2 Nov: Muratie Wine Estate invites locals for an afternoon filled with scrumptious food and live entertainment – Muratie Wine Estate invites all locals to bring their families and friends to relax under their ancient oaks and listen to The Schalk Joubert, Albert Frost, Blake Hellaby and Jonno Sweetman Quartet while indulging in a delicious meal from their very own Farm Kitchen.
1 Nov: Celebrate the Glory of Stellenbosch at Inaugural Wine Town Show – From bow ties to braaibroodjies, Wine Town Stellenbosch is an all-new de-centralised wine festival that brings you the best of the ‘City of Oaks’ (Stellenbosch) over five days, from Wednesday 3 November to Sunday 7 November.
Date: Wednesday 3 November to Sunday 7 November
Cost: Entry is free
25 Oct: A Solo Exhibition by Vanessa Berlein at Art In The Yard, Franschhoek – The series of mixed medium paintings titled Bloom, evolved from a desire to explore the techniques and aesthetics of the 16th century floral paintings of the Dutch masters.
Venue: Art In The Yard, Franschhoek
Date/Time: Friday 22 October to Sunday 14 November, 12am to 4pm
Cost: Entry is free
24 Oct: An epic market adventure awaits at Le Pommier Wine Estate – Le Pommier Wine Estate is located on Helshoogte Pass, the main route between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – a unique and breathtaking region worth exploring.
Venue: Le Pommier Wine Estate,
Date/Time: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October, 10am – 5pm
Cost: Entry is free
22 Oct: A weekend with wine and Hout Bay views with Secret Vine Wine Tasting – What does an afternoon of wine tasting mean to you? Perhaps an escape to paradise, a moment to see a glass half full and not half empty, or maybe a chance to catch up with besties. Well at Bay Harbour Market, it’s all of the above!
Venue: Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay
Date/Time: Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 October, 12am to 4pm
20 Oct: Mimosa Brunch Cruise – Waterfront Charters, in partnership with Martini Prosecco, hosts a Mimosa Brunch Cruise with DJ Dino Moran. Guests get a full three-hour cruise aboard our luxurious catamaran Enigma as they enjoy a gourmet Brunch.
Venue: Waterfront Charters, Shop 5, Quay 5 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Date/Time: weekly from 6 November 2021 to 5 March 2022, 11am to 2pm
19 Oct: Cape Gift Market – Launched in 2002, Cape Gift Market takes place in the Sea Point Civic Halls from the 1 to 14 November this year featuring a range of locally produced and handmade treats and gifts.
Venue: Sea Point Hall, Cape Town
Date/Time: Monday 1 to Sunday 14 November, Weekdays 9am to 7pm and Weekends 9am to 5pm
Cost: Free entry
18 Oct: Don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to ‘see the invisible’ at Kirstenbosch – It’s the augmented reality (AR) art exhibition that Cape Town’s buzzing about, and for good reason! ‘Seeing the Invisible’ will have you ohhhing and ahhhing as you explore a world of magic and adventure in the most beautiful setting.
17 Oct: KAMERS/Makers – SA’s finest artisan Makers gather again under the oaks at beautiful Blaauwklippen Estate in Stellenbosch. Over 160 Makers with everything from fashion to food, skincare to ceramics, jewellery, decor, textiles and more!
Date/Time: Tuesday 26 to Sunday 31 October, 9am to 5pm
Cost: R70pp to R110pp
16 Oct: Cabernet Through The Ages – Explore and discover the wonders of Cabernet Sauvignon in a sunset walk around tasting at the beautiful home of Ernie Els Wines. Guests will get to taste a current vintage and a specially selected older vintage from 20 of the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective member producers.
15 Oct: Jewells Supra – Georgian inspired feast paired with Spice Route’s Obscura Natural Wines hosted by Charles Back, Charl Du Plessis, Neil & Tina Jewell! A Supra is a traditional Georgian feast synonymous with Georgia’s rich social culture. The word literally means “table-cloth”, signifying a large table set for a group of people to festively enjoy traditional food, wine and each other’s company.
