It’s officially the start of the silly season, with events happening almost every week in the countdown to the end of the year – yep, END OF THE YEAR!
Where 2016 went I will never know, it sure has been one hell of a rollercoaster ride…
I urge you to support local this festive season and visit a market or open day to get behind Durban creatives in your hunt for pressies – we have incredible talent in this town and it deserves your attention!

Weds 2 – Thurs 3:
The Christmas Fair Fund’s Christmas Country Fair at Collisheen
Thurs 3 – Sat 5:
Sonia’s Divine Open Day in Durban North

Thurs 3 November:
In the 
Station Drive Precinct various events taking place:
The Commune – clothing, art & jewellery – plus Terry Angelos’ new gallery space
The Plant – with food by Renegade Kitchen
Distillery 031 – food, drink & music
Agility Studio – pilates studio
Savior Brand Co – leather goods for sale, leather classes & kick-ass coffee
S43 – food, drinks & music
The Station – creative hub of stores & food
The Warehouse Durban – creative hub of stores & food, including my fave The Vintager
Con Amore and Shoppe

First Thursdays also take place on Florida Road and in the Rivertown Precinct – check out their pages for details.

Fri 4 November:
Roof Top Night Market at Musgrave Centre
Litchi Orchard Night Market in Salt Rock
Saturday 5 November:
I Heart Market at Moses Mabhida Stadium

Weds 9 November:
Wine Pairing Dinner at Big Easy by Ernie Els with Hermauspietersfontein Wine Estate – The Hilton
Bookings: 031 336 8166 or email
Weds 9 – Sunday 13 November:

Keyboard Killers with Ian von Memerty at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre
Thurs 17 & Fri 18 November:
Le Creuset events at The Oyster Box
Dinner or Brunch – contact the hotel to book
Thurs 24 November:
The Sound of Music at The Playhouse
Sunday 27 November:
Wonder Market in Chris Saunders Park, Gateway

Fri 2 Dec – Sat 3 Dec:
Beloved Interiors Open Day in Durban North
Sat 4 December:
Christmas Pop-Up cinema & market at Botanic Gardens
Sat 10 December:
Outlet Park Christmas Market
3, 10 and 17 December:
I Heart Market at Moses Mabhida Stadium – 3 markets, each Saturday in the lead up to xmas
11 and 18 December:
Wonder Market in Chris Saunders Park, Gateway – 2 markets, on these Sunday’s in the lead up to xmas

EVERY Saturday:

Shongweni Market – Shongweni – note their new address: Lot 451, MR551 Road, Shongweni
EVERY Sunday:
The Morning Trade – 15 Station Drive, just off Umgeni Road

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