Festivals - Events - Fairs - Expos - Concerts

05-03-2015 12:21:02 (GMT +02:00) Pretoria / Cape Town, South Africa

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Event Getaway Show 
Date 13. Mar. 2015 - 15. Mar. 2015  10:00 - 18:00 
Location Lourensford Wine Estate, Lourensford Road | Somerset West, Western Cape,
Type Festivals
Description Getaway Show Find out all there is to know about adventuring, travel, safaris and outdoor living at this annual holiday expo in Somerset West It`s often said that change is as good as a holiday, but nothing quite beats an actual vacation, right? So, do the easy thing and start planning your great South African or international escape with some help from the 2015 Cape Getaway Show. This popular holiday, adventure and camping exhibition will take place on the sprawling greens at the Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West from Friday, 13 to Sunday, 15 March 2015. WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE 2015 CAPE GETAWAY SHOW FIND YOUR PERFECT GETAWAY: Billed as Africa`s leading outdoors and travel expo, the showcase offers inspiration for and information about a wide range of activities, from a bundu-bashing trip to a luxury holiday cruise. Adventure is out there, and what better way to find out where it`s hiding than by perusing one of the many (there are over 200) interactive exhibits that offer insight into unusual destinations, affordable accommodation and incredible expeditions; travel agencies, resorts and luxury cruise agents will also have displays in the marquee tent. ROUGHING IT IN STYLE: Whether Bear Grylls is your idol or you simply want to head out into the wilderness prepared for any situation, this three-day lifestyle festival is just the place to pick up some top-of-the-line equipment. The showcase includes a wide range of outdoor and camping gear, the latest 4x4 trail gadgets as well as high-tech apparel for ardent hikers and so much more. TRAVEL AND TASTE THEATRE: An all new addition to the Cape Getaway Show, this concept merges travel and taste for those who have a keen interest in both. Guests can look forward to seeing various chefs showcase their skills and radio personalities from KFM and Tyberburg participate in tasty cook-offs for light-hearted fun. Another key component of the tent is the `Awesome South Africans` segment - where local adventurers/travellers can share their one-of -a-kind experiences with an audience. With plenty of yummy nosh on offer and informative talks about travel for the adventurer at heart - this is one not to be missed. ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES: What`s more, the exhibition will host a kiddies` area for all ages with fun and exciting to-dos, set to keep your little ones more than just entertained while parents enjoy the festivities and more. GREAT FOOD AND WINES: The Cape Getaway Show boasts a wide range of food stalls, a deli tent and a shaded seating area where weary would-be travellers can rest up and refuel. Not to mention, the weekend-long fiesta will, host the `Makro Wine Tent` exhibition where festival-goers can taste up to 20 of local wines that for a mere R20p/p (includes you a tasting glass) TICKETS TO THE 2015 CAPE GETAWAY SHOW Tickets are available via Getawayshow.co.za and costs are as follows: Adults: R70p/p (gate) R65p/p (online) Pensioners and students: R40p/p (gate) R35p/p (online) Kids (under the age of 12 years): FREE Do note that senior citizens and students need to provide valid identification at the door to receive their discount. Parking at the venue is free. Do note, those who own a Mercedes Benz can present their key at the gate and get in for mahala! Select activities do need to be booked in advance. For more information or to book, contact Richard at richard.falconer@ramsaymedia.co.za or +27 (0) 21 530 3379. SHOW TIMES FOR THE 2015 CAPE GETAWAY SHOW Friday, 13 March 10am - 6pm Saturday, 14 March 9am - 6pm Sunday, 15 March 9am - 5pm --- Have a squiz at our guide to annual March events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month. --- Check out our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don`t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what`s happening in and around the Mother City! Date: 13 Mar 2015 - 15 Mar 2015 Time: 10:00 - 18:00 Venue: Lourensford Wine Estate Location: Lourensford Road | Somerset West Email: info@lourensford.co.za Phone: +27 (0)21 847 2333 Price: R35p/p - R70p/p Website: www.getawayshow.co.za
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Public Sports Events

 
 
