Joburg weekly events guide: Thu Oct 6 – Wed Oct 12

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To do in Joburg this week 

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.

At the Market

Fri, Oct 7, Sat, Oct 8, and Sun Oct 9 – Wind down at Fourways Farmers Market in Modderfontein. There's something for everyone so check out the best times to go.
Sat, Oct 8 – Enjoy a yummy breakfast at The Playground market, take the bambinos to the Kids Programme, book for the Paint and Sip, or have a rooftop dance. 
Fri, Oct 7–Sun, Oct 9 – Take the family, and the four-legged creatures on a leash, to the Market under the Jacaranda Trees at Parktown High School for Girls. This popular market was previously at George Hay Park.


Sun, Oct 9 – It's Garden Day and there are so many ways to enjoy the time outside, from a gorgeous plant workshop with Her Merakai and Toasted, to ways to forage for edible flower tea. We've made a handy post on all the thing you can do this Garden Day.

In the evening 

Thu, Oct 6 – Enjoy the Glenlivet whiskey experience at Mesh Club. Booking is essential.
Thu, Oct 6 – Mingle at the First Thursdays evening affair at 44 Stanley (a load shedding edition)

Music you will love

Wed, Oct 5 19:00 – Reserve your seat for Mix Cocktail Bar's jazz sessions with Kopano Jazz Collective

For the kids

Fri, Oct 7 – 15:30-17:00 is a great time to explore Fourways Farmers Market
Until Sun, Oct 9 – Mr Hare meets Nelson Mandela on stage at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre

On the stage 

Until Sun, Oct 9 – See Cinderella The Ballet, another sparkling production by Joburg Ballet at Joburg Theatre
Tue, Oct 4 – Book for Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Theatre on the Square in Sandton
Sun, Oct 9 – Sunday Comedy at The Bioscope. You know you need it. 

On the runway

Thur, 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...

From 13–23 Oct – The annual European Film Festival takes place at Ster-Kinekor cinema at The Zone 

Oct 25–Feb 23 Book your free ticket for Kahlo, Sher-Gil, Stern: Modernist Identities in the Global South  art exhibition at the Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation (JCAF). These fly out really fast.

Wed Oct 26 – Sun Oct 30 Book now for Season 9 at Centre for the Less Good Idea

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



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