Penguin Plunge 2017

The Penguin Plunge is an annual Stanford Rotary Fundraiser. On the bank of the Klein River, between King and Quick Streets, 11:45 to plunge at 12:00. Entry fee is a donation from both Penguins and Chickens. There’ll be yummy hot soup, Gluhwein and hot chocolate (free for Plunging Penguins – a donation for Cheering Chickens), […]

Stanford Saturday Morning Market at Stanford Hotel Veranda

Stanford boasts its own little Saturday morning market. Bring along a basket and buy your ready-made meals and picnic ingredients at the market. Find fresh breads, pates and prepared dishes, delicious decadent cakes and pastries, banting friendly frittata and muffins, gluten-free quiches and cake, fresh farm grown vegetables, salads, heirloom seedlings, jams and fresh homemade […]

Hermanus FynArts 2017

Celebrate all things artsy this June 2017 at the annual Hermanus FynArts festival. Lasting from Friday 9 June to Sunday 18 June, this fair of visual arts, literature, music and award-winning food and wine offers a programme of the varied, quality events. This year, a limited number of reduced-rate tickets for scholars are offered for […]

Wine Tasting at Sir Robert Stanford Estate

Come taste the Sir Robert Stanford and Cutters Cove wines. Also catch up on the history of the Sir Robert Stanford farm and the area. Free wine tasting Thursday – Monday at our boutique wine shop. Sir Robert Stanford is the only Pinot Noir farm in the Stanford region. Group bookings welcome. Indulge. Taste. Experience. Since […]

Stanford Sunset Market

One of the few real country markets to be experienced. FOOD-WINE-BEER-CRAFTS-MUSIC-FAMILY-FUN. As the sun sets over the village of Stanford on the last Friday of every month (closed for winter June – Oct), the Village Green comes alive. All are drawn to the sound of the small town festivities. Local farmers display and sell their […]

Okkie Smuts Auction

Vintage posters, superb art, fine wine, lifestyle items and holiday breaks…that’s what you’ll find at the second annual Art, Wine and Lifestyle auction in aid of Okkie Smuts School. The school needs to upgrade their sports facilities and create a playground for the foundation phase children. The money raised from this auction will go towards […]

Mother’s Day Lunch at Mosaic Lagoon Café

Take the family to Mosaic Lagoon Café in the historic 1892 Spookhuis for Mother’s Day Lunch. Look forward to a delectable 3 course menu. The Lagoon Café has designed one especially for the kids too, so it’s truly a family affair this Mother’s Day. Start with an Elderflower and Mint Spritzer welcome drink + canapé […]

Stelth Ulvang at Springfontein Wine Estate

Experience an incredible evening of great music at the beautiful Springfontein wine estate in Stanford on Saturday, 13 May 2017. Jon Shaban will be opening the evening followed by Stelth Ulvang (of the Lumineers) and his band. The show is being presented by Sit the Folk Down and will take place in the Springfontein barn. […]

Stanford Grapevine – New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions After the Christmas spoils of food, family and friends and the occasional indulgences of late mornings, lunch time siestas and lingering evenings, many people set themselves private resolutions for the new year. Whether your goals are personal or professional, Stanford has a line-up that may well inspire you. The Lighthouse to Lighthouse […]