SA Insider: Your Cape weekend made easy

2017-09-10 07:31 - Unathi Nkanjeni
Post a comment 0

Picture: iStock

Spring has kicked in and the Mother City's weekend starts on nothing short than a great high.

The alt-pop duo Lo-ghost returns to Cafe Roux for an intimate extended performance of their newly released LP, “There’s Blood in My Body and It Sounds Like This”.

Sanlam Cape Town Peace Trail Runs will allow you to rise above the urban environment and gloriously immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature as you take to on Signal Hill and Lion’s Head

And Jazz in the Native Yards brings you Peter Ndlala with UNIT 5 Kwa Sec and tickets cost R70 at the door.

Friday, 15 September

SEE: Alt-pop duo Lo-ghost returns to cafe Roux this Friday for an intimate extended performance of their newly released LP, “There’s Blood in My Body and It Sounds Like This”. Tickets are limited, so book through Webtickets.

DO: Entries for Spring Regatta 2017 are now open - with live music and happy hours all weekend.

TASTE: Fridays are dedicated to 'cheat days' and Jazzy's Gourmet Pizza spot is the place just for that

EXPLORE: LYAO as the Long Shots return to Alexander Bar once again, to bring you their reliably hilarious brand of improvised comedy from 19:00 and tickets cost R80 - presale and R90 - at the door.

SEE: Africa gets its first gold-status marathon + plus 7 other iconic marathons to add to your bucket list

Saturday, 16 September

SEE: Catch the Rock 101 performing once again at the Roxy Revenue Bar this Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00 in "The Ultimate School of Rock Show". 

DO: The 12km and 22km Sanlam Cape Town Peace Trail Runs allow you to rise above the urban environment and gloriously immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature as you take to the trails of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head.

TASTE: Food lover? Make your way to Cape Town's first ever Pizza & Pasta Festival. Expect gourmet pizza and pasta dishes, dessert pairings, wine pairings, craft beer pairings, live music, kiddies entertainment and much, much more.

EXPLORE: Interested in a career in Live Music, Audio Post Production, Music Production or Broadcasting? This ASE Cape Town Open Day is for prospective students interested in enrolling for qualifications in audio technology and sound engineering. The Open Day starts promptly at 10:00 with registration from 09:30. 

SEE: #LoveSA: Iziko Museum's In_Herit Festival open to all

Sunday, 17 September

SEE: Jazz in the Native Yards brings you Peter Ndlala with UNIT 5 Kwa Sec and tickets cost R70 at the door.

DO: Whether you do the Olympic distance of 42.2km or the 10km Walk/Run or even the 4.2km Fun Run, the Multiple Sclerosis South Africa race is for everyone.

TASTE: Woolworths' NOW NOW café concept is situated at The Silo, serving items like peanut butter and oats breakfast pots, this makes for the perfect spot to grab a healthy and filling breakfast. 

EXPLORE: 4 drummers and a live band are paying tribute to some of the contributions made by Jeff Porcaro to the global music community. This is a free performance based Drum Kit Exposé 2017 workshop aims at anyone learning or wanting to learn drums and others that appreciate good music.

What to read next on Traveller24: 

#LoveSA: Iziko Museum's In_Herit Festival open to all

#FindYourEscape: Free SANParks week dates announced for Heritage month

September is Tourism Month: Here's what you need to know