Cape Town Events Guide – 10 Oct to 16 Nov

The Guy Buttery Trio @ Olympia Bakery

Olympia Bakery will be hosting The Guy Battery Trio that shall be performing a live Jazz performance. The trio consists of guitar-sitar stylist Guy Buttery, award-winning jazz bassist Shane Cooper and percussionist Ronan Skillen.

11 November, 8PM -10PM

R150

Olympia Bakery, Clairveaux Rd, Kalk Bay, Cape Town

021 424 5927/082 892 0350

EVS Benefit Concert featuring Watershed

EVS will be collaborating with Watershed in an exciting program to help raise funds for fire, medical and disaster support crews! The highlight of the evening is sure to be the auction that will be held. With an opportunity to bid for a rare cricket bat, signed by an elite ex Protea player!

10 November, 7PM 

R250 (includes entry into lucky draw)

Fish Hoek Civic Centre, 65B Central Circle

082 964 9698

Adaptive Surfing Fundraiser Event

Adaptive Surfing SA’s mission is to give disabled people the ability to surf. The Stance World Adaptive Surfing Championships gives disabled surfers the chance to represent their country at the highest level within a competitive stage

9 November, 6.30PM 

R405

Workshop 17, The Watershed, 17 Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

072 885 2213

Journey: Zip Zap and the CPO

Zip Zap Circus, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Artscape are collaborating to present  Journey’, a night of classical entertainment. A night that is sure to put on great performances from fun filled circus acts to daring circus acts.

VIP tickets grant guests exclusive access to a pre-show in the VIP lounge, food and drinks provided by Dish Food and Social and Blend Event Life, reserved seating, a goodie bag and an exclusive invitation to the Canadian 150 show.

10 to 12 November

R162 – R1 000

Artscape Opera House, 1-10 D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 418 0550

On the Lawn with Horses for Causes

The event features an afternoon of lawn games (croquet, horseshoe, ring toss, etc), a fashion show, live music by Hezron Chetty, a high tea spread and pink gin cocktails supplied by the Cape Town Gin Company.  A Touch of Pink shall be the theme for this event (guests are asked to dress accordingly). Proceeds are shared between the 12 NGO Horses for Causes beneficiary partners. No under 18s allowed.

11 November,  12PM

R350

Riverside Estates Guesthouse, Valley Rd, Hout Bay, Cape Town

021 424 5843

Delheim Trail Run

The annual Delheim Trail Run shall be hosting a 12km route with single-track, sections on the slopes of Simonsberg, or the 7km option. The scenic beauty of this race is sure to make you want to wake up every morning for a jog! Refreshments will be served at the end of the race

11 November, 6AM 

R100 – R140

Delheim Wine Estate, Knorhoek Rd, Stellenbosch

021 884 4752

Stellenberg Estate Open Gardens

Stellenberg Estate opens its historic gardens to the public for the third annual charity event that raises funds for St Joseph’s Home for Chronically Ill Children. Guests explore the 18th century and internationally acclaimed gardens lawns and oak trees, and many garden rooms that will make you feel in another time zone.

11 to 12 November, 9.30AM

R30 – R50

Stellenberg Estate, 30 Oak Ave, Kenilworth, Cape Town

021 934 0352

SA Cocktail Week

SA Cocktail Week (SAWC) is back to take participants on a “sipping adventure” around Cape Town. SAWC aims to promote creativity behind the bar while showcasing the vibrant local community and industry brands. SAWC partners with 10 hand-picked cocktail bars around the city who each create signature cocktails, exclusively available during the event. There is also a scavenger hunt around town to look for the best shaken or stirred drink on offer, interactive cocktail experiences, prizes and educational experiences.

4 to 11 November

R250 – R350

Various places in Cape Town

021 839 2599

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

www.first-thursdays.co.za