YOUR WEEKEND WHAT’S ON GUIDE
AUTHOR Velile Makasana hosts the launch of his fictional short stories book, A Bag of Precious Stones, tomorrow at the St George’s Club in Bird Street from 11am. Entry is free and the book will be on sale at the venue. Inquiries: 073 640 3919 or e-mail [email protected]
THE SUPPER CLUB
CHEF Khanya Mzongwana will present Spicy Botanical Lines in collaboration with The Supper Club on Sunday at Chicky’s Yard in the Baakens Valley. Tickets are R380 and include a welcome drink, three-course fine dining menu, Musgrave Gin pairing per course and live music. Bookings are essential. Inquiries: 072-687-2778, [email protected]inpe.co.za
THE organisers of the Valley Market are presenting a Starlit Dinner at Heritage Cafe in Donkin Village this evening from 5-10pm where exhibitors will sell gourmet burgers, traditional braai meat, seafood paella, Asian Dim Sum and authentic Mexican food. The entrance fee of R30 includes a glass of bubbly or a cappuccino. There will be live entertainment and parking. Inquiries: Elaine Watson, 079-444-5666.
POP-UP SHOP AT GFI
ENJOY a cup of coffee and listen to guitarist and singer Emile Naidu as you browse through ceramics, jewellery and other creative offerings at a “pop-up” shop at GFI Art Gallery in Park Drive tomorrow. The gallery will be open from 10am to 2pm. Inquiries: (041) 586-3973.
THE Kings and Queens of Comedy is at the Boardwalk tomorrow at 8pm. Riaad Moosa is the MC for a line-up which includes Joey Rasdien, Khanyisa Bunu, Leeanda Reddy, Loyiso Gola, Ntosh Madlingozi, Sifiso Nene and Tumi Morake. Tickets are from R180 at. Please note the show is rated PG16.
AFRIKAANS MISS DAISY
THEATRE stars Sandra Prinsloo and John Kani are in the Afrikaans play So
Ry Miss Daisy at the PE Opera House until tomorrow. The play is each night at 7pm and tomorrow there is also a
matinee at 2pm. Tickets are R120 at Computicket with discounted group bookings of 10 or more R100 each. Pensioner and students on presentation of ID or student card pay R90. Inquiries: Cingiwe Skosana, (041) 585-1300.
THERE is a flea market at Protea Place of Safety Children’s Home in Blackthorne Avenue, Forest Hill tomorrow from 8.30am to 3pm. All types of stalls are welcome. Inquiries: Ian 081-468-5077.
THE Cape Recife Lions Club will hold a Christmas dance in aid of Peace Poster Contest tomorrow at Sappershoek hall from 6.30pm. Admission is R50 a person, and booking is essential. Bring along a picnic basket. Inquiries: Sandy 084-515-1154.
TECOMA CRAFT MARKET
THE Jeffreys Bay Tecoma Craft Market will be held tomorrow from 9am to
1pm, at the corner of Da Gama Road and Tecoma Street in Jeffreys Bay. There will be markets every Saturday before Christmas. Inquiries: Neil, (042) 296-2505.
CAR BOOT SALE
CHRIST Church Lorraine Kamma Park is holding a car boot sale tomorrow on the church grounds, from 8am to 11am. All buyers and sellers are welcome. Entrance is free, and cost to sellers is R20. Inquiries: Cathy, 072-933-4450.
CHURCH BOOT SALE
THE Bluewater Bay community church boot sale will be held tomorrow at 7am, on the corner of Weinronk Way and Hillcrest Drive in Bluewater Bay. Inquiries: Colleen Roux, 082-858-8447.
A CHILDREN’S fundraiser pool party will be held tomorrow at Aquarius Swim School in Kings Court from 2pm to 4pm. Families are encouraged to bring
a gift for a new-born baby in need such as clothes, toiletries and nappies. Children attending need to be able to swim and should wear a swim cap (a lifeguard will be present). Admission is R50. Inquiries: Desire, 082-879-8960, or Cathy, 083-553-3565.
PRO Dive is marking its 21st birthday by hosting a Barefoot Ball with proceeds in aid of the Penguin Research Fund tomorrow. The venue is the beach at Happy Valley and the dress code is strictly “black tie and barefoot”. The ball will include a meal and entertainment. It starts at 6.30pm and tickets are R375, on sale at 189 Main Road, Walmer. Inquiries: Monique, (041) 581 1144.
BIRDLIFE EC will host a wetlands tour tomorrow. Bird lovers must meet at 6.30am at Schultz’s in West Street, Newton Park. This is a tour of areas such as the North End Lake, Korsten dry lake, Varsvlei and ends at Van Der Kemps Kloof. Inquiries: Ross Zietsman, (041)360-1487, or 083-400-3722.
THE Blackpool Associated Football Club presents the Robertson Winery Festive Season Golden Oldies tomorrow at West End Community Hall in Bethelsdorp. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Ash The Bash. Tickets are R30 a person, and are available from Rudi Williams at 081-7334-170.
JAZZ’AFRO Sundays wraps up for 2017 with a performance by Afro-soul band VuDu. The show will be in Barn at the Opera House from 5pm on Sunday. Tickets are R70 (R50 for pensioners). Inquiries: Cingiwe Skosana, (041) 585-1300.
SOUTH AFRICAN singer and musician, Michael Ferguson performs from Monday to Thursday December 11-14 at the Boardwalk lake, from 6pm. Ferguson, who has performed alongside artists like Kelly Rowland, will treat music lovers to a wide repertoire of songs from various genres, including cover songs and his own original material. Admission is free. Inquiries: Azelle Evans, 082-851-0090, e-mail: [email protected]mailroom.co.za
THE Alliance Française will host a week-long summer camp for children in grades 1 to 7. The camp will be held from Monday to Friday next week, from 9am to 12pm. The programme costs R900 a child. Space is limited to 15 children, so booking is essential. Inquiries: Alliance Française, (041) 585-7889, or send on e-mail to: ad[email protected]liance.org.za
THE Back to Earth Christmas Night Market will be held on Wednesday December 13 at the Old Grey Sports Club, from 5pm to 9pm. There will be stalls selling Christmas gifts and decorations. Entry is free. Inquiries: Back to Earth Market, 083-572-1858.
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
ST AUGUSTINE’S Catholic Cathedral in John Kani Road (previously Whites Road) in Central will host a Carols by Candlelight service this evening at 7pm. Entrance is free, but do bring a non-perishable food item for their outreach programme. Inquiries: (041) 585-2161.
STAR POWER: Sandra Prinsloo, John Kani, centre, and Jacques Bessenger appear in ‘So Ry Miss Daisy’ tonight and tomorrow at the Opera House
COMEDY ROYALTY: Joey Rasdien is on the line-up at the ‘Kings and Queens of Comedy’ tomorrow
COOKING UP A STORM: Khanya Mzongwana will be cooking for The Supper Club at Chicky’s Yard on Sunday