5 fabulous things to do in Cape Town this weekend

Dickens – The Master Storyteller

Charles Dickens gave us some of fictions most memorable characters. Who will ever forget the antics of Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, and the grotesque appeal of Fagin in Oliver Twist?

Where: Rosebank Theatre, Alma Road, Rosebank

When: Tonight and tomorrow night at 8pm, with a matinee at 3pm tomorrow too

Cost: Tickets are R100 each – available from Webtickets

For more info: Visit www.rosebanktheatre.com

Record Store Day

Record Store Day is an annual event, founded in 2007, held on the third Saturday of April each year, to celebrate the culture of this independently owned record store.

Where: The Listening Room at the Cape Quarter, Somerset Road, Green Point

When: Tomorrow from 10am till 2pm

Cost: Free

For more info: Visit the Listening Room's facebook page

Mini Extreme Festival at Killarney International Raceway

If you’re a petrol head, or just looking for a fun day out for the whole family, don’t miss the Mini Extreme Festival at Killarney this weekend!

Where: Killarney International Race Track, Potsdam Road, Milnerton Rural

When: Tomorrow. Gates open at 7am, and the first race kicks-off at 8am

Cost: R 80 for adults, R 20 for under-16s, and under-12’s get in for free – tickets are available from Computicket

For more info: Visit www.WPMC.co.za

The Grind Race

The Grind Race is an obstacle course race that anyone can do. It features a 5 and 8km course, with up to thirty obstacles across unique terrain.

Where: Hillcrest Quarry, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville Hills

When: Tomorrow and Sunday, with the first batch of participants starting at 7.30am and the last batch at 4pm

Cost: Entries start at R350 each – tickets are available from www.EntryNinja.com

For more info: Visit www.thegrindrace.com

Galielo Open Air Cinema: The Notebook

The Notebook, which tells the tale of a mill worker, played by Ryan Gosling, and a rich girl, played by Rachel McAdams. They are desperately in love, but find endless obstacles in the way of their love.

When: Shows all start at 6pm

Cost: Tickets range from R 79 – R 149 per person – and available from webtickets

For more info and for the full programme of films and their outdoor venues: Visit www.the galileo. co.za

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