Your Weekly Joburg Guide

We’re happy to have our warm Jozi nights back, but there’s one teensy, tiny and oh-so irritating problem – the mozzies are back too. We completely forgot about those evil little suckers and that high-pitched whine buzzing around our ears the moment the lights go out. Here goes another season of a million and one itchy bites. Let the scratching commence.

Love all things Disney? Then don’t miss Disney Magic, a musical spectacular that’ll thrill both young and old, at Mall of Africa on 30 September. It’s going to be magical.
The Westcliff
This week, we’re spoiling one lucky reader with a stunning Bella necklace, bracelet and earrings from Nomination’s new edition, Bella Brilliant. Enter here.

As the saying goes, ‘a change is as good as a holiday’, so maybe it’s time to redecorate the house and renovate the kitchen. It sounds daunting but Builders has made it super-easy. Imagine having the perfect patio, beautiful light fixtures to brighten up your home and the kitchen of your dreams. Register online and get started right now.

But if you do need a proper break, then we’ve got a gem of a place for your next getaway destination. This month, we highlight the idyllic Clarens. Keep reading to find out what you can get up to in The Jewel of the Eastern Free State.

Let’s face it, unexpected accidents DO happen; sometimes we’re not as careful as we should be. For immediate medical attention for those moments, Intercare Urgent Care offers a walk-in service, minus the long wait to see the doc. Also, we’re giving away an extensive First Aid Course to get you prepared (ish).

The Team

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:


For jazzy tunes and smooth blues, don’t miss out on the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival 2017 from Thursday to Saturday.

Celebrate the beauty of spring at the East Rand Spring Festival on Friday and Saturday.

Saturday is meant for sipping on refreshing G&Ts, relaxing in the sun and listening to cool music, so stop by at the SA Gin Festival.

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon with your loved ones at the Spring Folk Market at In The Forest.
Do a good deed while having a fun day out at the Acoustic Music Festival this Saturday.

Hello, October!

That Spot On 4th

October's New Eateries

We’re all foodies at heart, and to celebrate that we’ve compiled a list of the best new restaurants in town.

Busting in with a pretty little spring body is Doppio Zero’s Fresh Menu for 2017.
Doppio Zero’s Fresh Menu
Doppio Zero’s spring Fresh Menu will lure foodies in with healthy meals that are also packed with flavour.

If you’re not too sure what to do with the kids this holidays, then head on over to some of these fun-filled destinations which are sure to entertain the little ones.
School Holiday Activities
School holidays are once again upon us, so we have a list of fun holiday activities to keep the little ones busy.

This week, we spoke to Clayton and Ranlynne about their beautiful outdoor wedding.
A Gorgeous DIY Wedding
Next up on our Real Weddings feature is Clayton and Ranlynne and their beautiful January outdoor wedding.

What's On
Do you have a love for ballet and theatre? Then make sure you don’t miss out on Snow White – The Ballet, a sparkling new show taking centre stage at the Joburg Theatre as of mid-October.
Snow White – The Ballet
The Joburg Theatre will be bringing a sparkling new show, Snow White - The Ballet, to the stage this season.

If you’re getting married in the near future but need some inspiration, then don’t miss out on the Hilton Sandton’s Exclusive Bridal Fair this October.
Exclusive Bridal Fair
Planning a wedding and need inspiration? Don’t miss the Exclusive Bridal Fair at the Hilton Sandton.

Time to get those running shoes out from their hiding place and join in on a night-time trail run at Copperleaf Country Club.
Jackal Night Run
Since our nights are warming up, why not head to Copperleaf Country Club for the Jackal Night Run?

Not only is this for a good cause, but it’s also a lot of fun. Get your tickets for the 12th annual Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon, taking place at Marks Park, now.
iThemba Walkathon 2017
Gather your family and friends, slip on your takkies and walk for a purpose at the Avon Justine Walkathon.

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