By definition, August may refer to something inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity, grandeur or even referring to something majestic. Let’s hope the month of August can live up to these expectations as we take a look at some of the events happening in and around the leafy town of Stellenbosch.
We are well into the heart of winter now, which means that many of you will be scurrying for cover as we experience a number of cold fronts in the fairer Cape. Do not fear, as there is never a shortage of activities and new things to try in Stellenbosch… even when it’s cold and wet! Let’s take a look at what’s’ happening over the month of July:
We’re very nearly half way through the year and that means it is winter in oak- filled Stellenbosch and time for events and activities which take place is slightly cosier conditions. Let’s take a look at what you can get up to in Stellenbosch over the month of June-
Start August off with a bang by joining other runners at the Stellenbosch Farm Run! The route will start from Eikestad Primary School in Stellenbosch. All fitness levels are most welcome and distances are well suited to newcomers and families. Routes will cover the southern part of town and take you back along the Eerste River.
There is no denying it. Winter has hit the Cape Winelands and for many of us, that means entering some type of abridged hibernation. And well it may be a time for hot beverages, gas fires and moms- homemade soup, Stellenbosch continues to sprout with events sure to warm up your winter chills.
Now in its 10th year, the music festival seeks to provide talented young musicians with a platform to study, perform and gain inspiration from orchestral playing and chamber music. The festival is conducted at an international level. It is held over the course of 10 days and attracts a large number of students and visitors. The event puts Stellenbosch University and South Africa on the international music calendar. It is a platform to nurture young talent and promote growth in South Africa’s young musically talented individuals. The festival encourages young musicians to further their musical talents and studies. In doing so, young musicians significantly contribute to South Africa’s culturally diverse heritage.
3rd June 2013, Posted in Winter events