Joburg weekly events guide: Thu Oct 27 – Wed Nov 2

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Each week we round up the latest concerts, markets, parties, tours and other exciting happenings so you don’t miss them! For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, explore our events calendar here and subscribe to our newsletter published every Thursday morning.

Here’s our pick of events to put on your calendar.

The purple reign

Our annual jacaranda photo competition is well underway 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) for our #jacarandainyourpocket2022 #yourjouneystartswithgautrain programme.

Sat Oct 29 – Join the Vesparados Joburg for a vespa ride along Joburg's impressive jacaranda routes.  All riders must have a valid bike license and bike competency (and their own bike). 
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, on Saturday afternoon for a jacaranda-spotting walk around Rosebank. (SOLD OUT)
Sat Oct 29 and 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. (SOLD OUT)

At the Market

Sat, Oct 29 – Start your morning with healthy dose of Yoga on Smit Street,  book for the Paint and Sip, or take the little ones to join the kid's programme at The Playground.
Sat, Oct 29, and Sun Oct 30 – Take the family along to Fourways Farmers Market in Modderfontein. There's something for everyone, so check out the best times to go.
Oct 26–Oct 30 – Start your Christmas Shopping at the Glenshiel Christmas Fair.

Have a read

Sat, Oct 29 – Head to the Basements and Balconies Book Fair with Bridge Books in Marshalltown

Sip some wine

Wed, Oct 26– Fri,Oct 28 – Last chance to book tickets for WineX at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Music you will love

Thu,Oct 27 19:00 – Head to Mix Cocktail Bar for V is for Vinyl every Thursday
Tue, Oct 25–Sat, Oct 29 – Experience Africa's finest young creative talent at the annual Basha Uhuru festival at Constitution Hill and Head to the Sounds of Freedom Music Festival on Saturday. 

Learn to cook, and eat delicious food

Sat, Oct 29 – Treat your date to a meal they won't forget with Supper Club at Vitality HealthyFood Studio
Thu, Oct 27 – Book tickets for Gallery Fanon monthly Dinner Club Series

On stage

Until Sat, Oct 29 – The Beauty Queen of Leenane has audiences asking for more and is one play you must see this year.  
Until Sun Oct 30 – Book now for Season 9 at Centre for the Less Good Idea. 

A head's up for later this month – don't miss...

Thu, Nov 3 – Learn to cook: Amiamo la Pasta at Vitality HealthyFood Studio 
Wed, Nov 9 – Thu, Nov 24 – Up your skills and book for WSET Wine courses at Mesh Club 

Click here to see our weekly art guide round-up.


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