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14 Aug 2017 Tags: events Love local market Open Design Festival

Bring in spring with these fine Central City events and activities.

18 August
Love Local pop-up market

This Love Local market event will form part of the annual Open Design Cape Town programme [link to festival story] that will be running in and around Cape Town from 18 till 23 August. Love Local is all about supporting and exposing new and established local brands. Its family-friendly night market is, therefore, where you can enjoy some of the best in emerging local talent, from designers, artists and musicians, to amazing food and drink vendors. Entry to the market is free and there is ample street parking in the area, including on neighbouring Harrington Square.
Where: 75 Harrington Street
When: 17h00 till 22h00
Cost: Entry to the market is free

(Or get in touch with the organiser, Mwabi Motaung, via email at localloveza@gmail.com. The market is always keen to welcome new vendors to the fold, as well as collaborations.)

Romantic horror movies at Nomad

Where: NOMAD Bistro & Bar, 33 Waterkant St
When: 20h00 till 22h00
Cost: R50; date night combo R299

Live music at Nomad

Where: NOMAD Bistro & Bar, 33 Waterkant St
When: 20h00 till 23h00
Cost: R60; VIP R90

Story time for kids

Where: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland St
When: 11h00
Cost: Free

Till 25 August
Open Design Festival

Till 2 September
King Kong

Eric Abraham produces and presents this Fugard Theatre production, the story of heavyweight fifties boxing champion Ezekiel Dlamini.
Where: The Fugard Theatre, Caledon St
When: Tuesdays to Fridays 20h00; Saturdays 16h00 & 20h00
Cost: R130 to R280

Till 1 October
Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands

The Iziko South African National Gallery and the District Six Museum co-host this exhibition of the anti-Apartheid activist.
Where: Iziko South African National Gallery, Government Ave
When: Ongoing
Cost: TBC

17 August
Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase

Get up close and personal with some of South Africa’s top winemakers and unlock a treasure trove of individually crafted wines of great diversity.
Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St
When: 18h00
Cost: R300; includes a tasting glass
Image supplied

25 August
National Delphic Comedy Championships

An esteemed panel of judges will select the winners of the Delphic Comedy Championship, who will go through to compete against international comedians in Johannesburg in September.
Where: Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan St
When: 19h30
Cost: Computicket R120; door R150; students and pensioners R100.00

6 to 10 September
Open Book Festival

17 September
Cape Town Marathon

30 August till 1 September

The Parlotones join forces with Zip Zap Circus School for an evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the iconic institute.
Where: Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan St
When: 19h30
Cost: R250

Love Local market image by Lisa Burnell