Cape Town Special Events Guide
Starfinder Astronomy Course
Learn all about the constellations of the zodiac, the annual motion of the sun, movement of the moon and planets, the Earth’s wobble, black holes and more.
1, 8, 15 & 22 October @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm
R300 (including lecture notes, tea & a certificate of attendance)
Iziko Planetarium, 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 481 3800
Hobby-X Craft Expo
An expo showcasing a wide variety of materials, equipment, supplies and ideas for an extensive range of creative crafts and hobbies.
3 – 5 October
R20 – R50
Cape Townn International Convention Centre, Tel: (021) 478 3686
Two Oceans Hermanus Whale Festival
The annual Hermanus Whale Festival including whale watching, food stalls, quality crafters, great sport events, kids entertainment, Marine Endangered Species Expo Marquee and the Two Oceans Wine Music stage with over 20 artists performing over the festival.
3 – 6 October
Hermanus, Tel: (028) 313 0928
Muizenberg Moonlight Meanders
On Saturdays closest to the full moon people take to the beaches to support and publicise the community-driven campaign Safer Together, which aims to improve the use and image of Muizenberg’s Blue Flag beach.
4 October from 6pm
Knead Bakery, Muizenberg Beach Road, Muizenberg, www.safertogether.org
Gourmet Braai & Wine Festival
As part of the Gourmet Braai and Wine Festival, Bertus Basson, acclaimed South African chef and braai master, gives a personalised cooking demonstration for just 10 participants, using the Big Green Egg, a ceramic lidded braai, and including a selection of Hidden Valley’s handcrafted wines.
6 October @ 6:30pm
Overture Restaurant, Hidden Valley, Annandale Road, R44, Stellenbosch, Tel: (021) 880 2646
The Hinds Brothers Tour of the Cape
The Hinds Brothers (Acoustic Folk Rock) perform their debut album Ocean of Milk.
3 October @ 7pm
Alma Café, Alma Road, Alma Road, Rosebank, Tel: (021) 685 7377
Robin Auld will perform rhythmic and energising Folk and Blues combined with engaging story-telling. Guests are encouraged to bring their own drinks and a picnic or you can order soup of the day.
4 October@ 7pm – 11pm
The Cottage Club, 26 Mauritius Crescent, Capri Village, Cape Town
Long-time Parlotones frontman, Kahn Morbee performs solo as KAHN.
Part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival.
4 October @ 8pm
City Hall Auditorium, Tel: 086 0002004
Music On the Vine Summer Concert Series
A music concert with an exceptional line up of artists from around the country. Cape Town born and internationally acclaimed singer Jimmy Nevis opens the concert series.
R170 – R450
Spier Wine Farm Amphitheatre, R310 Baden Powell, Stellenbosch, Cape Town
Cape Town Underground Music Festival
The inaugural festival showcasing Cape Town’s underground talent in Dubstep, Hip Hop, House, Hard Rock and Reggae.
7 – 11 October @ 8pm
R60 – R80
Various Venues, Tel: 073 8001355