What’s on this weekend in Gauteng (5-6 August)

It’s all happening this weekend in Gauteng: from music (the Rasta Rebels to Acoustic festivals), to animals (fish and horses),   to productions (ballet and shows) to food (making bread) and festivals.

  1. Introductory Fly Fishing Clinic – 5 August

On Wednesday or Saturday mornings both adults and children may join a two and a half hour opportunity to learn the art of fly fishing. 

Time: 8:30-11am

Venue: Kloofzicht Lodge and Spa, Muldersdrift.

Cost: Adults R600, Children under 12 R500.

Website: sundowner.co.za. 


2. Basic Bread Workshop: 5 August

Have you ever wanted to bake bread yourself? Learn how to mix, shape and bake artisan bread using organic stone-milled flour and natural yeast.

Time: 8:45 am – 3:30 pm

Cost: R90

Website: oldtraditions.co.za

Venue: On the farm in the Magaliesburg Mountains.

3. Lipizzaners: Sunday Shows: 6 August

Enjoy your Sunday morning in the country at a performance of the magnificent white Lipizzaner stallions! Show lasts an hour. Browse through the Lipizzaner retail shop for branded Lipizzaner clothing, DVD`s, post cards and lots more! After the show, visit the stable courtyard, meet the riders, feed carrots to the horses.

Time: 10:30am (doors open 20 minutes prior to the show)

Cost: R150(book through Computicket)

Venue: 1 Dahlia Road, Kyalami

Website: Lipizzaners.co.za

4. Stars of the Russian Ballet: 6 August

This performance is a tribute to dance legent Rudolf Nureyev

Times: 12pm and 3pm

Venue: Emperor’s Palace

Cost: R200-300

Website: Book at Computicket

5. Winter Acoustic Music Festival: 6 August

Support the SA Guide Dogs Association for the Blind. Enjoy the sounds of local artists Majozi, The Motherland, Jerry and the Bandits and Georgetown.

There will be a variety of of food on sale as well as craft beer plus a dedicated children’s area.

Time: 12pm

Venue: 126 Wroxham Rd, Paulshof

Cost: Adults R150, Children under 12: R30.

Website: Book though webtickets. 

6. Annie – Thurs 3 – Sat 5 August

The much loved story about the orphan who searches for her parents but finds love in unexpected places is on at the Roodepoort Theatre. 

Times:  3 August – 09:00 & 11:00 4 August – 10:00 & 19:00 5 August – 10:00, 14:00 & 19:00

Venue: Roodepoort Theatre

Cost: R85

Bookings: Webtickets. 

7. Mini ECD Expo, Mini Kids Expo & Mini Edu Expo with Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels
This event looks like a really good one for the kids with a kid’s play area and expo. For the adults there is a beer garden and various stalls. 

Time: The doors open at 3pm and Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels will perform at 7pm. 

Cost: Adults R80, Kids under 12 R50, Kids Under 2 Free 

Venue: Lenasia Stadium

For more info: Karishma t  011 852 5422 e  karishma@letsdoit2gether.co.za 

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