Dan Patlansky returns to South African audiences for the launch of his brand new, 10th studio album, Shelter of bones. For Patlansky, Shelter of bones covers three years of many ups and downs, and, as a result, the South African guitarist believes the process has been a very interesting journey. Be sure to catch Dan on his Shelter of bones album launch tour across South Africa. Book now for his performance at the Barnyard Theatre, Emperors Palace on March 2 at 19:00. Cost for tickets is R200 per person. Details: barnyardtheatre.co.za
The Benoni Night Market will take place on March 4 from 5pm to 10pm at Old Ben’s Club at the corner of President Brand and President Boshoff. Join the organisers for a night of amazing food, eclectic stalls, an awesome atmosphere and a great place to meet up with friends and family. You can look forward to live music and loads of entertainment for the little ones. Tickets cost R20 per person and children under 12-years-old can enter for free. Details: www.facebook.com/benoninightmarket
A day to spoil yourself. Come out and relax, look into your future, your health, your spiritual, physical and your mental well-being. Enjoy angel card readings, tarot readings, psychics, mediums, guide drawings, alternative healing and palmistry. Indulge yourself in delicious food, beautiful jewellery, skincare products, incense, esoteric products, clothing and much more. Make your way to the Light and Joy Holistic Fayre at the Bedfordview Town Hall, corner Nicol and Horley roads on March 5. Entrance is R25 per person and pensioners and children under 12 enter free. Details: [email protected] or Ingrid 083 455 0295.
Group 1 Auto celebrates its fifth birthday. Join Group 1 Auto and their brand ambassador Lloyd Cele from Idols SA for a great family day and support their Cansa Shavathon on the corner of Lois and Skukuza roads, Bassonia. Details: 011 210 7600.
Jan Blohm and Ryno Velvet will once again be together on stage after a long break. Not only will they dish up some of your old favourites, but you can also look forward to some new songs. You are in for a big night out with the two on stage whose ways with the guitar compliments each other and you will be holding your breath to find out when the acoustics will turn into electrics. They will also share their own interpretations of each other’s songs. What more do you want than two of the biggest hits on stage together? If you are a fan, book now for his show at the Barnyard Theatre, Emperors Palace on March 12 at 13:00. Details: barnyardtheatre.co.za
17 Due to the unprecedented and unexpected high levels of rain in Johannesburg since December, producer Colin Law needed to take the difficult decision to move the dates for Music of the Night. The new season will be staged at The Dome, situated on the grounds of the National School of Arts (NSA) from March 17 to 20 with Thursday to Saturday shows at 19:00 and the Sunday show at 16:00. Tickets are R250 per person. Book through Computicket. A ‘rain day’ will be scheduled for March 21 should inclement weather interrupt any of the Johannesburg dates. Patrons who already have tickets booked for the January/February dates for The Dome in Johannesburg will be contacted directly by Computicket for arrangements to be made to move their booking or attain a refund. Details: [email protected]
Unleash the creative you and book for a stained glass workshop in the tranquil settings of Henley on Klip on March 19. Workshops last for about 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 their hand at the art before they commit to buying the equipment and, of course, at those who want to have an afternoon of fun with friends. Unfortunately, not suitable for u-16s. Details: Sue Webber on 071 873 6317 or [email protected]
Get them into the right mindset from young. Ground Zero Kids offers children’s obstacle fitness classes, which helps children with coordination, balance and confidence. Classes take place on Saturdays from 08:45 to 09:30. Details: [email protected] or WhatsApp 082 817 4907.
A fun youth soccer festival will take place on March 21 at Rietvlei. Enter your team at R100 per team with a maximum of 10 players per team and the winning team will receive medals. Details: 079 591 5270 or www.rietvleifarm.co.za or www.rietvleisoccer.co.za
Are you up for the challenge? Join SOJO, Balwin Properties and Group 1 Nissan The Glen for the Thaba Eco-Challenge on March 27. The challenge includes a mountain bike race as well as a run or walk in aid of Dignity Dreams, Fountain of Inspiration, Cansa, Stepping Stone Hospice and Outreach Care. Cost is R300 per person to enter the 12km mountain bike route at Thaba Trails, R100 per adult and R50 for children u-12 to enter the 5km run/walk. Entry to the public is free. Loads of entertainment awaits at the Foods of the World Village and Beer Garden. Don’t miss out on the vintage and power car display as well as the new Nissan Navara display. Registration opens at 08:00. The race is managed by Strava and is between 09:00 and 15:00. Details: [email protected] or 072 986 2641.