Cape Town Diary - April 2011

Lourensford Wine Estate Family Market

When: 3 April which coincides with the finish day of the ABSA Cape Epic

Where: Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West

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At sunrise, traders setup their beautiful stands inside the Orchard Hall and under Bedouin tents. Amazing cappuccinos made by The Barista Sista prepares everyone for the exciting day ahead.

Gifts, art, vintage items, colourful woven baskets, olives, cheese and much more will tempt you to stay and enjoy a glass of Estate Wine.

Eendracht Hotel Vista trail run and family fun run

When: Saturday 16 April 2011

Where: Coetzenburg Athletic Stadium, Stellenbosch

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Eendracht Hotel Vista 2011 is presented by Gereformeerde Kerk Stellenbosch in association with Stellenbosch Athletics Club according to the rules of Boland Athletics and Athletics South Africa, for the sole benefit of two children's charities, Anna Foundation (Stellenbosch) and Pres. Kruger Children's Home (Reddersburg).

12km Trail Run: 07:30
5km Family Fun Run: 07:35

The Veuve Clicquot Masters

When: Sunday the 17th of April 2011

Where: Val de Vie Estate (Paarl-Franschhoek Valley)

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The event, due to take place in the elegant surroundings of the Val de Vie Wine & Polo Estate, will utilise the estate's world-class polo fields and luxurious club house facilities, offering VIPs and guests an unforgettable day in the Cape Winelands.

Expect a riveting polo tournament, glamorous people, elegant food, fine champagne and wines, and great music and entertainment.

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

When: 23 Apr 2011

Where: Cape Town

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56 kilometers of open road and challenging mountain climbs passing both oceans surrounding the South African shoreline - the Indian and Atlantic Oceans.

Houtstok Afrikaanse Musiekfees April 2011

When: 29 - 30 April 2011

Where: D’Aria, Durbanville

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"Vrede, Afrikaans, Vryheid" is die leuse van vanjaar se fees.

Van die top kunstenaars in die Afrikaanse musiekbedryf soos DJ Ossewa, Emo Adams en sy band Take Note, Wynand & Cheree, Armand Hofmeyr, Pieter Koen, Manie Jackson, Gerrie Pretorius, Andriette Norman, Andries Vermeulen tree vanjaar op.

Sederberg Kunstefees

When: 27 April - 1 Mei

Where: Clanwilliam

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Come and enjoy a weekend of fun and festivities with the people of Clanwilliam and the Cederberg. During the festival, exposure is given to local people, young and old to show off their talents.

Lots of shows, book exhibitions, lectures and workshops are held in the different venues.

The Cape Town Wedding Festival

When: 29 April 2011

Where: The Waterfront Lookout, V&A Waterfront

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We'd love you to join us at the 14th Cape Town Wedding Festival, where you'll be able to watch the much-anticipated Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on big screens.

There will also be displays by venues, photographers, dress designers, cake decorators and top wedding co-ordinators for you to peruse, not to mention designer wedding gowns to try on, makeovers by professional make-up artists and the best in the wedding industry on hand to provide you with lots of useful advice.

SA Cheese Festival

When: 29 Apr 2011 - 02 May 2011

Where: Sandrigham Estate, Stellenbosch

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Visitors will be able to feast their senses on the widest selection of cheese currently available in South Africa.

The entrance fee includes a shopping bag, festival programme, scrumptious tastings and demonstrations by famous South African food personalities.

Wine tasting glasses are available at the gates.

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