As we all know, Capetonians love to stay indoors when it is cold and rainy outside. Although the city will receive showers throughout the weekend, there are many activities and shows taking place that celebrate local talent and beauty.

Below is your weekend guide on things that will keep you entertained while the showers fall outside:


1. Jimmy Nevis live at Raptor Room


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Cape Town’s favorite vocalist, Jimmy Nevis will be giving a show-stopping performance at the trendy Raptor Room on Friday night.

Grab one of their famous R25 G&T-on-tap as you enjoy the vocal gymnastics and jam to songs such as “Elephant Shoes” and the catchy “Stay In Your Lane”.

Tickets can be booked on Quicket.

Address: The Raptor Room, 79 Roeland St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 7925

Contact: 087 625 0630

Time: 8.00pm – 11.00pm

Price: R100 per person


2. Snow board at Matroosberg Nature Reserve

Winter on Matroosberg makes beautiful pictures. Will let you know when our first snow arrives.

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Steep slopes with unforgettable views are on offer for more adventurous visitors.

Adventurers are encouraged to bring along their own equipment and enjoy the mountain sides, from skiing to snow boarding or even sledding.

You can become a member of the South Africa Ski-Club and gain access to the ski lift during your visit.

Address:  Matroosberg, Breede River DC, 6849

Contact: 023 312 2282


3. Board games at Big Box Café

As Cape Town’s first dedicated boardgame café, you can grab a group of friends, head on over and get stuck into some awesome games.

They have a great variety of games both young and old can enjoy. There are card games, dice games, wooden games, strategy games, solo games, quick games and family games.

There are even a couple of imported games you may not have seen before.

Address: 18 Roeland St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

Contact: 071 314 9134

4. Enjoy a relaxing spa day

The Taj Hotel on Wale Street is home to the world-class Jiva Spa.

The Jiva Spa makes use of methods and teachings rooted deep in India’s wholistic wellness approach, and offers unique signature experiences to rejuvenate your mind and spirit.

Address: 1 Wale street, corner St Georges MallCape Town South Africa 8001
Contact:  +27 21 8192000


5. Treat yourself to a winter dessert

One thing that makes the chilly, windy and partially rainy weather during the Cape winter bearable is having something deliciously warm to eat.

Check out our list of delicious winter desserts to warm up your cold weekend!

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Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.