Your week­end what’s on guide

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The Color Run is on Sun­day at 9am for a 10am start at the Port El­iz­a­beth Har­bour. Tick­ets are R270, R245 per per­son for group book­ings of more than four and R50 for chil­dren aged two to 12.

Col­lect reg­is­tra­tion packs from the Nel­son Man­dela Bay Yacht Club be­tween 10am and 7pm on Fri­day, and 9am to 5pm on Satur­day. Food and bev­er­ages will be on sale. In­quiries: www.the­col­or­


St Fran­cis Xavier Church in Jade Road, Morn­ing­side, will be selling Chi­nese take­aways on Fri­day from 5 to 7pm. Dishes in­clude Shang­hai steak and chow mein R55, sweet and sour chicken and chow mein R55, and spring roll R15. In­quiries: Leona, 083-650-6232.


PE Vinyl Fair is on Satur­day at the Mu­sic Kitchen, 69 Man­gold Street, New­ton Park from 10am to 3pm. Free en­trance with bar and snacks avail­able. Meet other record lovers and browse through crates of se­cond-hand LPs, hi-fi gear and mu­sic-re­lated paint­ings. In­quiries: Ral­ston, 083-3788354 or Tim, 072-282-0435.


The se­cond Izidudla Pool Party is on Satur­day from mid­day till late at the Zwide Dam in Thun­y­iswa Street. The women-only event’s theme is swimwear, and ad­mis­sion is R100 (R30 for a cooler box, no glass bot­tles al­lowed).

In­quiries: De­neo, 087-084-5444.


The McWil­liams Academy of Dance is host­ing a high tea from 2 to 4pm on Satur­day at Ki­pling’s at The Board­walk. Tick­ets are R130 and in­clude en­ter­tain­ment by Niqui Cloete-Bar­rass and An­naline Stiglingh.

In­quiries: Vanessa, 084-554-9552.


Mi­randa’s School of Dance presents Sway in the Bay at 7pm on Fri­day in the Sel­ley Hall at the Feather Mar­ket Cen­tre. Me­dia and sports celebri­ties in­clud­ing Sur­vivor win­ner Tom Swartz will dance for char­i­ties of their choice.

Tick­ets are R250 at West­way Cafe or from par­tic­i­pants, and in­clude ta­ble plat­ters, the show and danc­ing af­ter­wards. In­quiries: Ryan Kar­sha­gen, 084-832-9035, ryankar­sha­gen


Get into 1980s retro aer­o­bics gear for the Let’s Get Phys­i­cal to be held on Satur­day from 8am to mid­day at 41 Ley­lands Road in North End. Four in­struc­tors will lead the dance party marathon to raise funds for the Hun­dred X100 Foun­da­tion for peo­ple af­fected by can­cer.

Tick­ets are R150 and there are prizes for best-dressed as well as spot prizes and goodie bags.

In­quiries: Sharon, 076-722-3782.


Birdlife East­ern Cape’s Andy Nixon will lead an all-day out­ing to Churchill Dam (good for fyn­bos and open coun­try birds) on Satur­day. Meet at 6am at Schultz's, West Street, New­ton Park, with petrol money of R130 per per­son.

This is the last Birdlife East­ern Cape trip for 2018, out­ings will re­sume in Jan­uary. In­quiries: Nixon 041-585-1114, 076-419-3656.


Afrikaans singer Juanita du Plessis will per­form at the Barn, 66 Blomme Av­enue in Green­bushes, on Fri­day, at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are R150, on sale at West­way Tick­ets, Cal­tex Daniels Ser­vice Sta­tion, Mosel, Uiten­hage and at Des­patch Deli.

In­quiries: West­way, 041-3695422, 062-597-5657 or An­ton, 083-760-0609.


The West­ern Sub­urbs Flea Mar­ket is on Sun­day from 8am to 2pm at Park Rugby Club in Stella Londt Drive, Fern­glen. The club will be open, and there are stalls in­door and out­door which in­clude cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories, food, videos, books and sec­ond­hand goods, wooden benches, plants and more. In­quiries: 060-506-7587.


Nel­son Man­dela Bay auditions for the film The Route will be held on De­cem­ber 8 and 9 from 8am to 5pm at the NYDA of­fices at Kwantu Tow­ers. As­pir­ing ac­tors and ac­tresses aged 18 to 21 are wel­come to au­di­tion and an au­di­tion script will be pro­vided on the day. In­quiries: Vuyo Mpotso, 076-989-7670.


Duck Chowles pays trib­ute to the Rolling Stones in a Cen­trestage show on Sun­day at the Old Grey Club in Glendin­ning­vale, with a back­ing band of Gino Fab­bri, Joe van der Lin­den, Sherid van Rooyen, An­drew Warneke and Boet Stry­dom.

The show is at 7pm and tick­ets are R150 (dis­count for eight or more) at Com­puticket. In­quiries: Wendy, 082-661-6921.


