SA Insider Guide: A weekend in the Friendly City

2017-07-09 08:11 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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With the month-long school holidays, PE’s weekend starts on a great high.

Comedy and music meet at The Boardwalk Ampitheatre's 'Fire Hour' with acts like TA Fire, Clint Brink, Christo Davids and Terra Cox. Check out platinum selling artist, Jesse Clegg at Bridge Street Brewery or spend quality time with Bae at The Sands this winter while enjoying hot chocolate, delectable cuisine.

What will you get up to this weekend between 14 July to 16 July?

Friday, 14 July 

SEE: Catch the Southern Kings Super Rugby 2017 Fixtures played in Port Elizabeth kicking off with Southern Kings vs Cheetahs from 19:00 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

DO: Residents of Nelson Mandela Bay are challenged to make an artwork around the theme of wind from 09:00 - 17:00 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum.

TASTE: Life is Grape is hosting a Leipzig wine tasting at R50 per tasting from 09:00 - 17:00.

EXPLORE: Music, platinum selling artist, Jesse Clegg, returns to the Eastern Cape this July for a winter acoustic tour at Bridge Street Brewery.

SEE: PE like a local: How to have the best time in the Friendly City

Saturday, 15 July

SEE: Comedy and music meet at The Boardwalk Ampitheatre's 'Fire Hour' with acts like TA Fire, Clint Brink, Christo Davids, Terra Cox and more. General ticket R120 and VIP - R200.

DO: Run against time at this week's Lady Slipper parkrun at  08:00 at Falcon Rock.

TASTE: Spend quality time with your loved one at The Sands this winter while enjoying hot chocolate, delectable cuisine.

EXPLORE:  Bushbuck Trail is offering numerous walks, the most well-known being the 16km Bushbuck Hiking Trail, which starts just outside the Main Office of the Island Nature Reserve.

SEE: 17 Budget-friendly activities to get up to in Port Elizabeth

Sunday, 16 July 

SEE: Catch pop-up acts at the Market Square for free.

DO: The Cape Wine Academy offers an educational wine course for members of the public, travel and tourism industries from 08:00 - 13:30 for R1 550 per person.

TASTE: The 9th edition of Baakens Food Truck Friday will be held this Sunday, to keep the festive spirit going during the cold winter season.

EXPLORE: Enjoy a Putt-Putt course, paintball, small farm yard and a view of a variety of birds at Open Sky Entertainment Park. Rates range from R10.

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