Cape Town Bierfest
In it’s sixth year running, it brings its lederhosen, dirndls, pigtails, oompah music, frauleins, eisbeins und jugs of specially-made, craft biers. Leading each show of oompah music, is award-winning actor and stand-up comedian Brendan Murray in the role of Klaus Über Hüber; the ‘mayor of Munich’, with a supporting cast of frauliens and Rainer the jolly innkeeper. Guests are able to participate in a range of traditional Oktoberfest-inspired games and other audience participatory activities.
4 – 6 November
Newlands Brewery, 3 Main Road, Newlands
Tel: (021) 824 3132
Boschendal Heritage Rose Garden High Tea
Dr Gwen Fagan, honorary president of the Heritage Rose Society of South Africa, identified and collected historical roses from cemeteries and mission villages before establishing the rose garden on Boschendal Farm. Jan’s focus on Boschendal is to integrate agriculture into sustainable landscaping and he has continued to restore and upgrade the original garden over the years.
5 November @ 12pm
Boschendal Farm, Boschendal
Tel: (021) 870 4274
Franschhoek Craft Festival
Specially curated, handcrafted food and drink with specialised and limited edition pieces, including art, jewelry and luxury leather goods are all on sale.
5 November @ 11am – 5pm
Moreson Farm, Happy Valley Road, Franschhoek
Tel: (021) 876 3055
Perdeberg Winery Annual Family Festival
A day catered to picnicking, wine tasting and quality time with family. Featuring gourmet fast foods, arts, crafts, wine tasting with selected ranges on special.
5 November @ 10am – 5pm
R60 – 80
Perdeberg Winery, Vryguns Farm, Windmeul, Paarl
Tel: (021) 869 8244
Ripleys Believe it or Not Expo
The displays are highly educational covering themes including space, the ocean, human oddities, giants and little people, sport, Asia, Africa, vampires and lizards. With more than 170 artifacts and interactive exhibits. Collected by Mr Robert Ripley himself and by the team of Ripley Entertainment Inc in the US.
Until 31 December
R150 – R175
Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, Dock Road, Cape Town