Happy Women’s Day from TurboCAD Africa to all women in our lives that contribute towards our success, may you continue to inspire those around you!
Every year on the 9th of August is National Women’s Day. Women from all over South Africa stand together to celebrate the brave who marched to the Union Buildings over 60 years ago.
This year, South Africa has stepped up its game in commemoration of this momentous day. Holding true to the International Women’s Day theme “#PressforProgress”, South Africa has loads of exciting events, specials and things to do; this Women’s Day will be one to remember.
Here’s some great events to enjoy your Women’s Day 2019 weekend:
Totalsports Women’s Race Joburg
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 08:00 – 11:00
Where: Mary Fitzgerald Square, 120 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.
Okay ladies let’s get this party started, but first and foremost we are going to tie our running shoes and head up to this Totalsports Women’s Race – it’s a great way to start the day! In celebration of National Women’s Day, thousands of women will be on the run through the streets of Jozi. So, ladies come push your limits against top athletes or set your own pace and show them what it means when road meets runner. You have the option to choose between 5km or 10km. In association with PinkDrive, the Totalsports Women’s Race is committed to raising awareness and education around breast cancer as well as improving the services available to women across South Africa.
Women’s Day Gin, Chocolate & Macaron Pairing
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 13:00 – 15:00
Where: Time Anchor Distillery, 7 Sivewright Avenue, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg
Come celebrate the Women’s Day Gin, Chocolate & Macaron Pairing with Mirari Gin, Jack Rabbit Chocolate Studio, Ma Mere Confections and Barker and Quin Tonic Water. They will be pairing all the best in gin. So if you and your friends are gin queens, feel free to join in and celebrate this day indulging in some fine selections. Girls, you will get to join in at their Distillery in Maboneng. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn all about your favourite spirit while pairing their Mirari Gins with unique chocolate truffles, made with ingredients sourced from all over the world.
Women’s Day Ladies Brunch
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 12:00 – 18:00
Where: 3 15th Avenue, Houghton Estate, Houghton, Johannesburg
On Women’s Day we brunch, that is the universal rule to all women when celebrating and spending the day with your girls! So you are invited to join Houghton Estate for the second Women’s Day Ladies Brunch. Tag all your friends and have yourselves a fun filled day celebrating nothing but phenomenal womanhood.
JHB Secret Sunrise – Four Seasons
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 09:00 – 11:00
Where: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg.
Inviting all the beautiful women to this event, but gentlemen can also join in on this one. Get all the girls together for the morning to welcome in the new day with a dance followed by breakfast. So, come catch the best sunrise view at this JHB Secret Sunrise event, see you there ladies!
Decorex Joburg 2019
Date: Wednesday, 07 August 2019 to Sunday, 11 August 2019
Where: Gallagher Convention Centre, 19 Richards Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg.
Here’s something different you and your girls can do for Women’s Day. If you are looking for ways to spice up your home, make your way to Decorex Joburg. This is one of the most exciting design events around South Africa. Your girlfriends will enjoy it too. This expo gathers designers, architects, landscapers, creatives, home owners and decor enthusiasts to show them something that could spark an idea. Throughout the expo, you get to taste many amazing foods from some of the kitchenware stalls to give you a taste of what you can make in the comfort of your own home.
Women’s Day Paint Afternoon
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 12:00 – 16:30
Where: That Spot on 4th, 17 4th Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg
Yet another out of the ordinary event for Women’s Day – the Women’s Day Paint Afternoon event is one to look forward to. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be Picasso for this one. All you need to do is just come have fun with your friends, enjoy the moment and just get creative, have some fun and get your hands dirty. You’ll get to enjoy a leisurely afternoon, enjoying good food and painting your own Protea Canvas to take home. For bookings and enquiries, contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Night With The Queen by Noko Moswete
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 20:00 – 22:00
Where: Auto & General Theatre On The Square, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg.
If you want to laugh, make sure you make your way to this One Night With The Queen by Noko Moswete. This female comedian will crack your ribs with her jokes, you will be falling off your chair. So, ladies let’s go get our good laughs in, and the gents can join in too. So, bring your friends and partners to enjoy this incredible comedy show!
Shekhinah Presents Rosefest
Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 14:00 – 22:00
Where: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Corner Rand Show and Nasrec roads, Johannesburg
If you enjoy great, lively and young music, join in on this event to listen to amazing music with a line up filled with nothing but the best in entertainment and presenting.You heard it here first, Shekhinah is bringing her very own music festival in honour of National Women’s Day. This is going to be an event for women to celebrate womanhood and female creativity. Shekhinah’s Rosefest Festival of Fantasy celebrates the power of women in the South African music industry, as well as the success of her debut album, Rosegold. The album achieved great success, being certified platinum in August 2018. Shekhinah will perform hits from the album to entertain you and the crowds. So, don’t miss it! Shekhinah will be joined on stage by Simmy, Sho Madjozi, Busiswa, Rowlene, Dj DooWap, Moonchild Sanelly, Holly Rey, Dj Zinhle and Melo B Jones.