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Do your bit in the fight against cancer and enjoy an evening of great music while you’re at it. Kobus de Kock Jnr, Francois van Coke and Albert Frost are among the stars performing in the third annual Blood Brothers concert, all in support of the Vrede Foundation. The gig will take place on 30 September at the Good Luck Bar. Tickets are R250, book via plankton.mobi.
Get set, go
Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill and Mary Fitzgerald Square are just some of the landmarks you’ll zip past as part of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. Enter online and choose the charity you want to support (there are three to choose from), and celebrate Heritage Day in a meaningful way. Runners, take your marks on 24 September. For info, visit joburg10k.com.
Durban’s largest dance showcase, Shall We Dance, is celebrating 25 years of success, steps and shows with a grand performance. Over 100 performers, a wide range of choreographic styles and a happy mood make it a must-go experience. The show is on from 8-17 September at the Opera Theatre at The Playhouse Company. Tickets are R90-R150. For info, visit playhousecompany.com.
Give your taste buds a Heritage month treat at Gabriëlskloof. On the menu: local dishes with a twist, including bobotie poppers, tangy pickled fish tacos and biltong in red wine. Then there’s the Long-table Heritage Braai Feast, with chef Frans Groenewald adding his gourmet touch to the grill. This fabulous event takes place on 24 September. For info, visit gabrielskloof.co.za.
Come raise a glass of the Cape’s finest to love, spring or whatever you want to celebrate! The Franschhoek Uncorked Festival is a great way to discover wine farms, sample new releases and enjoy delectable treats as you go along. Get a designated driver for 16-17 September. An Uncorked weekend pass will cost you R120. Book via webtickets.co.za.
Get your art on
Ready to be wowed by African art? The Zeitz MOCAA is hosting its grand opening and this will be your chance to experience a selection of the most contemporary art SA has seen. The museum’s objective: telling the African story through means of arts and culture. Taking place on the 22-25 September at the V&A Waterfront. For info, visit zeitzmocaa.museum.