Weekend Events: 14-16 January 2011


This weekend is all about shopping!  Get down to your nearest market and stock up on almost anything!  But don’t worry; we’ll throw in a little comedy and some good music too…

Hazel Food Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  32 Pinaster Avenue, Hazelwood, Pretoria

This weekend hotspot offers tempting treats, freshly prepared food and deli produce.  Here you’ll find everything from fresh breads, decadent chocolate brownies, cupcakes, cheese, preserves, olives, biltong, Indian delicacies, flowers, handmade Belgium chocolates and much more. This is retail therapy at its best!

Jozi Food Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  Parktown Quarter, Cnr 7th and 3rd Avenues, Parktown North

The perfect family activity on a Saturday morning/afternoon!  Grab the whole family and head down to the Jozi Food Market and enjoy a breakfast, coffee or lunch in the sun on one of the many tables and benches.  The kids will enjoy the outing as well as they will get to see the goats that produces the fine goats’ cheese on offer!

Neighbourgoods Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  The Old Biscuit Mill, 373-375 Albert Road, Woodstock

This is a shopper’s dream, with over 100 specialty traders to choose from.  Here you’ll find fine-food purveyors, organic merchants, artisan goods, gourmet products, seasonal items, fresh produce, local farmers, plants and herbs, boutique wine estates and so much more!  This is an award winning market for a reason!

Bangladesh Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  Westcliff, Durban City South

A hidden gem has become a popular fresh produce and weekend shopping market.  Here you’ll find fresh produce, exotic vegetables and spices for Indian cooking.  So go and try one of the amazing samoosas on offer!

Porter Estate Produce Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  Chrysalis Academy, Tokai Manor, Tokai

This is a professionally organized and customer friendly market.  Take the whole family for a hearty farm style breakfast under the trees.  Afterwards you can purchase a wide variety of fresh produce, while the kids enjoy themselves under supervision of the Chrysalis Academy.

Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  Dorpstreet Square, Stellenbosch

Here you’ll find products from producers that they have grown, raised, harvested, caught and preserved themselves.  You can expect over 70 stalls with foods ranging from Indian curries, fresh spices, handmade pasta, slow roasted coffee, healthy sandwiches and salads, French baguettes, chocolate salami’s, cheeses, oysters, and MUCH more!!  You’ll have to experience it to understand it, so get down there.

Willowbridge Slow Market

When:  15 January 2011

Where:  Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre, Durbanville

This is a new venture from the Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market.  It is more organic and more authentic.  They did this in order to support local farmers, to get their food directly to the public.  You won’t get fresher food anywhere else!  And while you’re at it, get some cooking tips, recipes and some new meal ideas.

aKing Laudo Backsberg Picnic Concert

When:  16 January 2011

Where:  Backsberg Estate, Franschhoek

What better way to start the weekend than in the heart of the Winelands, with beautiful and scenic landscapes around you, and aKing Laudo performing as the sun sets.

Jack Parow and Francois van Coke @ Kirstenbosch

When:  16 January 2011

Where:  Kirstenbosch Gardens, Newlands

Jack Parow became famous in an instant with his debut single “Cooler as ekke”, and he has taken Afrikaans rap to a whole new level.  Joining him is Francois van Coke, and together they promise to provide a show you’ll never regret.

Curry on Laughing

When:  14-16 January 2011

Where:  Emperors Palace, Kempton Park

This weekend Jozi will be on the floor laughing when Sans Moonsamy, Jailoshini Naidoo and Eubulus Tracy teams up to create the sharp and savvy show their audiences have come to love.  Bookings through Computicket.

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