SA Insider: How to make the most of your weekend in PE

2017-08-20 11:07
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Shut this month with a bang of great activities and loads of fun.

You can choose from the sensational Madiba Bay Jazz Orchestra conducted by Gareth Williams featuring award winning Afro-Jazz singer Phinda Mtya as the PE Opera House closes off Women In Arts Manyano.

Or take the whole family out and enjoy some live entertainment, demos, children entertainment, food and craft stalls at Citrus Festival or join locals for an evening of poll dance performances and support a worthy charity. You can also partake in the theme (Around the world) by dressing up and stand a chance to win.

Friday, 25 August 

SEE:  Nelson Mandela Bay Jazz lovers will be treated to world class music from the sensational Madiba Bay Jazz Orchestra conducted by Gareth Williams featuring award-winning Afro-Jazz singer Phinda Mtya as the PE Opera House closes off Women In Arts Manyano.  Come feast on the wonderful performance that will leave you begging for more.  Tickets are R150 Single and R200 Double.

DO: Take the whole family out and enjoy some live entertainment, demos, children entertainment, food and craft stalls at Citrus Festival starting at 09:00 - 00:00 and its R40 per adult and R10 per school going child.

TASTE: Treat your digestive system to good food with Tilting Heads Mexican menu in Stanley Street.

EXPLORE: The travelling exhibition returns to its home city with a final exhibition being hosted by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum from 09:00 - 17:00.

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Saturday, 26 August

SEE: Described as a platinum-selling vocal gymnast, Nianell will be performing 'My Beautiful Escape' live at Sun Boardwalk Amphitheatre and its R130 per person.

DO: There's a spectacular singles dance being held at the ever popular Tramways Building. Put on your dancing shoes and prepare yourself for a fantastic time. R120 per person and bookings are essential.

TASTE: For some Italian food at a chilled vibe, check out Remo's Italian restaurant in South End. 

EXPLORE: Join locals for an evening of poll dance performances and support a worthy charity. You can also partake in the theme (Around the world) by dressing up and stand a chance to win. The event takes place Fairview Race Course and costs R100 per adult, R50 for kids under 10 years.

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Sunday, 27 August

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

TASTE: Another edition of Baakens Food Truck Friday will be held this Sunday, to keep the festive spirit going during the women's month.

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.

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