Events in Gauteng – September 2011

Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival: This event is held at locations all over Johannesburg from the 1st to the 30th of September 2011. Arts Alive is set to put a spring in Johannesburg’s step in September and will celebrate awakening from its winter slumber and the onset of Spring with the Annual Arts Alive Festival. The festival is presented by the City of Joburg. This feast of arts and culture will feature the very best in homegrown theatre, dance, music, visual art and general entertainment. In addition, there will be several exciting international collaborations to look forward to, as well as that long-standing Joburg institution, Jazz on the Lake, which brings smooth sounds to Zoo Lake on Sunday, 6 September. The festival’s focus this year is on forging partnerships with community groups and giving exposure to Joburg artists and arts practitioners from across the length and breadth of the city, in other words: truly taking the arts to the people. For more information visit or phone 011 7881631.

Hobby-X: SA’s favourite Craft and Hobby exhibition is coming to Midrand! This event will be held at Gallagher Estate from the 1st to the 4th of September 2011. Hobby-X comes with a great line-up of exhibitors and activities. Visitors will be able to browse, shop or linger at demonstrations at their leisure, experiencing all the latest creative craft supplies and innovations. There will be more than 100 exhibition stands to explore. Visitors will be in for a spectacular shopping experience. From beads to gems, books, magazines, gardening, wax and glass art, doll making, power tools, woodworking, cooking and baking, puzzles, mosaics, scrapbooking, needlecrafts, bear making, metal clays, easels, paints, canvasses, model cars, planes and trains and more. Check out for more information. The show will be open from 10 AM to 6 PM on Thursday and Friday, from 9 AM to 6 PM on Saturday and from 9 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. Tickets cost cost R40 for adults and R20 for children aged 6 to 12. You can also phone 0861 462299 for more information.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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