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7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend

Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 20 January 2017 to Sunday, 22 January 2017

Pick any weekend of the year in Cape Town and you’re bound to find a host of events planned throughout our hip and happening city. We have rounded up a bunch of super fun things to do in and around the Mother City this weekend. Whether its catching Romeo and Juliet in ballet or remembering the King of Pop, we have you coverd.

#Pickoftheweek: Night Nation Run
*This event has been postponed to 13 May 2017

If running in Cape Town's blistering heat is not your vibe then the Night Nation Run is perfect for you. Join in on the urban fun run/EDM party that takes place at the Grand Parade on Saturday, 13 May 2017. This 5-km fun run ends in a full on EDM dance party and has DJs, dancers, mesmerising light shows, selfie stations and Glow Gear giveaways to make every leg of the race making sure the party is carried all the way through. Tickets are available from itickets.co.za and will cost between R345p/p to R425p/p.

Join in the party with Night Nation Run.

2. The Michael Jackson HIStory Show
Michael Jackson fans will be thrilled with the Artscape Theatre’s tribute concert for the King of Pop. Happening from Thursday, 19 January to Sunday, 29 January 2017, devotees of the icon will be able to take a trip down memory lane and reminisce on their favourite MJ singalongs. Headlined by talented Michael Jackson impersonator Dantanio, the show will cover Michael’s entire career from a member of the Jackson 5, the start of his solo career circa 1971 all the way to the musical powerhouse he became in the 21st century. Don't miss out on this experience and the chance to relive your favourite tunes by the King of Pop.Tickets are available online through Computicket.com, and range in price from R190p/p to R390p/p.

Moonwalk your way to the Artscape Theatre for The Michael Jackson HIStory Show.

3. Romeo and Juliet Ballet at Maynardville Open Air Theatre
The Cape Town City Ballet will be treating the Mother City to the story of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet from Sunday, 22 January 2017 to Sunday, 26 February 2017. Hosted at the Maynardville Open Air Theatre, audience members will be treated to a magical night under the stars. Tickets to the spectacular affair are priced between R140p/p and R160p/p depending on where you elect to sit and are available at Computicket.com.

Don't miss out on one of the greatest love stories ever told, in ballet at Romeo and Juliet Ballet at Maynardville Open Air Theatre.

4. Meditative Dreamcatcher Workshop
Dreamcatchers are incredibly personal ornaments and thus a representation of you. Mastermind Heartspace Centre in Table View will be hosting a workshop on Sunday, 22 January 2017 where you’ll be able to make your very own dreamcatchers and all in attendance are encouraged to bring along personal items to weave into their dreamcatchers. Attendees will participate in a meditation session before and after the workshop.

Head down to the Mastermind Heartspace Centre in Table View to join in the Meditative Dreamcatcher Workshop.

5. Monotype Workshop at Warren Editions
Learn the techniques of oil- and water-based monotype prints from professional artists at the Warren Editions studio on Roeland Street. The workshop series will take the class through the process of creating oil and water based monotype prints. Classes are priced at R3200p/p for all four sessions, which includes all the painting and printing materials. Classes are limited to eight people per session so hurry and book your spots!

Enjoy an afternoon learning and creating oil- and water-based monotype prints at the Monotype Workshop at Warren Editions.

6. Fokofpolisiekar Live At A Major Rocks The Quarry
A Major Rocks The Quarry is happening at the Hillcrest Quarry this Sunday, 22 January 2017. Concertgoers are in for a treat with popular local rock band Fokofpolisiekar headlining the day's festivities. SA rock lovers will enjoy the likes of  Jack Stone and relatively new Johannesburg-based rock band Defy Theory. Tickets to the show are available online via Quicket.co.za and will cost R175p/p, with block booking discounts available too.

Rock out with Fokofpolisiekar this Sunday at  A Major Rocks The Quarry.

7. Concerts In The Park
The much loved Concerts in the Park series is back  to keep you, your family, and your furry friends entertained this summer. Hosted by the Friends of De Waal Park organization, the Concerts in the Park series sees popular local acts take to the stage at Wynberg Park and De Waal Park to entertain the masses. This Sunday, 22 January Ard Mathews, Al Bairre and Albert Frost perform at De Waal Park.

Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon enjoying a live music showcase at Concerts In The Park.

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