With winter in full throttle in Cape Town - the best way to keep
warm is to keep yourself busy and on the go.
This 14 -16 July has so many
events to make sure you are constantly on the move and enjoying what the Mother
City has to offer. With Mandela Day on the 18 July - another reason to fill up
your weekend doing something for others.
Why not do something for man's
best friend? Help decorate kennels at the Dogbox project. Get more than the 67 minutes
this Mandela Day.
The theme for the weekend is
French, from French baguettes to delicious French wine at the annual Bastille Festival in Franshhoek, it is
surely not to be missed. Explore the talents of underwater photography at the
exhibition held at the V&A Waterfront to be mesmerised by
the oceans beauty.
Afrika Burn is hosting another
festival, the Decompression Festival and it’s
filled with whacky and wild outfits, designed to make you express your wild
side. Whether you want to curl up next to a fire with a glass of wine or get
your blood flowing by dancing it out this weekend, Cape Town has it all for
Friday, 14 July
Hellenberg at the Playhouse theatre Somerset West, a locally famous jazz singer
at the Bastille Day A French Affair from
20:30 - 22:30. Tickets cost R150, purchase here.
yourself silly at the Cape Town comedy Club evening, tickets
are R190 and will leave you feeling in a great mood to start the weekend,
purchase tickets here.
specials at the Burger and Lobster from half priced Gin's
at R29,00 for a single and R39 for a double! It’s the best place to warm
up in Cape Town’s chilly weather, from 16:00 - 23:00.
Gypsy Jazz tunes of Thomas Easton at Pravada, from 19:30 - 22:00. There will
be some local pub grub served as well as craft beers available.
holidays got you wondering how to spoil the kids and yourself? Check this out
SEE: Find Your Escape: School holiday adventures
your 67 mins in early or just spend the day giving back to man's best friend at
the Dogbox project at Tyger valley Shopping
Centre from 10:00 - 16 July 12:00. The aim is to decorate ready-made
kennels for those less fortunate to house they loving animals. Two people per
team at R160 per team.
the one time intimate show by Grassy Sparks from 20;30 - 23:30 at Cafe Roux,
tickets can be purchased here and cost R100. Tickets are limited
so get yours now!
delicious flavours and wine that Bastille Day has to offer in Franshhoek
at the Huguenot Monument. C'est Mangnifique! The tickets cost R280 and is your
key to a festive day. Purchase tickets here. Starting at 12:00 - 17:00 16 July.
Decompression festival 2017, a day filled with wild costumes, theatre, dancing
and all things wild. Entrance is R100 if you come dressed up funky and ready,
R200 without a costume and R20 for kids. Tickets can be purchases here. It will run from 12:00 - 22:00.
delicious local made treats and crafts the Route 44 Market,
Free entrance and is open from 10:00 - 16:00. There is plenty of entertainment
for the kids and live music to jive to on a Sunday.
DO: View the
photography exhibition from National Geographic at the V&A
Waterfront, tickets cost R 50 - R100, purchase here. Open from 09:00 - 19:00.
TASTE: If you
are feeling adventurous head to Knysna this Sunday for the annual Oyster
festival, it will have live music, delicious food and lots of
entertainment for the family. Tickets cost R20 and can be purchased here.
EXPLORE: The Groot
Constantia wine tours that are held on the hour, R100 purchase
tickets here. It is open from 09:00 -
all the details for the Oyster Festival, SEE: 7 Winter Festivals not to miss around SA
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