What’s on in Cape Town

EVENTS HAPPENING IN THE CITY…

dance

12 – 19 August | SHOWCASE OF DANCE

Western Province Dance Teachers` Association holds a dance showcase of performances given by teachers of the Association profiling various genres of dance, including hip-hop, tap, classical ballet, contemporary dance and theatre dance.

22 August | OPEN DAY: TAPESTRY HANDBAGS & ART

Visit Studio JbyJuanita at 71 Roeland Street on the 22nd of August from 10am till 6:30pm. Beautiful Tapestry bags by Wilmie Smith and Art by Juanita Oosthuizen will be on display. Ambeloui bubbly all day!

marigold

18 – 20 August | EXOTIC MARIGOLD WEEKEND

The Third Best Exotic Marigold is a series of exotic, quixotic weekends capturing the colors, cultures and cuisines of one of the world’s most frenetic destinations – India. The itinerary is jam-packed with Indian food and fare, exotic drinks and wine, yoga and meditation, rural walks and shake-a-legs and fashion flair.

24 & 21 August | DAYFEELS CERAMIC WORKSHOP

This workshop offers a safe space to learn the basics of the art of clay moulding and making. You will be guided through the process from clay to glaze and share two creative evenings in the beautiful Margot Molyneux shop. Amor will share her own creative journey into the world of ceramics before demonstrating some of the basic molding and glazing techniques. You will then move onto practical time creating, listening to some good music, connecting and enjoying some drinks and treats.

5 – 27 August | THE GRIFIZZI BROTHERS

This crazy and colourful carnival comes to Stellenbosch, offering everything from caravans and acrobatics to live music and food trucks.
Created by Richard Griffin and the talented Madame Zingara team.

31 August | FOOD STUDIO CONFERENCE

Curated by culinary-minded experience designers Studio H, the Food Studio conference is a one day food event that aims to change the way we think about food. Join for a day filled with interactive talks, business insights, great food and workshops.

31 Aug – 3 Sep | HOMEMAKERS EXPO

Cape Town’s favourite home improvement, décor, design and lifestyle expo is gearing up to showcase 2017’s hottest new trends and ideas. Over 35 000 trade and consumer visitors will be treated to a comprehensive display of the top brands and local craftsmanship… all under one roof. Fantastic show highlights include the tuis | home theatre, live by DESIGN, take it OUTSIDE, ARTISAN square, the MARKET and Interior Design Challenge. The Expo will offer never-to-be-repeated competitions, deals and specials – the perfect opportunity to explore, consider and purchase all the things you need for your home and garden projects.

1 September | BRANDY & BLUES

Heat things up with Backsberg Estate Cellars this winter and join them for their inaugural series of Brandy and Blues Evenings! Albert Frost will be commencing the series. Enjoy a glass of Sydney Back Brandy or glühwein on arrival, followed by a two-course dinner of slow-roasted lamb shank and Sydney Back Brandy pudding.

EVENTS HAPPENING IN SURROUNDING AREAS…

2017 | BABYLONSTOREN WORKSHOPS

Babylonstoren hosts a wide range of gardening related workshops. Listings for 2017 are now up, sign up before it’s too late!

6, 9, 13, 20 and 27 August | JAZZ & CHEESE FONDUES

The Jazz and Cheese Fondues take place from 25 June to 27 August this year, returning to our snug and intimate underground wine cellar. It’s here that the cheese-pot lids come off, melting all resistance with piping hot Swiss-style cheese and melodic jazz tunes performed live by talented local bands.

slow fest

4 – 6 August | ROBERTSON SLOW FESTIVAL

Celebrate the unique food and wine offerings and rediscover the romance and magic of wintertime. Indulge in diverse food traditions from vetkoek, curries and waterblommetjie soup to seafood paella, chinese duck and ostrich and kudu inspired dishes.

9 – 13 August | HERMANUS KALFIE FEES

It’s a long weekend and you can expect plenty of all South African live music, comedy and shows. Book your tickets now at Computicket.

11 – 13 August | KLEIN KAROO KLASSIQUE

This year’s Klein Karoo Klassique offers eight productions which extend over the whole spectrum of classical music. Classical masterpieces on guitar, Vivaldi on violin, accordion and bass guitar, Baroque music, vocal compositions, opera, the harp and cello, violin and piano for Beethoven’s Tango. There will also be a range of art exhibitions that will take place in Oudtshoorn.

wolfkop

1 – 3 September | WOLFKOP WEEKENDER

We are readying ourselves for our fourth edition of Power Flower Picnic, and as it turns out our tenth Wolfkop Weekender. Scheduled to start on Spring Day, we are moving into the flower fields for the first weekend of September and will once again hold nothing back to make sure you crazy kids have the weekend of your lives.

23 September | BRANDEWYN & BOEREWORS FEES

The Brandewyn and Boerewors Festival will be held at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville. Expect brandy tasting stalls, a brandy bar, as well as food stalls and a designated area where guests can buy and braai their own meat.
There will also be having live performances throughout the day by Sunset Sweatshop and Nicholis Louw.

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