Stellenbosch, on Thursday, 20 September. This evening stroll is Stellenbosch Museum’s contribution to the e’Bosch Heritage Festival during Heritage Month. Starting at 18:00 at the Kruithuis near the Braak, you will walk down historical streets where splendid examples of various architectural periods in Stellenbosch are represented, and listen to the stories of the people who actually lived there and the juicy gossip of those times.



Walkabout: Centenary Fridays

Vr. 01 NM. · University Museum · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Stellenbosch University Museum will conduct five walkabouts through its cultural-historical exhibitions during 2018.



African Drumming Tuesdays until October 2018

Di. 01 NM. · University Museum · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

African Drumming Tuesdays offer students, staff and community members around Stellenbosch an opportunity to learn the skills of playing an African drum. The drumming sessions will be offered by Vuyo Mgijima, an experienced African drummer from Kayamandi, who has been sharing his passion of drumming with both locals and international tourists for the past 15 years. According to Vuyo, playing the African drum is highly relaxing and therapeutic, relieving stress and nurturing creativity. It is also very good for increasing performance in the workplace and building team spirit and social cohesion.



KACF PoetryFest 2018 – Whose Culture and Whose Heritage

Vr. 06 NM. · US Museum (Stellenbosch University) · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

KACF PoetryFest 2018 – Whose culture and whose Heritage Date: 28 September 18 (Friday) Times: 18:00 Venue: US Museum (Stellenbosch University) Tickets: Free




Material Gains: Contemporary African Art

Môre om 09 VM. · US Museum (Stellenbosch University) · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Curated by Candice Allison, Material Gains showcases more than 50 works from Spier’s diverse collection of contemporary art. The pieces are by emerging and established artists working across the African continent – including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Congo and Nigeria. Visit the Stellenbosch University Museum, 52 Ryneveld St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, to view this exhibition. Open until 20 October.



Exhibition Opening: Com!cs

Vr. 06 NM. · GUS · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

GUS gallery in collaboration with The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery is putting the spotlight on comic art this Fall with the exhibition: Com!cs 2018 With a travelling exhibition that have moved from Cape Town at the AVA Gallery to Stellenbosch at the GUS Gallery, we are presenting a wide range of comic art to the public as part of our annual programme of fixed-anchor, in-house curated projects. Six South African and two international comic artists were invited to create original comic panels for the production of a limited-edition portfolio book, in partnership with Strauss & Co.



Stellenbosch Heritage Land Art

Sat. 10 VM. · Jan Marais Nature Reserve · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

All welcome to create temporary works in this jewell of a place. There are well-kept lawns with magnificent feature trees, shady groves and wide open walks through indigenous flora. You will be working in an establisehd sculpture park alongside permanent works by artists such as Strijdom van der Merwe. There is a program of other events to enjoy too! Please PM Janet for lifts, ideas and other info.



Sililizwi Lase Khayamandi | Art & Culture Showcase

Vr. 05:30 NM. · kayamandi legacy Hall · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Join us as we celebrate the creative voices of Kayamandi. Our young, dynamic Legacy high-school learners will present and perform their creative work from their hip hop, drama, art, music, writing and embroidery clubs on September 21st at 17:30-20:00. The night will be filled with art, music and culture with guest performances from our [CROP] Kayamandi poets and a screening of the [CROP] Project video taken in Kayamandi in July. Bring your friends and family! Hope to see you all there.




Root 44 Market

Sat. 09 VM. · Root44 Market, Audacia, Stellenbosch · Stellenbosch, Western Cape



The Upmarket Market: Spring 2018

22 Sept. – 24 Sept. · DelVera · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Welcome to our long-awaited THREE DAY long Spring Upmarket at Delvera.



