Here’s our pick of events to put on your calendar.
The purple reign
Our annual photo competition kicks off Thu, Oct 13 and of course we have an amazing line-up of jacaranda-themed experiences and events on offer. Read more about our competition here, and hurry up and book your tickets (these are limited). Here is the programme for:
Sat Oct 22 – Join Johannesburg In Your Pocket and Ryan Enslin of (@mylimeboots) bright and early on Saturday morning for a jacaranda-spotting photo walk around Rosebank.
Sat Oct 29 – Join Johannesburg In Your Pocket and writer and photographer Heather Mason (@2Summers), author of one of Joburg's most popular blogs 2Summers, Saturday afternoon for a jacaranda-spotting walk around Rosebank.
Sat Oct 29 and again Sat Nov 5 – Join Kennedy Tembo of MicroAdventure Tours for a unique jacaranda-themed cycling tour of the pretty Parks suburbs.
Sat Nov 5 – Join Joburg-based documentary and commercial photographer Andile Bhala, (@AndileBhala), Saturday afternoon for a jacaranda-spotting walk around Rosebank.
Learn to cook, and eat delicious foodSat, Oct 22 – Become the next braaimaster at Vitality HealthyFood Studio with Braai the Weber Way
Sat, Oct 29 – Treat your date to a meal they won't forget with Supper Club at Vitality HealthyFood Studio
At the Market
Sat, Oct 15, and Sun Oct 16 – Wind down at Fourways Farmers Market in Modderfontein. There's something for everyone so check out the best times to go.
Sat, Oct 15 – Enjoy a yummy breakfast and mimosa at The Playground market, taste the new sushi offering, book for the Paint and Sip, or take the little ones to join the kids programme.
Wed, Oct 19 19:00 – Reserve your seat for Mix Cocktail Bar's jazz sessions with Kopano Jazz Collective
On the stage
Until Sat, Oct 29 – The Beauty Queen of Leenane has audiences asking for more.
Sun, Oct 16 – Sunday Comedy at The Bioscope. You know you need it.
At the cinema
From 13–23 Oct – The annual European Film Festival takes place at Ster-Kinekor cinema at The Zone
On the runwayThur, Oct 20–Sat, Oct 22 – Book your tickets for this year's landmark fashion event – SA Fashion Week (SAFW) at Mall of Africa
A head's up for later this month – don't miss...
Oct 23 – Book your tickets for the Peace Concert at the tranquil Niroc Sculpture Park
Oct 25–Oct 29 – Experience Africa's finest young creative talent at the annual Basha Uhuru festival at Constitution Hill.
Oct 26–Oct 30 – Book now for Season 9 at Centre for the Less Good Idea.
Oct 26–Oct 28 – Save the date for WineX at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Oct 26–Oct 30 – Start your Christmas Shopping at the Glenshiel Christmas Fair