7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend

#Pickoftheweek: Open Streets City Centre
After its success in Langa and Bellville, Open Streets is back this Sunday, 15 January 2017 for its city centre edition. Open Streets is a community initiative aimed at imagining a car-free environment and also exploring other travel options. Attendees will be able to freely walk and participate in physical and cultural activities in Bree and Longmarket Street sans cars. It’s a great way to explore and experience the abundance of creative talent in the city with an array of activities and showcases happening throughout the event.

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon experiencing the city in a new way with Open Streets City Centre.

2. The Terracotta Army And The First Emperor of China Exhibition
The Watershed at the V&A Waterfront will host The Terracotta Army and the First Emperor of China Exhibition until Sunday, 12 February 2017. The display is a riveting look into the burial of the Chinese emperor and a look into the ancient civilisation. This interactive exhibition is a perfect learning experience for the whole family. Tickets to the exhibition are available on Webtickts.com and go for between R85p/p and R140p/p with family passes on offer as well.

Discover the wonder of The Terracotta Army and the First Emperor of China Exhibition.

3.  Goodnight Wembley Reunion Show.
Local favorite rock band Goodnight Wembley return this Friday, 13 January 2017 for a reunion show set to rock the city. The band, which comprises of five dedicated musicians, is set to take the stage in all their former glory along with local supporting acts Stoker and The Dirty South. Tickets will be available at the door, so make sure you get there early.

This is a rock show not to be missed. Head down to Mercury Live for the Goodnight Wembley Reunion Show.

4. A New Step Fun Run/Walk
The Mother City gets treated to yet another fun run/walk this weekend. A New Step Fun Run/Walk is a 5-km race that is suitable for all ages and all fitness levels, which ensures fun for all. Happening at Dolphin Beach this Saturday, 14 January 2017, the objective is to fund a prosthetic leg for a worthy candidate, with the long-term objective of providing for more beneficiaries.

Get down to Dolphin Beach and walk for a good cause with A New Step Fun Run/Walk.

5. Into The Wild: Raised by Wolves
Starting at noon on Saturday, 14 January, this 14 hour jol will start your new year off in the best way imaginable. Into The Wild: Raised by Wolves has secured popular Israeli DJ, Ranji among others on the fully loaded line-up. Tickets are available at Nutickets.co.za ranging between R250p/p – R350p/p. Tickets for the shuttle service are also available, leaving you with very few excuses to miss this.

Join in on the fun at  Into The Wild: Raised by Wolves.

6. The 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®
For all those who vowed to work on their fitness in 2017, and even those who just enjoy running, the 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series is back! The series starts in the Elgin Valley for the first race on Sunday, 15 January 2017. The series features a total of four races with the final race taking place on Sunday, 26 February 2017

Get back to that pre festive fitness level with The 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series.

7. Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts.
It’s about that time of the year again where Cape Town folk get to thoroughly indulge in local music and take advantage of near perfect weather conditions. The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts, happening until Sunday, 2 April 2017 is the perfect way to enjoy the best of both. With headliners being among some of South Africa’s top musical acts. Ticket information is available on our site.

Enjoy a sunset concert in the garden with Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts.