Cape Town Events Guide -5May

Milnerton Players Social Evening

Milnerton Players Dramatic Society run a series of basic theatre skills workshops and delegates from the course will present a social evening at the Milnerton Playhouse. Showing their recently acquired skills in characterization, stage management and technical understanding the evening will consist of a variety of monologues and short plays linked together with music and appropriate quotes. 

5 May 7:30PM

R5 – R10

Milnerton Playhouse, Pienaar Road, Milnerton

082 267 1061

Incredible Illusions

Incredible Illusions is the antithesis of your traditional exhibition experience. No hallowed halls, no soft chamber music and no photography bans. The exhibition is meant to be a fun event from beginning to end.  From finding new and inventive poses on the artworks to creating your own master piece in the art Jamming section.

4 April to 23 July 10AM to 7PM

R100 – R480

Watershed, Jubilee Hall, Waterfront


Riebeek Valley Olive Festival

The ever-popular annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival takes place on 6 and 7 May in celebration of a successful olive harvest. This is when the towns of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West open their doors and hearts to visitors by showcasing their finest produce: olives, wine, craft beer, food, organic soaps and gifts are but a few of the treasures they have to offer. T

6 & 7 May


Seven Venues: Allesverloren, Het Vlock Casteel, Kloovenburg, Olive Boutique, Pulpit Rock, Riebeek Cellars and RK Town Square – Riebeek Kasteel.


Applewood Harvest Country Market and Trail Run

Elgin is celebrating the apple harvest with a couple of trail runs: 11km (for fitness enthusiasts) and 5km (for family). Other fun activities include a country market (starts at 10am), live music, children’s activities and, of course, plenty of appley food, wines and craft cider.

6 May

R80 – R180

Applewood Preparatory School, Appletiser Road, Elgin

Stellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly Festival

Enjoy loads of bubbles and fresh West Coast oysters at Stellies’ first-ever festival of this kind. There’ll be live entertainment and food straight off the fire for those who don’t fancy slurping and shucking.

6 May


D’Trekka Antique Tractor Farm, R304, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch


Golf day

The Cape Kidney Association will be hosting their annual charity golf day. Green fees, goodie bags and dinner included.

12 May

R1500 – R2700 (Four ball/”Wet hole”)

Royal Cape Golf Club in Ottery.

021 761 1326/083 265 7490.

First Thursdays Cape Town

First Thursdays Cape Town is a free cultural experience where art galleries and other cultural attractions are open to the public on the first Thursday of every month. The night is as much about experiencing art and culture as it is about exploring the city on foot.

5PM to 9PM