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May 10, 2012

Cape Town weekend highlights for May 11 to 13, 2012

Indulge your inner bookworm at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend. Photo courtesy loiphin

This weekend in Cape Town, spoil the mother in your life, indulge your inner bookworm and be entertained with a feast of events.

Your weekend weather forecast as predicted by the South African Weather Service:

Friday: Maximum temperature of 22°C, clear skies, no chance of rain
Saturday: Maximum temperature of 20°C, partly cloudy skies, no chance of rain
Sunday: Maximum temperature of 18°C, cloudy skies, 30% chance of rain

Franschhoek Literary Festival 2012

Writers, book lovers and more will flock to the Franschhoek Winelands for the annual Literary Festival this weekend. With an engrossing programme that includes author debates, book signings and poetry sessions, it is a must-attend event.

For more information, contact +27 (0)21 876 4042.

Petersen and Kramer’s Kat and The Kings

Immerse yourself in unparalleled talent, vibrant culture and timeless music with this renowned musical at the Fugard Theatre in District Six.

To book tickets, contact +27 (0)861 915 8000.

Autumn Fab Bridal Expo 2012

Get tips, ideas and nuptial inspiration at the Fab Bridal Expo at Grand West Casino’s Market Hall this weekend.

For more information, contact +27 (0)21 981 4737.

Bullets Over Bishop Lavis

This Jody Abrahams-directed production at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch will captivate you with its intense performances about the gangster-infested Bishop Lavis.

To book tickets, contact +27 (0)861 915 8000.

The Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fairs

Pick out some rare vintage finds at this marvellous market in Constantia this Sunday.

For more information, contact +27 (0)84 626 7499.

Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch at the Taj

Your mom is sure to appreciate being treated to a delicious brunch while listening to smooth tunes at the Taj Cape Town in the city centre.

To reserve a table, contact +27 (0)21 819 2000.

Richard’s Supper Stage and Bistro’s Mother’s Day Lunch

Walk the red carpet, feast on an appetising three-course meal and spend some quality time with the special woman in your life at Richard’s in Sea Point.

To reserve a table, contact +27 (0)76 144 4809.

For more fantastic Mother’s Day celebrations, click here.

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