Cape Town Special Events Guide 3-9Oct

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

FREE

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

R600

Overture Restaurant, Hidden Valley, Annandale Road, R44, Stellenbosch, Tel: (021) 880 2646

MUSIC

The Hinds Brothers Tour of the Cape

The Hinds Brothers (Acoustic Folk Rock) perform their debut album Ocean of Milk.

3 October @ 7pm

R150

Alma Café, Alma Road, Alma Road, Rosebank, Tel: (021) 685 7377

Robin Auld

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

R120

The Cottage Club, 26 Mauritius Crescent, Capri Village, Cape Town 

KAHN

Long-time Parlotones frontman, Kahn Morbee performs solo as KAHN.

Part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival.

4 October @ 8pm

R90

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.

4 October

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