What’s On This Weekend: Our Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend

Not sure what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here’s our selection of the top 5 things for you to do this weekend across South Africa:

1. Sip on some craft beer in Sandton

The sixth annual Sandton Craft Beer Fair brings you artisanal food, craft beers and the hottest in live entertainment. The craft beer lineup includes a selection of 20 local and international craft breweries for guests to sample and enjoy. There will also be a massive addition of three new craft spirit areas, namely the Gin Garden, the Theatre of Tequila and the Rum Arena. 

Venue: The Sands, 58 Wierda Road, Sandton, Johannesburg.
When: Saturday, 25 March 2017 from 12:00 to 20:00.
Cost: Between R120 and R200 per person.
Bookings: Tickets are available at Nutickets

2. Explore Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre

Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, conveniently located on the corner of Hazyview and Numbi roads in White River, Mpumalanga, is a unique lifestyle destination offering over 40 unique and quirky stores, fantastic entertainment spoils, an antique shop, a boutique hotel, Sabie Valley Coffee, and the Loop Art Foundry, all a mere 40 minutes from the iconic Kruger National ParkCheck out our 9 favourite things to do at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre here!

3. Lace Up Your Running Shoes for a Good Cause

Save our planet for generations to come one step at a time by taking part in the first Earth Hour Trail Run/Walk, which will take place between 20h30 and 21h30 this Earth Hour on Saturday, 25 March. Whether you’re walking or running, every step counts towards making our planet a better place. So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Danielsrust Game Farm while indulging in a picnic with family and friends. There will also be a lineup of entertainment at the event, including food stalls and refreshments to keep you fed and watered, a live band, kiddies treasure hunts, and a snake and vulture show.

Venue: Danielsrust Game Farm, off Kromdraai Road, Krugersdorp.
When: Saturday, 25 March 2017 from 20:30 to 21:30. Gates open at 16:00.
Cost: R100 per person
Bookings: Tickets are available at Quicket

4. Grab the Popcorn and Watch a Screening at the SA Eco Film Festival

The 4th Annual SA Eco Film Festival returns to Cape Town and surrounds with the theme Change Is Here. The Festival will showcase challenging, intriguing and creative film content from SA and across the world highlighting issues that effect us all, whilst introducing participants, filmmakers and audience members alike to sustainable living choices and life style changes that can be made. See the different screenings here.

Venue: Labia Theatre, 68 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town,  
When: 23 March until 30 March.
Cost: All screenings cost R50 per person
Booking: box office 021 424 5927 or online via Webtickets.

5. Watch an Award-Winning Show

The massively popular, award-winning global phenomenon performance art company visits South Africa for the first time as part of its new world tour. Best known for its trio of bald, blue performers, Blue Man Group is a non-verbal, innovative, playful and colourful spectacle of “comedy, theatre, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one”.

Venue: Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Cape Town
When: Tuesday to Friday at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm and 6pm.
Cost: R340 – R655
Booking: Tickets available on bigconcerts.co.za