Eight things to do on the Dolphin Coast this weekend

Don’t let the cool weather get you down, there is plenty to do on the Dolphin Coast this weekend!

Friday, August 25

  • Enjoy live music, local food and drink and a festive atmosphere at the Litchi Orchard Night Market tonight. Entrance fee is R30 per person. On stage will be Cornel Meyer and Mickey Burns.


  • The Rotary Schools Choir Festival will be held at Ashton International College at 6pm in the Grace Hall. Tickets are available at R80 per person. Contact Richard Brooks at [email protected] or Jeannie Habig on 032 946 2096. Tickets are also available from Darnall Primary, Crawford North Coast, Curro and Trinity Palm Lakes.

Saturday, August 26

  • Visit the Saturday Car Boot Sale in Ballito for locally made products, knick-knacks, pancakes and second hand items at great prices. Go to the open ground on the corner of Simbithi and Leonora Drive (next to the Ballito clinic). Call 083 780 1953 or email [email protected]


  • Get dressed in your 80s best and head to La Piazza on Saturday night for their 80s party! Kicking off at 7pm, entrace fee is R250 per person and includes your meal, entertainment, prizes and loads more. Finds raised will be donated to Vision 153. For more details call 032 586 3565.


  • Julie Robert from Sugar Dance is reaching out to help the Umhlali SAPS trauma centre with a three-hour Zumbathon to raise funds. It will be held at Curro, Mt Richmore at 9am and entry is R100pp – all proceeds go to the clinic. Instructors Julie and Chantelle from Sugar Dance will be supported by 12 instructors from around KZN. For more contact Julie on 073 224 4001.


The Zumba ladies are more than ready to flex their muscles for charity.


  • Head down to Sugar Rush Park every Saturday for the Sugar Rush Market from 7.30-noon. Browse through fresh, home made, hand made, local and organically produced products to support our local growing and developing area. Contact Gill at [email protected]


  • Every Saturday morning Forest Hills German Shepherd Club Ballito holds dog training for all breeds at Townsend park, Ballito. Times are as follows: 8am advanced; 9.45am beginners. Contact Scott Farlam on 082 355 4636.


Sunday, August 27

  • The Dolphin Coast has many beautiful churches to choose from. From quiet and reflective services in a beautiful setting, to cheerful songs of praise radiating from a packed auditorium, visit our Churches on the North Coast feature to find the perfect one for you.

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