Snow hunting, whiskey sipping and soulful jazz - 6 wintry things to do this weekend

2015-06-19 12:37
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Cape Town - With it being Father's Day this coming Sunday, 21 June, we've lined up the best events and to-do's happening right around the country this weekend.

Whether your dad's an outdoor lover, sport fanatic or music boffin, it seems as if it's going to be a weekend for the books!

Here are Traveller24's top picks on how to have a wonderful, wintery weekend this weekend:


1. Whiskey Live Festival 
What: A boutique-style tasting event exhibiting and offering some of the world’s finest whiskies. 
Where: The Lookout, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town 
When: 18 - 20 June 2015
Cost: R170
Includes: A complimentary tasting glass, a 500ml bottle of Valpré water and a 2015 SA Whisky Handbook (while stocks last).

READ: The Whisky Live Festival will be all suave in Cape Town

Master sessions at @whiskylive in #sandton with @jsdistillery #threeships #bains #whiskylivefestival

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2. Jazz evenings at the V&A Waterfront
Unwind and cosy up at the Amphitheatre after a busy week with laidback Friday jazz concerts.
Where: V&A Amphitheatre 
When: Friday, 19 June
Time: 18:30 
Dress warmly. 

READ all about the Jazz evenings in 8 things to do at the V&A Waterfront this June



3. Snow hunting (and finding)
Where: Right around SA, but especially in the Eastern Cape Highlands, the Drakensberg and in the Matroosberg Mountains in the Western Cape.  

READ: 10+ of the best places to see snow in SA

Proudly South African snow man in Ceres from Irene Nell.

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4. The Game
Whether your dad's a football fanatic or rugby lover, get him to see the big game this weekend. You can also take him to experience one of the the cool sport interest spots in the country. 

READ all about the Springbok Rugby History and Experience in 6 Must-experience sport interests in South Africa


5. Have a pint at SAB
With the SAB World of Beer now open seven days a week, all year long, you'll have all the reason to say 'cheers'!
Where: 15 Helen Joseph Street (formerly President Street), Newtown, Johannesburg

For rates and how to get there, READ SAB World of Beer now open for Seven days a week... Cheers!

So epic naweek saamt n baie speciale iemand! #SABWorldOfBeer

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6. See King Tut in all his glory
Where: GrandWest’s SunExhibits (The Magic Castle)
When: From 2 June 2015
Time: From 09:00 until 19:00 from Sunday to Thursday and on public holidays, with extended opening hours until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Cost: Tickets range in price from R100 to R160 per person.

READ: Tutankhamun - his tomb and his treasures coming to Cape Town


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