By Claudia Lewis
If you feel like having a scary blast this weekend or even just dressing up for fun, then this list of events might just tickle your fancy.
Live Music at Aandklas
Not in the mood for the extremes of Halloween? Then this might be just the event for you. Aandklas Stellenbosch presents Vanilla Colts, Palin Drome, and Henri. Great music to dust off the week and start the new month afresh. This event will take place from 16:00 until 23:55 on October 31. Open your chest of costumes and let your spooky imagination run wild on this hallows’ eve.
Hudsons Halloween Quiz Night
Think you know all the plot twists and conspiracy theories in the supernatural universe? Horror movie fanatics can have a chilling night at Hudsons Stellenbosch Halloween Horror Movie themed quiz night. The quiz will cover all the creepiest movies so make sure you have all your facts in check. The event will take place on 31 October from 18:00 till 21:30. There are prizes up for grabs for the best dressed and the winners of the quiz. Tickets are available online and start at R70.
Mixed Feelings Halloween Edition
The celebration of all things scary and spooky mixed with music. Hillcrest Quarry is hosting Mixed Feelings Halloween Edition. Play dress up in the scariest or even not so scary (for the faint of heart) costume and join them this evening. DJs such as Dean Fuel, Strange Loving, CASTO, iKON, and many more will be performing. The event takes place on 31 October from 15:00-23:00. Tickets vary in phases so make sure to grab the first set, because no tickets will be available at the door. Space is limited so get a move on!
The Springbok Nude Girls Live
The incredible Springbok Nude Girls’ band, with their iconic front man, Arno Carstens, will perform live this Saturday at Summerhill Wine Estate, just outside Stellenbosch. If you are in need of some rock in your life, then join them at 20:00. Known for their high energy stage presence, these unique musical sounds might just be the boost you need. Grab your tickets on Webtickets for R250 or live stream the show for R150.
Halloween Forest Night Run
Fearless enough to find out what’s lurking in the forest on a blue moon night? Muratie Winery is hosting a Halloween Forest Night Run on 31 October. Trails vary from 5 km to 10 km, starting upon arrival until 19:15. Dress up in your spookiest costume and remember to wear a headlight. Prizes are available for first and second place. If running through a creepy forest is not your idea of fun then there’s also a wine tasting available. Make sure to enter before the event.
There is an event for each and every Halloween enthusiast, as long as you remember to mask up and keep the social distance.