Cape Town Events Guide – 1 Sept to 7 Sept

Cape Town Events Guide – 1 Sept to 7 Sept

Blaauwberg Art Society Meeting

Visitors welcome to attend the Blaauwberg Art Society meeting. Entrance fee includes refreshments before an interactive demonstration by artist Karen Duval on how to accurately calculate perspective and also transferring a monoprint to canvas. Bring along paper, a pen and ruler. The BAS member exhibition will also be on at the Tableview Centre from 1 to 10 September.

5 September, 6.45PM


Milnerton Bowls Club, Pienaar Road

083 455 4930

Charity Book Sale

The Cat Trapping and Sterilisation Organisation is having a fund-raising book sale. There will be a wide range of almost new fiction and non-fiction books for sale in very good condition,  and a really worthy cause to support.

2 September, 9AM

Constantia Village Courtyard

082 654 2523

Cape Homemakers Expo

The annual Cape Homemakers Expo returns with a range of products and professional services under one roof.  This year’s theme is ‘A Tribute to Your Home’. Highlights include the ‘tuis | home theatre’, a market and an interior design challenge.  The Expo offers an opportunity for visitors to explore, consider and purchase all sort of home and garden items.

Until 3 September, 10AM to 8PM/6PM

R70 – R80

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town

021 511 2800

Pinotage on Tap 2017

Diemersfontein Wine Estate hosts the annual Pinotage on Tap Festival 2017. This event celebrates the latest harvest of the estate’s “Original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage” with barrels of Pinotage and a variety of foods that best compliment the wine. Live music and other “fun and games” are available at the event as well. Ticket price includes a goodie bag on arrival and unlimited access to the Pinotage wine flowing from the barrel taps.

2 September, 12.30PM


Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate, R301, Jan van Riebeeck Drive, Newtown, Wellington

021 864 5050

Street Food Festival 2017

The fourth annual Street Food Festival pays homage to the nation’s food culture by dishing up authentic South African street foods pavement-style. The festival features a food market, live music and a conference geared towards food entrepreneurs.

2 to 3 September, Sat 5PM to 9PM/Sun 10AM to 4PM

R50 – R100

Side Street Studios, 48 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town

Waterfront Walkabout and Zeitz MOCAA Talk

Explore the V&A Waterfront in a way that you never have before.  Suzie Joubert, author of Waterfront Walkabout, guides patrons on a historical tour of Cape Town’s most popular attraction. Tour includes Granger Bay, the former Breakwater Prison, Jetty 1 Museum, the Silo Precinct, concluding with a short talk outside the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Drinks and nibbles at the Silo Hotel afterward, subject to availability.

1 September, 9.30AM

R300 – R550

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

072 377 8014

Fantastic Grifizzi Brothers Circus

The team behind Madame Zingara present The Fantastic Grifizzi Brothers, who roll into town with their set up that includes food trucks and bars, a double decker bus-come-restaurant, barber shop, carnival rides and animal-free circus in a Big Top tent. .

Until 17 September 2017, Thursday to Sunday

R40 – R330

Van Der Stel Sports Club, Du Toit St, Stellenbosch

071 400 2250

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

25 LIVE – a night at the circus

Zip Zap Circus School team up with rock band the Parlotones to present a fundraising show, 25 Live – a night at the circus. They celebrate 25 years of “Zip Zap – Inspiring Kids For Life”. Seven years after their successful collaboration on Art of Rock, they reunite to once again perform a mix of aerial and acrobatic mastery set to the indie rock band’s music.

Until 1 September, 7.30PM

R250 – R1000

Artscape Opera House, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 421 8622