THE Artscape Heritage Festival (September 24-30)
Celebrate Mzansi’s rich culture at the 2016 Artscape Heritage Festival, which takes place from Saturday until next Friday.
12:00: Screening of Action Kommandant: The Untold Story of a Guerrilla
13:30-16:00: 10th Rural Art Exhibition 17:00: 1976 Spirits
20:00: Legends Passing the Baton
Tickets are available at Computicket.com or by calling Dial-A-Seat on 021 421 7695.
Tickets are priced individually per performance and cost between R30 to R80p/p.
Flight of Dreams
The Princess Vlei Forum will be celebrating in feathery style this year with their annual Flight of Dreams parade.
This annual event is held to create awareness about the beautiful wetland birds and other features at Princess Vlei and the surrounding wetland areas.
It is also an opportunity for local youth to display their talent in creative storytelling, music and visual arts.
At 3pm a parade of giant bird puppets and headdresses created by local schoolchildren will be led by the Fairmont High marching band.
It will start at League of Friends of the Blind, down 1st Avenue to Princess Vlei.
There will be a performance by the band and by the Lotus High storytelling group.
Performances will be followed by a drumming circle and an art display on the shores of the Vlei.
Take along a picnic basket. Coffee and tea will be on sale [email protected] or phone Bridget 082 462 1308
Manouche Live at the Bay Harbour market (Sept 24)
The Bay Harbour market is keeping things local this Heritage Day with a spit braai and saucy swing music.
Manouche will be playing some of their jazzy hits live at the market.
The Bay Harbour market will be open from 9.30am to 4pm on Saturday.
Entry to the market is free of charge. For more information call 083 275 5586 or send an e-mail to [email protected]
Cape Town Fringe Festival (Sept 22 – Oct 8)
The Cape Town Fringe Festival is taking place at various venues around the Mother City. Cape Town City Hall will act as hub for the main events.
Tickets are available via capetownfringe.co.za or the Cape Town Fringe Festival box office.
Live Loud Music Concert (Sept 24)
Rock out to local bands, singers and DJs at this epic 13-hour long concert that showcases the best musical talent in the country this Heritage Day.
Live performances by Black Coffee, Al Bairre, Goodluck, TiMO ODV and more.
Tickets are priced between R100 to R345p/p and can be purchased from Computicket.com.
The concert starts at 10am.
Sophiatown Heritage Day Commemoration at The River Club
Soul Lekker Africa invites you to commemorate Heritage Day with them at Slug and Lettuce Restaurant & Bar at The River Club.
The theme for this event is vintage, so guests are invited to dress up in chic-retro outfits for the day.
If you would like more information call 063 045 5573 or e-mail soullekkerafrica@ webmail.co.za.
The show will start at noon and end near midnight.
Take a trip down memory lane with Nederberg (Sept 24)
Nederburg Wines invites you to celebrate Heritage Day at The Red Table Restaurant located at the Nederburg Manor House in Paarl.
Cost: R350p/p for adults, R150p/p for children under the age of 13.
The event will commence at 12pm.
To make a reservation call 021 877 5155 or e-mail [email protected]
Live Music at The Crypt Jazz restaurant (Sept 24)
Celebrate your Heritage Day in Cape Town with an evening of top-notch tunes provided by stellar Mother City artists at The Crypt Jazz Restaurant, St George’s Cathedral.
Cover charge for the night is R85p/p. Booking is essential and jazz enthusiasts can SMS or WhatsApp 079 683 4658 or simply e-mail [email protected]
In_Herit Festival at Iziko Museums
The Iziko family are holding a week-long festival of family-fun activities.
The event features historical tours educating the public about the origins of the Khoi culture, slavery and the protection of our heritage, as well as an amazing race at Groot Constantia and an interactive pottery workshop.
It started on Monday and ends on Sunday. It takes place from 10am to 5pm.
Free entry and for more information call 021 481 3800 or e-mail [email protected] or visit iziko.org.za
West Bank will host a sports day at Rainbow Primary School
Cultural games like “Nickies”, “Bok Bok”, “Kenneties” and others will be the order of the day.
The event starts at 10am and ends at 2pm.
Entry is free.
Firgrove and Helderzicht will be celebrating 40- and 60-year anniversaries respectively
In Firgrove, the celebrations start at 10am in an open field in the middle of the suburb, whereas in Helderzicht they start at 11am, where the venue is Victoria Park next to Playway Pre-Primary School.
Entrance is free.
Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans is hosting a walk in Bo-Kaap
The event is Stap innie Bokaap at Boorhaarnol Centre, 26 Pentz Street, Bo-Kaap on Saturday at 10am.
Entrance is free, but registration is from 7.30am to 9.30am.
The aim is to bring awareness of Afrikaans at grass roots level.
There will also be a funny walk through the streets of Bo-Kaap.
This is about bringing the community together through Afrikaans.
The contact person is Fatima on 082 066 3353.