Shiraz and Charcuterie Festival

Diary date: 1st June

Venue: Hartenberg Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

Fine wine and good food will be on offer as a selection of the best local winemakers, charcuterie masters and artisanal cheese and olive producers come together at the Shiraz and Wine Festival.

Tickets available from Webtickets

Twitter: @HartenbergWine

Oyster, Wine and Food Festival

Diary date: 1st– 2nd June

Venue: Brightwater Commons, Johannesburg

Over 40 000 fresh oysters, 30 gourmet food exhibitions and 38 choice wine estates to sample from at what will be the ninth annual Oyster, Wine and Food Festival.

Twitter: @theBWC

Jazz in the Cradle

Diary date: 2nd June

Venue: Nirox Sculpture Park, Johannesburg

The second ‘Jazz in the Cradle’ concert pays tribute to Zim Ngqawana by bringing together musicians and friends of the late jazz musician. Set in the amphitheatre of the Nirox Sculpture Park, the event will also give music lovers the opportunity to view the ‘After the Rainbow Nation’ sculpture exhibition currently on display.

Twitter: @NiroxFoundation

Tickets available from Webtickets

Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival

Diary Date: 29th May – 1st June

Venue: Baxter Theatre, Cape Town

Music lovers in Cape Town will also be able to enjoy some jazz this weekend as the Baxter Theatre hosts the 15th Cape Town Big Band Jazz Fesitval. A line up of young musicians from local schools will put their talents on display over the four nights with proceeds from ticket sales going towards scholarships at the SA College of Music,

Twitter: @BaxterTheatre

Tickets available from Computicket

I Heart Market

Diary date: 1st June

Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban

Durban’s designers, foodies and creatives showcase their wares on the Imbizo lawns of the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Look out for Miss Earth South Africa collecting 2nd hand clothing for children’s homes in Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

Twitter: @iheartmarket

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