WHAT’S ON AT SLOWMARKET 2013!
You simply have to diarise these events. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair and Reimagine. These are the buzzwords in all business this year. The hugest trend is to make sustainable positive contributions to society, whether at home or in business. Live greener, healthier and act responsible.
SUMMER SUNSET MARKET AT STELLENBOSH SLOW
Friday 1st November 2013 from 5-10pmAs to celebrate summer and to thank our loyal customers; Slowmarket Stellenbosch will be hosting a Summer Sunset Market. Proven to be very popular as seen at out Christmas Markets we think that March is perfect due to the beautiful wind-free summer evenings in Stellenbosch. Locals love the “great outdoors” and flock in to enjoy evening sunset meals with their loved one. Bring the kids, the dog and granny. The crowds are less which affords you plenty of space to laze on the lawns. This is a true lifestyle orientated affair offering the finest of Slowmarket foods, wines, design and crafts. This evening is purely about family fun.
THE RED HOT CHILLI FESTIVAL
3 August 2013Some do like it hot!!! If you are a true chilli-head and enjoy getting together and challenging each-other to eat hotter and hotter products then there is no other place to be. Learn about the benefits of eating chilli, how to grow them in the summer season and how to preserve them to add flavour to your winter dishes. Taste a wide selection of chilli infused meals presented by our leading and award winning traders. We celebrate our traditional Cape Malay hot foods, spicy Indian curries, Latin American Empanadas, jalapeno infused olives and cocoa rich chilli chocolates. No stopping us in teaching you to cook with bell peppers, red peppers and sweet peppers and to spice up your winter cooking ideas with barbequed chilli poppers, chilli chocolate reductions, roasted tomatoes, hot sauces, pickles and so much more. Our new designer goods market known as The Treasury Market will be joining us. The perfect platform to shop from a boutique of hand picked goods made by designers, crafters and artisans.
ORANGE & LEMON FESTIVAL
1st June 2013All things infused with the fruits of the Cape’s Winter Citrus Season at Stellenbosch Slowmarket on the 6th July. Seasonal lemons, oranges, limes and Clementine’s will be celebrated. Our award winning traders will tantalize you with homemade lemon cheesecakes, lime tarts, lime chocolates, chocolate brownie orange, lemon marmalades, lemon infused olives, Italian lemoncello, lemon tea’s, lemon curd, homemade lemonade and citrus salads. With winter upon us it is the time to strengthen your immune system and no better way than with Vitamin C infused citrus. Fill up on fresh trout or Black Mussel lemon vino, West Coast Oysters drizzled in lemon reduction and hearty sweet & sour orange sauce sirloin rolls. If none of this takes your fancy then simply grab a bag of fresh lemons or oranges on your way out. Our designer goods market known as The Treasury Market will be joining us. The perfect shopping boutique of hand picked and local goods made by designers, crafters and artisans.
CELEBRATE LIFE FESTIVAL
29 November 2013Slowmarket has supported many community initiatives in the past and promises to stay committed to the community into the future. This year we will partnering to promote the “cancer buddy support” system and to drive awareness of how you can assist a friend, family member or acquaintance. There is more than just purchasing an arm band. The media, celebrities, entertainers and friends will be here to participate in this worthy cause. An interesting mix of activities will take place on this day. You too can help to make a difference so make sure you visit Stellenbosch Slowmarket and help us together to “Celebrate Life”.
SUMMER STRAWBERRY FAIR
2 November 2013Berry Berry Fun. The start of summer and my goodness do we celebrate all things Pink at the Summer Strawberry Fair on the 3 November at Stellenbosch Slowmarket. Seasonal freshly picked palettes of strawberries, Robertson Valley pomegranate juices and delectable reductions ideally topped on Ice Cream. Our local Boland farmers adorn us with blueberries & blackberries and our award winning producers and traders infuse their popular meals with all things berry. Berry Cordials, Strawberry Dacarees, Strawberry Pesto, Berry Ice Cream, Rudi’s Strawberry Sausage, Strawberry bakes and strawberry jams. Even our crafters infuse berries into their soaps, bath salts and design. To add the Devon Valley Run partners with us yearly as we encourage healthy eating, healthy exercise and healthy living. Our designer goods market known as The Treasury Market will be joining us. The perfect shopping boutique of hand picked and local goods made by designers, crafters and artisans.
CHRISTMAS NIGHT & DAY MARKET
FRIDAY 6th December, 5 PM – 10 PM & SATURDAY 7TH December 9-2 amThe Christmas Night Market on Friday evening the 30TH November at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket is the highlight of our yearly events calendar. This vintage styled authentic market has all the Christmas trimmings and we go all out in ensuring we select the finest suppliers of traditional Christmas goodies. Gingerbread houses, Christmas fruit cakes, mince pies, organic nuts, gammon rolls, German bratwurst, champagne, fynbos topiaries, décor and festive season ideas. Relaxed vintage Christmas music, coupled with a live music theatre production in the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre is most popular on the hot summer nights. Our designer goods market known as The Treasury Market will be joining us. Christmas gifts galore to fill up those stockings with handmade goods made by designers, crafters and artisans.