It’s time to pack your bags and prepare for the time of your life in Jozi this weekend. Art, fashion, décor, live music, culinary delights and so much more. With all the cocktails you will be sipping, wine tasting and delectable eats, you won’t want to have to travel far. So, for affordable accommodation and easy accessibility to all happenings, look no further than The JR where every room is a self-catering suite – don’t delay, book today!
#OpenCity FNB Art Joburg
A four-day Open City art celebration is taking place in galleries in the suburbs of Rosebank, Parktown North, Parkhurst and Parkwood. This encompasses everything from installations and exhibitions to talks by artists and performances.
According to FNB Art Joburg founding director – Mandla Sibeko: “Open City is our response to the current conditions; mobilizing all culture players, artists and gallerists to reimagine an open city of Joburg.”
Gallery Sneak Peek
Zanzibar Art Exhibition (until 20 Nov) Gerard Sekoto Gallery – 17 Lower Park Drive, Parkview
Everard Read Gallery & Circa Gallery (Entrance via Keyes Ave)
Two artists walkabouts will be taking place this weekend with Nandipha Mntambo and Lady Skollie. (Saturday 30th October, 10:30AM & Sunday 31 October, 10:30AM)
Visiting Times at the Gallery will be extended this weekend: Saturday (30 Oct) 10am – 4pm & Sunday (31 Oct) 10am – 1pm.
Pop-up Art Studios will be hosted @theZone as well as Keyes Art Mile Atrium
Design Joburg Collective: Summer Edition
Taking place in the Kramerville Design District as well as 44 on Stanley and Victoria Yards is a feast for those who are enamoured by interior design and décor. This, according to the organisers is “an urban showcase of design that rivals the best in the world” … and most exciting of all, entrance is FREE!
For more information and to reserve your spot
Yes, indeed we mentioned you were going to be able to experience so much this weekend. With the theme ‘Be You, Be Truly African’ this hybrid event hosted by African Fashion International (AFI) takes place in ‘Africa’s highest bar’, namely, Alto 234 n the 41st Floor of the Leonardo building in Sandton. Booking is essential.
Halloween Market @27 Boxes (Melville)
Topping it all it’s Halloween this weekend! 27 Boxes in Melville is a sight to behold – a shopping mall which comprises of stores in shipping containers… and for the first time, a ‘spooky market’ is being hosted on Saturday (30 Oct) from 11am. This promises to be fun for the entire family with pumpkin carving and all kinds of delights in addition the wares on sale. This is an opportunity to dress up in your scariest costume too!
Melville is also known for its array of culinary choices, bars, music and more! Definitely a suburb to visit while in Jozi.
Live Jazz @ The Jazz Room, DoppioZero #Rosebank
This Friday Tshego AMG takes to the stage at the Jazz Room. Booking via TixSA
Classical Music returns to Linder Auditorium
The JPO (Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra) presents its first Spring Concert this Thursday (28 October) 7:30pm at the Linder Auditorium.
Conductor: Daniel Boico Soloist: Georgy Tchaidze – piano
- Karen LeFrak: ‘Gravity’
- Tchaikovsky: ‘Piano Concerto no 1 in b flat minor’
- Antonin Dvorak: ‘Symphony no 8 in G major, Op.88’
Booking via Quicket
More info on what to do and places to go this weekend
There is so much more, unfortunately we cannot list them all here. Visit Johannesburg in Your Pocket or Joburg.co.za for more information. Remember too that on a Saturday you can go sightseeing via The Red Bus (the only day currently that this option is available) Alternatively, contact us via Whats App +27665435882 and we will do our best to assist you with your query.