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The Constantia Crush

Constantia CrushThe Constantia Crush aims to bring wine farms from all over the province to your neighbourhood in a family focused festival.

On the 13th February 2016 they invite you to crush, sip and swirl over 100 beautiful wines from 25 spectacular wineries from across the Western Cape.

Whether you a wine connoisseur, a Sauvingnon Blanc sipping soccer mum, a cash strapped box wine fundi or tantrum throwing toddler this is the wine festival for you.

Bring your children along, they will be looked after and entertained while you taste through the wonders of the winelands in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

We have all your needs catered for; Craft beers for the non wine drinking partners in crime, plenty of food options to satisfy all appetites young or old, we even have free parking available for your designated driver.

Then once you’ve finished tasting, and ready to start drinking, all wines will be on sale at cellar door prices. So buy that bottle of your favorite new discovery, chill on the grass and enjoy the live music in the glorious Constantia sunshine.

Before you go don’t forget to stock up your wine rack at home and the one your friends don’t know about in your garage.

Buy tickets on Quicket https://www.quicket.co.za/events/14155-the-constantia-crush/

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Constantia Fresh

constantia freshConstantia Fresh Fine Wine and Food Festival

Local produce, gourmet canapés and over 200 wines are ripe for the picking at this popular annual event.

The fresh green lawns of Buitenverwachting Wine Estate is where you’ll find foodies and wine enthusiasts on Saturday, 27 February 2016 for the seventh annual Constantia Fresh Fine Wine & Food Festival. Over 200 wines will be available for you to swirl, sip and savour, while you nibble on gourmet canapés prepared by some of Constantia’s most talented chefs (Peter Tempelhoff, Christian Harbeck, Brad Ball, Edgar Osojnik, Annemarie Steenkamp and Garth Almazan, among others).

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Leaps Adoption Day

12314082_10153691374510575_4182037549261376452_nThe Leaps Adoption Day will take place this Sunday 13 December from 10:00 – 15:00 at the Alphen Centre, opposite Constantia Village. Join Leaps and meet their rescues who are all hoping that Sunday will be their lucky day and that they will get to spend Christmas with their new forever families.

Please help spread the word by sharing this message and tell anyone who is thinking of adopting.

Their cutie pies need their second chance at life and love; if you’d like to get the ball rolling by filling in an adoption form, please contact Sharnelle on 083 447 0096 or sharnelle@leaps.co.za

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The Constantia Gift Fair

Constantia Gift FairThe Constantia Gift Fair is the most anticipated gift shopping experience of the year for hand picked and unique exhibitors and suburban women looking to treat themselves and others.

The Gift Fair boasts over 100 exhibitors offering jewellery, ceramics, garden accessories, gifting, and a wide variety of Deli items allowing guests to savor their time and enjoy the company of friends and shopping over a glass of wine.

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Rhino Run Cape Town

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The Cape Town Rhino Run will be held at the Groot Constantia Wine Estate. Come and enjoy great trail runs in a beautiful location, and know that your support will be helping in the fight against rhino poaching.

General Race Information:

Rhino Run Cape TownRace Date: 20 September 2015
Routes: 6km (R160), 12km (R200) – includes a free bottle of wine from Groot Constantia
Race sign in opens: 6:00am
Pre-race briefing: 6:20am
Race start: 6:30am (12km) 6:45am (6km)
Parking: Please park at the High Constantia Shopping Centre – where Greens Restaurant is.  Please park considerately and listen to the parking marshals.
Toilets: you will find these at the start line.
Finish: Groot Constantia Cellar, please note that there is no formal prize giving, there will be lucky prizes as people cross the finish line. We do have trophies for the winners.
Race Organiser: Quantum Adventures
Queries: Entries – Call Sheena on 0722934974

Please Note:
There will be no late entries on the day. The pre-race registration (number, goody bag and race T’s collection) and late entries will take place on Saturday 19 at the Tokai Sportsmans Warehouse, between 12pm and 3pm. They are located at Shop 3, Tokai-On-Main Centre, Cape Town, Main Road, Tokai

Click here to register

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Security Workshop for Staff Working on Your Property

preventionYour Neighbourhood Watch and ADT would like to invite you and your staff to a workshop aimed at educating staff on how to remain safe and keep your property secure at all times. There is crime in our area and with many incidents taking place during the day, would your staff know how to react should they be confronted by an intruder?

