Events in the Western Cape – September 2011

Botriviera Spring Festival: This event is held in Botrivier from the 9th to the 11th of September 2011. The Botriviera Spring Festival is a fabulous weekend celebrating the advent of Spring. It’s bound to be a great festival for wine lovers, nature lovers and families to get together for one of those good-time events of the year. There will be a whole lot on show as well as, gastronomy, tastings and local artists. The Winemakers Selection will be showcasing their wines and revealing unique perspective on vine-to-glass progression and the personality of Bot River terroir complemented by culinary delights. Partygoers can also make their way to the Bot River Station for the Botriviera Spectacle. The theme is ‘carnival’ and will be fuelled by DJ Charl who returns this year to rock the rails and steam up the venue. The festivities start at 18:30 on the Friday and 19:00 on the Saturday. Tickets cost R100 per person and includes entry to a lucky draw and amazing giveaways. The Wine Farms will be open from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday & Sunday for Tastings & Activities. For more information phone Melissa Nelsen on 083 3026562.

Staalwater Mountain Bike Challenge: This event takes place in Caledon on the 10th of September 2011. Staalwater (Steel / Iron Water) refers to the hot springs at the starting location for the challenge. All routes start and finish at The Caledon Casino, Hotel & Spa. There are 3 route options, so the event offers something from beginners to fit riders. Dirtopia always promises a fun day out – make sure you are at the lucky draw and entertainment at the casino afterwards so try and stay for the weekend with Caledon Hotel. The 60km route of the Staalwater Challenge is a mix of private farms and district dirt roads and is only available as a complete option on the day of the event.  The 30km option at the Staalwater Challenge takes riders to the well-known Voorhoede Farm for a very scenic route with just over 550m of vertical elevation. As with the 60km option, riders start and finish at the Caledon Casino and Spa. The 15km route is a short-cut loop of the 30km and is flat – perfect for beginners, kids and families that just want to enjoy the beautiful area in Spring. Pre-entries close on Monday the 5th September 2011. Late entries will be accepted on the morning of the event from 07h00. For more information visit this link.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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