SA Insider Guide: Don't miss out on this weekend's great events in Durban

2017-02-05 18:08
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Cape Town - Get ready for a great weekend in Durban with September Jive sessions or the Mrubata/Hauser Project for some great music. For market vibes, check out the Friday Night Smarket or the Hashtag Market in Umhlanga. Watch a play at the Hilton College Theatre or a comedy at the Durban ICC.

Where will you be found from 10 - 12 February?

Here is our three-day guide to all that you can see, do, taste and explore:

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Friday, 10 February

SEE: Last weekend to see the double performance of Othello and Hamlet at the Hilton College Theatre.

DO: September Jive takes place from 3 - 21 Feb and Friday's session involves renowned KZN Legend Themba Mkhize who focus on the traditional music genres of KZN and their role as reference in the present.

TASTE: Eat, drink, meet and feast at the Friday Night Smarket - Durban's street food market.

EXPLORE: Horse Beach Rides offers horse rides on Reunion Beach in the south of Durban.

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Saturday, 11 February

SEE: The East Coast Radio's Kings and Queens of Comedy brings the biggest names in comedy for an unforgettable night of laughter.

DO: The Hashtag Market is a diverse craft market in Umhlanga. Enjoy a unique shopping experience, great food and live music.

TASTE: The Classique Braai Lounge specializes in delicious braaied food set in an elegant setting in Hillcrest.

EXPLORE: Street Scene aims at giving guests an authentic experience of Durban's culture by exploring the city with locals.

Sunday, 12 February

SEE: Check out the Mrubata/Hauser Project - a collaboration between McCoy Mrubata on tenor saxophone and flute and Mark Hauser on alto and soprano saxophone.

DO: The Valentine's Stream Train Ride includes a picnic stop at the famous Ngwangwana river.

TASTE: Shongweni Farmer's Market presents the 'Love Food Music Market' Valentine's Event 12th February.

EXPLORE: The Japanese Gardens is a beautiful place to find some tranquility and get your Zen fix with more than 8 hectares of manicured Japanese-style nature.

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