CPT – Special Guide 11-16 Oct 2013

Nibs Van Der Spuy Concerts in Cape Town

The soul-soothing acoustic guitar maestro celebrates the launch of his first anthology with local shows.  South Africa’s very own acoustic folk guru Nibs Van Der Spuy showcases the musical masterpieces penned during his 15-year solo career with a local and international tour promoting his recently released deluxe anthology album,  “Crossing Borders, Driving North”.

10 October @ 8pm, R80 @ Seaside Blues Restaurant, Tel: (021) 553 2615

11 October @ 8pm, R120 @ Slow Life, Tel: (021) 788 5847

13 October @ 6:30pm, R150 @ Alma Café, Tel: (021) 685 7377

Annual Breedekloof Outdoor and Wine Festival

A decentralised celebration, the kid-friendly affair is hosted at 15 different venues (12 of which are wine farms) in the picturesque Breedekloof Valley region and offers festival-goers a chance to eat, drink and be merry while partaking in a slew of great activities, from live entertainment to sporting competitions.

11 – 13 October

Various locations in Breede River Valley, Tel: (023) 349 1791

Wellington’s Wizard of Oz

The classic musical is presented by the Wellington Production House, which aims to bring music and culture to the local community with annual concerts (past productions include The Sound of Music and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat).

11 October @ 7:30pm – 10pm

R110 – R130

Bergkroon Theatre, Wellington, Tel: 084 4092716

The Village: The Gathering

Trance poppies and okes, listen up! Lace up your boots for a stompfest of note: The Village’s annual jol, The Gathering, descends on the sprawling greens of the Wildekrans Wine Estate.  Similar to the way in which the buffalo, wildebeest, springbok and zebra in the Serengeti take part in a mass migration, psytrance lovers are encouraged to rally the troops, collect brothers, sisters and fellow worshippers of bass and flock to this yearly opskop in the wildnerness..

12 – 13 October @ 10am – 4:30pm

R200 – R250
Wildekrans Wine Estate, Bot Rover, Tel: 072 8075232

*Masters of the Craft

Get ready to groove all night with Cape Town’s house music kingpins.  Featuring a simultaneous trilogy set with Leighton Moody, Cassiem Latief and Erefaan Pearce sharing the decks.  Masters of the Craft is all about self-expression and enjoying the shared love of house music, and with DJs spinning from the afternoon right into the late evening, house heads will be more than thrilled with the epic jam.

12 October @ 12:30

R40 – R50

Amadoda Braai, 1 – 4 Woodstock, Tel: 0861 225598

PSFA Celebrity Chefs Challenge Dinner

Four celebrity chefs have been tasked with the challenge of creating a six-course gourmet menu for guests using only the staple ingredients the PSFA uses to feed over 22 000 learners on a daily basis. The chefs will collaborate on the starter and dessert course, but each individual culinary master will also have the opportunity to conjure up their own delightful creation, as well.

12 October @ 6:30pm

R395

Granger Bay Hotel School Restaurant, 85 Beach Road, Mouille Point, Tel: (021) 447 6020

Complimentary Wine Tastings

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

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