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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, 12 February 2016 to Sunday, 14 February 2016

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.With Cupid flying high and wild this weekend, we have the perfect selection of things for those incurable romantics to do… and for those enjoying the freedom of the single life.

Nightlife pick of the weekend: Psyology Trance Festival
Calling all stompers and trance party lovers for the Psyology Trance Festival on Saturday, 13 and Sunday, 14 February 2016! Taking place at the Buffalo Drift Lodge on Ruigtevlei Farm in Tulbagh, this event is a psychedelic paradise and features international psytrance acts, including Israel’s Faders and Kopel. Spend Valentine’s Day spreading peace, love and happy vibes while being treated to insane sounds and trippy visuals! Get ready to feel the earth beneath your feet and take full advantage of the best of the summer season as organisers PsynOpticz and Teknotribe takes you on mystical psychedelic journey that will leave your heart racing. 

2. Love Market at D’Aria Function Venue
Be enchanted this Valentine’s weekend at the Love Market at D’Aria Function Venue. Spend Saturday, 13 February 2016 wandering around the D’Aria farm where you can pick up tasty treats and pretty presents for your special person. If your heart desires, book a pre-packed picnic for four that makes for the perfect double-date outing, or enjoy some quality time at this scenic venue with your signifcant other.

3. Constantia Crush
If wine is a way of life for you, then journey to the Bay Sports Bar and Restaurant on Saturday, 13 February 2016 for the Constantia Crush Festival! This first-ever event invites you to celebrate wine in the best way possible – by sipping on it, of course! With 20 wine farms showasing their produce, expect the Western Cape’s finest selection, including wines from D’Aria, Waverley Hills and De Meye to name a few. While the little ones play on jungle gyms and jumping castles, sit back, relax – vino in hand – and enjoy the finer things in life.

4. kykNET Expo
The popular kykNet Outdoor Expo rolls into the Moreson Farm in Malmesbury from Friday, 12 to Sunday, 14 February 2016. Bring the family along and engage in fun activities ranging from treats at tea gardens to thrilling helicopter rides. Stir up the excitement by planning the next outdoor family getaway and grab all the essential equipment you’ll need from the various stalls at the expo. What’s more, the entire family can get a free ride in a VW Amarok with 4x4 expert Andre de Villiers!  

5. Valentine's Day Specials at WOW Spa
Relax your body, calm your mind and renew your spirit this Sunday, 14 February 2016 with tantalising  Valentine’s Day specials at Ways of Wellness (WOW) Spa in Gardens. For this month of love you’ll look and feel totally WOW with pamper specials for two, such as massages, manicures and pedicures. With candle-lit rooms and magical music to set the mood, this all-natural salon provides the perfect ambience for pure romantic bliss with your partner.

6. SALESGURU Live Event at the Barnyard Theatre
The first of three highly anticipated SALESGURU Live Events is coming to the Barnyard Theatre on Friday, 12 February 2016. This globally acclaimed company brings you collaborations with the best minds in the selling industry with the aim to train, inspire and motivate sales managers and teams. This year, SALESGURU will feature talks by author and TV personality Braam Malherbe, as well as experienced businessman and sales trainer Billy Wilson. This half-day session will cover topics such as sales techniques and strategy planning and is a priority event for anybody in the sales business.

7. Art Week CT
Immerse yourself in the Mother City’s abundant art culture with Art Week Cape Town, running from Tuesday, 16 until Sunday, 21 February 2016. View exhibitions, partake in panel discussions and get to know the artists behind the creative works on display at this year’s event. With performance art pieces and Live Architecture sessions forming part of the programme, expect to be blown away by the beauty, talent and creative skill pulsing through our culturally rich city.

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