15 Oct: Red Bull King of the Air 2021 Kiteboarding Competition! – The Red Bull King of the Air 2021 is back with a bang after being postponed from its traditional slot. This highly anticipated event is the premier big air Kiteboarding competition featuring the best athletes from around the world.
14 Oct: The Gift Fair at the CTICC – The Cape Town International Convention Centre hosts The Gift Fair, a lifestyle event of the festive season that promises the largest variety of products under one roof for home, gift, fashion and family from local entrepreneurs.
8 Oct: Halloween Trail Run – Lifestyle Challenge is back with their first event for the year and it’s s spooky one: A Halloween themed Trail Run with an obstacle twist. There are two distances to choose from: A 5km or 10 km route. Both of the routes have the option to also do an obstacle course or not. Runners are invited to come dressed in their best Halloween outfits.
Venue: D’Aria Winery, Durbanville
Date/Time: Sunday 31 October, registration 6am, race starts 7.30am
Cost: From R140pp
06 Oct: Paint & Sip at Warwick Wine Estate – Join us for an Outdoor Art Experience under the trees! As you nestle into the beautiful surroundings of Warwick Wine Estate and their gorgeous vineyards.
6 Oct: The Agulhas Wine Triangle Festival – is bringing you world-class wines from our member producers together with delectable charcuterie platters, light meals and snacks. So, be sure to arrive hungry AND thirsty, and with a whole lot of boot space – of course – because the AWT wines are the kind you take home to meet the family.
1 Oct: Franschhoek Uncorked Festival Celebrates Summer In Style – Not only does the new season bring with it the promise of warmer weather, but it’s also time to make your way to the Franschhoek Wine Valley for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival (16 & 17 October).
Date/Time: Saturday to Sunday, 16 to 17 October, 11am – 4pm (unless otherwise specified)
Cost: R220pp, visit Franschhoek Uncorked for details
1 Oct: Noordhoek Open Gardens 2021 – Noordhoek Tourism and On the Verge hosts the 7th annual Noordhoek Open Gardens featuring 18 gardens on show over two days. Visitors can explore properties with indigenous palettes, eco- gardens, organic food gardens, woodlands, a Zen garden and wetlands pool, as well as small cottage-style gardens – all set against Noordhoek’s sea and mountain views.
Date/Time: Saturday to Sunday, 16 to 17 October, 10am to 4pm
Cost: Tickets cost between R25pp and R200pp for a weekend pass
29 Sept: Avondale Wine Estate Open Gardens – will be opening up their beautiful gardens to visitors again this year on the 23rd / 24th October, so if you are planning on enjoying open gardens, now is the time to highlight in your diaries!
Venue: Avondale Wine Estate
Date/Time: Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 October, 10am to 4pm
29 Sept: Sneaky Grounds – Gonzo Farewll – Nostalgia is at our doorstep, with our resident loose-cannon heading inland for a longer than expected period.We are confident that the Cape will have him up and down over his tenure away from us but felt it was only fair that such a change is matched with a brand he is synonymous with.
Venue: Cashmere Premium Lounge
Date/Time: Saturday 2 October, 4pm
Cost: From R100pp to R150pp
29 Sept: Earth Fair Market – A top quality market experience. Pasture reared meat, fresh produce. Change the way you shop! The Market is open every Saturday in Constantia.
Venue: Timour Hall Villa Estate, Constantia
Date: Every Saturday
Cost: From R290pp to R250pp
28 Sept: The Galileo Open Air Cinema, Cape Town’s beloved outdoor experience – Nothing says summer quite like The Galileo Open Air Cinema, who’ve released their summer schedule from 21 October 2021 to 24 April 2022. At Galileo, which celebrates 10 years of a magical outdoor experience, you get to watch new movies (like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) and beloved classics (Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Dirty Dancing), in exquisite surroundings.
Venue: Galileo Theatres around Cape Town
Date: Thursday 21 October 2021 to Sunday 24 April 2022
Cost: Free entrance
27 Sept: Spring into the new season at the Inaugural Stellenbosch Garden Week – From 30 September to 10 October, Stellenbosch will be hosting its first-ever Garden Week. Inspired by the world-renowned flower festival of Girona in Spain, Garden Week Stellenbosch kicks off with a wonderful flower parade on 30 September 2021.
