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Things to do this week(end)

A masterclass cooking series, a weekly market and daily yoga

From a 12-week long marathon, fine-dining with a show, and weekly visits to the Goodwill for the Mill market there is a lot to keep you entertained during lockdown.  

There’s also an online gaming platform with hundreds of fun games, 12 museums you can visit from the couch and a fun way to keep the little ones active.

ROCK, ART AND ACROBATICS WITH THE ZIP-ZAP CIRCUS
Saturday, 4 July
Watch and be amazed as the extraordinary team of Zip-Zap children join forces with South Africa's favourite indie-rock band, The Parlotones, and the late Paul du Toit for an unforgettable night at the circus on 4 July in the virtual screening of The Art of Rock.

A STAR-STUDDED 12-HOUR MEGASTREAM EVENT
Saturday, 4 July
The Great Cape Ambassadors Program (G-CAP) is hosting a live-stream event featuring top DJs from all over the globe. To help raise funds for communities hardest hit by Covid-19, G-CAP has recruited an all-star line-up of Dino Moran, DJ Easy, Ohmega Watts and more for a 12-hour Megastream on 4 July.

A QUIRKY LOOK AT THE MOTHER CITY WITH KYLE JARDINE
Until the end of July
The Art is Art Gallery in De Waterkant invites you to reimagine Cape Town’s iconic and classic heritage buildings through the quirky and brilliant illustrations of local artist Kyle Jardine. Check out his solo exhibition series The Heritage City online or on-site at the Art is Art Gallery.

MASTER THE ART OF COOKING WITH THE KITCHEN COLLECTIVE
24 June, 8 July, 22 July, 5 August
Join a series of virtual cooking classes that no budding chef would want to miss. Have your pick between a Basics to Brilliance class, an authentic Italian night, or Indian-inspired three-course meal with chef Kim from The Kitchen Collective.

FINE-DINING WITH A SHOW BY SA’S TOP MUSICIANS
Every Thursday
Thursday nights are for fine dining and live music, all from the comfort of your own kitchen. Join a live cooking demo from award-winning chef Peter Tempelhoff and then settle in for some live music with the Ellerman Music for Meals Sessions.

THE GOODWILL AT THE MILL IS OPEN FOR VISITORS
Every Saturday
The Biscuit Mill is back, with a social-distancing-friendly pop-up market. The Goodwill at the Mill is organised by the Old Biscuit Mill’s regular tenants and will take place every Saturday until the regular Neighbourgoods Market is back in full swing. Expect fine foods, vintage fashion, and stunning local art at the Goodwill at the Mill

COOK ALONG WITH CAPE TOWN’S TOP CHEFS
Every Tuesday
Join in on UCOOK’s interactive new dining experience and cook along with top local chefs. Each week UCOOK will offer a specific restaurant's featured dish from The Kitchen’s Karen Dudley to Jerusalem’s Reuben Riffel and many more. Simply add that week’s recipe to your UCOOK box and cook like your favourite chefs

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.

FRIDAY NIGHT WITH DJ READY D
Every Friday
Start your weekend off with easy grooves, party bangers and good vibes from South Africa’s no.1 turntablist DJ Ready D via our Facebook page and rediscover your love for music with Deon’s live event.

BEAT LOCKDOWN BOREDOM WITH WEEKLY QUIZ NIGHTS
Every Friday
OMG Quiz is holding weekly virtual quiz nights to help curb your lockdown boredom. From general knowledge quizzes to Harry Potter and Friends-themed nights, anyone can join via Zoom. This week, get the team around and join a Rick and Morty-themed quiz night

LIVE-STREAM INTERNATIONAL DJ DINO MORAN 
Every Saturday night
This Saturday, DJ Dino Moran is switching up his usual set for something brand new. Joined by special guest NYX, 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.

SIMONSIG’S RESIDENT SOMMELIER BRINGS WINE TASTING TO YOU
Every Wednesday
Simonsig is bringing the wine tasting to you. On Wednesdays Simonsig’s brand ambassador and resident sommelier, Denzel Swarts is hosting a weekly wine tasting experience. Learn all about the history, the flavours and what food pairs best with Simonsig’s virtual wine tasting experience.

LAUGH OUT LOUD WITH BEERHOUSE COMEDY CLUB
Every Wednesday
End level five lockdown with a laugh and watch South African comedian Kopling Mbumba every Wednesday as he brings new material each week. Head to Beerhouse’s Instagram page to catch Kopling Mbumba on the next live comedy session for your weekly dose of lockdown laughs.

GET LOCKDOWN FIT WITH WEEKLY DANCE CLASSES
Every Friday
Dance your way through all the levels of lockdown with weekly dance fitness classes every Friday at 7pm. All fitness levels and dance backgrounds are welcome. So clear some space and follow along to Lydia Dance Academy’s easy choreography. Bookings must be made via Whatsapp on 071 491 7460 to secure your spot and get lockdown fit every week.

ONLINE YOGA WITH OM REVOLUTION
Daily
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.

 

NEXT WEEKEND
FOKOPOLISIEKAR IS CELEBRATES THEIR 17TH SUPER SICK BIRTHDAY BASH
Saturday, 11 July
The Afrikaans alt-rock band is celebrating their 17th birthday and you’re all invited. Prepare for a two-hour live show of their golden oldies you haven’t heard in ages, plus share a Fokof Lager with the bandmates at r their Super Sick 17th Birthday Bash.

 

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Find out all you need to know about the novel coronavirus.

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Find out how the coronavirus is affecting air travel and public transport.

These are just some of the ways you can support small businesses through this time.

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