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December 31, 2010

Cape Town Weekend Highlights December 31, 2010 - January 2, 2011

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Bidding farewell to 2010 and welcoming 2011 with a rip-roaring bang will be loads of fun with all of the fantastic events planned for this weekend.

Cape Minstrel Carnival

Multicoloured costumes, energetic bands and vividly painted faces… it can only be the Cape Minstrel Carnival!

Join in the fun of celebrating the new year with these jolly folk as the Malay Choir and Cape Minstrels take to the streets through District 6 and the City Centre on Friday and Saturday.

For more info, call the Cape Town Department of Arts and Culture on +27 21 400 1640.

Your new year weekend weather forecast, as predicted by South African Weather Service:

Friday: Maximum temperature of 29°C, clear skies, no chance of rain
Saturday: Maximum temperature of 31°C, cloudy skies, no chance of rain
Sunday: Maximum temperature of 24°C, partly cloudy skies, no chance of rain

Concerts:

Prime Circle at Kirstenbosch

The handsome lads of local rock band Prime Circle will have you on your feet with your heart racing with their incredible act on Sunday at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Tickets are R95 and available at +27 21 799 8782.

Parties:

NuWave New Year’s Eve concert 2011

Let’s show Jozi’s 5FM that the Mother City knows how to party and party hard at the NuWave New Year’s Eve Concert 2011 this Friday. Superstar groups like aKing are lined up to give you the time of your life.

Book through Computicket on +27 83 915 8000.

Carnival Funfair NYE party

If fire eaters, clowns and candy floss with a naughty twist sound like your idea of fun, then don’t miss Tiger Tiger’s Carnival Funfair NYE party.

Book your tickets for this mischievous party at +27 83 915 8000.

New World Eve party: a Nu World Beat Odyssey

Embrace your inner bohemian and party like it’s the New Age at the New World Eve party in the Harrington Street parking lot.

With creatively-named DJs – including Circuswing, Dusty Human, Toby2Shoes, Bart the Muz Dias and special guest DEADPI9 – this party promises tropical beats to rock the lot and a fantastical welcome to 2011!

Call +27 72 211 5563 for more info.

Stage:

New Year’s Eve at the Baxter Theatre

Comedy, musicals, jazz and an unforgettable party are yours to enjoy at the Baxter Theatre this Friday. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ring in the New Year with Boeta Gamat, Boeta Joe and David Kramer.

Dial +27 83 915 8000 for your tickets now!

Night and Day: Cole Porter

The Artscape Theatre’s 2010 send-off is set to the timeless appeal of Cole Porter’s music with the new Night and Day ballet. Enjoy a trip down memory lane with a host of dancers, characters and melodies.

Tickets are available at +27 83 915 8000.

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