This Weekend in Shekou - August 18-20
Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter... I know, there are a lot of depressed people out there this weekend as this week many returned to work and school. Fortunately, Shekou has plenty of great events and activities to lift your spirits back up! Here's a list of what we've received so far plus a peek into the coming weeks. We'll continue to update this post with events as they come in so check back often. Have a great weekend!
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronological order and "as submitted" by event organizers, promoters or venues, to the ShekouDaily directory. If you'd like to include your events or promotions to ShekouDaily or these newsletters, you may do so for free here.
Professor Simon Choi of ACME Ardent, and author of the Simon Says legal articles on ShekouDaily, invites you to attend his second free legal advice, buffet dinner and networking session at the Residence G Hotel on Friday August 18th from 6:30-9:30pm. The topic this month is: Proper Business Vehicles for Foreigners. This event is free; however, space is limited so your RSVP is required. Click here to gain free admission to the event or learn more about the event.
What if you could have the immersive experience of IMAX and theater-grade sound... from the comfort of your own couch? Cinera is answering just that question. In less than 24 hours, their Kickstarter campaign was fully funded by people who wanted to know... that's an amazing accomplishment! Come to the Snake Pit at Shop #20 in Coastal Rose Garden 2 this Friday August 18th at 7pm to experience this for yourself! Click here for more details.
Party with Shenzhen's favorite party band TAS in Terrace. This Friday, selected bottles of sparkling wine, vodka and beer are two for one! Plus their authentic Thai appetizer Platter is 10 % off and if you're celebrating your brithday in Terrace you can also receive a free bottle of birthday champagne! The Terrace is located on the second floor above Starbucks in Sea World. For more info, call 2682 9105
The IMAX Theater in the Gateway One Shopping Center across from Sea World in Shekou, Shenzhen, China is hosting the 2017 NCPA International Opera Film Exhibition from Saturday August 12 to Sunday September 24th. Fourteen internationally acclaimed films from around the world will be screened, two per weekend for seven weekends. Films are screened at 3pm on Saturdays and Sunday. Tickets are 60 RMB at the door per screening or 40 RMB each if you buy tickets via their APP. We'll include each weekend's screenings in our weekend newsletter or you can click here for complete schedule and details.
The film is screened in it's original Italian languages and has subtitles in Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Saturday August 19th in Shekou, you can also see it on Sunday August 20th in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
Hold onto your shells, Kick It's next pub crawl is snaking through Shekou. It's Mario Kart theme so there will be games and prizes along the way. Get your costume together and come play! Start time: 5pm (17:00) August 19th. Cost: ¥100 per ticket. Costume: YES! Includes Mario and Luigi hats. Start Location: Monkey 广东省深圳市南山区蛇口老街37(号) 猿猿, Shekou Old Street #37. The Closest metro: 东角头地铁站 DongJiăoTóu. Kick It organise monthly pub crawls and other events. Contact: Cam on wechat 'elcamo' to join.
This weekend is your last chance to try the 12-inch Burger Challenge at George and Dragon! Until August 20th... If you can finish this 12 inch burger, served with chips and a pint of Tiger or Asahi within 30 minutes, you eat for FREE!!! That’s 230 RMB worth of free food and beer! Click the image below to watch as 7 people attempted the Burger Challenge on its debut night. George and Dragon British Pub is located at Shop No 3, Behind Taizi Hotel, Taizi Road and can be reached at 26698564.
The film is screened in it's original Italian languages and has subtitles in English and Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Sunday August 20th in Shekou, you can also see it on Saturday August 19th in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
This event has gotten so big and popular that, by customer request, it's now being held twice per month! Enjoy this beautifully situated BBQ behind the Minghua Cruise Ship this Sunday from 5:30-9:30pm. DaPatio offers the best views of the light/water show and is a perfect environment to soak in LIVE music by members of Alien Encounter and friends while enjoying an all you can eat and drink BBQ. BBQ includes Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Chicken Breasts, Grilled pork chops, Chicken wings, Fried rice, French Fries, Garden salad, Fruits & more… PLUS All you can drink Tiger Beer, Sangria and Soft Drinks. All for just 100 RMB! X-TA-SEA's Da Patio is located behind the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World. For more info, call 2686-7649
We want to include you in a new directory to help foreigners find the perfect Chinese teacher for them. If you're a Chinese Teacher in Shenzhen, or you know of a good one, click here to learn more.
COMING UP NEXT WEEKEND
Don't miss one of our two biggest events of the year. Whether you're new in town, returning from summer holiday, want to network and meet new people and or just want to enjoy a great party with live music, amazing food and freeflow drinks, this is the party for you! Best of all, it's all FREE for Shekou Angels and their guests. Visit ShekouDaily.cn/summer for more details.
McCawley's has announced already that they'll be showing the Mayweather v McGregor fight Sunday August 27th from 9am and will be offering a Buffet Breakfast with Coffee for ￥80 at their Sea World and Futian locations. Brew Magic Pub & George & Dragon British Pub have also informed us that they will air the fight; however, no details on promotions have been released yet. We'll post more on those in the coming days.
It's coming up in a couple of weeks so it's time to get your friends together to join in on this global effort against human trafficking. Both runners and walkers on this 5k run/walk starting from the mermaid statue (Nuwa Park) near Sea World. Click here for details.
We'll continue to update this post with more events as they are shared with us... Have a great weekend!
ARTICLES PUBLISHED THIS WEEK:
In case you've missed them, here are some articles published this week:
- Simon Says: Can you recover agency fees if your agent hid facts?
- American Entrepreneur Jim Filbird Shares Tips to Success in China
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