Date: Thursday 30 September to Sunday 10 October
Cost: Find the full itinerary and prices on Visit Stellenbosch
27 Sept: Restaurant Week XXL – DiningCity in partnership with Windhoek, KLM South Africa, EAT OUT, StreetSmart, Appletiser, Schweppes, Valpre and Sleeping-OUT, brings Restaurant Week XXL a 31-day dining celebration where locals can dine out at 100 of SA’s best restaurants for a great price.
Cost: R145 to R245, email [email protected] for more information
25 Sept: Botanica with Keith Kirsten – Cavalli Estate in Somerset West hosts Botanica, a special afternoon led by South Africa’s popular horticultural specialist Keith Kirsten to celebrate Garden Week.
Venue: Cavalli Estate, Strand
Date/Time: Saturday, 11am to 4pm
Cost: Between R650pp and R750pp, email to book your spot
24 Sept: Elgin Blossom Weekend – The Elgin Blossom weekend presents an exciting programme of bespoke events held across the region to coincide with the spring blossoms adorning the fruit trees.
Venue: Grabouw, Elgin
Date: Friday 01 to Sunday 03 September
Cost: Get the full list of events, venues and prices on the Elgin Grabouw site
20 Sept: Groot Constantia Heritage Month Showcases Culture, Music And Wine – This Heritage Month, Groot Constantia, the birthplace of South African wine, invites you to celebrate our country’s rich and diverse culture and wine legacy. Groot Constantia is South Africa’s oldest wine-producing farm. In addition, Groot Constantia turned 336 years old this year – even more reason to celebrate.
Venue: Groot Constantia
Date: Friday 03 to Thursday 30 September
19 Sept: Durbanville Spring Collaboration Menu – Durbanville Wine Valley, in collaboration with Maastricht, Tangram Durbanville Hills and Jean Klein Roosboom, hosts a four-course dinner at Cassia restaurant at Nitída Wine Farm.
Venue: Cassia Restaurant, Nitida Wine Farm
Date/Time: Wednesday, 29 September, 6.30pm
18 Sept: Tackle the gorgeous trails of the Cape Winelands –
This is more than just a trail race – the Maxi-Race Cape Winelands takes you on a scenic adventure of self-discovery where unique landscapes and magnificent views are the stars of the show.
Venue: 18 Jannasch Road, Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch
Date: Friday 1 to 3 October, entries close Sunday 26 September
Cost: entries cost between R400pp and R2400pp, enter on the Maxi Race site
16 Sept: Rivendell Boutique Wine Estate set to host a Heritage Day food festival – For this year’s Heritage Day, September 24, come and enjoy the exquisite setting of Rivendell Boutique Wine Estate in Botrivier and the Lockdown Recipe Storytelling Book (LRSB) food festival from 9am to 4pm.
Venue: Rivendell Boutique Wine Estate
Date/Time: Friday 24 September, 9am to 4pm
15 Sept: YU Cape Town – YU offers a contemporary take on Asian dining to the Foreshore in the heart of Cape Town. Set with dimly lit interiors, rich dark velvets and warm timbers, their philosophy is one that pushes the boundaries of Japanese cuisine, with a unique style of Izakaya dishes.
Venue: Onyx Hotel, Cape Town
Time: Monday to Saturday 9am to 9pm
15 Sept: Nederburg Weekend Braais – For Heritage Month, the team at Nederburg’s The Manor in Paarl is dusting off their braai equipment and inviting family and friends to come and celebrate all things braai with them over the next couple of weekends.
Venue: The Manor, Paarl
Time: Braais happen every Saturday till 10 October, 12pm to 2:30pm
Cost: R25pp to R165pp
15 Sept: Come to the Cabaret – Wela Kapela Productions presents a four-piece cabaret season at the Baxter Theatre’s Golden Arrow Studio. The four cabarets are Mad About the Boys, Damsel in Distress, A Star is Born and The Story of Eva Cassidy.
MAD ABOUT THE BOYS: 22-25 September 2021 & 9 October 2021
DAMSEL IN DISTRESS: 24- 9 September 2021.
