As we edge towards a challenging year, there’s no doubt an eagerness to get out there and enjoy everything Summer has to offer. And while the threat of the pandemic still lingers, we’ve put together a list of 10 events and activities, with the safest social distancing protocols, to help you relax and stay entertained.
The Mirage hosts a Mystery Murder themed dinner featuring improv actors, immersive role-play and a 3-course dinner. The event includes a 3-hour cruise from the V&A Waterfront to Clifton (weather permitting), a gin and tonic drink on arrival, a gin tasting experience, a three-course plated dinner with a themed dessert, props and clues and prizes.
When: 20 November 2020
Norval Foundation hosts a Family Weekend for visitors to explore and experience the art galleries, exhibitions and sculpture garden. The weekend includes a morning yoga session in the Sculpture Garden, Garden Tour with Keith Kirsten, artist talk with Athi-Patra Ruga.
When: 21 to 22 November 2020
Cost: R120 for access card valid for 1 year after the date of purchase
The Festive Vegan & Plant-Powered Show shares plant-based food and lifestyle innovation at the interactive virtual expo. Attendees can look forward to cooking demos, expert talks, special appearances, entertainment, The Great Big Festive Vegan Banquet and networking sessions.
When: 28 November 2020
Cost: From R120
The Suidoosterfees festival returns in November and features a star-studded lineup set to entertain the crowd from the comfort of their cars at the classic drive-in theatre. The line-up includes Klopse Jol!, PJ Powers and the Tygerberg Children’s Choir, Marc Lottering Francois van Coke, Early B, Jonathan Rubain and more.
When: 4 to 15 November 2020
Cost: From R250 per car
Two of South Africa’s internationally revered artists – Gregory Maqoma (choreographer, dancer, teacher and director) and Zolani Mahola (popular singer/songwriter/storyteller), share the Theatre stage in an exclusive limited season, Baxter Back on Stage with Gregory Maqoma and Zolani Mahola.
When: 3 to 7 November 2020
Cost: R350 to R550
Cape Insights Specialised Tours presents virtual conversations with dream weavers, tastemakers, and hand-picked speakers and storytellers. Two webinars are presented in November – Archaeology and Meet the Makers.
When: 5 and 19 November 2020
Cost: R335 per webinar
The Rhebokskloof Flatrock Festival presents the 2nd edition of the trail adventure event, inviting friends and family to participate in the mountain bike races and family-fun walk/hikes. The adventure trails include mountain bike (MTB), running and hiking trails catered for all levels of fitness and skill.
When: 28 to 29 November 2020
Cost: Run/Walks R60 – R250 | MTB races R120 – R280
Cape Town’s sassy stewardesses are back for a show bursting at the seams with unspoken shade, rage and newly reinstated alcoholic trade. The Trolley Dollies at Gate69 star in their own unique shows which often include stand-up comedy, superb costumes, huge wigs, props and breaking the fourth wall.
When: Until 28 November 2020
Cost: R390pp to R450pp
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden gives all learners up to Matric FREE entry to the garden on Mondays to Fridays until 15 December 2020. Learners can simply ask for free entry at the Kirstenbosch Ticket Office upon arrival and a free entry ticket will be issued.
When: Throughout November
Cost: Adults R75 | Free to learners up to Matric until 12 December 2020
The Galileo Open Air Cinema presents Movies by Moonlight Picnics. Visitors can enjoy a majestic sunset picnic or giant lawn games before the movie starts. A mini-market of artisanal food options on location is also available.
When: Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Cost: From R109