YOUR HOLIDAYS Sorted
The festive spirit has arrived and #Trending’s Phuti Mathobela picks the best events of the week
MARKET The Valley Christmas Market December 17 at 9am The Valley Market, Port Elizabeth
Tickets R10 at the door Get your Christmas shopping done while browsing through tasty food stalls. Catch some of Port Elizabeth’s top artisanal food vendors in one of the city’s coolest old buildings. You can also catch live performances from the East Coast’s freshest talent while you’re there.
THEATRE CliffCentral Carols December 11 at 5pm The Lyric theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg
Tickets R100 donation at the door What better way to kick off Christmas festivities than with a funky Cliffmas carol sing-along? The celebration doubles as a fundraising event for Headway Gauteng, which supports brain injury survivors. Gareth Cliff shares the stage with ProVerb, the award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Terra and Tebogo from Idols SA, Timothy Moloi, Tumisho Masha, Rami Chuene and the CliffCentral crew. It promises to be a fun family night out.
KIDS Jacaranda Children’s Home Laser Shows December 14 and 15 at 6pm Jacaranda Children’s Home, Pretoria
Tickets R20 at the door As part of its annual Liggiefees festivities, Jacaranda Children’s home will treat audiences to a spectacular laser show, provided by LaserX, in collaboration with Dance de’Art, whose dancers will interpret the light extravaganza with thrilling moves. A worthy fundraiser for the children’s home, this event is ideal for families.
GOSPEL Festive Worship December 16 at 5pm Grace Performing Arts Centre, Cape Town
Tickets R350 at computicket.co.za This year, the Festive Worship concert stars Nqubeko Mbatha, Ntokozo Mbambo and Ayanda Ntanzi as the main acts, along with a full-on choir – a first for the Cape Town gospel community. Believers, come and enjoy a night of praise and fellowship.
PARTY The Townhouse Rooftop at Randlords December 17 at 2pm Randlords, Johannesburg
Tickets R150 at the door The rooftop party is back for the third year. Celebrate the silly season at Braamfontein’s exclusive rooftop bar and lounge by having an epic time dancing to deep House music while mingling with the city’s beautiful people and taking in a breathtaking 360-degree view of the Joburg skyline.
THE TOWNHOUSE ROOFTOP
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