HOLIDAY GUIDE

2018-12-19 06:01

) 19 december Locally Yours Christmas Market: Will take place at The Tramways Building in Baakens Valley from 09:00 to 17:00. Offering 36 gifted artisans, 20 foodies, four fine artists and three performing musicians, it is not to be missed. Entry to the market is free. Visit the Locally Yours Market Facebook page.

) 19 - 20 december Holiday Workshops: One-day beading patterns workshops for children aged seven to 16 will take place at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in Park Drive from 09:00 to 12:00. Materials will be provided. Bring along old clothes and an apron. The cost is R30 per child per day. Bookings are essential. Contact 041 506 2000.

) 19 - 27 december Beach Dance Workshops: Take place at Kings Beach Park in Beach Road, Humewood, every Tuesday and Thursday between 12:00 and 14:00. The hip hop, street, funk and afrobeat classes will be hosted by PE-based dancers and choreographers. Entry is free.

) 19 december - 6 january

Playland: Entertainment for the family is offered at Kings Beach weekdays from 15:00 to 23:00 and weekends and public holidays from 10:00 to 23:00. Entry is free, only pay for rides. Contact 082 304 9785.

) 19 december - 26 january

Art Exhibition: Presented by GFI Art Gallery, The Creative Block will take place at 30 Park Drive. Each artwork represents one of the more than 250 participating artist’s stories, subject matter and style. They are open weekdays from 10:00 to 16:00 and on Saturdays and public holidays from 10:00 to 13:00. Contact 041 586 3973.

) 19 december - 8 january Holiday Art Classes: Will take place at The Art of Learning, 18 Frank Street, Newton Park, from Monday to Saturday between 09:00 and 17:00. All ages are welcome. They teach painting, drawing, calligraphy, beadwork and jewellery-making, cartooning and much more. The cost is R50 per hour. Tools and materials are provided. Bookings are essential. Contact info@theartoflearning.co.za.

) 20 december Rocco de Villiers: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R160 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

) 20-22 december ‘Carnival Sideshow and Other Magical Things’: Award-winning mentalist, Brendon Peel and sideshow and escape artist, Li Lau, team up again for the successful show filled with magic tricks, danger, classic sideshow routines, escapes, and never before seen stunts. There will be an attempt to set a new world record. Shows will take place at 19:30. Tickets at R100 or R80 concessions and block bookings are available from Computicket.

) 21 december Jo Black: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R150 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

Desmond Wells: Sal om 18:00 by Open Sky Entertainment in Little Chelsea optree. Kosstalle-tjies sal lekker eetgoed te koop aanbied. Kaartjies is R100 per persoon. Kontak Ria by 041 372 1235.

) 22 december Windsong Bohemian Summer Market: Will take place at Kaleidoscope and Michelle’s Pottery Studio, 142 Villiers Road, from 10:00 to 16:00. Goods are handcrafted. There will be food stalls, fresh produce and coffee. Entry is free. Contact Zahn at windsong.boho.market@gmail.com.

Juan Boucher en Jan Rhaap: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R100 is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

OOOTH: The recently launched band, fronted by Jason Oosthuizen, will perform live for the first time in PE at Music Kitchen at 19:00. Tickets are R70. Bookings can be made with 041 364 1964.

Outdoor Cinema and Carols by Candlelight: Will take place at Happy Valley. People will sing carols before settling in for two family-friendly movies. There will be activities for the kids and a performance by ChapterTHREE and local support artists. Contact Soul Good at 041 364 0028.

) 23 december Bok van Blerk: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R130 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

Baakens Food Truck Funday: The Christmas instalment will take place at WERK in Brickmakers Kloof Road from 11:00 to 16:00. There will be food trucks, live bands and DJs, Christmas activities, a craft market, a kids play park and much more. Entry is free. Contact Grant Foong at 082 367 1864.

Flea Market: Will take place at Park Rugby Club in Stella Londt Drive from 08:00 to 14:00. Stalls will sell clothing, accessories, food, plants and much more. There will also be fun for the kids. . Bookings can be made at 060 506 7587.

Leah, Willem Botha en Touch of Class: Die drie sal vir die eerste keer die verhoog deel om 19:00 by Jolly Dolphin in Jeffreysbaai. Kaartjies is vooraf by Computicket teen R120 per persoon beskikbaar en by die deur teen R150.

Christmas with the Christadelphians: The Christadelphians will perform at West End Community Centre at 17:30 for 18:00. Entry is R60 per person. Contact Danny Jacobs at 082 496 1281.

