Monday, 22 September 2014

What to do in Cape Town this weekend (26th – 28th September)

Its Monday again, but face it by the end of the week you’re going to be tired of being cooped up in the office and when Friday arrives it means it’s time to celebrate your freedom! Escape the confines of your work this weekend and take a look at these exciting suggestions.

Matt Manning’s One Ingredient Pop-up Dinner & Cooking Class – 26th September
Are you a lover of good food? If you answered yes then Matt Manning’s cooking classes and amazing dining experience is the place for you this Friday night. Bring your family and friends along and get your hands dirty while treating yourself to gourmet food and first-rate wines, there are four courses featuring the same main ingredient (this month its carrots) and you also have the chance to make two of the tasty courses with Matt Manning, who has worked with the famous Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing and many others. To book a spot at one of Matt’s cooking classes, go to and click on the booking link.

Date: 26 September 2014
Time: 18:00 – 22:00
Venue: 7th Floor Innovation Centre
Price: R450

Blue Rock Spring Fest & Wakeboard Competition – 27th September

This Saturday, if you’re on the hunt for some fun family activities, the Blue Rock Waterski Resort’s beer and wakeboarding fiesta is the place to be. This exciting event is located 45 minutes out of Cape Town on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains; it covers a wide variety of events and activities for the whole family like 30 different types of craft beer to try, an array of retro goods, special children’s play area and don’t forget the main event Ice Breaker Wakeboarding Competition. Visit for more information about the event.

Date: 27 September 2014
Time: 08:00 – 22:00
Venue: Blue Rock Waterski Resort
Price: R30 – R380

Cape Town Fringe Festival – 28th SeptemberIt’s the last day of the weekend and it’s time to get your dose of the inaugural Cape Town Fringe Festival, the event goes on for about two weeks and has over 89 spectacular acts ranging from drama, dance and comedy to performance art, music and so much more. If you’ve ever been to the National Arts Festival you can expect to see some of the same productions as well as a lot of new work from extremely talented people. So if you’re interested in this artsy, intimate event that’s right in your backyard, visit for more information and bookings.

Date: 28 September 2014
10:00 until late
Venue: Cape Town City Hall
Price: R70 – R90

If you’re an out of town traveler make your travels easier and give Airport Shuttle a call, they’ll transport you to your weekend venues from Cape Town International Airport, not to mention they’re quick, cheap and efficient. It’s going to be an eventful weekend so don’t forget if you’re looking for a place to stay, 808 Cartwright is the perfect, comfortable accommodation!  

Written By: Christine Romans

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