A weekly overview of happenings in Cape Town… with a focus on markets, festivals and outdoor activities.

Rondebosch Potters Market

The Rondebosch Potters Market has been established since 1969, and is organized by the non-profit organization, Ceramics SA, which strives to promote ceramic talent. Local and country potters from the Western Cape come together at this event to sell their quality wares. Browse the colourful stalls and find some grub at one of the refreshment stands usually present to one side of the market.  This market only happens twice a year (November and March).

Saturday 20 November 2010. 8am-3pm. Rondebosch Park, corner of Sandown and Camp Ground Rds. Entry is free.

Art of Living Festival

60 stalls, healthy food, yoga and dance, secure, fun kids area, music, relaxation and so much more! Come and join us for a day of fun and festivity. Indulge the senses with delicious, healthy food and a feast of live music and dance. Relax your mind with meditation, invigorate your body with massage, find your balance in yoga. Enjoy the summer sun while browsing our stalls. Ranging from fresh, organic produce, speciality goods and green living to arts and crafts, clothing, books and music, there is something for everyone.

Saturday 20 November 2010 (9am till 6pm). Maynardville Park, Wynberg.
Entrance: R20. www.artofliving.org.za

2010 Jordan Summer Festival

Round-up the family and friends, it’s Festival time at Jordan again!  Expect a great day with loads to do!  FREE Wine Tastings, Cellar Tours, Barrel Tastings, Vineyard Tractor Tours,  Art Exhibition, LIVE music by Ramon Alexander, Treasure Hunt for the kids, & a CWG Tasting by Gary Jordan.  Gourmet Picnics by George Jardine – BOOKING ESSENTIAL.  For Lunch bookings contact the restaurant directly on 021 881 3612.  Contact Robyn for more info on 021 881 3441 or emai info@jordanwines.com for your booking form.  All proceeds in aid of the Stellenbosch Animal Welfare Society.

Date: Saturday, 20 November 2010.  Time: 10am – 4pm. Entrance: R60.00pp. FREE entry for children.

Kalk Bay Fresh Etc Market

I haven’t been for a while, but after a bit of break earlier this year, the Kalk Bay Fresh Etc Market is back in business, and will be holding their monthly event this coming Sunday (3rd Sunday of every month).  What you’ll find:  Freshly prepared foods, preserves, etc,  Alison’s Cakes made with fresh vegan produce, Natural, “green” and eco friendly items, Organic biltong, Vintage Japanese collectables, Organic plants & herbs, Handcrafted jewellery, decor, etc., Halaal & vegetarian delectables, Books new and old, Organically grown  herbs, fresh veg & plants, Farm fresh organic eggs, Plus entertainment provided by Dixieland Entertainers for children of all ages.

Sunday 21 November 2010.  10am to 3pm. Kalk Bay Community Centre. Kalk Bay. Enquiries: Petrina – 074 302  3254 / menngos@mweb.co.za  or Sheena – 079 5656 794 or organics@mweb.co.za

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts:  Just Jinger

Kirstenbosch’s awesome summer concert series kicks off this weekend with Just Jinger, who are now back in South Africa after having been based in Los Angeles for the past eight years.  A lazy Sunday afternoon, picnicking and listening to our fabulous local performers… what’s not to like?  More info

Sunday 21 November 2010.  5.30pm.  Tickets cost R70-R95.  Ticket sales: 021 761-2866/799-8782 Online ticket sales: www.webtickets.co.za On Sundays tickets will be available at all three entrances.

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