Joburg -Events Guide 17Sept

African lifestyle and Heritage Festival

Take a culinary journey of Africa this weekend, tasting different foods and enjoying music and Art from the continent.

18 – 20 Sept @ 12pm

R70 – R600

Dries Niemandt Picnic Park. Cnr Swart Road and Kelvin Street, Kempton Park.

 

Brian McKnight-The Sequel South Africa Tour

Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 15 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3 times Platinum. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and will be performing this weekend for one night only in Johannesburg.

19 Sept @ 7pm

R495 – R1250

Carnival City. Elsburg Road & Century Road, Brakpan. (Tel) 011-898-7000

 

Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

Its Heritage day this month and the foundation will be hosting various events in celebration. This includes 15 walking tours across the city as well as a Heritage Photo Exhibition.

19, 20 Sept @ 9am

R50

Holy Family College. 40 Oxford Road, Parktown. (Tel) 011-482-3349

 

The Color Run

The happiest 5km fun run is back. It’s a day to just relax and keep fit. The event in not timed and open for anyone to join. Make sure you stay for the party at the epic party at the finish line.

20 Sept @ 10am

R150

Roosevelt High School. Roosevelt Park, Thomas Bowler Street, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-782-4937

 

Speak the Mind!

Speak the mind poetry and music sessions will take place this weekend, now for the 10th year running. The event aims to deliver thought provoking performances in music and spoken word.

19 Sept @ 4pm

R100 – R150

Bassline. 10 Henry Nxumalo Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-838-9142

 

BMW International Polo Series

The second test in the Polo series will take place this weekend at Waterfall Polo Estate against a touring international team.

20 Sept @ 10am

R120

Waterfall Polo Estate. Off Maxwell Drive, Midrand. (Tel) 082-411-2241

 

3rd African Women Writer Symposium

The symposium will feature poetry, music, talks and workshops from award winning writers in South Africa and its Diaspora.

17 – 19 Sept @ 6pm (Thur-Fri); 11am (Sat)

Free

Joburg Theatre. Cnr of Simmonds Street and Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-887-6800

 

Xerox Golden Lions VS Cell C Sharks

Support local rugby this weekend as the Sharks take on the Lions in an epic battle for the ABSA Curries Cup.

19 Sept @ 2:30pm

R20 – R100

Emirates Airline Park. 2 Upper Ross Street, Johannesburg. Booking via Computicket

 

Spring Expo 2015

Spring is upon us and what better way to celebrate it than to attend this year’s St Andrews School for Girls Spring Expo. There will be over 100 stalls offering a variety of items as well as plenty of activities to enjoy.

19 Sept @ 9am

R20

St Andrews Schools for Girls. Off St Andres Avenue, Senderwood, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-453-9408