Old and young can look forward to sports, entertainment and cultural activities on Heritage Day, Saturday September 24, on the banks of the Eerste River in The Avenue, Stellenbosch, for the e’Bosch River Festival.
Major attractions include solo artists like Martie Hauptfleisch, Luna Page, and Erik Rust, the bands Amazinc Live, Mustard Seed and the ATKV Riel Dancers.
Craft and food stalls of the local communities with demonstrations of their skills will be offered, and a variety of entertainment for children. Free braai facilities are available, and wood and meat are on sale. A beer and wine garden are also available for adults.
For the cyclists there is a mountain bike route starting from the festival site to Spier Wine Estate and back, and a Plaastrap cycle tour will be held at Spier for children from farming communities.
The Stellenboch town square Die Braak will see a lot of activity with the VriendsCup Games attended by 600 children, and the 1st Stellenbosch Scouts building a Hourglass Signal Tower to commemorate their centenary celebrations. Adjacent to Die Braak in front of the Toy Museum there will be a Friendship Tree Planting ceremony.
There will also be the Kayamandi e’Bosch under-11 Soccer Day, and the Klapmuts Olympic Art, Culture and Culinary Day. See www.ebosch.co.za for details.