It’s almost the weekend! Two glorious days free from work means it’s time to play. If you’re looking for something fun to do, fear not. The Mother City is always alive with possibility.
From a wine festival to picking your own fruit, you’ll be spoilt for choice to keep yourself entertained this weekend. Here are a few of our top picks:
The man, the legend, the guitar wizard, Majozi returns to The House of Machines this Friday, March 5. Get there early for some signature cocktails, Majozi kicks off the party at 9pm and last round is at 10.30pm.
Covid-19 protocols will be strictly enforced, please wear a mask upon entry.
Where: 84 Shortmarket St
When: 8pm – 10.30pm
Join the Melck family on either Saturday, March 6 or Sunday, March 7 for a Muratie Harvest Festival Luncheon under the ancient oaks that guard this historic wine estate for a more intimate family event featuring good food, fine wine, great company, live music and lots of fun stomping newly harvested grapes.
After a welcome glass of wine on arrival, visitors will no doubt want to join in the fun and laughter “stomping” grapes, and tasting Muratie’s well-loved, award-winning wines.
Due to current regulations, there will be limited seats available. The entrance fee is R150 per person. Kindly note full payment will be required in advance to secure your booking. All COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to.
For bookings, please contact Tanja on [email protected] or 021 865 2330
Where: Boschendal Estate, Pniel St
When: Saturday-Sunday, 11am-4.30pm
Entry: R150 pp
It’s summertime and the weather is fine, so why not get some fresh fruit to nibble on? Head to Boschendal to pick your own delicious plums straight from the trees of their plum orchards.
This is a family-friendly activity, and you only pay for what you harvest so it does not have to be costly. One kg of plums will set you back only R50, which is more than worth it. Limited spots available, so be sure to book in advance!
Plum harvesting is available every Sunday this month from 8.30am to 10.30am. To book, contact their reservations team: [email protected] or 021 870 4211.
Where: Boschendal Estate, Pniel Street, Franschhoek
When: Every Sunday, of March from 8.30am – 10.30am
Entry: R50 per kg
Beau Constantia is hosting a socially responsible gathering in their grass amphitheater on Sunday, March 7. Enjoy wine on ice, beer on tap, and a variety of other amazing food and drink from vendors as you watch live music acts take you into the sunset.
Where: 1043 Constantia Main Rd, Constantia
When: 11am – 6.30pm
Radisson Blu’s Dubai-style “Breaker’s Brunch” is back for two more dates this season. Enjoy sushi, oysters, Prosecco and more, all whilst overlooking their spectacular ocean views! Live music by DJ Cosher will ensure that the vibe is always just right.
For R770 per person, brunch aficionados will enjoy a selection of bottomless drinks including cocktails, local beers and wines, tequila and Prosecco to accompany their all-you-can-eat starters, a platter choice for mains, rounded off with all-you-can-eat dessert. Or, for R550 per person you can get the same food option, accompanied by unlimited soft drinks.
Bookings are essential. To make a reservation Tel +27 21 441 3000 or Email [email protected]
Where: 100 Beach Rd, Granger Bay
When: Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7 from 1pm to 4pm
Entry: R550-R770 pp
Who doesn’t love a good movie? Grab your family and friends and head out to the Go Drive-In Movie and Roadhouse in Salt River for a drive-in movie under the stars.
Order gourmet, drive-in treats like burgers, waffles and ice-cream and if that’s not your style there will be a selection of other foods such as wraps, curries, Mexican, pizzas, ice-cream and a bakery to buy from.
Here is this weeks lineup:
– Fri: ONWARD
– Sat: Secret of Nimh
– Sun: Back to the Future 2
Tickets cost R190 for a car with a maximum of five people, and outdoor seating in R90 each. Order your tickets HERE.
Where: 346B Victoria Rd, Salt River
When: Doors open at 7pm, movie starts at 8pm
Entry: R190 for car of max 5, R90 pp for outdoor seating