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High-Alcohol Beer, Winter Wine Pairings and Laughs For Charity
And in between all the fun, learn how to boost your business game
It’s supposed to be the coldest month of the year, but you wouldn’t say it with all the winter warmers we have for you. There’s a festival with high-alcohol beer, another that pairs unique soups with wine and a craft beer tour where your designated driver is sorted.
You can also LYFAO with an ensemble stand-up comedy line-up or take a zen camping trip with running and yoga on the menu. There’s more … and more for next week too.
#Pickoftheweek: It's About Time You Drank A Real Beer
Somerset West is going to be a merry place when the country’s best natural high-alcohol beers waltz into the town. After you’ve had a few you can dance them off at an after-party, just don’t forget to bring a designated driver to the Triggerfish Extreme Winter Beer Festival.
2. LYFAO At the CTICC
Cape Town funnyman Riaad Moosa leads the charge as an ensemble list of Cape comedians and a puppet kickstart a fundraising comedy tour at the CTICC called Penny For A Laugh.
3. Pairing Wine With A Winter Staple
Friday and Saturday
Sweet red, dessert wine and chocolate soup … Wait what? You read right, that’s what you can expect at the most unique wine tasting you’ll ever experience, the Soetes and Soup Festival.
4. Designated Driver Sorted
Experience a craft beer safari and go brewery hopping, knowing you don’t need to drive yourself. You can also get 15% off on your Saturday tour if you mention Capetownmagazine.com when booking your Kiff Kombi’s Beer Safari.
5. Run, Pose and Zen Out
Looking for something a little more health focused? Get your running and yoga groove on with a good-for-you camping trip. You’ll also get to kickstart a healthy diet at the Greyton Trail and Yoga.
6. Become a Business Badass
Having a family doesn’t mean you can’t pursue your business goals. To help it all come together, head to a workshop hosted by marketing expert Naomi Butow, geared to equip Mompreneurs for Social Media Marketing.
7. Dancing Queens and Sexy Boots
With music penned by Cyndi Lauper and the Fugard dream team localising it, this story of a drag queen and a shoe factory owners will have you singing, dancing and mezmerised. The run has been extended so take your chance and see KInky Boots at the Fugard Theatre.
8. At The Japanese-Themed Bar Of A Newlands Hotel
Friday and Saturday
A Japanese-themed pool bar, three-course wine pairing and a Tennessee Williams classic. Discover In The Bar Of A Tokyo Hotel, a story about an obsessed artist’s descent into psychosis, at The Hotel Plays series.
Craft Beer, Woodstock … You Know the Deal
Every year the best craft beer companies in the Cape gather in Woodstock to show off their stuff and have a party. This year they’re coming with their best winter brews ready to warm your belly at the Woodstock Winter Festival.
Kickstart Your Fitness Goals
Whether you’re trying to get off the couch or just keen to try mountain-biking for the first time, this event has the perfect routes to get you on track. Do either a 22km or 54km bike ride, or a farm run at the Stellenbosch MTB Challenge.
Celebrate Winter One Last Time
In summer we get Sizzled, now the organisers of one the marquee summer festivals in Cape Town is bringing their magic to winter with delectable food and awesome music at the Drizzled Winter Food and Music Fest.
Chefs, Rock Stars and Motorcycles
Experience a MasterChef-style competition, in a motorcycle showroom with celebrity judges. Better yet, you can enter a team to cook with mystery ingredients or just watch and stand a chance to win prizes and more at the Harley Super Chef hosted by Harley Davidson Tygervalley.
Pair some of the best pizza in town with top wines. If wine pairings aren’t your thing, there’s craft beer and even gin at the Wine Not Pizza Festival.
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