Michael’s Top 5 Weekend Picks!

weekend picks

The weekend is the most-loved part of the week for most people and deciding how to spend one’s free time or where to spend that time isn’t always an easy decision to make; there’s just so much to choose from. Luckily you won’t have to worry about that as it is our job to keep an eye out for the hippest and most-happening events every week. Check out 5 picks we believe are worth checking out over the next three days.


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5FM celebrates another year of living loud as the station turns a year older on Sunday, October 13th, 2019. There are several parties this month commemorating the stations’ birthday, but the official parties take place on Friday, 11 October in Cape Town at Shimmy Beach Club and Saturday, 12 October at Val Bonne Country Estate, Johannesburg.

This evening, the station kicks off the celebration at Cape Town’s Shimmy Beach Club for the first party featuring DJ Tujamo on the decks. He will be accompanied by 5FM’s Kyle Cassim, DJ Loyd, and Msizi James.

Early bird tickets are R150 for general access and R250 for VIP and at the door R200 for GA and VIP R300. Tickets are available on shimmy.howler.co.za

On October 12th the station takes over Val Bonne Country Estate in Modderfontein for the Johannesburg edition of 5FM’s Birthday Party which features rapper Nasty C alongside 5FM DJs Roger Goode, Kyle Cassim, Thando Thabethe, Ms Cosmo and Ryan the DJ. Party-goers can expect gourmet food stalls and pyrotechnics shows as well as incredible entertainment. General access tickets start from R160 with VIP (strictly no under 21) starting from R350 and includes a separate bar and viewing deck area. Tickets are available from connect.howler.co.za

The Grand White Spring Picnic Pretoria 2019

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The Grand White Dinner celebrates its first Spring Picnic in 2019 – with an impressive entertainment program – there are plenty of surprises in store for you!

During the course of the day, guests will enjoy each other’s company; delicious food, live music, speeches, comedy, all kinds of entertainment and much, much more!

Date: Saturday the 12th of October 2019

Time: 2pm-10pm

General Access: R150 sold out

Seated: R350

VIP Lounge Seated: R750

!!! With each Ticket comes 1 FREE Bottle of white wine

Venue: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Theme: WHITE with a touch of a rainbow

*Over 18’s only!

Shekhinah’s RoseFest Durban

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After her successful first leg of Rosefest Johannesburg which took place on National Women’s Day, Shekhinah invites you to celebrate the success of RoseFest by taking the festival to her hometown as the headline act. RoseFest Durban in association with unlocked.me by NEDBANK, set to take place on the 12th of October 2019 at the Kings Park Stadium Outer Fields, coinciding closely with International Day of the Girl Child on October 11th.

Tickets will be available at Webtickets/ PicknPay for purchase at R180.


addams family

Opens 11 October 2019

DIRECTOR: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

CAST: voices of Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Oscar Isaac



Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbour.

The Love Sex Expo

weekend picks

The adult-themed exhibition brings tasteful titillation to premium venues across South Africa, with the inaugural event taking place at Time Square in Menlyn Maine from 10 to 13 October 2019. Set to take the country by storm, The Love Sex Expo is the ultimate destination for sexy shopping and entertainment, with incredible stage shows, informative workshops and hundreds of stands showcasing enticing products.

The impressive Sun Arena stage will feature an array of performances with burlesque shows, incredible dancers, comedy sessions and hilarious crowd participation acts. Australia’s Pricasso, the world-famous penile artist, will be showcasing his skills to local fans. The workshop will feature industry experts giving talks every half-hour on interesting and engaging topics. Visitors can get their aphrodisiac kick at the champagne and oyster bar, watch lingerie and fashion shows, and shop until they drop.

Tickets are available at Computicket and the door. The Expo is open daily from 11h00 till late into the evening. Visit www.TheLoveSexExpo.com for more info and updated stage and workshop schedules closer to the event.

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