Topic “fun for children”

Sculptures and Lunch

Event Date: 
5 December 2019 (All day) - 12 January 2020 (All day)

An extension of The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden at Grande Provence – about an hour’s drive from Cape Town - has a continually evolving collection of monumental works in a variety of media. South African artist Anton Smit’s sculptures currently reside at The Sculpture Garden. Pieces from his “Masks” and “Female Figures” can be viewed on the estate. Try the Grande Provence Restaurant or take a drive to Franschhoek itself, home to a myriad of incredible dining options.

Venue: 
Grande Provence, Main Rd, Franschhoek
Telephone: 
(0)21 876 8630 | 021 876 8600
Email: 
gallery@grandeprovence.co.za
Website: 
www.antonsmit.co.za/product/grande-provence-wine-estate/

Sculptures, Wine and Lunch

Event Date: 
5 December 2019 (All day) - 12 January 2020 (All day)

Located about 45 minutes from Cape Town, the wine estate Tokara in Stellenbosch is the embodiment of GT Ferreira’s philosophy that good wine, good food and good art go together to culminate in a good lifestyle. The connection with fine art has been extended to the winery entrance which houses a gallery of curated art and a sculpture garden located at Tokara Delicatessen. The tranquil paths lead around extensive sculptures, which can be admired as visitors stroll through.

Venue: 
Tokara, R310, Stellenbosch
Telephone: 
+27 21 808 5900
Email: 
wine@tokara.com
Website: 
www.tokara.com/

Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden

Event Date: 
5 December 2019 - 9:00am - 12 January 2020 - 5:00pm

Another little-known outdoor art destination about 40 minutes drive from Cape Town is this sculpted indigenous garden in Stellenbosch, showcasing 60 of Dylan Lewis’ works. In this garden of private myth, the artist explores the Jungian notion of ‘the wilderness within’. Widely recognised as one of the world’s foremost sculptors of the animal form, Lewis initially focused on the big cats; in recent years, he has used the human figure to explore our relationship with our inner wilderness.

Bookings by appointment only.

Venue: 
Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden, Mulberry Farm, Paradyskloof Road, Stellenbosch
Cost: 
Standard Garden Entry Fee: R150 per person | Students/Pensioners: R110 per person | Under 18s: free
Telephone: 
+27 (0)21 880 0054
Email: 
reservations@dylanart.co.za
Website: 
www.dylanlewis.com/garden/visit-the-garden

Sculptures and Lunch at Norval

Event Date: 
5 December 2019 - 10:00am - 13 January 2020 - 6:00pm

The vast Sculpture Garden at Norval Foundation bursts into bloom at this time of year, featuring three-dimensional installations by artists from South Africa, from the rest of Africa and from all over the world. This unique and still somewhat undiscovered Sculpture Garden, bisected by a protected Cape lowland freshwater wetland and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Western Cape, boasts indigenous flora alongside the art foundation itself.

Venue: 
Norval Foundation, 4 Steenberg Road, Tokai, Cape Town
Cost: 
R180 per person | Under-18s free
Telephone: 
+27 87 654 5900
Email: 
info@norvalfoundation.org
Website: 
www.norvalfoundation.org/

iMatter Kids Club Workshop

Event Date: 
11 December 2019 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Your child will learn:

  • To believe in themselves
  • To cope with life
  • To be resilient
  • To be the best version of themselves.

The course is facilitated by clinical psychologist, Joanna Kleovoulou.

Age groups: 
8 – 13 years
Venue: 
Psych Matters Centre, 9 Park Street, Bedfordview, Johannesburg
Cost: 
R2000 including lunch & goody bag
Contact person: 
Margo Smith
Telephone: 
011 450 3576
Email: 
info@psychmatters.co.za
Website: 
www.psychmatters.co.za

Franschhoek Summer Wines Garden Party

Event Date: 
1 February 2020 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

It’s the height of Summer and you’re looking for an excuse to dress up in your elegant (and stylish) white attire, but nowhere to go. Why not join the Franschhoek Vignerons at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines for a spectacular garden party.

Venue: 
Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards
Cost: 
R280 per person, pre-booking is essential
Telephone: 
021 876 2861
Email: 
info@franschhoek.org.za
Website: 
www.webtickets.co.za

Grape picking

Event Date: 
1 February 2020 - 9:00am - 1 March 2020 - 4:00pm

Super sweet Hanepoot grapes will be available to pick at R9.50 per kg. All dates are weather dependent, and may change slightly at short notice. To ensure you don’t miss out on the fun activity suited to the whole family, it is advisable to contact the farm prior to your planned visit, to confirm the picking dates.

Age groups: 
All
Venue: 
De Krans Wines, Route 62, Calitzdorp
Cost: 
R9,50 per kg
Telephone: 
044 213 3314
Email: 
dekrans@mweb.co.za
Website: 
www.dekrans.co.za

Peach picking

Event Date: 
14 December 2019 - 9:00am - 29 December 2019 - 4:00pm

Oom Sarel cling peaches will be ready for picking at R9.50 per kg. All dates are weather dependent, and may change slightly at short notice. To ensure you don’t miss out on the fun activity suited to the whole family, it is advisable to contact the farm prior to your planned visit, to confirm the picking dates.

Age groups: 
All
Venue: 
De Krans Wines, Route 62, Calitzdorp
Cost: 
R9,50 per kg
Telephone: 
044 213 3314
Email: 
dekrans@mweb.co.za
Website: 
www.dekrans.co.za

Apricot Picking

Event Date: 
23 November 2019 - 9:00am - 8 December 2019 - 4:00pm

Bulida apricots will be available to pick at R8.50 per kg. All dates are weather dependent, and may change slightly at short notice. To ensure you don’t miss out on the fun activity suited to the whole family, it is advisable to contact the farm prior to your planned visit, to confirm the picking dates.

Age groups: 
All
Venue: 
De Krans Wines, Route 62, Calitzdorp
Cost: 
R8,50 per kg
Telephone: 
044 213 3314
Email: 
dekrans@mweb.co.za
Website: 
www.dekrans.co.za

Frog evening

Event Date: 
23 November 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Presentation followed by walk in wetland and around dam looking for frogs and other water creatures. Nets and sample jars are provided by FroK. Participants are shown how to treat all living creatures with care and respect.

Organsied by Warren Schmidt, author of “Curious creatures - Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern Africa”

Venue: 
Kloofendal Nature Reserve
Cost: 
R90: adults | R80: pensioners | R70: children
Contact person: 
Keneilwe or Simphiwe
Telephone: 
082 938 3605
Website: 
www.kloofendalfriends.yolasite.com
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