21 January to 27 January

Don’t worry, be happy with this week’s great events!

In entertainment news, the Cape Town City Ballet presents Swingtime in the Park at the Maynardville Open Air Theatre from Wednesday 23rd, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra starts its summer music festival at City Hall on Thursday 24th, and the Fugard Theatre is screening the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sunday 27th.

If you’d like to take it outside, the Sun Met is at the Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday 26th while the Galileo Open Air Cinema has four screenings this week: A Walk in the Clouds at Kirstenbosch on Wednesday 23rd, 50 First Dates at Kirstenbosch on Thursday 24th, Braveheart at Meerendal Wine Estate on Friday 25th, and Lion at Under Oaks Wine Estate in Paarl on Saturday 26th. There are also two concerts at Kirstenbosch this weekend: James Morrison on Saturday 26th and Mafikizolo on Sunday 27th.

Food events this week include Food Truck Friday in Diep River on Friday 25th and the Delheim Harvest Festival on Saturday 26th. But if you’re feeling the financial pinch as we enter the last part of ‘Janu-worry’, we’ll help you stretch your paycheck with unmissable budget meals.

How else can you save money? Try these 20 things to do in the Winelands for under R100 or take it one step further with free things to do in Cape Town, including Open Streets City Centre on Sunday 27th. Happiness doesn’t have to cost you a single cent!

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