Durbanville will host its own Oktoberfest this month. There will be beer (duh), traditional German fare and music by a dinkum German outfit called the Kirchdorfer band. In no time you’ll be doing the Schuhplattler dance with a perfect stranger!

Where? Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville

When? 20 – 22 October; Friday from 6 pm to late; Saturday from noon until late; Sunday from noon until 6 pm.

Tickets: Saturday and Sunday R140 per day if you buy tickets online at Computicket; R160 at the gate. Free entry for children under 12. The Friday evening is for over-18s only – book a table for eight for R2 000.

More info: 061 004 7410;