DARLING  ANNUAL EVENTS CALENDAR 2013


Monthly:

Duckitt Nurseries Open Day

Date: First Saturday of every month May to November

Venue: Duckitt Ochid Nursery, Oudepost Farm,R315 Darling

Tel: +27 22 492 2606

E_mail info@duckittnurseries.co.za Web : www.duckittnurseries.co.za


The Planet Art Creative Market

Second Saturday of each month 

Time: 10h00 until 2pm

Venue: The Planet Art Creative Centre, Caledon Street, Darling

Tel: Stefan 0823487751


Shows at Evita se Perron

Weekends throughout the year

Programme available on www.evita .co.za

Bookings 022 492 3930


January

Taste of Darling 

Sat 26 January 

Chicory Cheese Cafè 072 852 6644

Roll your own Sushi: The challenge - patience vs perfection !


Sun 27 January

10am Public Encounter of San and Khoikhoi healers

Venue: at !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


3pm Launch of the exhibition Planting Seeds to Hunt the Wind

Venue: at !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998

www.khwattu.org


February

Darling Music Experience “Mostly Mozart”

Date: 8 – 17 February 2013

Venue: Various in Darling

Tel +27 22 492 3996

E-mail info@darlingmusic.org www.darlingmusic.org


“Your Noble of Sow’s Tail”

Sunday 10 February

11h30 am: Elisabeth-Jo Harriet presents Mozart’s private life in stories and anecdotes , 

followed by a Classic lunch with cello recital by Oscar-Erich Hueter (with Darling Music 

Experience)

Venue: at !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Taste of Darling 

Sat 23 February 

Venue: The Marmalade Cat 022 492 2515

Tannie Evita eet Caktus: Mexican at The Marmalade

      

March

Darling Cellars Annual Crush day

Saturday 02 March 2013

Venue: Darling Cellars R315 Darling-Malmesbury

Tel: 022 492 2276 www.darlingcellars.co.za


Darling Museum Talk - Snakebusters

Friday 15 March 2013

Time: 18h00 for 18h30

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel Dianne le Roux 022 492 3361

E-mail info@darlingtourism.co.za


Taste of Darling 

Sat 23 March 

Venue: Ivy Johnston 076 977 3102

- Ivy’s Darling Curry: 100% West Coast – just as Ivy: 100% West Coast – just as Ivy’s mom used to make it. A story and a song beforehand!


Darling Passion Play

Good Friday 29 March 2013

Time: 16:30 for 17:00 

Venue: The Vlei – opposite Evita se Perron, Darling

Tel : 074 369 8212 (Sarie Vlotman)

Admission is free (although donations are always appreciated)


Foraging for Food – and cooking them

Sunday 31 March

Venue: at !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


April 

San Games for Children + Easter Egg Hunt

Monday 1 April

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Panel discussion with Prof. Janette Deacon, tracing the use of plants by hunter gatherers

Tuesday 16 April

11am 

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Taste of Darling

Sat 27 April 

Venue: The Marmalade Cat 022 492 2515

Chinese at The Cat: 千万不要错过这个 (Translated = "do NOT miss this")


May

Encounter with the Foster Brothers

Wednesday 01 May

Time: 11 am

Presentation on human/animal communication and healing

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Darling Museum Crafters Day

Sat 25 May 2013

Time: 10h00 until 14h00

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel +27 22 492 3361


Footloose in Darling

Sat 25 May 

Venue: Throughout Darling village

Tel: 074 556 4032

E-mail: bookings@footlooseindarling.co.za http://www.footlooseindarling.co.za


Taste of Darling

Sat 25 May

Venue : Brig’s Barn 022 492 2451

Boer en Brit: Boer maak ‘n plan en Brit bring die kan

June

San Film Festival (with Encounters South African International Documentary Festival)

08 June – 16 July

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org

Darling Museum Talk 

Friday 28 June 2013

Time: 18h00 for 18h30

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel Dianne le Roux 022 492 3361

E-mail info@darlingtourism.co.za


Taste of Darling

Sat 29 June

Venue : !Khwa ttu 022 492 2998

Koodoo at Kwatoo: Mid winter venison feast

July

No Xmas in July at Evita se Perron during 2013


San Film Festival (with Encounters South African International Documentary Festival)

