There is nothing better than finding a perfect gift for someone! If you think there have been slim pickings in terms of original and unusual gifts in the malls, why not take yourself off to some of the fantastic Christmas Fairs coming up soon in Durbs. It is never to early to start getting organised for Christmas. Just think of the lovely, relaxed Christmas Eve you could have…
25 October 2010 Ladies Night Christmas Shopping
Pop in to Varsity College Durban North between 5pm and 7:30pm to shop from a selection of handmade crafts and goodies such as family organiser calendars, embroidered linen and persoanlised silver jewellery.
28 October Heather and Anthea’s Christmas Open Day
Find a unique gift made by one of Durban’s talented ladies in the Sandpiper Room at Mt Edgecombe Country Club from 10am-6pm.
26 – 30 October Christmas through the Home
A popular annual event, Christmas through the Home is literally a home completely decked out with Christmas goodies. From decorations, to tableware, to Christmas eats and other treats, you will find them here as well as a selection of unique gifts. Opening night is on 26 October from 4pm-8pm and entrance costs R20. Otherwise, you can visit for an entrance fee of R5 from 10am-6pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 10am-1pm on Saturday at 9A Highlands Road, Pinetown.
2-3 November Christmas Country Fair
The Christmas Fair Fund will host the 58th annual Christmas Fair at the Collisheen Estate in Ballito from 9am-7pm on the 2nd and 9am-3pm on the 3rd. Entrance costs R30, including tea and cake and all proceeds go to charity.
6 November: Highbury Christmas Fair
At Highbury School in Hillcrest, this market will have something for everyone and lots to eat while you’re there.
5-7 November Green with Envy
Green with Envy has a new functions room which will play host to a Christmas Fair on 5,6 & 7 November. Handmade items and the beautiful stock always available in the gift shop will be the main attractions. Find them in Vause Road, Morningside.
12-13 November 4th Annual Moreland Drive Christmas Market
Go and browse at lots of tables piled with gifts and goodies, have a scrupmtious snack in the tea garden and treat yourself to a manicure at the mobile spa. 4A Moreland Drive, La Lucia Ridge 9am-3pm.
27 November Durban North Lions Christmas Fair
If you are looking for an unsual gift, how about a handmade quilt? A selection of beautiful quilts as well as other craft items will be on sale at the Durban North Lions Clubhouse in Prospect Hall Road on 27 November from 10am-3pm.
South Coast Christmas & Summer Market 10-30 December
The main beach at St Michaels on Sea will be packed with up to 300 stalls for most of December. Take a trip down the coast to do some Christmas shopping and spend some time on KZN’s beautiful beaches. I will post about things to do on the South Coast nearer to the time. The market is closed on 25 & 26 December.
HAPPY CHIRSTMAS SHOPPING!