South Africa

JUNE 2017

FNB MAGALIES MONSTER MTB CLASSIC, HARTBEESPOORT, NORTH WEST

This is one of the most renowned mountain bike challenges in the area, offering an exhilarating challenge and a scenic route. Participants choose between the 15km, 35km and 70km routes.

4 FNB PLATINUM TRAIL RUN, HARTBEESPOORT

This event forms part of the FNB Magalies birthday celebrations, offering off-road racing enthusiasts an opportunity to participate in the 8km, 12km and 24km routes. Enjoy the most exciting off-road routes the Buffelspoort region has to offer.

9 COMDIGETY DOG COMEDY NIGHT, JO’BURG, GAUTENG

Comedy greats such as Chris Forrest, Molak Lehoko, Warren Robertson, Hannes Brummer, Nqoba Ngcobo and Ebenhaezer Dibakwane will make up the a-lister lineup at a comedy night aimed at raising funds for two orphanages in desperate need of assistance, namely Tshepang Care Centre and Malaika Orphanage Centre.

10 SAB FOOD AND BEER PAIRINGS, JO’BURG, GAUTENG

Beer drinkers are in for a treat as SAB offers a guided pairing of beer alongside a decadent five-course meal. Taking place at the globally renowned SAB World of Beer in Newtown, guests are in for a treat.

11 CELL C DAY OF RACES, JO’BURG

This annual event offers an exciting 5km challenge to all kinds of runners, from beginners to the experienced. Runners may choose their start wave according to their capabilities and preferences. Options include running pairs, an under-18 challenge and more.

15 TASTE THE HELDERBERG, SOMERSET WEST, WESTERN CAPE

Wine enthusiasts are in for a treat as some of the province’s most renowned winemakers showcase their latest wines. There will be a wide array of food on offer, as well as live music.

18 FATHER’S DAY IN THE NUY VALLEY, WORCESTER, WESTERN CAPE

This promises to be a spectacular celebration with a decadent three-course meal and a complementary bottle of Nuy Mini Rooi Muscadel. It will be held in the new tasting room and restaurant, with meals prepared by restaurant co-owner Wilma van der Westhuizen.

21 THE ART OF LUXURY, JO’BURG

Art Eye Gallery and the Saxon Hotel in Sandton will exhibit the works of 25 artists represented by Art Eye Gallery. The gallery’s known for fostering the growth of young up-and-coming talent.

22-25 PORT ELIZABETH HOMEMAKERS EXPO, EASTERN CAPE

Aptly themed – “A Tribute To Your Home” – this event promises a wide range of furniture and decor. Attendees will enjoy an extensive range of exhibitions, including bespoke furniture, gourmet meals and first-class wine.

24-29 WORLD WHALE CONFERENCE, DURBAN

This is the first time this global event will be held in Africa. It promises to attract role players and enthusiasts in the areas of tourism, whale watching and related fields with a focus on this year’s theme: “Towards Responsible Tourism for Cetaceans”.

30 MUSHROOM FORAGE, STELLENBOSCH, WESTERN CAPE

This is an award-winning gourmet food and wine showcase and a drawcard for enthusiasts from around the world. It’s an intimate event with limited seating and attendees will be treated to a three-course meal prepared with the area’s delicious mushrooms paired with famous Delheim wines.