Here comes the weekend! What’s on in Cape Town (10 Dec ’10)

Book Launch: Seed to Table

Date 2010, 10 December |Time 6 for 6.30pm | Location Kalk Bay Books, 124 Main Road, Kalk Bay
The launch of a very special cookbook – one that shares the recipes and tells the stories of the dedicated urban farmers of Abalimi Bezekhaya.  (more info)

Terra Madre Day at Oude Molen Eco-Village

Date 2010, 11 December |Time 10am-5pm | Location Oude Molen Eco Village, Alexandra Road, Pinelands, Cape Town (more info)
Visit a mammoth event at Oude Molen Eco -Village. It presents an opportunity of experiencing farm living on a small scale! Visit Milly the pig who has given birth to 6 piglets at The Millstone Farmstall. Meander through the permaculture organic vegetable gardens at the eco-village. See a bio digester in action at John’s Yellow house and his giant veg in the garden.

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (Screening)

Date 2010, 11 December |Time 12 noon | Location Labia on Orange, 68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town (more info)
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price is a feature length documentary that uncovers the retail giants assault on America and the world by exploring the deeply personal stories and everyday lives of families and communities struggling to fight the goliath. The screening will be followed by a facilitated audience discussion. Tickets are R10 and can be reserved by calling The Labia at (021) 424 5927.

Imhoff Farm Christmas Gift Fair

Date 2010, 11&12 December |Time 10am-5pm | Location Imhoff Farm Stall, Kommetjie Road, Cape Town (more info)
Imhoff Farm will be holding a Christmas Gift Fair this weekend – with gifts, jewellery, festive food and there are plenty of activities for kids.

Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fair

Date 2010, 12 December |Time 10am-4pm | Location Alphen Centre, Main Road, Constantia Cape Town (opposite Constantia Village) (more info)
The last Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fairs of the year will take place on Sunday 12 and 19 December, between 10am and 4pm. A variety of items — including jewellery, glass, ceramics, silver, toys, books, coins, watches, medals, art and paintings etc — will be on sale. Entry is free, there is ample parking and fabulous food, wine, gourmet dishes and baked goods are also available. For further details call Des on 0846267499.

Kirstenbosch Craft Market

Date 2010, 12 December |Time 9am-3pm | Location Stone Cottages, opposite Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town (more info)
Lovely outdoor craft market that’s a great place to find interesting Christmas presents whilst enjoying being in the great outdoors.  Second-last one of the year!

Kirstenbosch Concert: Freshly Ground

Date 2010, 12 December |Time 5.30pm | Location Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town (more info)
I believe this concert is sold out, but if you’re a Freshlyground fan, you can still enjoy the music within the gardens themselves, without actually going to the concert.  Concert gates open at 16h00. Concerts are held between 17h30 and 19h00 and go ahead irrespective of the weather.

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