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Pencil these August events into your diary right now

05-09 Find the perfect gift or décor at the Crafters Fair at The Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace from August 5 to 9. With between 140 stalls and all products on sale at the market you are sure to strike a bargain. You’ll find jewellery, toys, décor items, food, gifts and many more. A market, which will have something for the whole family. Crafters Fair provides a fun and rewarding experience to people of all ages. Entrance fee is R10 per person and children under 12 enter for free. Details: [email protected] or [email protected]

The Benoni Night Market is back and in full swing at Old Benonians Football Club, corner President Brand and President Boshoff streets with the best street food in Jozi, the best crafts and arts, fashion, shopping, kids entertainment and more. You do not want to miss out on this one! Get out there on August 5 from 5pm to 10pm. An entrance fee of R20 is payable. Details: [email protected]

A fun golf day fund-raiser will be hosted by Saheti Debutantes on August 12 at the Glenvista Country Club. The main cause is raise funds for Saheti Covid Distress Fund, HOLA and the Epic Foundation. The format is a better ball Stableford and cost is R375 per player which includes green fees. Starting time is 10:30. Book your spot now to avoid disappointment. Details: Belinda on 083 333 6678.

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Time to take a breather and discover the creative you? And even if you are not that creative you can still create beautiful art with friends while enjoying a little something to eat. Cafe Clay is the self-love hotspot where friends meet and kick back while trying their hands at ceramic painting. Ceramic bisques, colourful paints and tools to create your masterpiece are readily available. It is so worth it to spend a little me-time right here in this spot. You can contact Cafe Clay to find out more about costs involved. Details: [email protected] or 061 541 0144.


Former Olympic swimmer Doug Erasmus will join Hospice East Rand in its annual Polar Plunge on August 20. This year’s event will offer a live event and a virtual feature for those who are not yet ready to face the crowds. By taking the icy virtual plunge between August 19 and 21, participants assist by raising much needed funds for the organisation. Entries are R50 each. The live event will take place on August 20, from 9am to 12 noon at the St Benedict’s College Indoor Pool, where you can rub shoulders with the legendary Olympian while enjoying a hot cup of cocoa. Details: www.hospiceeastrand.co.za/polar-plunge/.

A weekend of wine tasting, art and music awaits you in the quaint village of Henley on Klip on August 27 and 28. The WAM Festival is back with wines from about 8 different farms and live music. Most of the village’s restaurants will be taking part as venues for the wine tasting. So, get your friends together, make a weekend of it and get to tastes some of the best South African wines while you enjoy the hospitality of the local restaurants. Cost is R150 per ticket including your glass. This gives you access to all participating restaurants over the two days. Saturday kicks of at 11pm to 4pm and on Sunday festivities continue from 11am to 3pm. All proceeds raised through the wine tasting and live concert from 6pm to 8pm at the O’Conner Hall will go towards the Henley on Klip Lions Club and Henley on Klip Rotary Club. Details: Robert Hewer 082 447 9244, www.henley-wam.co.za

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