Your weekend what’s on guide
THEUNS ON STAGE
Afrikaans singer Theuns Jordaan will perform at the Barn, 66 Blomme Avenue, Greenbushes, on Friday at 7.30pm. Tickets are R150 (pre-booked) from Westway Tickets, 041369-5422 or 062-597-5657, and at outlets in Uitenhage and Despatch, or R170 at the door. On Saturday, Ruan Josh and Franja du Plessis will sing at the Barn at 8pm (doors open at 5pm for the rugby). Tickets R80 (pre-booked) or R100 at the door.
Inquiries: Anton, 083-760-0609.
Akha, Chansa, Tappin Mastah, Muzero and Sbhizo will play at Liquid Lounge in Parliament Street on Friday, and Chance the DJ will be on the decks on Saturday, with a five-hour set starting at 8pm. R30 entry on Friday and R30 before 11pm on Saturday.
Inquiries: Llewellyn Williams, 081-449-1617, email@example.com
The EP Bonsai Society meets on Saturday at the Sherwood Garden Centre in Walker Drive, at 1.45pm for 2pm. Bonsai fundi Clifton Marais is the society’s guest and non-members are welcome at R10, which includes refreshments. Inquiries: Jenny Shute, 083-999-1058.
Veteran Bay folk musicians Al Gillies, Ants Keogh, Moorrees van Aarde and John Dicken will play in a new Armchair Sessions show at Art on Target at 7 for 7.30pm on Saturday, November 10. Tickets are R80. Guests may bring their drinks. There will be food on sale. Inquiries: Angela, 084-6235491 or BA, 083-728-5295.
Christ Church Lorraine (at 44 Longwy Avenue, Kamma Park) is holding a car boot sale on Saturday from 8am to 11am. All buyers and sellers are welcome, and sellers pay R20. Inquiries: Cathy, 072-933-4450.
Peter Hall will lead a bird watching outing to Tankatara on Saturday. Meet at Schultz’s, West Street, Newton Park, at 6am. Petrol money is R50. Inquiries: Peter Hall, 041-581-5310.
GREEK CHURCH TOURS
The Hellenic Community of Port Elizabeth will open the Greek Orthodox Church in Conynham Road until Sunday to celebrate its 60th anniversary. There will be free church tours each day between 11am and noon, and an exhibition of the church’s history in The Hellenic Hall.
Inquiries: Dimitri Paizis, 083-469-7233.
Yokhuselo Haven’s 30th Anniversary Celebration is on Thursday November 15, at the Hellenic Hall, with a Phantom of the Opera theme. Tickets are R350 for a three-course meal, entertainment, music and dancing, and Nicky Blume as speaker. Dress code is evening wear. RSVP by Friday November 9.
Inquiries: Amelia Johnson, 041-360-1539, 082-376-8492, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Miranda Paulson, 041-360-7705, 071-547-3805, email@example.com
JOFF PART TWO
● Part Two of When We Were There, an intimate live musical performance by Joff, also known as Steven Carter, is at Remo’s Italian restaurant in Alabaster Street, Baakens Valley, on Tuesday. Joff on vocals and guitar is joined by Bones (bass), Tom Collins (drums), James Collins (Synth), Jean du Toit (vocals) and Nikolaas du Plooy (cello). Tickets are R80 at www.webtickets.co.za. Inquiries: Joff, 079-316-3630 or visit the Steven Carter (Joff) Facebook page.
ART ON SHOW
● The GFI Art Gallery at 30 Park Drive is hosting a solo exhibition by Thembalethu Manqunyana, titled Western African Ideology and inspired by the work of Picasso and JeanMichel Basquiat, until November 30.
● The Kevin and Michal Abraham Off The Wall Exhibition and silent auction is at Art on Target until November 17. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Union of Jewish Women. Hours are 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday, and 9am to 1pm on Saturday, at 2 Target Kloof, Essexvale.
Inquiries: BA, 083-728-5295, 041-373-3334 or e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bay Strings Trio present Franz Meets Robert on Sunday at 5pm at the Bird Street NMU Auditorium. Entrance is free. Inquiries: 072-993-4746.
Singer-songwriter Mariloe Booysen will perform at Jazz’Afro at 5pm on Sunday at the Opera House Barn. Tickets are R70 (R50 for pensioners). Inquiries: Cingiwe, e-mail: email@example.com, or Nomgcobo Mkize, nomgcobo firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 041-586-2256.
CHRISTMAS SHOP PICS FOR CHOC
The Christmas Shop will host Father Christmas in the store at Baywest Mall on Saturday and Sunday until the start of December from 10.30am to 3pm. The shop is at Entrance 3 Upper level. Take your own photo for a donation to Choc children’s cancer charity.
Inquiries: Pauline, 082-4430389, email@example.com
The Walmer Christmas Craft Market opens at midday on Thursday November 15 and continues until Saturday November 17, at 2pm (7pm on Thursday and Friday). The market is at the Walmer Town Hall in Main Road and includes a tea room.
Inquiries: Sheila Thysse, 082-970-0731.
St Francis Xavier Church will have a fundraising Bingo Drive on Saturday at 2.30pm in Agate Road, Morningside. Tickets are R80 and refreshments will sold. Inquiries: Vereena, 072-4321019.
A Vintage High Tea in aid of the Al-Fidaa School of Baking will be held at the Tramways building on Sunday from 1.30 to 5pm. Guests include Cariema Isaacs and Faaiza Omar, and Cape Town comedian Angel Campey. Isaacs wrote Cooking for My Father in My Cape Malay Kitchen and Omar is co-owner of online patisserie store and pastry school The Stylish Baker.
For tickets at R300, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries: Adam, 041-4841288.
The Protea Place of Safety is holding a bazaar on Sunday from 8am to 1pm at the centre in Blackthorne Avenue, in Forest Hill. Inquiries: Ian, 081-468-5077.
There are four parkruns in Port Elizabeth: Hobie Beach, Lady Slipper, Wells Estate and Sardinia Bay at 8am every Saturday, all free and open to all. If you want a time, register for a barcode at www.parkrun.co.za. The Hobie run starts at the palm tree next to Shark Rock Pier; Sardinia Bay is at the Grass Roof in Heron Road; Lady Slipper is at Slipperfields, and Wells Estate is at St George’s Strand. There are also runs in Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay, with contact details as follows for the respective runs: PE Hobie Beach:
email@example.com; Sardinia Bay: sardiniabay firstname.lastname@example.org; Lady Slipper: email@example.com; Wells Estate: firstname.lastname@example.org; Jeffreys Bay: email@example.com; St Francis Bay:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries: Tammy Ellis, email@example.com
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: Take part in one of four parkruns in Port Elizabeth on Saturday