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Markets for Africa – bring a basket!

Market Square traders display their varied, novel wares daily.

• Reminiscent of times gone by, the Fisherman’s Village Craft Market, on Lemm’s Corner in the heart of Hermanus, bustles with activity on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 08:30 – 15:00. Browse for original arts and creative crafts amidst the town’s rich, well-preserved fishing village heritage.

• Not far off, the Fernkloof Farmers Market, which runs at the Montessori School grounds every Saturday from 09:00 to 13:00, provides a unique shopping and sensory experience. With a vast assortment of organic produce, herbs, pickles, jams, deli-treats and home-grown goods, this vibrant market with marimba music adding to the relaxed rural atmosphere, has become one of the most popular weekly market venues in the country.

• Also on Saturdays, come rain or shine, the Food and Wine Market at the state-of-the-art Hermanuspietersfontein Wine Cellar, which can be found in the Hemel-en-Aarde Village, offers free wine tasting and unique gourmet-style food stalls in a lively, elegant atmosphere. Visit their market courtyard from 09:00 to 13:00.

• The charming Onrus Craft Market runs on the first Saturday morning of each month at the De Wet Hall in Roos Street. With its fun, eclectic mix of old-school stalls and activities it’s a great way to fill up on bargains and catch up with the locals.

• For something different, be sure to stop for a hot cup of tea or coffee and fresh scones at the
St Peter’s Church Coffee Morning every Saturday from 09:30. This tranquil garden setting in Main Road Hermanus, is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy Saturday in the CBD.

• It’s also worth your while to pay a visit to the Art of Craft at the fantastic Fernkloof Nature Reserve. If it’s a sunny Saturday, why not also pack a picnic and enjoy the fresh, pristine beauty of the regions natural heritage while nibbling on the goodies in your basket.

• Travel a little further to the picturesque village of Stanford for their Evening Market, which continues through the winter, on the last Friday of each month between 18:00 and 20:00. It’s the perfect answer if you’re in search of a relaxing, rustic village, experience with a touch of sophistication.

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