Christmas Carol Sing-Along: ZL Entertainment combined forces with Pandora’s Music School for a Christmas Carol Sing-Along at Dower College in West End at 18:00. Some of the proceeds will be donated to families in the Northern Areas with children with rare disabilities. Bevin Samuels, Loyiso Gijana, Alton Zakay, Enrico Damons, Stone Sisters, Abigail Roses and many more will be there. For tickets contact Zaakira at 076 531 6269.

) 23 - 24 december Street Bash: Will take place at Ekupholeni Cocktail Lounge in Zwide Township from 14:00. There will be live music, poetry, comedy, marimba band, jazz band, DJs and good food. Entry is R60.

) 25 december Kids Colour Festival: Will take place at Adcock Stadium in Korsten from 10:00. There will be full access to kids’ activities like jumping castles, water slides and face painting. Entry is R100 per child and R50 per adult.

) 26 december Karlien van Jaarsveld: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R150 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

Bay Christmas Picnic: Will take place at Dodgers Grounds Avenue A in New Brighton from 10:00. The headline artists will be Kwesta, Prince Kaybe, Naak Musiq, Yanga Chief and LKG. General tickets at R150 per person, golden circle access at R250 and VIP at R600 are available from Computicket.

) 27 - 28 december ‘ABBA - Here We Go Again’: Centrestage will pay tribute to ABBA again in their hit production at The Boardwalk Amphitheatre at 19:30. Tickets at R120 per person are available from Computicket.

) 28 december Jay: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R120 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

‘Guns ‘N Roses and Friends’ Tribute Show: Jason Oosthuizen is back with a new show at Music Kitchen at 20:00. Guns ‘N Roses and Friends brings the ultimate night of rock ‘n roll with hits from Guns N’ Roses, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Journey, ZZ Top, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne and more. Entry is R200 per person. Bookings can be made with Music Kitchen at 041 364 1964.

) 28 - 30 december Ebubeleni Urban Festival: The annual festival will take place at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Tickets Hip-hop vs Gqom are R200 for general access, R250 for the golden circle and R800 for VIP. Entrance for the comedy event are R180 and the main music festival is R265 for a general ticket. The golden circle ticket is R320, VIP is R850 and cooler box tickets are R80. Book with Computicket.

) 29 december Ray Dylan en Nicholis Louw: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R120 is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

) 30 december ‘Chartbreaker Heartbreakers’: Thuba Myeki, Robin King with Debbie Everard on keys and Alan Kozak as guitarist will pay tribute to Adele and Michael Bublé at The Boardwalk Amphitheatre at 19:00 for 19:30. Tickets are R140. Book with Computicket.

Bobby van Jaarsveld: Sal om 19:30 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R150 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

SA Lippizaners: The PE Polocrosse Club will host the South African Lippizaners at Plot 71 in Kragga Kamma. There will be a child-friendly show at 10:00 and a regular one at 16:00. Patrons must bring along their own chairs. Tickets are R150 per person. Contact Lenchen Banks at 082 296 2849

) 31 December New Year’s Eve Celebrations: Will take place at Hobie Beach and Wells Estate. The Hobie Beach celebration will include an international standard lighting display and a 20-minute fireworks display. Nokwazi will be performing at both events.

Masquerade Ball: Sal by Open Sky Entertainment in Little Chelsea plaasvind. Daar sal kosstalletjies wees. DJ Wings sal van 20:00 tot laat daar wees. Kaartjies teen R60 per persoon is by 041 372 1235 beskikbaar.

Dirk van der Westhuizen: Sal om 19:00 by The Barn in Blommelaan, Groenbossies optree. Kaartjies teen R100 per persoon is by Westway Tickets by 041 369 5422 of 062 597 5657 beskikbaar.

New Year’s Party: The Kleinplaas Country Estate and Function Venue New Year’s Party will take place at Plot 21 in De Stades Road, Colleen Glen, from 19:00. The cost is R120 per adult, R60 for children aged 6 to 12 and free to anyone under five. Tickets are available at www.westway.co.za.

) 5 and 12 january

Voetsac Hiking Club: Will go on an easy 10km hike at Blue Horizon Bay on January 5. Contact Rob Witte at 082 372 9401. They will also on a moderate 9km hike at Lower Blindekloof. Contact Hennie Olivier at 079 619 3617. The club will then set off on an easy 8km hike at Van Staden’s Flower Reserve on January 12. Contact Ferdi Prince at 083 261 2977. They will also go on a moderate 12km hike at Tanglewood Pools Hike in Eland’s river valley. Contact Robin Holmes at 082 374 9227.

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