What’s On in the Cape: 24 June

It’s winter, yet there is so much to do in the Cape. Our Labotessa hosts will gladly assist our guests with directions and reservations:

*.  Street dine in Bo-Kaap on Saturday 25 June, taste traditional Cape Malay foods, and also experience traditional arts, crafts, and live performances. From 12h00 – 20h00.

*.  Visit Hermanus for its ‘Welcome Whales Celebration’ from 24 – 26 June, with whale-focused talks, exhibitions, art, and activities, showcasing the diverse marine life of the town, honouring the whales, and celebrating the Indian Ocean.  Book at Quicket.
*. Celebrate Chenin Blanc, our country’s most planted vines, at the Chenin Blanc Festival on Saturday 25 June at Ken Forrester Wines, midway between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. 10h30 – 14h00. Tickets at Quicket.
*.  Visit an art gallery:
     –  StateoftheARTGallery showroom of its online gallery, 50 Buitenkant Street
     –  The Cape Gallery: ‘Winter Solstice’, 60 Church Street
     –  Southern Guild: ‘Who we should not be’ by Navel Seakamela, Silo District, V & A Waterfront.
     –  Ebony: ‘Short Stories’ by Gavin Rooke, Franschhoek
     –  Zeitz MOCAA: ‘Shooting Down Babylon’, Silo District, V & A Waterfront
*. See a Sinatra Show at The 41 Restaurant in Camps Bay on Thursday 30 June, at 18h30, with Nic Sedgwick. Book at The 41.
*.  Dine at one of the oldest restaurants in Cape Town:
     –  Maria’s, Greek Restaurant, about 70 years old, Dunkley Square, Gardens
     –  La Perla, Italian cuisine, 65 years old, Beach Road, Sea Point.
     –  Nelson’s Eye, steakhouse, about 60 years old, Hof Street, Gardens
     –  The Hussar Grill, steakhouse, 58 years old, Main Road, Rondebosch
     –  Anatoli Mediterranean Restaurant: 39 years old, evolved from Turkish to Mediterranean cuisine, Belly dancing on Saturdays, Napier Street, De Waterkant
*. Tango at a Milonga in the Watershed in the V & A Waterfront on Sunday 26 June at 15h30.

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