CPT – Special Guide 03-10 Oct 2013

Blacks Only Comedy Show

Line-up for 2013, David Kau, Marc Lottering, Chester Missing/Conrad Koch, Tumi Morake & Chris Forest.

4 October

From R186 – R288

The Grand Arena, Grand West, Tel: 0861 9158000

Follies Burlesque

9 October @ 7:30pm


Richards Supper Stage & Bistro, 229a Corner Main Road, Corner Glengariff, Tel: (021) 434 4497 /076 1444809

Durbanville Wine Valley’s Season of Sauvignon

Dedicated to celebrating the region’s zesty Sauvignon Blancs, the yearly food and wine festival (it’s now in its ninth year) calls on the 11 local farms to band together and help transform the area into one merry festival ground.

5 & 6 October

Durbanville, Tel: 083 3101228

Miss Gay Western Cape

Now in its fifth year (the to-do ran unofficially underground from 1996), the camp contest aims to provide a platform for drag queens to showcase their talents within a safe and welcoming environment and encourages pride amongst all LGBTIQ individuals.

5 October @ 8pm


Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

African Creative Economy Conference

The annual event – it was first held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2011 and then in Dakar, Senegal the following year – features a line-up of speakers and panelists who will discuss the role that the creative industries have in driving the economy and addressing the continent’s development problems, especially poverty and issues of democracy and human rights.

6 – 9 October @ 9am – 5:30pm

R2239 – R6000

Cape Town City Hall, Corner Darling & Parade Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 674 0013

Oldest working harbour abuzz with activity

With the arrival of Summer, the V&A Waterfront will be abuzz with a variety of water-based activities.

*Cape Town International Boat Show

Visitors will be able to see the largest selection of catamarans, power boats and accessories at one event in South Africa.

4 – 6 October

The V&A Waterfront North Wharf, Tel: (021) 685 0848

*Royal Cape Yacht Club Opening Cruise

A large fleet of sailing vessels will sail into the V&A Waterfront en masse and in salute of the Club’s Commodore.

5 October

Clock Tower cutting, Alfred Basin, Tel: (021) 421 1354

*Clipper Around the World Yacht Race

Sailing from Rio de Janeiro, visitors will have the chance to see the fleet of yachts as they continue on their world tour. Cape Town is their stopover for the third leg of their tour.

26 October to 4 November

The V&A Waterfront Alfred Basin, sparker@clipperventures.com

Complimentary Wine Tastings

Every Monday (10, 17 & 24 June) @ 6pm – 7pm

The Garden Lounge, Vineyard Hotel & Spa, Tel: (021) 686 2331