This Weekend in Cape Town

With this our trusty weather reports predicting the skies to clear this weekend, we are holding thumbs that this weekend will be as spectacular as the last. However, just in case it is not, We have a few events lined up for you to spend your weekend doing in the Mother City. Here is what you can expect from Cape Town from the 22 – 24 August 2014.

Open Design Festival Cape Town – It is the Open Design Cape Town opening party on the 21 August 2014 as well as the opening of the 10 days of design sharing. The opening evening will take place at the Cape Town City Hall and promises to be a party that Cape Town has never seen. Music will be done in collaboration by the Vega School of Brand Leadership and Cape Audio College. Food will be supplied by the infamous Cape Town foodtrucks such as Limoncello and The Grubbery. Riders of Moonlight Mass will also be ending their bike ride at the City Hall where they are welcome to join the party. Entry to the party is free, so bring your dancing shoes to dance the night away.

Cape Gate We Luv Wine Festival – Taking place from the 22 – 23 August 2014 at the Cape Gate Shopping Centre, the We Luv Wine Festival will play host to a number of amazing wine farms in the region as well as some spectacular food stalls and a relaxing lounge area. The wine farms participating this year will be Ayama Wines, Beau Belle Wines, Blaauwklippen Vineyards, Du Toitskloof Cellar, Groenland, Mount Vernon, Koelenhof Wynkelder, Orange River Cellars, Perdeberg Wines, Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Villiera Wines, Yonder Hill and Zevenwacht. Tickets are only R50 each and can be purchased at the Information Kiosk in Cape Gate as well as at the door on the Friday and Saturday.

Blisters for Bread Charity Fun Walk – Blisters for Bread is one of Cape Town’s all-time favourite charity event, with huge participation every year. Happening for the 47th year running, the race will be calling walkers and runners alike to participate on Sunday 24th August from the Green Point Cricket Club. Entry costs are R50 p/p which will go to feeding 25 hungry children.

Markets – As usual, there will be a number of markets taking place in the Mother City. Just some of the usual suspects are the Biscuit Mill, Market at the Palms, V&A Food Market, Hout Bay Harbour Market, Stellenbosch Slow Market and the Oranjezicht Farmers Market.

If you happen to make it to any of these events, let us know how they were. Have a happy weekend InPRess fans.

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