SA Insider: Enjoy the Mother City this weekend

2017-11-19 08:30 - Ishani Chetty
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As we bid farewell to November, why not do it with a bang! The Mother City is filled with a great line up to create new memories with friends and family. The live performances from Muriel Macro and Lee Thompson will have you grooving to the beat and if you are in the mood for a great film then head to the Galileo Open Air Theatre. 

The Hop and Vine festival has a wide range of wines to taste and celebrate the upcoming holiday season at Groot Constantia Wine Estate. The Good Company market is the perfect setting to sit back and relax into your Sunday chill. 

There is something for everyone this weekend, where will you be heading from the 24 - 27 November? 

Friday, 24 November 

SEE: Muriel Macro perform live at Alliance Francais, from 19:00 - 22:00, Enjoy an evening under the stars as you listen to acclaimed Brazilian singer and pianist Muriel. R100 gets you in and tickets can be purchased at the door. 

DO: Head to It's Lekka to be Vegan and feast on a 3 course meal while you enjoy live entertainment taking place at the Secret Place. Open from 20:00  -24:00 and tickets cost R245 per person and can be purchased here

TASTE: Food Truck Friday is back and open from 16:00 -22:00. There will be delicious bites to choose from and entrance is free. 

EXPLORE: Watch Mama Mia under the summer lit night sky at the Galileo Open air cinema. Tickets cost R89 - R160 per person and can be purchased here

SEE: #FindYourEscape: Summer nights at the Galileo 

Saturday, 25 November 

SEE: Schalk Bezuidenhout perform live at Spier hotel and wine farm - be prepared for a session of laughter from 17:00 onward. Tickets cost R170  and can be purchased here

DO: Head to the November Official second hand market for the best bargains of the month. Open from 10:30 - 15:30.

TASTE: An array of local beers, ciders, wines and champagne at the Hop and Vine festival at Groot Constantia Wine estate, open from 11:30 - 19:30. There will be food to nibble on and live entertainment by the Bootleggers. Tickets cost R195 and can be purchased here.

EXPLORE: Shelley Reeves first solo art Exhibition and enjoy drinks, canapes and fine art. Open from 16:00 - 19:00. 

SEE: #FindYourEscape: Summer festivals across SA

Sunday, 26 November 

SEE: The talented jazz player Lee Thompson at Casa Labia Cultural centre from 20:00 - 21:00. Thompson is a magician with his trumpet and has performed in many well known local bands.  Tickets cost R150 per person and can be purchased here. 

DO: Head to Sundays in the City at Arcade to enjoy the start to the summer Sunday party sessions - live music, delicious food and a great vibe. Open from 13:00 - 01:00. Entrance is free but it is advised to book in advance. 

TASTE: Delicious craft food and beer at the Root 44 Beer festival - there will be live music, craft goods on sale and is open from 11:00. Tickets can be purchased here.

EXPLORE: Lull into the Sunday mood at the Good Company Market - open from 10:00. Entrance is free. There will be great food on sale and live music. 

SEE: Cape Winelands: Must-do Summer events 

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