This Weekend in Shekou (August 5-7)
Typhoon NIDA brought us an exciting way to start the week. But if you think that was a big storm, wait til you see the next one! The PRD is about to get hit with a flurry of expats from all over the world. Before it does, however, we have one last weekend to enjoy the lull before the storm.
When and Where to Watch the Olympics
Although the Olympics started with some preliminary games yesterday, the Opening Ceremony isn't until Saturday morning. We've put together a handy list and guide to help pick the best spots the watch the games this month; including opening hours, deals and more. It'll likely be updated as the games progress so be sure to check back often. We've also converted game times into China time for reference in case you're wondering what time to watch. For the opening ceremony, it starts early so only Les 5 Chef's is officially open at that time; however, McCawley's Sea World told us they plan to be open early and will be serving breakfast for it as well.
Snake Pit's International Beer Day Party
Enjoy a selection of beer provided by Badger Countryside Ales at this International Beer Day Party, as well as buy 2 get 1 free on all draft beers. Starts from 3pm today at The Snake Pit in Coastal Rose Garden 2 #20. For more info, call 136.0257.7064
FREE Chinese Cooking Class by TLI at Fraser Place
TLI (Taipei Language Institute) is holding a free Chinese cooking class this weekend for residents of Fraser Place. Stop by the second floor from 4:30-6pm for a chance to learn how to make jiaozi (Chinese dumplings). For more information, call 2161-8221.
All-You-Can-Eat-and-Drink Monthly BBQ with Live Music
In March of this year X-TA-SEA held their first BBQ in their outdoor area, called Da Patio, on the starboard side of the Minghua Cruise Ship. They had so much fun that they've put on many more since then. Some so crowded people could barely move around. The BBQs have been such a success that they've decided to make them a monthly occurrence. You can now count on enjoying their all-you-can-eat-and-drink BBQs (with live music) on DaPatio on the first Sunday of every month! In fact, the first one is this Sunday. Don't miss it from 5:30-9:30pm. For more info, call 2686.7649.
Chinese Valentine's Day at The Hilton
Chinese Valentine’s Day is coming on August 9th and the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel has prepared multiple dining options to help you celebrate this romantic day with your beloved one. First, a Chinese Valentine’s Day themed afternoon tea set for two for just 228; including 2 bottom-less cups of coffee or tea and 2 glasses of ‘Sex On The Beach’ cocktails. Second, a Dinner Buffet including two glasses of ‘Opera’ sparkling rose wine and free flow of soft drinks for just RMB 988 for two. Ladies will also receive a special gift. Third, the Sui Xuan Chinese restaurant has two special set menus starting at just 888 for two; which also include special drinks and gifts for ladies. Finally, Eden Garden is offering a special price of just 388/bottle (net for couples) on Champagne Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut NV (originally 680). All prices are in RMB and subject to 15% service charge for Lobby Lounge afternoon tea. The Standard HPC discount does not apply on the above promotions. For more information or reservations, call 2162.8888.
FREE Welcome Back Party Friday August 19th!!!
We're approaching that time of year again. The summer is slowly coming to an end and expats are trickling into Shekou. Some are once again returning while others are coming for the first time. No matter which is your case, we have a party for you... with games, food and drinks freeflow at Blu Bamboo Sports Bar. Save the Date! Friday August 19th! This party's for you!
8 Cruises scheduled & on sale to/from Shekou!
8 Cruise Ship Voyages are scheduled and currently on sale now to/from Shekou's new Cruise Ship Port in Prince Bay! Be one of the first to experience these unforgettable ultra-luxury trips! For details; including ship details, voyages, amenities and more, or to contact the cruise sales office, visit ShekouDaily.cn/cruise.
Have a great weekend!
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