What’s happening in Pretoria this weekend, 1 – 3 May

With so much to do in Pretoria this weekend, you'll be spoiled for choice.

Michael Selekane Exhibition

The exhibition, which consists of etchings, oil paintings and ambitious pastel drawings, is the result of his 2014/2015 art residency period at Kopanong Art Studio. The exhibition ends on Sunday 3 May, so for those who haven’t seen this exploration of personal, yet collective narratives that focus on children, be sure to visit the Pretoria Art Museum by Sunday. For more information call 012-358-6750 or visit www.pretoriaartmuseum.co.za

 

The Harvest Festival: Die Oesfees

Leriba Hotel and Spa will be hosting this festival in Centurion from Friday 1 May to Sunday 3 May. The festival will boast some of the top wine farms of South Africa. These farms will showcase their best wines and will make this available for sale, directly to the public, during these three days. Tickets cost R 90 – R 130 per person and the festival will be open to the public from 09:00 to 17:00 on Friday and Saturday, and from 09:00 to 16:00 on Sunday. For more information contact Juanita da Matta at 084-514-5180 or juanita@silvercrestevents.co.za.

 

Crown of the Russian Ballet

The year 2015 marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian composer Pyotr lIyich Tchaikovsky. For one-and-a half centuries, his music has generated great interest amongst all generations and people all over the world and it continues to mesmerise to this day. This incredible performance can be seen at the Pretoria State Theatre from Friday 1 May to Sunday 3 May. Tickets cost R 150 – R 280 per person and the shows are 15:00 on each day, with Saturday having an extra performance at 17:30. Tickets are available from www.computicket.com

 

Womentality Conference

Womentality workshops touch on several aspects of the female form and mind, to help you refine your femininity. The key areas of focus in our workshops, have industry experts sharing their insights and skills in a practical hands-on manner to make this feminine discovery a life changing one. Tickets cost R 350 per person and a goody bag worth R 500 will be included. The workshop will be from 09:00 to 14:00 on Friday 1 May. For more information contact Olivia Schoeman at 072-344-5804 or olivia@womentality.co.za.

 

 Dinos Alive

The exhibition offers a careful selection of the most representative specimens of prehistoric times and allows a realistic look at their behavior and actual dimensions. Altogether 25 life-size animatronic dinosaurs will be on show. The exhibition will end on 17 May and opens at 09:00 every day. Tickets range from R 85 per child and R 120 per adult, to R 350 for a family pack, and are available at the venue or from Computicket.

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