SA Insider: A Spring guide in Cape Town

2017-08-28 17:30 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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It's finally Spring and what best way to celebrate this month than to be out and about?!

You can choose from celebrating Micasa's milestone at the launch of their "WeAreFamilia" album, sip good local gin at the The Woodstock Gin Company or eat your heart out at the Street Food Festival, featuring a food market of local talent and a conference geared towards food entrepreneurs.

Friday, 01 September

SEE:  Seven years after the first collaboration called, Art of Rock, the Parlotones will once again join creative forces with Zip Zap for an evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of Cape Town's very own iconic Circus School, the cost ranges from R250 - R1,000 and the event starts at 19:30.

DO: Jazz, soul or just a music lover? Well, Micasa invites you to their 'WeAreFamilia' album launch taking place at Grand Africa.

TASTE: Looking for a local Gin? The Woodstock Gin Company produces small batches of premium gin through a carefully controlled fractional distillation process from 17:00.

EXPLORE: Get ready to dance your way into the weekend with a sexy Silent Disco taking place at Cape To Cuba R70 per person (includes entrance and headphone rental).

SEE: Taste SA's delicious heritage in 5 authentic dishes

Saturday, 02 September

SEE: Eric Abraham presents a brand new Fugard Theatre Production of King Kong - The Original Iconic South African Musical at The Fugard Theatre.

DO: Get your summer body ready with detox and yoga retreat event 07:00 - 23:55. The event takes place at Guinevere Guest Farm and costs range from R3 495 - R12 995.

TASTE: Join wine and chocolate lovers for what has become known as the best wine event in the world, Pinotage On Tap at Home of the Original Coffee & Chocolate Pinotage and R295 gets you in. 

EXPLORE: Prepare to enter a world of dazzling entertainment, featuring ‘world-class’ local performers - Kaapse Klopse - at The Rockwell Hotel from 19:00 for 19:30 until 22:00.

SEE: 10 Festivals worth travelling for in celebration of SA’s wine heritage

Sunday, 03 September

SEE: Justin Dingwall's exhibition "Albus", exploration of the aesthetics of albinism in contrast to the idealised perceptions of beauty is taking place at Cavalli Gallery.

DO: The countdown has begun to Cape Town's finest vintage and gently worn fashion sale, Vintage with Love. Calling all fashion lovers in Cape Town, it's time to shop for a worthy cause from 16:00 and cost is R200.

TASTE: Street Food Festival features a food market of local talent and a conference geared towards food entrepreneurs. Cost range from R50 - R100 and free to kids under 12

EXPLORE: Scoot the Route offers full and half day self-drive trips on fully automatic 125cc Sym Crox scooters into the beautiful West Coast National Park from 09:00 to 17:00 and cost range from R180 - R280.

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