E-bike between vineyards with stops for wine, cheese, and chocolate truffles
Things to do this week(end)
Ride to the top of Table Mountain, walk through a vineyard, and visit Neighbourgoods Market
There is a lot to keep you entertained whether you put on your mask for a day out or choose to stay in. From live shows, a weekend walk through a historic vineyard and market visits, plus the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is open for visitors again.
TAPAS & TASTINGS NIGHT AT HARRINGTON'S
Taste wines from a different farm every month with Harrington's Cocktail Lounge’s weekly Tapas & Tasting on Wednesdays. This month Guardian Peaks is sending in their best wine connoisseur with four of their premium wines. Plus, dine on your choice between four delicious mains made to complement each wine you taste at Harrington's Cocktail Lounge.
STAY IN FOR A NIGHT OF MIND-BENDING TRICKS
Witness a night of psychological illusions and insane mental tricks from SA's top mentalist, Russell Fox. Expect to have your mind read straight through your screen as Fox takes his show virtual. Plus, don't miss Samuel Serwanga live each week on Fox's Sundown Sessions.
BRING THE GARDEN INSIDE FOR A VIRTUAL FLOWER WORKSHOP
Every Saturday 19 September to 24 October
Fill your Saturday afternoons with the smell of seasonal flowers and fresh bread with Kath Kelly’s wildflower workshop. Learn how to create your own flower crown, cook-up a delicious flower feast, learn to forage for your own flowers and indulge in one or two botanical cocktails at Veld and Sea’s weekly wildflower workshop.
E-BIKE AROUND BREATHTAKING VINEYARDS
Bring the family for a scenic vineyard adventure. The e-bikes at African Eagle Day Tours are fully charged and ready for a leisurely cycle in and around the stunning vineyards of Zevenwacht and Jordan Wine Estate. Catch your breath with a cheese and biscuit wine pairing from Zevenwacht Wine Estate and enjoy a decadent lunch at Jordan Wine Estate with African Eagle’s Wine Route e-biking day tour.
DISCOVER A NEW HIKE EVERY WEEK
Every Saturday and Sunday
The waterfalls along the Bainskloof Pass and the hidden colony of bats in a 150m long cave in Kalk Bay are just some of the discoveries waiting for you. Dust off your hiking boots and don’t forget your camera for weekend adventure hikes with Trail Fit SA.
THE WATERSHED IS BACK IN BUSINESS
Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm
The V&A Waterfront’s Watershed has reopened its doors, which means you can once again shop 100% local from over 150 stalls at South Africa’s biggest market for art, design craft. It’s the home of African design, where you’ll find ceramists, sculptors, painters, jewellers, clothing and shoe designers, textile and furniture makers. You will also find creators of beauty brands in the recently added beauty section within the V&A Waterfront’s Watershed.
TABLE MOUNTAIN AERIAL CABLEWAY REOPENS
Daily, weather permitting
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is open again, with some exciting news . Claim your free ride if you celebrated your birthday during lockdown, take advantage of the 10% ticket discount with their Comeback Special and let the kids discover the natural fauna and flora of Table Mountain.
THE KLEIN KAROO KLASSIQUE IS GOING VIRTUAL
27 August-17 September
There is nothing little about the Klein Karoo Klassique. This year, in collaboration with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, the classical festival is going virtual. Watch Beethoven’s ‘Triple Concerto’ played from all over the globe right in your home or catch two of Mozart’s Octets between 27 August and 17 September at the Klein Karoo Klassique.
THE EARTH FAIR FOOD MARKET IS OPEN FOR VISITORS
Every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning
The Earth Fair Food and Shopping Market is opening its doors with a host of vendors. Think delicious cheesy nachos, handmade cheese, flaky croissants and fresh bread. Plus, treat yourself to your next mid-week adventure as the market is open every Wednesday evening making it the perfect midweek date night at the Earth Fair Food and Shopping Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
SAY HELLO TO THE RE-IMAGINED NEIGHBOURGOODS MARKET
The Neighbourgoods Market is back and it has brought with it some exciting new vendors along with the crowd favourites. Spend your Saturday indulging in authentic ‘mzansi meals’ from Pitso’s Kitchen or taste the sweet, salty, bitter, sour and umami flavours from The Pot Luck Club. Plus, treat yourself to an extensive array of locally designed goods from handmade jewellery to one-of-a-kind clothes every Saturday at the Neighbourgoods Market.
UNWIND WITH LIVE MUSIC AND HOMEMADE PIZZA
Neethlingshof is hosting live Wine Down Lockdown Sessions featuring South African talent from local rock singers Tyan Odendal and Francois Haasbroek every Wednesday at 6pm. Plus, you can learn how to make Neethlinghof's famous pizzas at home with restaurant manager Allan Ware for a relaxed Wine Down Wednesday.
TAKE A STROLL THROUGH THE CAPE POINT VINEYARDS
Every Saturday and Sunday
For your next weekend adventure, grab the family and head out to the sleepy town of Noordhoek for an idyllic vineyard walk. The Cape Point Vineyards have opened up their vineyards to the public every Saturday and Sunday. Soak up a 360-degree view of the mountains, the fynbos, the grapes and the Atlantic ocean all in one vineyard walk.
JOIN IN ON A TRAILBLAZING 12-WEEK LONG MARATHON
22 June-20 September
You won’t want to miss the ultimate trail running marathon spanning over 12-weeks and across three mountains from Stellenbosch to Table Mountain. All runners, no matter the fitness level, can race in the Virtual Vertical KM Series.
STREAM INTERNATIONAL DJ DINO MORAN
Every Saturday night
This Saturday, DJ Dino Moran is switching up his usual set for something brand new. Moran will play a live-stream set of deep and melodic progressive house with his iconic visual effects via his live-stream sessions with Cape Town Magazine.
ONLINE YOGA WITH OM REVOLUTION
To stay active during this lockdown period, Om Revolution has released daily online yoga classes, including meditation with Mandy to yogalates with Tanya. Experienced instructors will guide you through a variety of exercises to help reduce stress and anxiety, strengthen muscles, and increase flexibility. From Hatha and Yin to Vinyasa, join the next online yoga session with Om Revolution.
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR THE REST OF SEPTEMBER...
HERE’S HOW YOU CAN CELEBRATE HERITAGE DAY
Friday, 24 September
There is a lot to celebrate for Heritage Day this year. Spend the day with the kids at Wijnlanden Uitzichts “bring and braai” picnic or race through Neethlingshof’s stunning vineyards. Looking for live entertainment? Cape Town’s treasured comedian Loyiso Madinga is hosting The V&A Waterfront’s Good Night Friday, featuring special local acts. For something a little fancier, Tobago's Restaurant at Radisson Blu Hotel is hosting a decadent dinner set against a sunset view and live music for Heritage Day.
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