3 cool and fun things to do in Cape Town this weekend

Every Saturday morning Sara-Jayne King shares her top three picks of things to do in and around the Western Cape.

1. Shanti Festival

The Shanti Festival is happening again in Hout Bay this weekend. So if you’re looking for a place to get a massage, dip in a pool and enjoy some great food – this might be it. Sar-Jaybe chats with organizer Danielle Boden.

There are lots of different classes like yoga, meditation, as well as a sound journey with gongs and drums, says Danielle.

It’s kid-friendly and there are two childminders and a children’s yoga class.

It takes place at the Riverside Retirement Village, Hout Bay

Tickets available on Quicket: Full day available online: R 225, Full day at the door: R 300, After 2pm: Online: R 50, At the door: R 100 and this special price includes two classes.)

Check their Facebook page for more information

This is an absolutely perfect festival for the whole family or for you to come alone. It is a festival focused on health, well-being, joy and magic.

Danielle Boden, Organizer – Shanti Festival

2. Gregg Pettigrew, director of Love, Valour, Compassion

Tony Award-winning piece “Love, Valour, Compassion” premieres at Artscape. Here to give us all the details, director Gregg Pettigrew.

The play won the Tony Award in 1994. It is a story of love and laughter and above all of relationships. Although it revolves around eight gay men, it is relevant regardless of your sexual orientation.

Does it make you think? It’s indeed, it won’t let you jump and dance out of the theater, it’s a very real ending.

It’s an ensemble cast with seven actors, one of them plays twins so 8 characters.

Tickets are available on Computicket and on the website

3. Chubby Girls Hike Heads to Cecelia Forest

If you hurry, you can catch Hike for Chubby Girls on Insta hiking Cecelia Forest starting at 8:15 a.m. today.

They meet in the parking lot of Cecelia Forest. Founder Amanda Rinquest says it’s not a difficult walk but it’s not for absolute beginners as it’s a bit long, about 2.5 hours max.

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