Cape Town Diary - June 2011

Wacky Wine Weekend

When: 03 Jun 2011 to 05 Jun 2011

Where: Robertson Wine Valley

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Join wine lovers at South Africa's biggest regional wine festival, where wineries from Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson host extra activities to wine tasting, which includes outdoor, sport, adventure, family-fun, kiddo stuff, live music and fine dining.

Greyton Genadendal Classics for All Festival

When: 03 Jun 2011 to 05 Jun 2011

Where: Greyton and Genadendal

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The focus of the festival is on classical music concerts, but there will also be workshops for children, art exhibitions, wine tastings and various food events.

Eight concerts will be performed in the historic churches of Greyton and Genadendal, as well as in smaller venues in these two neighbouring villages.

Soup, Sip and Bread Fest

When: 05 Jun 2011

Where: Durbanville Wine Valley

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Nine wine farms in the Durbanville Wine Valley provide the perfect environment to enjoy this special winter event with home-made soup and just-baked artisanal bread perfectly matched with red wine from the valley’s cellars.

Cape Town Markets

When: Various weekends

Where: Various venues in the Cape Peninsula

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A favourite way to spend a weekend morning is to visit one of the regular Cape Town Markets sprouting up all over the Peninsula.

It's a nice way to slow down and experience some local and home-made goodies.

Here you could buy anything home-made; from dolls to breads to curries to preserves to toys to candles and much more.

Attraction of the Month
The South African Museum

Where: Gardens, Cape Town

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The South African Museum houses more than one-and-a half million specimens of scientific importance that scientists have been adding to for more than 200 years.

While you are there, visit the Plantarium, which is housed in the same building. Whatever the weather outside, the "sky" inside is always clear.

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