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December 20, 2010

Cape Town highlights for the week ahead: December 20 – 23


Photo courtesy Mixtribe

This week, the Mother City has a little something for everyone: markets to complete your Christmas shopping, meetings with Santa for the little ones and late night parties to get you in the festive spirit.

St Yves Summer Sensations: From Cape Town with Love

Nothing gets your holiday started quite like a good party and Camps Bay’s latest hotspot, St Yves Beach Club, is more than happy to oblige with their midweek shindig. Expect to be entertained by local chart-topping artists and DJs, like Crazy White Boy, Shaun Duvet and Chad Tyson.

For entry to the hottest event this week, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

This week’s weather forecast as predicted by the South African Weather Service:
Monday: Maximum temperature of 27°C, clear skies, no chance of rain
Tuesday: Maximum temperature of 30°C, clear skies, no chance of rain
Wednesday: Maximum temperature of 25°C, cloudy, 30% chance of rain
Thursday: Maximum temperature of 24°C, partly cloudy skies, no chance of rain

Here are a few of this week’s must-sees and -dos:


Charity Christmas market

Go green with your season shopping at the Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village’s charity Christmas market. Open until Thursday, this market has recycled goods fit to fill all of your festive stockings, including designer cast-offs, secondhand books, barely worn items and more.

Call +27 (0)83 342 2261 for more information.


Mince: The Replay

Vaudeville, the enchanting entertainment venue in the central business district, has added yet another fantastical show to its repertoire. Mince: The Replay will entertain and delight each Monday night.

For your entry into an unbelievable world, call +27 (0)21 419 7000.

The Myth of Andrew and Jo

Having a baby is a big challenge under almost any circumstance. When the parents are two gorgeous, self-centred same sex couples, the result is hilarious. Don’t miss this award-winning comedy.

Call +27 (0)83 915 8000 for bookings.


Christmas carol concert

The breathtaking Steenberg Hotel will be celebrating the season of peace and goodwill on Monday with their annual Christmas concert. Savour some yummy snacks and take some family time to the sounds of your favourite carols.

For more information, call +27 (0)21 713 2222

Christmas carols under the stars

Enjoy an evening underneath the great blue sky with Idols songbirds Heinz Winckler and Pieter West as they take to the stage at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate this Tuesday.

To find out more, call +27 (0)21 869 8386.


Full moon picnic with Father Christmas

Picnic with Father Christmas beneath a beautiful moon at the Taal Monument, and remember to get geared up in red and green for the best-dressed elf contest.

Dial +27 (0)21 872 3441 to book your ticket!


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