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SA Vodka Festival (30 October– 1 November)

The Lookout at V&A Waterfront
Times: 17h00 – 22h00 (no entry after 21h30).
Cost: R150 pp
Tickets will be available from Computicket or at the door. VIP Packages are available via booking through Monyetla Communications
No under 18 years

Bierfest  (7 – 10 November)
Newlands Brewery Village Green
Thurs 7th Nov: 6pm – 11pm
Fri 8th Nov: 6pm – 11pm
Sat 9th Nov: 11am – 4pm
Sat 9th Nov: 6pm – 11pm
Sun 10th Nov: 12pm – 5pm
OPTION 1: The “Standard Bier Hall” tickets for R 100 and includes: entrance to the event, along with free bier tasting.
OPTION 2: The “Über Bier Hall” ticket for R 150 and includes: entrance to the event, 1 x 500ml bier, bier tasting, dress up accessory (female/male apron) and a Glamcam picture.

Daredevil Run (8 November)
Gentlemen, on your marks, get set, GO – the DAREdevil Run is back! Now in its fifth year, this run is going to be even bigger and better than ever – more venues, more runners and a whole lot more lives saved.
Starts: Fri 08 Nov 2013 at 3:30 PM
Ends: Fri 08 Nov 2013 at 7:00 PM
Place: Durban, Cape Town, Dullstroom, Midlands, George, Grahamstown, Pietermaritzburg, Pretoria, Johannesburg
Tickets: Cost R100 and includes your very own shiny new red Speedo
All fees go towards Cancer charities.

Way 2 wine trail run (9 November)
Pimp up your trainers and head for the Winelands for the 1st ever WAY2WINE Trail Run & Wine Extravaganza and discover some of the best kept secrets of the Bottelary Hills on the outskirts of Stellenbosch.
This brand new 12km Trail Run and Wine Tasting Run/Walk will take you along a scenic vineyard route and uncover some of the most beautiful hidden wine farms the Bottelary area has to offer.
The route will make its way through the vineyards of Kaapzicht, Mooiplaas, Fort Simon, Goede Hoop and Groenland.
With a wine stop at every 2km, and a festive atmosphere at each new farm, this is an event for all the fun seeking, wine loving adventure enthusiasts out there. So gather your family and friends, or round up your colleagues for a great office team building day, and a great year end bash.
Cost: R220; without wine tasting: R100

Le Kap Lifestyle Fair (9 November)
Lourensford Wine Estate 11am-7pm
A brand new luxury lifestyle event was born out of the appreciation of the finer things in life. Gourmet food, artisanal drinks and fine wine meets fashion and showjumping.
Costs: R295 per person, including wine tasting and a food truck meal coupon
Book via WebTickets

Waterkloof Six Senses Evening (14 November)
Joining Waterkloof will be more than 20 local wine producers and 10 restaurants who will be sharing their pride and pleasures for tasting and sale with like-minded food and wine enthusiasts during this exclusive affair.
Guests will be able to sip on wine whilst chatting to the winemakers, and enjoy the classy ambiance with tasting portions of signature dishes from the participating restaurants
Tickets are limited and cost R200 per head – this includes free wine tastings throughout the evening; a R50 food voucher (more food vouchers will be for sale on the evening); a branded festival glass, and festival wristbands valid for the duration of the Helderberg Wine Festival
Tel: 021 858 1292, or email

Helderberg Wine Festival (14 – 17 November)
The 2013 Helderberg Wine Festival kicks off on 14 November and once again around 20 wineries from Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Sir Lowry’s Village and Faure will participate in this annual event.
This year there are three exciting events which are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
Thursday, 14/11:  Six Senses Evening at Waterkloof.  All wineries come together with their restaurants and set up in the spectacular cellar building at Waterkloof overlooking False Bay for an evening of wine tasting and signature dishes from each chef.  Tickets are R200 each and includes the tasting, a multi-day festival pack, R50 food coupons (more for sale) and entrance to the event.
Friday, 15/11:  Movie Night at Blaauwklippen Vineyards.  Jive like Greased Lighthing at our outdoor movie show, “GREASE”,  which includes a free popcorn and a 1-day (R150) or multi-day festival ticket (R200).  Seating provided or bring your own.  Eats and drinks for sale.  (No BYO). Gates open 18h00, movie from R1930.
Saturday, 16/11:  ECHO dinner/dance at the NH Lord Charles Hotel with participating wineries sponsoring the wine, Amorim Cork presenting their works anda 3-course meal, live music, a charity auction and Summer Smart outfits creating the vibe!  R450 pp, which includes a 1-day festival ticket for Sunday, 17/11.

The Farm Fest (16 November)

The Farm presents a music festival with a first class line up comprising of South Africa`s top artists, with the likes of Jack Parow, Van Coke Kartel, Just Jinjer and aKing you are guaranteed an unforgettable festival experience from start to finish.
The Cape Town Ostrich Farm is 20min drive from Cape Town central and with free overnight camping this show has all the appropriate conveniences in place!
Cost: R180
Book here

Russel Brand – (19 – 20 November)
Artscape Opera House
Brand states, “I am going to tour The World (our one, Earth) with Messiah Complex, causing bother and excitement and offering opinions that have not been either solicited or thought through.”
Cost: R300 – R500

Wine at the mill Wine Fair (24 November)
The Old Biscuit Mill
The 2nd  wine fair event where you can taste over 50 boutique estate wines.
All wines will be sold at a discounted price on the day. Fun, food, music and simply great top producing boutique wineries on show.
No under 18′s allowed.
Event starts at 12pm and ends at 5pm.
Cost R150
Book here

Synergy (29 November – 1 December)
Cape Town’s legendary music and lifestyle festival returns to the beautiful Theewaters Sports club on the edge of the Theewaterskloof Dam.
Soak up the sun, pitch a tent, relax and rock out to a mind-blowing line-up of more than 100 local and international bands, comedians and DJ’s performing on four different stages for 3 whole days. Expect loads of attractions including fun fair rides, artisan food stalls, water sports and much more.
Cost: R450 – R590
Book here 

The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The ‘Magic of Bubbles’ (30 November & 1 December)
Well-known MCC producers participating in this popular festival include Pierre Jourdan, Morena, Môreson, La Motte, Boschendal, Leopard’s Leap, Noble Hill, Plaisir de Merle, Anthonij Rupert Wines, Graham Beck Wines, Krone, Simonsig, Steenberg and Villiera. Some of France’s best Champagnes will be represented by brands such as Billecart Salmon, Champagne Guy Charbaut and Veuve Clicquot.
The theme for this year’s festival is black and white, with an emphasis on spots and stripes. In keeping with a tradition that is now as much a part of the festival as is the bubbly, a prize will be awarded to the best dressed couple on each day.
Tickets cost R200 per person and include access to the festival which is open between 12pm and 5pm on 30 November and 1 December, a complimentary tasting glass and tasting coupons. Additional vouchers can be purchased on the day. Children under 18 years will be allowed free entry to the festival.
Book via Webtickets

appie Appie Apricot Carnival (29 November – 1 December)
Happie Appie is the carnival theme, inviting visitors to join in local festivities, which start on Friday evening with a Christmas craft market, majoring on a Saturday showcase in the main street and with family-focused Sunday fun around the area.


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