A STAR IS BORN: 30 September 2021-2 October 2021
THE STORY OF EVA CASSIDY: 6-8 October 2021
Venue: Golden Arrow Studio, Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town
Time: 7pm, Saturday matinees at 3pm
Cost: R100pp to R125pp
15 Sept: Bottelary Conservancy MTB & Eco Weekend – Get ready for a weekend of fun in the Winelands. Discover the beauty of the Bottelary region near Stellenbosch from 1 – 3 October, when the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy (BHRC) is hosting their first MTB & Eco Weekend. Bike, hike, sip and taste your way through this off-the-beaten track destination in the heart of the Cape Winelands.
Venue: Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy
Date/Time: Friday 1 October 8am to Sunday 3 October 5pm
Cost: R230pp to R250pp
14 Sept: Babylonstoren Food & Wine Pairing – On Thursday, 07 October, Warm Karoo will be partnering with Babylonstoren – one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in South Africa to bring you an evening of exquisite food and wine. Enjoy an array of dishes accompanied by Babylonstoren’s most popular wines.
Date/Time: Thursday 7 October, 6:30 for 19:00
13 Sept: Cape Orchid Society Spring Show – The Cape Orchid Society hosts its annual Spring Show at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, featuring unusual and exotic orchids on display.
Venue: Richard Crowie Hall, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Date/Time: Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm
13 Sept: Cultivate Collective Heritage Festival – The Cultivate Collective presents a programme of heritage events, talks and live performances leading up to South Africa’s National Heritage Day on 24 September 2021.
Venue: Cultivate, Salt River, Cape Town
Date/Time: 15 to 30 September, events start at 5:30pm
12 Sept: Cape Town Opera Presents French Songbook – Cape Town Opera presents French Songbook, a concert celebrating a century (1840s – 1940s) of French mélodie. The concert features artists Brittany Smith (soprano) and Ané Pretorius (soprano), with Managing Director Alex Gabriel at the piano, an a 2-course lunch at Gåte Restaurant.
Venue: Venue: Quoin Rock
Time: Lunch at Gåte Restaurant 1pm | Concert starts at 4pm
Cost: R850pp, includes a 2-course lunch, a welcome drink and the concert.
11 Sept: Cape Town Art Book Fair – Norval Foundation hosts the second edition of the Cape Town Art Book Fair, a 3-day event bringing together galleries, writers, publishers, artists and independent book-sellers, and providing an opportunity to explore a variety of art books, zines and magazines.
Venue: Atrium, Norval Foundation, Steenberg Estate
Date: 24 to 26 September
Cost: Free, email [email protected] for more details
10 Sept: Iziko Museums’s in_herit Festival 2021 – Iziko Museums presents a dynamic cultural programme and Heritage Day celebration, both online and in-person, in celebration of South Africa’s diverse and shared heritage.
Venue: Iziko Museum
Date: 20 to 26 September
Cost: Free, check website
9 Sept: Twilight Trail Run Spring Series – Exclusive Winelands trail-running experience. Enjoy pristine, breath-taking views of False Bay, and the Helderberg mountains. Run through vineyards, chasing the Capes magnificent sunsets, before enjoying an ice-cold draught beer or glass of estate wine with friends.
Choose from a 6km or 12km vineyard run
Venue: Skilpadvlei Wine Farm
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 15, registration from 4:30pm, start 6pm
Cost: R100pp – 6km, R150pp – 12km
8 Sept: Winterfest 2021 – We are excited to announce that this festival is all about the next level in beer – come and taste high alcohol naturally brewed beers from Triggerfish, Soul Barrel, Honingklip Brewery, Longbeach Brewery, Folk & Goode and Woodstock Brewing.
Venue: Triggerfish Brewing
Date/Time: Saturday 25 September from 11am to 6pm
Cost: Early bird tickets plus glass R80
7 Sept: Spring Paint & Vibe – Grab a paintbrush, a delicious slice of specialty pizza, a glass of Le Pommier Wine, and enjoy an evening of painting & vibing with artist Sascha-Lee & Le Pommier Wine Estate.
