Wednesday, 28 January 2015

What to do in Cape Town this weekend (30th January – 1st February 2015)

Summer in Cape Town means a lot of great activities, from musicals to delicious lunches and much more. The Mother City is always up for a good time and the warmer months are an excuse to let loose and have some fun in the sun.

Do you long for a musical theatre with a bit of a homegrown edge? Will you won’t have to look any further because David Kramer’s latest production, Orpheus in Africa will be running at the Fugard Theatre from Wednesday until 21 February! The musical is about the unknown tale of Orpheus McAdoo, an African-American performer and singer, and he will be played by Aubrey Poo, a local singer, actor and performer. This proudly South African is definitely a must-see.

Date: 28 Jan – 21 Feb  
20:30 – 22:30
The Fugard Theatre
R110 – R220

Gather your friends and family and kick back and relax at the Taproom, here you can call it a day after a hectic morning and just rest your feet. The Taproom is a craft beer and foodies dream, not to mention it is just a stone throw away from busy markets. If you are dying for a mouth-watering brunch, then this is the place for you! Try the chicken and waffles if you’re in the mood for something different, or what about the Woodhead pulled pork sandwich which is slow cooked in Amber Ale then served with pickled red onion, coriander cream and onion rings. If you have a sweet tooth, why not try the delicious pecan & chocolate waffle or the chocolate bread and butter pudding; don’t forget that if you’re dining here you can’t go without pairing your meal with one of their famous beers!

Date: 31 Jan
11:00 – 18:00
The Taproom
Price: Varies

Red Bull King of the Air Kiteboarding Competition - 1 February
Make sure to check out the world’s top wave riders as they battle to catch the biggest airs in Cape Town’s Big Bay. The winds have been blustering lately which means the opportunity to pull big air stunts, and we all know what that means – the much anticipated 2015 Red Bull King of the Air Kiteboarding extravaganza! The tournament, which is held on the beaches of Big Bay in Blouberg, will see 24 of world’s top aerobatic athletes including former King of the Air champion Jesse Richman (USA) as well as “Master of the Extreme” Ruben Lenten (NED). The Red Bull King of the Air Kiteboarding Competition will be an event for all viewers.

Date: 31 Jan – 14 Feb
08:00 – 18:00
Venue: Big Bay Beach

A big part of summer in the Mother City is having an amazing time in the warm weather, and what better way to enjoy it then with mouth-watering meals, local musicals and tricked out airs!

Are you planning on visiting the Mother City? Why not book into the affordable and luxurious 808 Cartwright Corner. For a reliable shuttle service, contact Airport Shuttle for transport to and from Cape Town International Airport.

Written By: Christine Romans

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