This would be an excellent opportunity to make sure that staff know the basics and thus can prevent criminals from trying to gain entry to your property. Focus will also be on their own personal safety, including leaving and going home. A Xhosa speaking interpreter will also be in attendance.

Monday 25th May 2015 from 10am til 12 noon at Christ Church, corner Parish and Constantia Main Roads, Constantia.

Should you wish to attend this event, please email with numbers attending from your home, to bberry.cpt.za@adt.co.za  for seating purposes.

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Constantia Waldorf 2015 Fair | Adventure Playground

constantia-waldorf-fairThe Constantia Waldorf annual school fair is back, with a 2015 theme of ‘Adventure Playground’.

Water-sliding, skateboarding, human foosball and plenty more activities will be available.

And for the less adventurous, there’s plenty of live music, theatre and comedy, as well as a market showcasing beautiful crafts, artisanal food and homemade eats and treats.

Constantia Waldorf School Fair – Event Details:

Where:  Constantia Waldorf School, Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia
When: Saturday 21 March 2015. 11am-5pm
Who to contact:  021 794 2103

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Journey to Japan | Fundraiser

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Stonehurst Estate resident Natalie Feint has been invited to attend the 17th Goju Kai Japanese cultural exchange tour where she will be training at different karate schools throughout Japan, she will also be attempting her grading to Nidan (2 Degree black belt) whilst in Japan.

Venue: Stonehurst Lifestyle Centre, Stonehurst Estate
Date: 7 March 2015 at 6pm
Tickets are R200 each. Tickets include a welcome drink and a platter of 16 pieces sushi.

Serious stuff:

Karate Demonstrations by Natalie Faint
Representatives from the Goju Kai All Africa Hombu Dojo

Fun Stuff:

Live band & entertainment:
By the famous Bootleggers Blues band
Raffle tickets – 3 great prizes to be won.

A cash bar will be available and oriental food stalls will be available.

“This opportunity means the world to me, I am looking forward to train with the Japanese Goju Kai students and to experience the home and history of my Goju Kai family” – Natalie Faint

For more information contact Charlene Faint on  083 765 2116 or email charlenefaint@gmail.com

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Summer Art Exhibition

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The Constantiaberg Art Society will be holding their Summer Exhibition at the Sanlam Hall at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.  Their members’ art work will be showcased from Friday 16 January to Sunday 25 January between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm. The exhibition will be opened on Friday at 6.00pm by the well known artist, Cyril Cotzee.
Visiting the exhibition is free, but the usual Kirstenbosch entrance fee applies. Remember that Tuesday is free for pensioners.
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Carols at Kirstenbosch

Kirstenbosch_carols_by_Dan_RichThis enormously popular event is, for more than 20 years being; the flagship project of The Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch, featuring the Cape Town Concert Brass and the Cape Town Male Voice Choir, and it is sponsored by Pick n Pay. It is a fun way to get in the mood for Christmas and it also raises funds for charities in and around Cape Town.

The concert starts at 20h00, while gates open at 17h00. There is also pre-carols entertainment from 17h00 to 20h00. The event ends approximately at 21:45.

Below is the ONLY pricing structure:

Thursday, 18 December 2014. (The pricing structure is discounted) – R80 – Adults, R55 – Scholars, R15 – children 2-6 years, toddlers under 2 years enter free.

Fri-Sun, 19-21 December 2014. (Pricing is higher for these 3 days) – R90 – Adults, R65 – Scholars, R20 – children 2-6 years, toddlers under 2 years enter free.

For more information, contact: Kirstenbosch Rotary on 083 270 9286 or email carols@kirstenboschrotary.co.za or visit our website at www.kirstenboschrotary.co.za

PLEASE NOTE:

This year tickets will only be available via online sales at Webtickets ( www.webtickets.co.zaas from the week of the 27th October 2014, or at the ticket offices at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens as from Tuesday 16th December 2014.

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