This Weekend in Shekou - August 4-6
Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter... After surviving the heat wave last week it looks like we can look forward to another hot week coming up. A new heat wave warning hasn't been issued yet (update: a new warning was issued Saturday at 1:40pm) but according to forecasts we're in for scorching days ahead. Luckily, there are plenty of activities and venues where we can enjoy the weekend and escape the heat. We've listed a few below. You can also find more events in our calendar here. We'll continue to update this post with events as they come in so check back often. Have a great weekend!
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Muzikbox is back for a summer stint, taking up residence in a coffee shop near Shekou Walmart! Starting with First Fridays, a showcase of local indy short films at 9pm, and followed by vinyl DJs at 10pm. Free facepainting, free tea, and Super NES to boot. Come support your local filmmakers & vinyl collectors!! For the third event, we are bringing you Shenzhen's most dedicated house & techno vinyl collectors. Featuring DJs Nivek, Flo, Dante, & Quest. Running from 10-2am sharp, with some typical muzikbox flavours... ? 360 Degree Soundsystem ? Free facepainting, free tea ? Super NES/Mario Kart ? 100% vinyl DJs ? Free entry ? No laptops, no MP3s, no bullshit. 20? entry or free if you share on WeChat. To show your film, please contact Amy on wechat: amybb0310 or by phone: 136 0252 6285. All filmmakers get a free drink and best film gets a Rode Videomic Pro. Thx for your support over the years!
From Friday August 4 on-wards George and Dragon is hosting the One Foot Burger Challenge! Check out this burger, approximately 12 inches in diameter, with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and topped with cheese, fried onion and mushroom, and bacon. It's served with Mashed Potatoes, Chips, Onion Rings, and Salad on the side. Normal price 198 RMB, but… if you can clean the plate and finish a pint of Tiger or Asahi within 30 minutes, you eat for FREE!!! That’s 230 RMB worth of free food and beer! To introduce the burger, George & Dragon will have a Burger Challenge Party on Friday August 4 and give all challengers an extra glass of Whisky as a digestif and winners a bottle of sparkling wine! George and Dragon British Pub is located at Shop No 3, Behind Taizi Hotel, Taizi Road and can be reached at 26698564.
On Saturday Enigma opens at 12PM and they have a quesadilla special available all day... 50 RMB for 3 pieces. There's also buy 1 get 1 free drinks specials on select Draft Beer, Bottle Beer, Mix drinks, Cocktails & Shots from 12-6pm or buy 2 get 1 free from 6-9pm. Bottles of House Red and White wine are just 168 RMB all day. All this plus Mind the Gap acoustic outdoor performance from 7-9pm and indoor from 10pm to 2am! Enigma Bar & Restaurant is located at Shop No.6, Hai Bing Garden Business Centre in Sea World. For more info, call 13622324724 / 13509678583.
Originally only offered during the month of July, the Bottomless Pint Special at Chill's has been extended by one week. UPDATE: On Saturday it was announced this has SOLD OUT. Don't miss it. From 4-11pm, FREE-FLOW Boulevard Pale Ale Draft Craft Beer Just ¥78! Chill's is located at #92 Hai Chang Street. For more info, call 132.0227.1627.
Enjoy this beautifully situated BBQ behind the Minghua Cruise Ship. 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! The BBQ will also be followed by a special new Reggae Party from 9:30pm with Alien Encounter. They will have a special Jamaican Sunrise Drink special for 45 RMB as well plus a Jack Daniels Special: A bottle of Jack Daniels plus 5 chicken wings for 468 RMB! X-TA-SEA's Da Patio is located behind the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World. For more info, call 2686-7649
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COMING UP NEXT WEEKEND
Looking for a fun way to end the weekend? Join us on Sunday, 13th of August, at Blu Bamboo to compete for prizes in billiards, foosball, and beer pong! Many more of your favorite dorm room games are also waiting to be played again! Blu Bamboo will provide cash vouchers for winning teams on select games! Tournaments will be held round-robin style for each game. Don't have a partner? Welcome to pair up with someone else at the event！Teams are limited and guaranteed spots will be given to those who sign up earlier. Buffet + free flow drinks (beer + soft drinks) included (18:30-20:30). Blu Bamboo is located at 2F, 3-4 Xinghua Rd. Haibin Garden, Sea World. For more info, call 8827 8502.
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:
- Become a Shekou Angel. Help Community Efforts & Get FREE Stuff!
- Now Hiring for 2 Positions: E-Commerce Product Manager and Operations Specialist
- Simon Says: Does Injury at Work Insurance Apply to the Self-Employed in China?
- Immediately Seeking Office Staff Bilingual Chinese/English
- WATCHOUT: e-Bikes being confiscated AGAIN at Shekou Old Street & GongYuan Nanlu
- They're Building a Burning Man Pyramid in Shenzhen, China (Volunteers Needed)
- Teacher's Got Talent! Tournament: Who is the Best Chinese Teacher in Shenzhen?
- Heat Wave Warning Issued for the City of Shenzhen
- Children's Water Fun Zone (Temporary Attraction) with Free Admission Near Sea World
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