IT’S about that time again to get your weekly dose of fun, fitness, music and dance as Weekend Life aims to please in the entertainment department. Have a look at what’s on offer.
MUSIC AND DANCE
Party it up at Incognito
COME along to Incognito in Arcadia this weekend for two nights of dancing fun. Tomorrow is the One on One with DJ Whiteboy and DJ Tazz and they will also be having an Amstel and Heineken promotion. On Saturday it’s Couples Nite with Whiteboy and Tazz bringing all the hits from the ’80s to today. More promotions are on offer including a Heineken and Amstel. Doors open at 9pm. Contact: 082- 6313-515.
Bowling Club Ball
CATCH Alec Voogt live at the EL Bowling Club with a stunning light display this Saturday. R20 gets you in. Contact: (043)726-1051.
CATCH Quentin live at Hams Club tomorrow night at 8pm. Come and enjoy the great live entertainment by this Hams Club regular. Contact: 083-255-3468.
Music from Niven
HAVE a listen to Niven Live and Unplugged at Cannons Pub on Old Transkei Road tonight and tomorrow night from 8pm until late and then catch him again rocking it up at Monty’s Pub on Saturday night.
Black Bull entertainment
COME along to the place where good friends meet, The Black Bull, and enjoy Hysteria with Alec and Donovan live tonight from 8pm until late.
Tomorrow, enjoy Alec live from 8pm ’til late. Great music and fab food with cold beers to wash it down.
The Black Bull is situated opposite Berea Pharmacy in Pearce Street and can be contacted on (043) 726-0962.
Spend time at Tasha’s
TASHA’S Pool Club in Greenfields will be hosting live music with Marius tomorrow night. Come along and enjoy. There will be a drink special as well.
THIS week’s line up for Raggies includes tomorrow night with Mugabe and the Sex Machines.
Local legends take to the stage to deliver their passionate brand of home grown rock ‘n roll. Free entry. Show starts at 9.30pm. On Saturday, Cape Town band, Shut up it’s Sunday, will be performing live. This is an East London first for the five-piece sensations from Cape Town. Fronted by Liana a fiery red- headed pixie with angelic vocals, this band is sure to entertain and excite the East London audience.
All lovers of live original music are urged to come to support and enjoy a good night out. Supported by Domino Effect. R30 gets you in. Bands start at 9.30pm.
THE Bonza Bay Supertube is now open for the season. Prices are R35 per person for half an hour or R2.50 per ride. Times are 10am-4.30pm. Refreshments are on sale at the coffee shop and you can book kids’ parties. Contact: 071-309-5916.
NOW open, Lindale Farm is an animal and bird edu- fun farm, open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 4pm, with a tearoom and playground for kids. Directions: Take the N6 from Merrifield Circle for 8km, turn left at Nahoon Valley sign and follow signs. Admission: adults R25; children R15. Contact: 082-415-2791.
ENJOY your Friday at Python Park tomorrow because Friday night is party night with DJ Gary Swartz. Sunday is live entertainment with Alec Voogt.
Come and enjoy the day with friends and family. Wednesday night is steak night: R55 will get you a 300g steak, chips, salad and a sauce of your choice. Join us for our favourite carnivorous pastime.
Book now for your wedding or birthday functions. For more fun enjoy the touch farm with lots of baby animals to touch and see. There is also a new baby donkey, baby goats and baby tea cubs that were born. There is also a jumping castle, water slide and playground. It’s the perfect venue for children’s birthday parties. Contact: 084-769- 8115. Overcome your reptile fears at the Apex Predators Snake Park, now open. It is one of South Africa’s top snake parks right on your doorstep so come and see SA and the world’s deadliest snakes, and hold our friendly pythons. Contact: 079-491-6486
THIS Sunday is market day at Tea in the Trees, Chintsa West, from 9am-2pm. At 11am, the amazing Keiskamma Music Academy from Hamburg will be performing in the forest theatre. This is a free event but donations will be greatly appreciated; the money will go towards transport, musical instruments and the further education of these talented children. Please support this event – it’s not to be missed! For more information, contact 072-611-2367.
Larry Soffer live
THE Venue@Hemingways will be hosting Larry Soffer, South Africa’s leading magician, mentalist and illusionist – tonight, tomorrow night and on Saturday night, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost R120 per person and they are available at Computicket.
LEARN to be in tune with your physical senses and bring more joy into your life for achieving optimal health with the Nia dance technique. Nia fusion fitness dance classes take place at St Michael’s Church hall, Schultz Road, Stirling, every Saturday morning at 9am. Cost for attending the class is R50 per person. Contact: 084-714-0962.
TFM Tomato Trot
RUNNING and fitness enthusiasts can come along and enjoy the 2013 TFM Tomato Trot. 15km runners start at 4pm; 15km cyclists start at 3.20pm; 15km walkers start at 3.30pm; the 5km fun run/walk/cycle starts at 4.10pm. All races start and finish at Lilyfontein School. Follow markers from Gonubie Farmers’ Hall (Brakfontein off-ramp on N2). Prize-giving will commence at 5.30pm or as soon as possible thereafter. Water will be available at all refreshment stations. All entrants will be eligible for lucky draw prizes, but must be present at prize-giving to be considered. Food and beverages will be on sale at finish. Shower facilities are available. For more information about entries and cost visit www.lilyfontein.co.za.
Beach boot camp
BEACH boot camp is back and a new series has started, running until February 15. Join Jonginenge for a one-hour full-body workout with a beach lifestyle edge. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 083-565-0514.
FOR YOUR LEISURE
ENJOY a rare opportunity to meet in person one of the doyens of the wine industry. Reni Hildenbrand, creator of fine red and white wines, olives and olive oils has followed her childhood passion for wine-making and has created something special at Klein Rhebokskloof, home of Hildenbrand wines and olive oils, in Wellington. All her wines are vegan and vegetarian friendly. Quality is of essence for Reni. She will be at La Cuisinette for a wine-tasting tomorrow at 6pm. Come taste her wines and order at below cellar door prices. There is no charge if you order six bottles or more. If not, the tasting fee is R70 for the nine wines you will be enjoying. Contact: (043)748-3964
LOCAL photographer, Eva Weidner will be exhibiting her solo exhibition titled Excise and Exercise in the Coach House, Ann Bryant Art Gallery, opening tonight at 6.30pm with a cocktail evening. All are invited. The exhibition concludes on February 16. Weidner was born in Ginsburg Germany in 1954 and works as a professional social worker. She is currently living in East London. Weidner started a passion for photography in 2003. Since then, she has attended workshops in South Africa, Croatia, Hungary, France, Italy and Germany. She has also held a solo exhibition in Ulm, Germany. For more information, contact (043) 722-4044.
Car boot sale
THE Rotary Club of East London Sunrise will be hosting a car boot sale on Sunday from 9am until 12pm at Sparg’s Superstore car park, behind KFC, Beacon Bay. It’s an opportunity to clear out your junk, your junk could be someone else’s treasure. Toys, tools, arts & crafts, books etc. No street traders allowed. All funds raised will be used for Rotary charities. Cost is R50 per car. Contact: Helen Batting 082-939-3039.
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