Nedbank International Polo
Inanda Polo Club
September 14, 10am
R150 to R1 500 at computicket.com
Guests from across the continent and abroad will flock to this sporting fixture with a heritage of elegance, congenial hospitality and sensory scintillation. As one of the longest-running polo tournaments in southern Africa, guests will be spoilt for choice, with various package options including general admission, polo picnic sites, the Tanqueray gin garden and corporate hospitality. The day promises an exhilarating and action-packed polo match, not forgetting a showcase of local and international fashion and style.
Ekasi Lam: An Ode to Kwaito, Un-owed to Kwaito
The Market theatre
September 8, 3.15pm
R130 at webtickets.co.za
Enjoy this homage to the vibrant street culture and music of kwaito. The sound of rebellion will be explored in this must-see production.
FNB Art Joburg
Sandton Convention Centre
September 13 to 15
R60 to R200 at tixsa.co.za
The art social calendar’s biggest event. Take in the creativity at the leading art fair in the cultural and economic capital of Africa.
Exclusive Fashion Show
September 14, 6pm
R100 to R150 at webtickets.co.za
Throw your weight and patronage behind emerging fashion designers at this unique platform conceived at The Baxter theatre in Cape Town. It’s spreading now and is about to blossom in Joburg.
Girlfriends Getaway with Hustlers
Maponya Mall Ster-Kinekor
September 11, 7pm
R60 at sterkinekor.com
Grab the girls and get the first look at this exciting story about women of the pole in Hustlers, starring Cardi B and J-Lo. Drinks and snacks will be served beforehand.
Horror Fridays – Saints and Sinners
September 13, 4pm
R100 to R200 at webtickets.co.za
When last did you catch Shorty Skilz in action? He’ll be performing alongside a host of underground and indie acts, as well as visual artists.
The Hunter’s Road To Spring Fiesta
September 14, 3pm
R70 to R100 at the door
Sensational House vocalist Monique Bingham (pictured) is headlining this gathering, and if you are familiar with her sound then you know to expect a soulful performance that’ll tug on your heartstrings.
Time Square, Menlyn Maine
September 13 to 15
R60 to R450 at computicket.com
I’m yet to meet someone who is impartial to food. We all love it, no? So three whole days of food stalls, workshops, demos and gourmet masterclasses couldn’t possibly be a bad way to spend your time.
SA State Theatre
Until September 29
R100 to R120 at webtickets.co.za
The life of an impoverished family living on the outskirts of Pretoria forms the basis of this touching production.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Time4House, 177 Celliers St, Sunnyside
September 14, 10am
R100 at quicket.co.za
Are you in the mood for a picnic party? The line-up is robust and the venue is kid-friendly, with swings, fun rides and a pool to keep the heat at bay.
Open Book Festival
District Six Homecoming Centre
September 8, from 10am
R100 at webtickets.co.za
This ninth instalment is going to be the best one yet. Besides an abundance of reading material for you to enjoy, there will poetry, comics, food, and must-attend panel discussions by authors.
* Go to openbookfestival.co.za for the day’s programme
The BAT Centre
Until September 20
Gallery hours apply
This photojournalism exhibition examines the concept of African leadership through stirring imagery. Is the continent in crisis regarding leadership and the varied approaches to being at the helm? Examine this and more.
Dubane Spring Break
uShaka Marine World
September 14, from 9am
R184 to R400 at tickets.ushakamarineworld.co.za
Welcome the spring season with some sun and water at this lovely adventure park that is perfect for the entire family.