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December 10, 2010

Cape Town weekend highlights: December 10 – 12


Freshlyground. Photo courtesy Tim van Rooyen

Soulful sounds, fun in the sun and ice skating by the sea will make getting out and about this weekend an absolute must.

Groovy band Freshlyground sets the stage ablaze at this Sunday’s Old Mutual Summer Sunset Concert at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Co-composers of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ anthem Waka Waka, this band will have you dancing the night away. Phone +27 (0)21 761 2866 for bookings.

The South African Weather Service predicts the following for the weekend ahead:
Friday: Maximum temperature of 27°C, partly cloudy, no chance of rain
Saturday: Maximum temperature of 24°C, partly cloudy, no chance of rain
Sunday: Maximum temperature of 26°C, clear skies, no chance of rain

Below are a few of the other summer sensational events to enjoy this weekend:

Outdoor events

Stargazing at the Taalmonument

Enjoy the last starry, starry night of stargazing this Saturday, in the small amphitheatre at the Taalmonument in Paarl. Don’t forget to pack warm clothing and your favourite picnic treats.

For more information, phone +27 (0)21 872 3441

Annual Family Fun Day

Soak up the Saturday sunshine while having fun with those near and dear at the annual Family Fun Day at the Kenilworth Racecourse, hosted by The Next 48hOURS, RAW and People’s Post. There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained while mom and dad have some fun too.

Phone +27 (0)21 802 4848 to find out more.


Rondebosch Craft Market

Don’t miss the Rondebosch Craft Market this Saturday for amazing handcrafted items and heartwarming displays by worthy charities.

For more information, phone +27 (0)82 272 5482


Snow at Canal Walk

It’s snow galore and the coolest entertainment this weekend at the central court at Canal Walk. Come along and experience a breathtaking tube slide down a larger and longer snow ramp, sure to thrill both the young and the young at heart.

Snowmen enthusiasts should phone +27 (0)83 915 8000 for more information.

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