SA Insider: Do Durban like a local this weekend

2017-11-10 16:43 - Ishani Chetty
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As summer heats up across the nation Durban is serving ultimate heat with a full line up of events to get involved in. Head to the Litchi pre party as you warm up for the long awaited Litchi Party or if you are feeling for a quieter evening then head to the Alliance Francais selected wine tasting evening as they raise funds for the French organization.

Enjoy a fusion of flavors at the unique Al Firenze restaurant if you are in the mood for Italian with a difference. The morning trade market is not to be missed for the freshest in local and organic produce. 

Summer fever is in the air! Where will you head out during the 17 - 19 November? 

Friday, 17 November 

SEE: Bheki Mseleku a well known local pianist and singer perform live at the Jazzy Rainbow from 19:00 - 23:00. There will be other live performances from local artists. Entrance cost R 100 per person and includes a complimentary welcome drink. 

DO: Head to Alliance Francais as they celebrate a French tradition of a new wine harvest by sipping on some classic French wines. Entrance cost R 70 per person and is open from 18:30 - 21:30. 

TASTE: Enjoy a fine dining experience at The Saint James on Venice from 18:00 - 22:00. 

EXPLORE: Get into the vibe for the Litchi festival with a pre-party at Tiger Tiger - open from 20:00 - 04:00. You can stand a chance to win tickets to the Litchi party and entrance cost R 50 before 22:00 and R 70 thereafter.

SEE: Beach please! Summer beach vibes across SA

Saturday, 18 November 

SEE: The Kickstands, Gusbrown and more at Music at the River. It will be held at the Toti brewing company from 14:00 19:00 with entertainment for the whole family. Tickets cost R 100 per person and can be purchased here.

DO: Funk it up at S43 Home to that Brewing Co. with some good live tunes to get you jamming to the beat. Open from 17:00 - 23:00. Tickets cost R 100 per person. 

TASTE: A unique twist on Italian food at Al Firenze - open from 12;00 -15:00 and 18:00 - 22:00. 

EXPLORE: Enjoy a day out with the family as you throw the picnic blankets out and lounge about. The picnic is held in support of World Diabetes day and takes place at the Green Hub, from 8:30 - 15:30.

Sunday, 19 November 

SEE: Afritude perform live at Pirates arms from 19:00 onward. Entrance is free. 

DO: Visit the Morning Trade Market for the best in local and organic produced goods, open from 08:00 onward. Entrance is free and there are delicious treats awaiting.

TASTE: Have a laid back Sunday lunch at The Shed as you share a cold one with mates. Open from 10:00 - 21:00. 

EXPLORE: The music couples of a all time from knowing me knowing you to Mama Mia classics at the Sibaya Casino - a rendition to the ages. Tickets cost R 130 per person and can be purchased here. The show is from 20:30 onward. 

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