08 June – 16 July

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Taste of Darling

Sat 27 July

Venue : Darling Lodge Guest house 022 492 3062

Swiss with a swish of Italian: Swiss Ticino Mountain Risotto – transport yourself to 

southern Switzerland

August

Stories @ Darling 

16 - 18 August 2013

info@darlingmusic.org

www.facebook.com/StoriesatDarling


Stories @ Darling

Friday 16 August 2013

Time: 18h00 for 18h30

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel Dianne le Roux 022 492 3361 E-mail info@darlingtourism.co.za


Stories from Cave to Cave: San Storytelling Festival (with Stories at Darling)

17 & 18 August

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Wildflower Game Drives

mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 / 084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za

www.burgherspost.co.za www.cloof.co.za


Taste of Darling

Sat 31 August

Venue : Bistro Seven 022 492 3626

Carnavore’s Delight: Meet, meat and greet !


September

Throughout September/Oct

Art exhibition by local Darling artists

At The Marmalade Cat, Main Road Darling


Darling Voorkamerfest

6, 7, 8 September 2013

Venue: Evita se Perron

Tel : Omnia (082 658 4671) or Karin (074 231 0981) 

www.voorkamerfest-darling.co.za


Concert: “Ingrid Jonker” by Niki Romyn (piano) + Nunke Kadhimo (spoken word)

06 September

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Duckitt Nurseries Orchid Show

Thurs 19 -Sun 22 Sept 2013

Venue Oudepost Farm, R315 Darling

Tel: (022) 492-2606 

www.duckittnurseries.co.za


Darling Wildflower Show

Fri 20 Sept to Sun 22 Sept 2013

Venue: Darling Club, Jacaranda Street Darling

Tel: (022) 492-3361

 www.darlingwildflowers.co.za


Wildflower Game Drives

mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 / 084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za www.burgherspost.co.za www.cloof.co.za


San Traditional Dance Performance (with Kuru Dance Festival)

24 September

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org


Manhattan Short Film Festival

27 Sept – 06 Oct

Venue: Evita se Perron

Tel: Stefan 082 348 7751

http://www.manhattanshort.com


Taste of Darling

Sat 28 September

Venue : The Darling Wine Shop 022 492 3971

Boere Bouillabaisse: A West Coast rendition of the dish Marseilles made famous


Renosterveld MTB Cycle Race – Ride the Rhino for renosterveld conservation/Rhinos

27 – 29 September

Venue: Three day, stage race - Langebaan, Darling, Malmesbury ending in Durbanville. 

Justin Basson 083 448 4565 (021) 975 7017

E-mail info@renosterveldmtb.co.za www.renosterveldmtb.co.za


October

Manhattan Short Film Festival

27 September – 06 October 2013

Venue: Evita se Perron

Tel: Stefan 082 348 7751

www.ManhattanShort.com

Rocking the Daisies music festival

03 – 06 October 2013

Venue: Cloof Wine Estate, Darling

www.rockingthedaisies.com


Graduation ceremony !Khwa ttu trainees 2013

11 October

Venue: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

T: 022 492 2998 www.khwattu.org

Darling Gymkhana

Saturday 12 October

Venue Darling Club, Darling| 022 492 3013



Museum function: Night of Stars/Horrorscopes

Friday 25 October 2013

Time: 18h00 for 18h30

Venue: Darling Museum

Tel Dianne le Roux 022 492 3361

E-mail info@darlingtourism.co.za


Wildflower Game Drives

mid-Aug to mid-Oct

Venue: Burgherspost Wine Estate

Tel: +27 22 492 2830 / 084 606 3470

e-mail: nature@cloof.co.za www.burgherspost.co.za www.cloof.co.za



November

Footloose in Darling

Venue: Throughout Darling village

Tel: 074 556 4032

E-mail: bookings@footlooseindarling.co.za


December

Evita se Perron Christmas Season  

Date : Throughout  Dec

Venue : Evita se Perron, Arcadia Street Darling

Tel: 022 492 3930 

E-mail: bookings@evita.co.za  

www.evita.co.za