Things to do this weekend: 10 to 12 August 2018

From showing off your wits at Quiz Night, to checking out Motor Studio Market at Lourensford, celebrate the end of a deliciously short week with these excellent picks to help you make the most of your weekend.

Quiz Night at Jordan

Put your general knowledge to the test with Winter Quiz Night at the Bakery at Jordan, with special guest hosts. For R200 per person, enjoy one of the famous flammkuchens and a speciality dessert, while getting in on the action of this highly competitive, fun-filled evening.

Put a team together and prove to your friends that you really are as wise as you say.
Wine and beer available to purchase on the evening. Incredible prizes up for grabs for the winning team, as well as raffle prizes,

Prizes include:

Jordan wine hampers
Vineyard tours, cellar tours and tastings
2 x Den Anker meal vouchers to the value of R500
Belgium Beer gift packs

12 August: General knowledge with the legendary John Maytham


Myrun event at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate

Every Sunday morning at Vegenoegd Löw, these timed running events are free and bring like-minded people together, regardless of level of fitness and open to everyone including kids and leashed pets!

***Please register on and purchase your timing band before arriving for the event. Upon registration, please ensure that you select Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate as your venue so that we know where you will be collecting your timing band. Arrive on the day with your QR code and we will have your timing band waiting for you at the collection table!

Brought to you by Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate, Blue Label Telecoms, myrun and Discovery Vitality.

Timing band collection: from 07:30am before your run
Start: 08:00am
Distance: 2.5km and 5km trail run, routed through our vineyards


Motor Studio Market at Lourensford

Join the MOTOR Studio Market every Friday and Sunday on the beautiful Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West! The market will be open on Fridays from 17h00 – 21h00 and on Sundays from 10h00 – 15h00. Enjoy the display of classical cars, great quality foods and drinks, while spending quality time with your loved ones, friends and family! P.S. Entrance is FREE! #MOTORStudioMarket #LourensfordWineEstate


InZync Poetry & Open Book Fest present: Cape Town Poetry Slam! at the University Museum

Three prelim slams will take place in three different locations and the top three poets from each prelim will go through to the final at Open Book Festival on 8 September to battle it out for the title of Cape Town’s Poetry Slam Champion!

Loads of prizes for the winners of the prelims and final to the value of R14200! The ultimate winner will walk away with R2500 in cash, a R500 Book Lounge voucher and a video poem to be produced by InZync!

The rules:

– Entrants will sign up before each slam prelim on a first come first serve basis – maximum 25 participants per prelim. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

– Poets can only compete in one prelim.

– Poets can perform in any language of their choice.

– Each poet will have 1 minute to recite their work in the first round.

– Poets with the top 10 scores go through to the second round, where each of the poets will have 2 minutes.

Where: University Museum, 52 Ryneveldt Street, Stellenbosch, Western Cape