Author: AdminCF

Where: Kenilworth Race Course, Rosmead Avenue When: end Jan/beginning Feb Website:  www.sunmet.co.za Fancy takes on a whole new meaning at this swish equestrian extravaganza. Primped and preened lads and ladies get kitted out in their theme-appropriate best, sip champagne, pose for the social pages, and of course watch the feisty fillies kick up clumps of grass all along the ten furlongs of the Kenilworth Racecourse.

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Where: Kenilworth Race Course, Rosmead Avenue When: early Jan. 2019 dates TBC Tel & website: 021 700 1600/www.lqp.co.za Horsing around takes on a distinctly classy air at this annual racing event. Already in its 148th year, the Queen’s Plate (in honour of Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, naturally) will see Kenilworth racecourse transformed into an arena of haute couture, vintage cars, fine wine and gleaming thoroughbred fillies ready to tear up the track.

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Where: out of town – various locations in Franschhoek When: 30 NOV to 1 DEC 2019 Tel & website: 021 876 3603/www.franschhoek.org So, what’s the difference between Methode Cap Classique and champagne? Grab a glass and start sampling the barrage of bubblies at this fabulous affair to find out. There are gourmet offerings from the area’s restaurants too.

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Decorex presents an annual decor expo featuring interactive displays and samples from top home and DIY brands. Running over five days at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, you’ll see the finest concepts and products from a collection of expertly curated designers and manufacturers. The African continent is positioning itself as a global style icon, fusing the influences of international trend-makers with the unique colour and vibrancy that characterises its people and cultures. The impact of this colourful continent on the 2019 lifestyle trends will be brought home through the features and products showcasing at Africa’s biggest décor and design…

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Maynardville Open-Air Festival launches early-bird bookings for 2019 season Following a successful first season for the expanded Maynardville Open-Air Festival, the atmospheric park setting in Wynberg will once again play host to a three-month feast of classically inspired shows. Says producer Brian Heydenrych, “Last year’s maiden Maynardville Open-Air Festival was really well received and we have been encouraged to bring back our wonderful partners to perform an exciting season of classical works with a contemporary edge. We look forward to welcoming audiences new and old to the 2019 Festival.” Lower priced early bird tickets have opened for each of the…

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Where: Rhodes Drive, Newlands When: late Nov-early Apr Tel & website: 021 799 8783/www.sanbi.org Beat the Sunday blues with a few good bottles of wine and a sunset backdrop during the popular weekly Kirstenbosch sunset concerts. These performances have become a summer institution among Capetonians, so get there early if you want a grassy patch from which to see hot local talents like Freshlyground, the Parlotones and Fokofpolisiekar.

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Source: https://www.whatsonincapetown.com/post/woodstock-winter-beer-festival/ 2018 dates: 4 August 2018. The fourth annual Woodstock Winter Beer Festival takes place in a new venue, the Castle of Good Hope. The festival focuses on unique winter-y one-off brews, produced by local microbreweries, including Drifter Brewing Company, Afro Caribbean Brewing Co., Lakeside Brewing Co., RIOT Beer, Stellenbosch Brewing Co. and more. Venue: Castle of Good Hope, cnr Darling St & Buitenkant St, Foreshore, Cape Town Time: 1pm to 8pm Cost: Early bird R60 | General R80 | R100 at the door Email: woodstockwinterbeerfest@gmail.com Facebook: woodstockwinterbeerfestival

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Where: Zandvlei, Muizenberg When: late Oct/early Nov Tel & website: 021 447 9040/www.tourismcapetown.co.za The sky’s the limit as far as designs go at Africa’s biggest kite festival. Larger-than-life South Park characters dip and dive along with giant octopi and Chinese dragons on Muizenberg’s Zandvlei grounds.

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Where: CTICC When: late May Tel & website: 021 797 4500/www.gourmetsa.com Eat, drink and get ready to be overwhelmed by the heady smells of hundreds of restaurant and food stalls all putting their best culinary feet forward. When you’ve eaten your fill, head to one of the state-of-the-art demo kitchen theatres where you’ll spot BBC chefs comparing knife sizes with the local master cooks.

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