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March 6

Unleash the creative you and book a stained glass workshop in the tranquil settings of Henley on Klip on March 6. Workshops last for about three to four hours and you will complete a suncatcher which is yours to keep. All tools and material, as well as instructions, are provided. Workshops are aimed at people who want to try this art before they commit to buying the equipment and of course, at those who want to have an afternoon of fun with friends. Contact Sue Webber on 071 873 6317 or at [email protected] or visit suewebbersglass.com

For farm-fresh goodies visit the Farmer’s Market at Grants Dairy on March 6 from 8am tot 2pm at 114 Jacoba Street. Something to suite everyone’s taste will be for sale. For more information contact Lorraine on 083 777 7224.

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March 7

Make your way to The Country Fair/Carboot Sale/Food Court taking place on March 7 from 9am to 3pm at Uncle Tims, Brentwood Park. This market has a little bit of everything including bric-a-brac, arts and crafts, a whole section specifically for second-hand household items like crockery, cutlery, tools, second-hand clothing and shoes, toys and much much more. They also support charities and NPOs like Germiston SPCA, Paws for People, Purple Paws and many more sell items to collect money for their respective charities. Entry to the markets are free and all current Covid-19 rules and regulations must be adhered to. For more information call 010 590 8003.

March 13

Pass Over is a great contemporary piece that resonates globally and will be presented by The Market Theatre until March 28. Pass Over explores the unquestionable human spirit of young black men who dream about a promised land and hoping a miracle will happen. Moses and Kitch are struggling to survive in the tough streets of America. Pass Over is staged in commemoration of Black History Month. Although mainly celebrated in America, the play will inspire South Africans to have tough discourse around issues of common interest like police brutality and white supremacy long after apartheid. The South African premier of Pass Over production stars Charlie Bouguenon, Hungani Ndlovu and Khathu Ramabulana. Book your seats now for this spectacular drama at the John Kani Theatre. Show times Tuesday to Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets for Tuesday to Thursday shows are R90, Friday and Saturday shows R150 and Sunday shows R130. To make block bookings, contact Anthony Ezeoke 011 832 1641 or 083 246 4950. Directed by James Ngcobo, photographer Lungelo Mbulwana.

March 14

The Antiques and Collectables and Arts and Crafts Market at Uncle Tims in Brentwood Park takes place on March 14 from 9am to 3pm. Browse through over 100 stalls that sell all kinds of antiques and collectables including (but not limited to) toys, books, war medals, coins, cameras, ornaments, stamps. The arts and crafts sections consists of 80 stalls with vendors selling all manner of handmade items such as vellies, handbags, hats and belts, boerseep, artworks, iron arts and crafts, wooden items like money boxes, cutting boards, wooden toys, as well as honey, olives, cheeses, baked goodies, plants and much more. Entry to the markets is free and all current Covid-19 rules and regulations must be adhered to. For more information contact 010 590 8003.

March 18

The ABC Social Ladies Club will host its next monthly meeting on March 18 at the Jewellery Connection Showroom. The day will entail a visit to the designer jewellery showroom, drinks, snacks and good company. Cost for the day will be R130 for members and R180 for guests. There will also be a lucky draw on the day and the cost of an entry will be R20 per ticket. The venue is situated at 4 Marula Place, Bedfordview. For more details and enquiries about membership to the club, contact Anneliese on 082 449 0492.

March 20

Niche Community Market is a diverse group of creative sellers and food traders. The market is open every Saturday at the Walkerville showgrounds from 9am to 2pm. Stall holders sell products like honey, jams, handmade natural soaps, plants, fresh produce, aloe creams, cookies and biscuits, biltong, koeksisters, fudge and candy floss, as well as a variety of crafted goods. Fresh food vendors include Asian food, boerewors rolls, vetkoek and Indian food. Pop in at the gin bar, enjoy craft beer and ciders and just chill out. The market is pet-friendly. For more information visit the Facebook page NicheCommunityMarket.

March 21

Ludwig’s Roses celebrates its 50th anniversary this month and behind it all is Ludwig Taschner’s love affair with the rose, and his passion to share its beauty with as many people as possible. Known to many as South Africa’s Mr Rose, Ludwig has introduced more than 500 new varieties of roses, including many that he has bred himself. He has travelled the length and breadth of the country giving talks, workshops and judging rose shows. He is even active on social media! Ludwig’s Roses began in 1971 with a small start-up rose nursery on the rose farm outside Pretoria and has since grown to five dedicated rose outlets in Gauteng, the Western and Southern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. Join the celebrations at Ludwig’s Rose Farm, north of Pretoria on March 21 and 22 (all health protocols observed) and collect a free Golden Anniversary souvenir catalogue from any of Ludwig’s Rose Outlets countrywide. Contact 012 5440144, email [email protected] or visit www.ludwigsroses.co.za for more information.

March 27

Are you looking for a family fun day close to nature? Look no further than Fourways Farmer’s Market @Taroko Farms. The market is much more than a collection of stalls. It is more like an outdoor supermarket with a mix of food and entertainment in a setting with a retro-chic style to celebrate the history of the region. It is open every Saturday and Sunday so make your way to the Fourways Farmer’s Market and enjoy loads of farm fresh goodness with a range of delicious food prepared on site to choose from. A R10 entrance fee per person will be charged. No cash will be accepted and payments are to be made with cards. Children under six and pensioners (upon presenting their pensioner’s card) will not be charged. All proceeds go towards the upkeep and development of the park. Masks are compulsory for everyone attending and social distancing, hand sanitising and other Covid-19 protocols must be adhered to.

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