Christmas Carols at Kirstenbosch

The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts presents four evenings of Christmas Carols in celebration of the festive season.

The Christmas-themed sing-along concert series is the flagship project of the Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch and forms part of the organisation’s annual fundraising efforts. While each evening boasts a line-up of well-known local acts as pre-entertainment, the main attractions are the Cape Town Concert Brass and Male Voice Choir, who performs traditional Christmas tunes and carols.

Think of a beautiful garden setting, in glow stick light and the melodious sound of Christmas Carols (preceded by a stunning SEQ set)… and it is sponsored by Pick n Pay. It is a fun way to get in the mood for Christmas and it also raises funds for charities in and around Cape Town.

Sterling EQ will be performing from around 18h30 until 19:30, while the carol service starts at 19:45 and the event ends approximately 21:30.

Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town
Time: 6pm
Cost: R25 – R125

Date: 15 December 2017

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Rally Run #2

Rally book styled TRAIL RUN – Teams of 2 or 3 pax. Teams race around a course “Route Book” ,Rally Style. A combination of greenbelt paths, horse trails, mtb tracks, vineyards and pavement. Teams have to visit strategically located checkpoints along the course. Teams have to locate and record all the check points along the route.

Duration: 1-2hrs, depending on how fast you run/not taking wrong turns etc:-)

Distance: 7-8km

Team Format: Teams of 2 or 3. It is not a relay – you stay together for the run:-)


Mixed teams
Male teams
Female teams
Entry fee: R170.00pp. Pre entries only, as we have to print/prepare the Rally books beforehand.
Date: 24 November 2017

Includes a free beer at the finish
or a glass of house wine.
Rally booklet

Below is a brief explanation of how the icons in a Rally book looks and what it means.

It’s MASSIVE fun and once you get the drift of it – you’ll LOVE this concept of running along green belts, horse trails, footpaths etc. We’ll make sure you get a proper briefing before you start your run. There is no “mass” start time. You can start any time from 17h00 – 18h30. When you ready – you go.

Bring your friends, family and colleagues!

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A BEAU Day Out

Beau Constantia hosts a fundraiser in celebration of The Africa Foundation’s 25th anniversary, featuring top local music acts.


In collaboration with Watershed, Majozi, The Kiffness and Chris Bertish, the event is raising funds to aid the building of classrooms in the remote areas of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zanzibar and Tanzania.

Guests are encouraged to Uber/taxi rather than driving through as the estate is closed to vehicular traffic on the day, with limited parking being available at Constantia Nek.

Food & coffee available to purchase from Earth Fire Pizza, Jack Rabbit, The Mad Batter & Cafe2Go.
Cash wine, beer, cider & spirits bars on site.

Empowering communities and enabling conservation.

Venue: Beau Constantia Wine Farm, Main Rd, Glen Alpine, Constantia, Cape Town
Time: 1pm to 10pm
Cost: R450

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National Cape Antique Fair

The National Cape Antique Fair sees a selection of top South African dealers, under the auspices of the National Antiques & Decorative Arts Association (NAADA), come to Cape Town to celebrate antiques and interiors.

Guests are invited to attend and browse the antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage clothing and jewellery, and interior design pieces on showcase. Expert auctioneers, Stephan Welz and Company, are on hand to appraise any valuables.

The opening evening of the Fair is held in aid of the charity South African Riding for the Disabled Association (SARDA) – whose aim is to provide the opportunity of therapeutic and recreational horse riding for disabled people so that they might benefit in all aspects of their mental, physical and social lives.

Venue: The Great Cellar, Alphen Estate, Alphen Dr, Constantia, Cape Town
Time: 17 -19 Nov 10am to 6pm | Opening night cocktail evening 16 Nov 6.30pm to 10pm
Cost: R50 | R100 opening night (bookings via phone or email)

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Constantia Gift Fair

The Constantia Gift Fair is a lifestyle event full of inspirational ideas and hand-picked innovative products – a celebration of gifts with a difference. There are gorgeous home and garden décor items, stunning fashion for young & old, and endless must-have gifts. The deli section is an extravaganza of delicious and exotic food-gifts.

Meet family & friends at The Constantia Gift Fair and enjoy delicious food, craft beers & award winning wines from the Constantia Wine Route whilst soaking up the magical atmosphere.

8-12 November 2017

8 November (Wed) : 9am to 5pm
9 November (Thurs) : 9am to 5pm
10th November (Fri) : 9am to 8pm Retail Trading & Live Music. Food and Wine Marquee open till 9pm
11th and 12th November (Sat & Sun) : 9am to 5pm: Live Music

SARDA, SA Riding for the Disabled Association, Brommersvlei Road, CONSTANTIA.

Adults R30.00, Under 18’s no charge

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Rotary of Constantia’s Wine Festival

The Rotary Club of Constantia hosts its annual fundraising Wine Festival, where guests spend the evening tasting wine and help raise funds for charity at the same time.

Guests can expect unlimited tastings from 10 top wine estates, music, a catered finger supper, a silent auction (of items such as special wines, whiskey, champagne, a Bo-Kaap painting, Carrol Boyes decanter, Ngwenya glass items) and a live auction of a few special items.

Wine estates taking part in this year’s event include Cape Point, Eagles Nest, Creation, Newton Johnson, Springfield, Villiera, Steenberg, Groot Constantia, High Constantia and Doolhof.

Proceeds go to various Rotary community projects.

Venue: Schoenstatt Estate, 3 Schoenstatt Ave, Constantia, Cape Town
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Cost: R200

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Ceramics SA WC Regional Exhibition 2017

FIVE separate exhibitions in ONE exhibition space

1. PREMIER selected work that show excellence of craft & concept

2. NEW SIGNITURE SHOW selected work by first time exhibitors

3. THE INVITATIONAL SHOW this years theme is black

4. THE FESTIVE TABLE a curated show of table settings

5. FELLOWS EXHIBITION work by CSA Western Cape Fellows

EXHIBITION OPENING Sunday 5 November 11am-1pm

Guest speaker Professor Pippa Skotnes

EXHIBITION WALKABOUTS with Rosemary Lapping Sellars

5-11 November Weekdays 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-1pm

The Great Cellar, Stephan Welz and Co, Alphen Drive, Alphen Estate, Cape Town

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