Venue: Le Pommier Wine Estate
Date/Time: Wednesday, 15 September, 6pm – 8pm
6 Sept: Grab your kite and get ready to fly at the 27th Cape Town International Kite Festival – The highly anticipated 27th Cape Town International Kite Festival is slowly approaching and we simply cannot contain our excitement! Get ready to grab your colourful and creative kites and gently touch the sky, anywhere and anytime.
Venue: Dolphin Beach, Table View or Zandvlei Nature Reserve, Muizenberg
Date/Time: Sunday, 10 October, 11am to 3pm; Saturday, 23 October, 11am – 3pm
Cost: Free, donations welcome
5 Sept: Franschhoek Uncorked Festival – Not only does the new season bring with it the promise of warmer weather, but it’s also time to make your way to the Franschhoek Wine Valley for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival.
Date/Time: Saturday 16 October at 10am to Sunday 17 October, 4pm
Cost: Pre-book your Uncorked Weekend Pass at Webtickets, R220pp
4 Sept: Duiwelskloof Hike – A hiker’s heaven! Duiwelskloof hiking trail is situated within the Banhoek Conservancy near Stellenbosch and about an hour’s drive from Cape Town city center. The hike offers amazing scenery and a full day filled with loads of adventure. There is also a good chance of spotting wild life such as Eland or Oryx.
Venue: Stellenbosch, Banhoek Conservancy
Date/Time: Sunday September 26 from 7:30am to 3pm
3 Sept: Polymer Clay Workshop – Victoria Creative presents a relaxing day of arts and crafts learning the basics of polymer clay. In this 3 hour session, participants learn how to make some statement earrings with polymer clay. They learn how polymer works, how to cut it and how to shape it in the forms that they want it.
Venue: PNA Canal Walk, Canal Walk Shopping Centre
Time: Saturday 18 September, 9am to 12 pm
2 Sept: Tacos & Tequila Tasting – The Homestead Kitchen is hosting a Taco Fiesta with Cabrito Tequila! Come through after work with friends, family, furry family members and let us feed you with the most delicious soft shell tacos in Cape Town.
Venue: The Homestead, 23 Constantia Main Road, Plumstead
Date/Time: Wednesday 8 September, 5:30PM till last round at 20h00.
Cost: Between R210pp and R275pp
2 Sept: Celebrate Spring With Fantastic Bubbles And Oyster Pairing – For those who don’t necessarily need a special occasion to crack open a good bottle, every day is Wine Day. But if we are being official about it, today, Spring Day, is also Cap Classique Day.
Venue: Anthonij Rupert Wines
Date/Time: Every Saturday during September
1 Sept: Chef’s inspiration with spring asparagus from our garden to your plate – Spring is in the air and what better way to celebrate than with fresh asparagus spears! Young asparagus plants take up to three years before they are ready to be harvested, but once established, they can be cut again and again for many years.
Venue: Babylonstoren, Franschhoek
Date/Time: Wednesday 8 September, 10AM – 3PM
29 Aug: Jewell’s Supra: A Georgian Inspired Feast – Spice Route Wines and Jewell’s Restaurant brings a Georgian inspired feast (supra) paired with Obscura Natural Wines. A Supra is a traditional Georgian feast synonymous with Georgia’s rich social culture.
28 Aug: September 2021 Art Exhibitions at 99 Loop Gallery – 99 Loop art gallery is currently running two exhibitions showcasing local talent until the end of September. Feeling Blue by Oda Tungodden comprises a series of delicate yet experimental paintings that delve into the artist’s state of mind through the events of the last eighteen months.
27 Aug: Ladies Mad Hatters High Tea – The Lisa Linnow Gallery invites ladies to get a little crazy for art and tea at a Mad Hatters High Tea and themed ceramic exhibition.
23 Aug: Winemaker’s Dinner – Enjoy a Middle Eastern feast with winemaker, Lourens van der Westhuizen.
Venue: Arendsig Vineyard
Date/Time: 28 August, 6:30pm
Cost: R500pp, contact Lizelle +27 76 853 0605
19 Aug: Virtual Reality Gaming Arcade – SenseVirtual is a brand new Virtual Reality Gaming Arcade in Sea Point, Cape Town for people of all ages to come and enjoy the latest VR experiences and play on the newest Gaming Consoles.
