Saturday, March 22, 2008

Riebeek Valley 9th Annual Olive Festival

This year's Olive Festival is hosting an "Artists Village". The information listed below is an invitation to South African Artists/Crafters/Ceramists/Sculptors whose works are proudly South African handmade. Please contact Nichola or Kelli on the numbers listed above or email Thank you and looking forward to having you participate in this amazing event!

Now in it's ninth year and the largest olive festival celebrated in the Cape, the Riebeek Valley Olive Festival is an original Cape Town experience. Situated an hour's drive from the City, visitors to the quaint Riebeek Valley will experience true country hospitality. The Olive Festival will feature a traditional South African food village where a wide variety of cuisine favourites and olives can be sampled whilst enjoying a number of live entertainment acts. Known as the Shiraz valley, wine tastings from surrounding wine farms will also be on offer. To showcase the rich heritage and history of the Valley visitors can wander through the South African Artists Walk where internationally-renowned local artists will be displaying their paintings and sculptures over the weekend. Parents can enjoy a leisurely day outdoors, whilst their children are safely entertained in the kiddies' play section. There is no entry charge to the Riebeek Valley Olive Festival and there will be ample designated parking with shuttle services lifting visitors to the various venues.

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