Create Your Own Spring Fragrance – 29 September 2018

Sat. 10 VM. · Vredenburg Manor House · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

CREATE YOUR OWN SPRING FRAGRANCE Spring is a time to celebrate new beginnings as we awaken from our winter slumber. The temperatures rise, the sun shines more warmly and flowers begin to bloom; and with this spring stirring comes a change in us, one that sets us to release old patterns of behavior, an opportunity to shift our thinking, spring ignites us for change WORKSHOP DETAILS: DATE: Saturday 29 September 2018 TIME: 10:00-13:00 COST: R 480.00 per person VENUE: Vredenburg Manor House, Winery Road, Somerset West



LaunchLab Talk: Prof Eugene Cloete on ‘The Intelligence Trap’

The Launchlab · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

In the spirit of heritage month, the next LaunchLab Talk focuses on the foundational roots of the LaunchLab, namely Stellenbosch University and the impact of their office of research and innovation in our journey. Stellenbosch University is making a significant contribution towards the broadening of the global knowledge base and is one of the most productive universities in the country and on our continent in terms of research output and regards itself as a national asset serving all the people of South Africa. The Talk will be conducted by entrepreneurial microbiologist and water expert Prof Eugene Cloete, Vice-Rector of Research and Innovation at Stellenbosch University.



2 Day Basic WordPress Training Course in Stellenbosch

24 Sept. – 25 Sept. · WordPress Training · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

We offer you a 2 Day Basic WordPress Training Course in Stellenbosch only that teaches you how to setup and maintain your own WordPress website or blog. We offer you our exclusive toolkit with this Basic WordPress Course that include: 10 Top must have plug-ins and widgets. 1 Premium Theme worth R750.00. Hands on Server Set-up instruction. Google SEO Tools Best Practices. Cost: R4,800.00 per person



Campus Giving Day – 21 September 2018

21 Sept. – 22 Sept. · Die Neelsie · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

The #Move4Food campaign is an ambitious, student-led initiative to raise R10 million in 100 days to create sustainable food banks on Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses. The launch day was a huge success and staff, students and alumni have been signing up to participate in the marathon in order to raise funds for the cause. We have over 65 runners, 20 fundraisers and R60,793 in fundraising this far! Get on the bandwagon and join the cause to end student hunger! The next big activity on campus will be Giving Day on the 20th of September, when there will be a 24 hour telethon and a 24 hour spin-a-thon that students can get involved in.



Eikestadnuus Vroue-inspirasie Oggend

Môre om 08:30 VM. · Zarose Venue · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Een van die grootste vroue-oggende wat in ‘n lang tyd in Stellenbosch aangebied gaan word. Van ons land se voorste kenners oor dekor en styl sal as sprekers by dié geleentheid optree. Jackie Burger, styl ikoon van Salon 58, Aleit Swanepoel van die Aleit Groep en Yolande Swanepoel van die Isa Carstens-akademie gaan sorg vir ‘n onvergeetlike oggend. Voeg daarby heerlike doelgemaakte geregte, van ons land se voorste vonkelwyn en ‘n uitsig wat min mense in Stellenbosch en omgewing nog ervaar het, en jy kry ‘n stylvolle geleentheid sonder weerga.



Stephen Lungu in Stellenbosch

So. 09:30 VM. · Newgen Stellies · Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Stephen Lungu was born in Zimbabwe to a teenage mother and father who was in his forties. Abandoned by his mother at a very tender age, he was left to fend for himself and look after his siblings. He joined a gang, lived under a bridge, ate from the garbage. At the age of 18 he became a freedom fighter in Zimbabwe. Then, just as he was executing a terrorist attack on a church, he had a powerful encounter with God that changed his life forever. Come hear his inspiring story! Sunday 23 September, 9:30 Eikestad Primary, Stellenbosch. Lungu has shared his testimony at numerous Universities such as: Macquary University in Australia, Auckland in New Zealand, Oxford, Bermingham, Harvard and many more. He has also shared in the Pentagon where he was privileged to meet former US presidents such as Barrack Obama and George Bush snr. Stephen Lungu is the author of the books “The Street Kid” and “Out of the Black Shadows”



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