Venue: Shop G2, The Regent, 19-33 Regent Road, Sea Point
Date/Time: Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am to 7pm
Cost: 30 Min R75 | 60 Min R115 | 5 Hours R399 | 10 Hours R699
19 Aug: Visit the Festival of Gardens in Stellenbosch during Garden Week – South Africa’s favourite city of oaks, Stellenbosch, is pulling out the stops for gardeners and lovers of the great outdoors in a new, week-long festival that will transform its streets and surrounding countryside from 30 September to 10 October.
Date: Thursday 30 September – Saturday 10 October
Cost: Find more information on different events on the Stellenbosch Garden Week site
18 Aug: Locked Doors, Behind Doors Documentary – Locked Doors, Behind Doors is a digital dance documentary conceptualised by the Indoni Dance Academy performed by dancers from townships in the Western Cape.
Venue: Artscape Art Theatre
Date: 16 to 31 August
Cost: Free on the Artscape Art Theatre website
17 Aug: Camelias in the International Camelia Garden of Excellence at Vergelegen Wine Estate – Many people have a newfound enjoyment of the outdoors, and are discovering beautiful local places that they might have been unaware of pre-pandemic.
Venue: Vergelegen Wine Estate
Date/Time: The estate is open Monday-Sunday 09h00-17h00 (last entry 16h00)
Cost: Entrance R10/adults and R5/pensioners and scholars, pensioners free on Mondays. Heritage and Garden Tour bookings +27 21 847 2122, email [email protected]
16 Aug: A ballet lover’s dream is on the horizon- Cape Town City Ballet presents CARMEN – A ballet lover’s dream is dancing its way onto our Capetonian stages soon! Cape Town City Ballet is proudly presenting Veronica Paeper’s CARMEN at Artscape from 25 August until 4 September.
Venue: Artscape Opera House
Date/Time: 25 August – 4 Sept, 18h30, with matinees on Saturday 28 August and Saturday 4 September at 14h00.
Cost: R300 to R350
12 Aug: 5 Course Food & Wine Pairing with Live Music @ Louisvale – Join us for a delectable five course food & wine pairing at Louisvale Wines with the winemakers and live music by tenor, Chris Coetzer. Limited seats available.
Venue: Louisvale Wines
Date/Time: 25 August, 5:30pm to 9pm
09 Aug: Homemade soapmaking workshop – A workshop on homemade soap making presented by Bev Missing, the founder of the luxury bath and body brand Rain, and hosted at Babylonstoren, a 1700’s working farm turned luxury hotel just outside of Franschhoek.
Venue: Farm Shop, Babylonstoren, Franschhoek
Date/Time: 18 August, 10am to 3pm
05 Aug: DIY Craft Bar – Founded by owner Andy Cawood – is a contemporary craft studio for anyone wanting to do something creative with their hands while enjoying a night (or day!) out with friends.
Venue: DIY Craft Café, Nooedhoek
Date: Monday, Friday & Saturday
Cost: Contact +27 82 373 0149 for class prices
03 Aug: Afternoon Gin & Tea Cocktail – The Stella Café & Bar at the Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel offers a unique afternoon gin and tea experience every Saturday. Stella Café & Bar offers fresh, al fresco dining around the magnificent pool.
Venue: The Stella Café, Southern Sun Cullinen Hotel
Date: Saturdays 3pm to 5pm
Cost: R295 per person
03 Aug: Durbanville Wine Valley Soup & Sip Weekend – Durbanville Wine Valley hosts a Soup and Sip Weekend where wineries across the region prepare special menus paired with local wines as a way of welcoming visitors back to the Winelands.
Venue: Various farms in Durbanville
Date: 13 – 15 August
Cost: Go to Durbanville Wine Valley for prices
02 Aug: Folking Good Saturdays – Sit the Folk Down, a world-class record studio facilitating live music shows, invites all for some Folking Good Music. For two hours, there are some of South Africa’s finest local singers and songwriters who are performing a mix of their own original compositions, as well as some classic cover tunes.
