Cape Town Jazzathon
Just because it’s mid-January and budget is low, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some top quality jazz from talented up and coming acts. That’s what makes the Cape Town Jazzathon special. There will also be a women in jazz segment and a few big-time surprises, but most importantly, the event is free.
FIA World Rallycross Championship
What's faster than an F1 car and where do kids under 12 get in free? Are you in? The FIA World Rallycross Championship is head-to-head, short, sharp racing on mixed surfaces (dirt and asphalt) contained within amphitheatre venues – and the grand finale is taking place in Cape Town on the weekend of 9 and 10 November 2019. Who are you coming with?
Chinese Spring Food Fair.
Peking duck with pancake wraps (or with rice and char siu), chicken chow mein, beef flank with noodles, stir fry mei foon (vermicelli noodles) and yakitori, which is skewered mushrooms, chicken or prawns – just some of the options that'll be at the Western Province Chinese Association's (WPCA) annual Chinese Spring Food Fair.
Sample some of the best wines made from South Africa’s national grape at Pinotage on Tap, which takes place at the estate on 28 September, during Heritage month. If that’s not one of the best ways to celebrate our wine heritage, we don’t know what is.
The Big Bug Expo
See a 6m tarantula and 6m head-to-tail scorpion when The Big Bug Expo comes to the Jan Marais Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch on Friday, 20 to Sunday, 22 September 2019. The expo is travelling around the country, teaching people about the behaviours and extreme characteristics of the planet’s most fascinating creatures – insects.
Day At The Duck Races
Adopt a duck and race it down the river to help raise funds for CHAIN Animal Welfare. The more ducks you adopt, the higher your chances to take home R5000 too. Dress up for a day at the races, fitted with your gumboots, at the Day At The Duck Races on Saturday 14 September 2019.
Top SA And German DJs Ring In Festival Season At
Groove through the sounds of afro-house and minimal techno in the spring afternoon sun. And when the sun goes down, German techno heavyweight, Julian Wassermann, will be debuting his first performance in South Africa to deliver massive beats and funky synths at this epic open air music festival hosted at the oldest monument in the country on Saturday 7 September 2019
(CANCELLED) A Monumental William Kentridge Exhibition At The Norval Foundation
William Kentridge’s sculpture exhibition, Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture, will be running at the Norval Foundation 24 August 2019–23 March 2019. The exhibition is his largest in Africa in over a decade, and focuses solely on his sculptural practice.