SA Insider: Make the Cape your escape this weekend

2018-04-19 10:40 - Saara Mowlana
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The end of week is near again, so go tell all your fans and friends about these plans and way to spend your fun filled Cape-Town-based weekend!

Here's what your Mother has got planned for your weekend:

Friday, 20 April

SEE: Get grooving to the sounds of Juliet Fox at Mødular in Riebeek Street this Friday between 22h00 until 04h00 on Saturday, 21 April and R100 gets you in to the party. 

DO: Head out under the stars to see the 2016 Jungle Book film with the Galileo Open Air Cinema at Central Park, Century City in Milnerton. The event opens at 18h00 and film starts at 19h45. Ticket costs range between R89 and R175 and can be bought here.

TASTE: Let your palate get moister than an oyster at the Bubbly and Oyster Nights event that takes place at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel every Friday between 17h00 and 22h00.  

EXPLORE: Check out the last day of the World Trade Market Africa event taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) situated in the Cape's CBD. For more information regarding exhibitors - see their website.

READ: World Travel Market 2018: What you need to know

Saturday, 21 April

SEE: Give animals A Second Chance with this charity event hosted by Unite the Crowd and taking place at ROAR LIVE in Lower Main Road, Observatory. The party kicks off at 20h00 the Saturday, 21 April and comes to an end at 01h00 on Sunday, 22 April. R50 gets you into the party in support of Daisy Animal Rescue Trust (DART).

DO: Support the ban of cosmetic testing on animals by marching with the Cape Town Unites for Animals team from Kaizergracht parking lot (diagonally opposite The Castle) to Parliament and back to Kaizergracht parking lot. The meet up time is 10h00, the group will be addressed at 10h50 and the march begins at 11h00 promptly followed by another address taking place at Parliament at about 11h40. The route is about 2.4km in total. Entry is free. 

TASTE: Calling all vegans - munch your way on down to the Green & Vegan Pop Up Dining event taking place at Green & Vegan in Clydebank Road, Green Point between 19h00 and 22h30. Tickets cost R299 and can be bought here.

EXPLORE: Hop onto the Red City Bus Tour at the V&A Waterfront and see Cape Town in a foreign light. Admire the city beauty along the scenic bus route offers for the price of R110 per person for a sunset tour and the cost meanders up to R280 per person for a premium tour. For more information and to book a tour - visit their website.

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Sunday, 22 April

SEE: Check out some live music with Gravitee at the Oceana Power Boat Club in Granger Bay, Cape Town. The show kicks off between 13h00 and 17h00. 

DO: Zipline through exhilarating mountain ranges with the Cape Canopy Tours located about an hour out of Cape Town in Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, Grabouw. The activity charges R855 per person and booking is essential and can be done here.

TASTE: Get your bubbly on at the Pinot Noir Festival taking place at the Vineyard Hotel in  Colinton Road, Newlands. You can sip up the festivities between 14h00 and 17h00 and you can book your spot via email: for R230 per person.

EXPLORE: Take a Boat Cruise from V&A Waterfront with City Sightseeing SA and unwind your Sunday on the calming waters of the Cape. The 25 minute boat tour costs about R50 per person and is family friendly.