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Shap Stadium hosts SA’s top house DJs including Black Coffee, DJ Fresh and Christos on Saturday 9 November for the annual Kingz of House concert. If this is the first time you’ve heard of this event, shame on you; but don’t worry, there’s still tickets available at Computicket. Gates open at 2pm, buy tickets online at Computicket or at any Computicket outlet.
Cap off a great weekend with a trip to the Artscape on Sunday evening to sample two of SA’s best vocal talents Claire Phillips and Loyiso Bala. Tickets and show times online at Computicket.
So you forgot your anniversary, or even if you need to score bank some brownie points, the PE Opera House has you covered. Shades of Dance is the Ellen Bunting Dance Academy’s showpiece that explores jazz, tap, hip hop, ballet, modern and contemporary dance. Shows run tonight at 8pm, and tomorrow at 1pm and 8pm. (Pro tip: Go and see the matinee on Saturday and have the rest of the day off for the rugby.) Tickets online at Computicket.
Shopping malls are hell on a Saturday morning, but dragging your family down to Fourways Crossing at 9am tomorrow might get you a free breakfast boerie roll. All Gold is attempting two world records: braaing the longest piece of boerewors (1km) and saucing the most boerie rolls in 4 minutes.
There’s rugby on, so your diet is gonna go to shit. Why not earn those beers with a friendly challenge of 100 burpees for time? The Men’s Health time to beat is 7:22. Log your scores on twitter (#MHFit) or facebook. Good luck.
If cars are your thing Loch Logan is your destination on Saturday morning for the Van Toeka Tot Nou 2 classic motorshow. The classic car club will be parading their pride and joy from 8am, R30 gets you in.
The National Zoo in Pretoria is a great family destination and on Saturday you’ll get a staging of The Nutcracker by the Joburg Ballet included with your entry (R66 for adults, R44 for children). Show starts at 4pm, visit their website for more.