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EVENTS HAPPENING IN THE CITY…

7, 14 & 21 April | Saturday Morning Yoga in Company’s Gardens

Join The Om Revolution for their weekly classes costing only R50 per person!
When: Saturday’s 9am
Where: Company’s Garden On Lawn R near the Wale Street
Who: All-levels and All Ages welcome, Vinyasa Yoga class
Bring your own mat or towel

8 April | Free Concerts in the Park – Prime Circle

Bring the family (including your furry friends on a Lead), pack a picnic and come and enjoy some great music in the park! #CITP2018

Tuning The Vine

11 April, 9 May & 13 June | Tuning the vine

Tuning the Vine is a midweek wine adventure not to be missed. The route includes the hippest venues and showcases a wide variety of delicious South African wines and talented winemakers. The #InnerCityWineRoute starts at 5.30pm and tastings end at 8.30pm. Venues are open till late so you can stay wherever you are and continue to have fun. So take to the streets and join the hundreds of happy wine tuners and be part of the wine loving fun!

24 April | Winter Fashion Trends

Join Julie from Off the Rails for her talk on Winter Fashion Trends for 2018. There will be fabulous vendors on hand selling the latest winter fashions and your ticket includes a goodie bag, a welcome drink and canapés.

27 April – 1 May | Decorex

Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 27 April-1 May 2018 as Decorex Cape Town – co-sponsored by Plascon – takes over the city.

6 May | Yoga & Vegan High Tea

EVOLVE Yoga & the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa invite you to their first ever, Yoga & Vegan High Tea!
Start your Sunday morning with a nurturing yoga flow overlooking the beautiful scenery that The Twelve Apostles has to offer. The yoga is suitable for all levels. Following the yoga, you will be treated to a Vegan High Tea; a delicious assortment of sweet and savoury treats accompanied with the finest selection of fragrant tea and coffee.

18 & 19 May | Dynamo – Seeing is believing

He`s walked on water across the river Thames, levitated in front of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and walked down the outside of the L.A times building; he`s predicted the Soccer World Cup outcome and taken a trip on the side of a bus. This global television star, international brand ambassador, author and stage performer, the award-winning magician, Dynamo will be in South Africa in May for first time ever with his `Seeing is Believing` Live SA Tour.

EVENTS HAPPENING IN SURROUNDING AREAS…

2018 | BABYLONSTOREN WORKSHOPS

Babylonstoren hosts a wide range of gardening related workshops. Listings for 2018 are now up, sign up before it’s too late!

8 April | Goodluck live at Vergenoegd

Break away from the hustle of the city and spend the day with friends and family enjoying delicious wine, bubbly and food – and of course great music by Goodluck – all set on the idyllic green lawns of one of Stellenbosch’s oldest wine estates!
A festive food market will be set up on the estate’s lawns with a variety of food options, perfectly complemented by the wines, to tantalize the taste buds. Live music by Goodluck is sure to add to the jubilant atmosphere. The dedicated children’s village will be sure to keep the little ones entertained, giving parents time to relax and enjoy the celebration.

9 April | Birdlife Overberg – Monthly Talk

Dr Taryn Morris from BirdLife South Africa will tell us about their attempts at addressing problems facing species such as the African Penguin, Cape Gannet, our threatened cormorants and of course the oystercatcher and plover. This fits in beautifully with the BLO campaigns on the conservation of our coastline and estuaries and will make for a fascinating talk.

14 & 15 April | Pinotage & Biltong Festival

Take two of South Africa’s iconic products, mix in some live music and gourmet eats, place it in the scenic environment of a Boland wine farm, and you end up with the annual Pinotage and Biltong Festival. It takes place for the fourth time this year on Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 April at Perdeberg Winery from 11h00 – 17h00.
Eighteen wineries offer nearly 50 Pinotage’s for tasting and for sale, some of which are paired with specific biltong flavours, chosen to highlight the best qualities of both. The wines range from the traditional red Pinotage right up to Rosé’s, sparkling wine, MCC, blends and even a white Pinotage!

14 & 15 April | Stellenbosch Oyster & Bubbly Festival 2018

Join us for the 2nd annual Stellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly festival 2018! The festival will take place on the 14th and 15th of April and as per last year we promise great entertainment, vibe, oysters and bubbly!
Each ticket includes your parking fee, shuttle, 6 tasting vouchers, bubbly glass and a whole day of great music and bands to entertain you all day!

27 – 29 April | SA Cheese Festival

Visitors to the 17th South African Cheese Festival can once again expect a truly unique experience of cheese and more. Come taste a dazzling variety of cheeses, pair your favourites with wine and the finest local produce, and relax with family and friends. The award-winning SA Cheese Festival, the biggest outdoor culinary event, takes place over three days from Friday, 27 April (Freedom Day) to Sunday, 29 April 2018 at Sandringham, home of the #SACheeseFest. Entertainment includes outstanding music, presentations by celebrity chefs and artisan cheese makers, as well as fun activities for kids and teens such as a cheese carving competition.

29 April | Groote Post Country Market

Take a break, round up the family and head out to the country to the gardens at Groote Post for their Country Market on Sunday 29th April between 10h00 and 15h00. This will be the last Market of the season. The Country Markets will reopen after winter on the last Sunday in August. The kids will be kept busy with a wide variety of kiddies’ activities – tractor rides, glitter tattoos, guided horse rides and the popular playground.

 

11 – 13 May | For the love of cooking – Interactive weekend

Spend a full weekend away at The Beach House Collection in Yzerfontein, where you get to enjoy wonderful food, interactive cooking classes and the incredible hospitality of your hosts.
The weekend falls on Mother’s Day which makes this the perfect gift idea to spend some quality time with family!

31 May – 3 June | Wacky Wine Weekend

2018 marks Wacky Wine Weekend’s 15 th anniversary and the offering this year includes produce from over thirty-five established wineries and tourism establishments in the Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson region. The participating wineries will be opening their cellar doors to showcase the finest vintages in the Robertson Wine Valley. Over the course of Wacky Wine Weekend, award-winning wines can be savoured through tours, pairings and interactive tastings by exceptional winemakers. Live music, food stalls with hearty country cuisine and fun activities for children complete the well-rounded entertainment experience.

UPCOMING FUN RUNS & RACES

 

4, 11 & 18 April – Merrell Autumn Night Series (5,5 & 8km)

7 April – Dirtopia trail run at Uitkyk (25, 15 & 9km)

27 April – Durbanville Hills Freedom Day Fun Run (5 & 10km)

28 April – Groote Post Country Run (4, 10 & 21km)

13 May – VWS Trail challenge -Deer Park (10 & 20km)

20 May – Cape Town 12 One Run (12km) 

 

 

 

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