Wednesday 18 March 2015

What to do in Cape Town this weekend (20th – 22nd March)

Embrace the awesome festivities coming up this weekend! Whether you choose to visit them all, or simply just one. You’ll be sure to enjoy your time!

The men and women of the Navy are putting on a grand show in Simon’s Town this weekend, so sea adventurers get in line and come and enjoy the family-friendly fun! This seaside fiesta will show you a glimpse of South Africa’s Navy and provide you with insight into the training that helps keep our nation’s waters safe and secure. Here are some of the events that will be at the SA Navy festival… the ships and submarines will be open for public viewing, tug boat rides, flea market, Navy, Air Force and Army exhibitions and a Kiddies corner for the little ones.

Date: 20 march
Time: 10:00 until late
Venue: Simons Town Naval Base
Price: FREE

Hout Bay Sandcastle Competition – 21 March
Gather the troops and get ready to create a sandy masterpiece at the annual Sandcastle Competition on Hout Bay Beach. Teams can be made up of kids of any age and adults too, but only if you love a bit of seaside action with a bucket and spade. The main goal of the sandcastle competition is to raise funds for underprivileged children at Hout Bay’s Valley Pre-Primary School, plus the celebrity guest judges will have the difficult task of choosing the winners. Besides the sandcastle building there will be plenty of other activities like a jumping castle, live music and various food and drink stalls.

Date: 21 March
Time: 8:30 – 13:30
Venue: Hout Bay
Price: R30 – 1500 per team

World Gallery Exhibition: Ricky Lee Gordon - 22 March
Come and see this amazing street artist at his first ever solo exhibition in Cape Town. He is best known as internationally celebrated street artist Freddy Sam, but this time he is leaving his aliases behind and embracing his own exhibition at premier gallery Worldart on 54 Church Street. This exhibition features a variety of paintings which use collage, abstraction and fragmentation to explore the relationship between humans and nature.

Date: 22 March
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Venue: Worldart Gallery
Price: FREE

This weekend in the Mother City, come and explore the wonderful world of art, design, creativity and the wonder of South Africa. Get ready for the proudly South African Navy, Sandcastle art and stunning exhibitions.

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Written By: Christine Romans

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