CHOC is host­ing a Go Gold Gi­gan­tic Get-To­gether in sup­port of chil­dren with can­cer on Satur­day at Slip­per­fields Wed­ding and Func­tion Venue. It starts at 1pm with a food mar­ket, gin and beer tast­ings, fam­ily en­ter­tain­ment, in­clud­ing “boere­s­ports”, a pop-up sun­set cinema ex­pe­ri­ence and more. Tick­ets are on sale at, R35 for chil­dren, R50 for adults.

In­quiries: Lynne Gadd-Clax­ton, 086-111-2110, [email protected]


The Nel­son Man­dela Metropoli­tan Art Mu­seum is run­ning hol­i­day work­shops for chil­dren age seven to 16, star­ing with a cre­ate your own mask work­shop on Mon­day and Wed­nes­day.

This is fol­lowed by fab­ric paint­ing on Thurs­day De­cem­ber 13 or Fri­day De­cem­ber 14, and bead­ing pat­terns on Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 19 or Thurs­day De­cem­ber 20. Prices range from R30 to R40.

All ma­te­ri­als will be pro­vided, but please bring along an apron or old clothes and your own packed lunches.

The work­shops are from 9am to mid­day and space is lim­ited so book­ing is es­sen­tial. In­quiries: 041-506-2000.


Di­rec­tor Marlene Pi­eterse presents the chil­dren’s show Christ­mas Ad­ven­tures of Pe­ter

Pan and the Pi­rates at the Barn The­atre in the Opera House on Fri­day and Satur­day, with danc­ing, singing and plenty of au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion. The show will be at 2.30pm on Fri­day and Satur­day, as well as at 5.30pm on Satur­day. Ticket prices range from R20 to R100. In­quiries: Ranique Roberts, [email protected]­mouthen­ter­tain­, 074-754-1596, or Nomg­cobo Mk­ize at the PE Opera House, 041-586-2256 or 073-190-6769.


The fol­low­ing art exhibitions on show in Port El­iz­a­beth:

● The Ga­lerie Noko dual ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tur­ing Women Fash­ion­ably Adorned by Khehla Chep­ape Mak­gato and Basadi Ba Tshakgetse, and The Scram­ble Con­tin­ues by Ludwe Mgolom­bane closes on Satur­day.

Gallery hours are 10am to 6pm on week­days, and 10am to 4pm on Satur­days.

In­quiries: Usen Obot, 0730885883, 041-582-2090, ga­le­[email protected]

● Pho­tog­ra­pher Heidi Saay­man Hat­tingh presents Site: En­gag­ing the Ar­chive in the Vis­ual Arts Depart­ment in NMU’s School of Mu­sic, Art & De­sign at the Bird Street Art Gallery in Cen­tral un­til Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 12. Hours are 9am to 5pm on week­days.

In­quiries: Jonathan, 041-5043293, [email protected]­

● ArtEC at 36 Bird Street, Cen­tral is host­ing Isankwane, an ex­hi­bi­tion cu­rated by gallery in­tern Than­dol­wethu Mt­shat­sha fo­cus­ing on what it means to be a man in South Africa.

It closes on Fri­day De­cem­ber 14 and gallery hours are 9am to 4pm on week­days. In­quiries: 041-585-3641.

● Port El­iz­a­beth artist Barry Rhodes is hold­ing his third Our Sea­side City ex­hi­bi­tion at Mof­fett on Main Life­style Cen­tre in Walmer un­til De­cem­ber 14. The paint­ings will be on show in the main mall from 9am to 5pm in the week, and on week­ends from 9am to 1pm. In­quiries: Rhodes, 082-774-6328.


There is a flea mar­ket from 8am to 1pm at Protea Place of Safety chil­dren’s home in Black­thorne Av­enue, For­est Hill on Sun­day.

In­quiries: Ian, 081-468-5077.


Take part in one of four parkruns in Port El­iz­a­beth: PE Ho­bie Beach, Lady Slip­per, Wells Es­tate and Sar­dinia Bay.

The parkrun is a 5km fun run at 8am ev­ery Satur­day, which is free and open to all, but if you want a time please regis­ter for a bar­code at

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: pe­ho­biebea­chof­[email protected];

Sar­dinia Bay: sar­dini­abay­of­[email protected];

Lady Slip­per: la­dys­lip­per­of­[email protected];

Wells Es­tate: wellses­ta­te­of­[email protected];

Jef­freys Bay: jef­freys­bay­of­[email protected];

St Fran­cis Bay: stfran­cisof­[email protected] In­quiries: Tammy El­lis, tammy.el­[email protected]


Christ Church in Lor­raine will be hav­ing a car boot sale on Satur­day from 8am to 11am. The cost is R20.

In­quiries: Cathy, 072-933-4450.

HOUSE­HOLD NAME: Juanita du Plessis will sing in Port El­iz­a­beth this week­end

Pic­ture: LUC HOSTEN

DANC­ING DUO: Buli G and Chris Mar­i­nus are among the con­tes­tants in ‘Sway in the Bay’

BAY EN­TER­TAIN­ERS: Niqui CloeteBar­rass, left, and An­naline Stiglingh will per­form at Satur­day’s high tea at the Board­walk

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