Venue: Folk Café, 54 St James Road, St James, Cape Town
28 Jul: Veld and Sea – Veld and Sea is an experience-based business that explores edible landscapes through seasonal and sustainable immersive wild food workshops and nature-inspired events.
Venue: Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Cape Town
Time: See workshops for dates and times
Cost: Dependant on event
22 Jul: Online Paint Night – Cape Town Art Classes presents an online paint night where participants can paint a hummingbird. Participants get access to a pre-recorded painting class where they are guided through the creative process. Bookings end on 28 July.
Time: 2 hours
Cost: Early Bird tickets (available until 22 July) R119.99, R145 (from 23 July)
19 Jul: Genius Loci Art Exhibit – State of the Art Gallery hosts an art exhibit curated by Claude Chandler and in conjunction with SideTrack Studios. It centers around the theme of the special kind of atmosphere found in a particular space.
15 Jul: To Whom it May Concern Group Exhibition – Salon Ninety One presents to whom it may concern, a winter group exhibition featuring popular Salon Ninety One artists and some exciting new additions.
Venue: 91 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Time: By appointment only | Tuesday to Friday 10am to 6pm | Saturday 10am to 2pm | Closed Sunday and Monday
15 Jul: RETZA Royal Enfield Coffee Rides – RETZA hosts weekly motorcycle coffee rides through Cape Town every Saturday. To participate in the rides, riders need a valid motorcycle license. Bikes, helmets and jackets are provided.
Venue: RETZA base, Corner of Brickfield and Factory roads, Salt River, Cape Town
Date/Time: Every Saturday, 9AM to 11AM
Cost: R275 per person
15 Jul: Makers Landing Kids Food Workshops – The Makers Landing team of chefs present kids food workshops every Saturday and Sunday in the demo kitchen. All tickets sold help subsidise classes for kids from marginalised communities.
Venue: Makers Landing, The Cruise Terminal, V & A Waterfront
Date: 17 & 18 July – Edible fairy and gnome gardens, 24 & 25 July – Harbour and fish cookies
Cost: R120 per workshop
12 Jul: “Right here, Right now!” exhibition extended due to public demand – Right here, Right Now! is curated by Clout SA creative director Tracy Lee Lynch, and is presented by Clout SA in collaboration with art consultancy HUB. The exhibition showcases an astounding outpouring of work by a dynamic mix of emerging young designers, well-known design studios and individuals, and a range of artists and artisans.
Venue: Cape Town Design Trail
Date: 21 June to 31 July, appointments at 11AM or 2PM, from Tuesday to Friday
Cost: To book an appointment for a private viewing, email [email protected] or call +27 21 461 2679
9 Jul: Start your engines! Formula E racing is coming to Cape Town in 2022 – Cape Town is set to become the first Southern African city to host the all-electric Formula E racing series, following an announcement made by the FIA global motorsport governing body in Geneva.
Venue: To be announced
Date: 26 February 2022
Cost: To be announced
9 Jul: Winter wonders of Kirstenbosch – From July 1 to 18, 2021, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is hosting its annual Winter Wonders Special. Youth 17 years and younger get free entry to Kirstenbosch and the chance to enjoy the beauty of the landscape. Start your adventure from the Kirstenbosch Bookshop.
Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Date: 1 July to 18 July
Cost: Free entry for up to 17yr olds
7 Jul: Guided Hike: Boesmanskloof – Come and join us on an unique journey though an unspoiled valley in the middle of nowhere, at one of the cutest Karoo towns, just 1.5 hours away from Cape Town. We will step back in time to when locals used this trail to move between two small Karoo towns.
Venue: Boesmanskloof McGregor
Date/Time: 17 July from 7AM to 3PM
Cost: R580pp, contact +27 83 263 8206 or [email protected]
7 Jul: Winter Cyber Symphony Concert – The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra presents a live stream of their first concert as part of their online Winter Cyber Symphony series. The first concert features conductor Bernhard Gueller with soloist Peter Martens performing Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 and Schubert Symphony No. 5 in B flat, D 485.
Date: 7 to 12 July, concert goes live at 8pm and is available for four days until 11pm.