Event Cape Fight League 
Date 07. Mar. 2015 - 07. Mar. 2015  17:00 - 23:00 
Location Sunningdale Sports Centre Table View, Table View, Western Cape,
Type Public Sports Events
Description Top-notch professional and amateur MMA fighters go head-to-head in more than 30 matches at this one-night affair! The next installment of the Cape Fight League`s (CFL) 2015 fight nights invites fans to watch high-octane heavyweights, welterweights, lightweights and more battle it out at the Sunning dale Sports Centre in Table View on Saturday, 7 March 2015. These almost-anything-goes showdowns allows skilled amateur and professional mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing (K1) fighters who are looking to gain much-needed experience to test their mettle against worthy opponents in adrenaline-inducing one-on-one clashes. According Gary Barrett, co-owner of CFL, audiences can expect the "highest quality combat matches and the best fight entertainment in Western Cape" at this no holds barred-style tourney. Fervent fans and budding boxers can also get a better sense of what the local dojos, academies and fight clubs have to offer as the CFL is first and foremost devoted to providing a professional platform for fighters to display their skills. The organization, which was formed in 2011, was originally created in response to the rising local interest in amateur MMA fighting, kickboxing and other contact sports. It aims to give amateur fighters the chance to gain more experience and take their fighting careers to the next level. Of course, it also makes for a night of thrilling entertainment. LINE-UP FOR THE 2015 CAPE FIGHT LEAGUE 09 IN TABLE VIEW UNDER 75 K1 SUPER-FIGHT TITLE: Adriaan `Sparks` Van Wyk VS Mawande Vapi UNDER 71 K1 SUPER-FIGHT TITLE: Karl Bergamann VS JP Visser UNDER 63.5 K1 SUPER-FIGHT TITLE: Audrey R Lawrence VS Nuraan Noordien LIGHTWEIGHT MMA PRO-AM TITLE: Quaasim Coetzee VS Armand Scheepers LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MMA PRO-AM TITLE: Frans Steyn VS Gorilla LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MMA PRO-AM TITLE: Colin Hume vs Robert Harris More fights to be confirmed TICKETS FOR THE 2015 CAPE FIGHT LEAGUE 09 IN TABLE VIEW Tickets are available via Computicket.com, Computicket outlets as well as at the door on the day, and costs are as follows: TICKET TYPE COST Front row (VIP) R200p/p Block A to D R150p/p Block J to M R100p/p Food stalls and a cash bar will be available, and no alcohol or goodies from home will be allowed into the venue. The gates open at 5pm, and the show starts at 5:30pm and runs until 11pm. Get there early to secure a prime spot; seats (except the VIP spots) are not reserved. SIDE NOTE: For those who aren`t in the know, here`s an easy way to distinguish the amateur fighters from the pros. Professional fighters don`t wear head guards. --- Have a squiz at our guide to March events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month. --- Check out our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don`t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what`s happening in and around the Mother City! Date: 06 Sep 2014 Time: 18:00 until late Venue: Sunningdale Sports Centre Location: 2 Waterville Crescent | Sunningdale | Table View Price: R100p/p - R200p/p Phone: +27 (0) 72 123 4404 Website: www.capefightleague.co.za
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Event Cape Town Cycle Tour 
Date 08. Mar. 2015 - 08. Mar. 2015  06:00 - 14:00 
Location Western Cape, Cape Town, Western Cape,
Type Public Sports Events
Description The world`s largest individually timed cycling race set to go on with `drastically shortened route` due to Cape fires The Cape Town Cycle Tour (formerly known as the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour) will see still see scores of cyclists from all over the globe gear up for the largest individually timed cycling event in the world on Sunday, 8 March 2015 despite devastating Cape wildfires. The route, which is normally 109km, has been "drastically shortened" to 47km in order to ensure cyclists` safety in the face of the still-blazing fires and possible subsequent natural dangers - e.g. the expansion of and therefore instability of rocks along the Chapman`s Peak roadside. The change is unprecedented in 38 years of racing history, and organizers have called on participants to treat the challenge as a "Show You Care Solidarity Ride" in support of the brave men and women who have risked their lives to battle infernos that have wreaked havoc on the Southern Peninsula. The starting line for the 2015 race will still be Hertzog Boulevard at the Cape Town Civic Centre, and the route will take riders onto the N2 and down the M3 before looping back around and returning to a slightly altered finishing line in Green Point. New Route for 2015 Cape Argus REGISTRATION & ENTRIES FOR THE 2015 CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR Entry for the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour opens on Friday, 26 September 2014, and applications can be lodged via the CycleTour.co.za website. The race's capacity is set at 35 000 cyclists, and once this limit has been reached, entries will no longer be accepted. There is a R30p/p discount on entry fees for Pedal Power Association (PPA) members. ENTRY FEES FOR THE VARIOUS CATEGORIES South African Entries R430p/p Africa Entries (including Mauritius) International Entries R730p/p Corporate and Charity Group Entries Consult Cycletour.co.za for more information. Do note that entry fees do not include RaceTec chips; these timing devices must be purchased separately. AGE RESTRICTIONS: In order to compete in the cycling race, participants must turn 13 years old in the year of the event, and children accompanying parents on the back of a tandem must be 11 years of age or older. For more rules and regulations, consult Cycletour.co.za. SEEDING EVENTS: For those interested in increasing their seeding index for future cycle tours, a number of seeding events are still to come for the 2015 race; for more information, visit Cycletour.co.za or follow @CycleTourTrust on Twitter for regular updates. REGISTRATIONS: Registration for the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour will take place at the annual Cape Town Lifecycle Expo at the Good Hope Centre in the week before the race. Riders can collect race packs on behalf of one another; please make sure that the absent cyclist has a RaceTec chip, otherwise they will not be allowed to access the start of the race. Do note that registration will NOT take place on the day of the race. FUN FACTS ABOUT THE CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR The fastest men`s record was set by Robbie Hunter in 2008; who completed the 110-km course in 02:27:29. The fastest women`s record was set by Anke Erlank-Moore in 2007; who completed the 110-km course in 02:48:29. The fastest average speed of 47.48-km/h was set by Wimpie van der Merwe in 1993. Penny Krohn set the record for the highest number of consecutive wins - 25 - within an age group. The oldest man to complete the race within the allotted time (7 hours) was Japie Malan who did the race on a single bicycle in 2010 and on a tandem in 2012. He was 92 years old at the time. Mary Warner is the oldest woman to complete the race within the allotted time (7 hours), in 2006; she was 80 years old at the time. --- Check out our overview of annual March events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month. --- Check out our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don`t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what`s happening in and around the Mother City! Date: 08 Mar 2015 Time: 06:00 - 14:00 Venue: Cape Town Location: Western Cape Price: R430p/p - R730p/p Phone: +27 (0) 861 846 464 Email info@cycletour.co.za Website: www.cycletour.co.za
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