Cost: R140 per show | R440 for the full series (4 shows)
4 Jul: The Labia Home Screen – is a pay-per-view video-on-demand screening service curated by the Labia Theatre. The Labia Theatre is a long-established, independent cinema situated at 68 Orange Street Gardens, Cape Town. The service is available to viewers in South Africa.
30 Jun: Live-Cook with Chef Liam Tomlin – Live Cook Channel hosts a virtual cook along with Chef Liam Tomlin with all the ingredients to prepare a Spanish Paella delivered to participants’ doors. Book before midnight on Thursday 1 July.
Date: 7 July
Cost: 2 Portion Meal Box R425 | 4 Portion Meal Box R595
30 Jun: KKNK Virtual Art Gallery – The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK), supported by ABSA, launched its second Virtual Art Gallery featuring artists and curators exploring the many subtleties of emotions.
Venue: KKNK Virtual Art Gallery
Date: 29 June to 29 August
29 Jun: Cape Town Vinyl Faire – The midwinter market for analogue aficionados moves to the Scout Hall in Churchill Road.
Venue: Cape Town Hi-Fi Club
Date/Time: 4 July from 8AM to 1PM
25 Jun: It’s that time of the year, the Knysna Oyster Festival is near! – Here’s a shucking good reason to pack the bags and leave the house… The annual Knysna Oyster Festival is happening from Friday, 9 to Sunday 18 July and provides the perfect excuse to switch #WFH to #WFK.
Date: 9 to 18 July
Cost: Go to Knysna Oyster Festival for information on prices and daily events
24 Jun: Freedom The Musical Cinema Screen – Ster-Kinekor Theatres (SKT), in partnership with The South African State Theatre, is now screening local theatre production, Freedom The Musical, at selected SKT Cinemas.
Venue: Cavendish Square, 1 Dreyer St, Claremont, Cape Town
Date/Time: Showing until 11 July
24 Jun: Boschendal Winemakers Dinner – Join us for our inaugural Winemaker’s Dinner series on the First Thursday of each month. Enjoy a paired three-course dinner at The Werf Restaurant hosted by Executive Chef Allistaire Lawrence and one of Boschendal’s three winemakers.
22 Jun: Lanzerac Wine Estate loves to share moments wrapped in beautiful sound, as they host some of Cape Town’s hottest muso’s paired with the finest cuisine during their Lanzerac Live Winter Sessions with Acoustic Element and LLEVADO.
Venue: Lanzerac Wine Estate
Date/Time: 1 July at 6pm
Cost: R500pp (Includes three-course set menu)
20 Jun: Jazz in the Native Yards Winter Jazz Series – The 2021 Jazz in the Native Yards Winter Jazz Series kicked off on Youth Day with a line-up of local artists performing at various venues in Cape Town.
Venue: Kwa Sec, Ny 138 no.52 Gugulethu, Alliance Françiase du Cap & The Masque Theatre, Muizenberg
Date/Time: 20 June at 3pm; 25 June at 7.30pm, 26 June at 5pm
Cost: R120pp, R60 pensioners and students. Contact +27 60 960 8935 to book
Virtual Masterclass with Jan Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen – In partnership with Cape Union Mart, join Jan Hendrik on the Innovation Studio rooftop in Cape Town as he hosts a braai like no other.
Date/Time: Thursday June 17, from 18:30pm to 19:30PM
Cost: Free, please RSVP by 14 June
Catch Artist Mthwakazi’s New Exhibition At Zeitz Mocaa – Waiting for Gebane is a solo exhibition by the South African artist Senzeni Mthwakazi Marasela. Through mediums such as textiles, embroidery, photography, and painting, it provides a reflective overview of the artist’s practice.
Venue: Zeitz MOCCA Pavillion, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Date/Time: Running until 21 August, Thursday to Sunday, 10AM to 6PM
Cost: From R220pp
Father’s Day lunch at The Bakery – Gather together your family and friends and visit The Bakery at Jordan this June for a delicious Father’s Day 3-course set menu. Escape to this Winelands destination and let this winter warmer special put a smile on his face!
Venue: The Bakery at Jordan
Date: All through June