21 September, 2012
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Hullett House Cheese Festival, Designer Pop-Up Shop, Garden of Lovely and more!

21 September, 2012

Don’t let summer’s departure leave you depressed – the fall brings about exciting new activities around town! Enjoy our pick of the best events for fashion, food and fun this weekend…

Say cheese!
Good cheese can be hard to find in Hong Kong – so it’s the Hullett House Cheese Festival to the rescue, with a whole range of fantastic festivities including a traditional cheese market (with over 80 specialty gourmet European cheeses), cheese workshops, cheese and wine tastings and gourmet cheese dinners! So whether you’re a fan of stinky or soft, want to get adventurous with the Wasabique blend of wasabi and goat cheese, or find the perfect wine to match your fave fromage, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy!

SASSY DISCOUNT: You can get 10% off the Fine Cheeses & Wines From Italy Tasting (Sat 22 Sept, 7-8.30pm & Mon 24 Sept, 6-7.30pm or 6.30-8.30pm) and/or the Portuguese Wine & Cheese Tasting (Sun 23 Sept, 6-7.30pm), original price $350 plus 10% service charge! All you have to do is call 3988 0210 or 3988 0000 to book your slot and mention SASSY to get your discount.

When: 20-24 September
Where: Hullett House, 1881 Heritage, No. 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry to cheese market, workshops $275, tastings start from $300 and dinners from $900 (plus 10% service charge); call 3988 0210 or 3988 0000 to book

Designer delights
If you’re looking for an insider’s peek at Hong Kong’s fashion creative scene – look no further! Shop Des Createurs are presenting a unique opportunity for you to meet the bright new stars of tomorrow’s local fashion scene at their one-day only Pop-Up Shop event. You’ll get the chance to snap up the latest fall/winter collections and chat with the creative minds behind Mischa’s famous signature tote bags, Wear&Tear’s stunning accessories, Esther Bonte’s silk scarves and many more!

When: 22 September, 10am-8pm
Where: The Hive, 21/F, 23 Luard Road, The Phoenix Building, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Blooming lovely
As part of Social Media Week Hong Kong, come get creative at Garden Of Lovely – a giant community garden in the heart of Hong Kong’s concrete jungle. Take some time out for an afternoon of creating and planting in this pop-up laneway garden in Wan Chai, near our new fave coffee spot Amical – so make time for a few cuppas too! This great community event (with a sprinkling of social media of course) will see local artists creating live artwork on-site, symposiums discussing HK’s urban landscape, gardening workshops, live music, interactive art… and tonnes of plasticine to play with too!

When: 23 September, 2pm-8pm
Where: Sun Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free!

Mid-autumn getaway
Yes… we’re already excited about the looong weekend heading our way next week – but if you really fancy getting away from it all, it’s not too late to jet off! We’ve got some awesome inspiration for dreamy short-haul destinations with our round-ups of Mid-Autumn getaways and stunning spa stays – and there are some great Sassy savings and special offers to be had too!

I do?
The hugely popular Broadway smash hit, My Big Gay Italian Wedding, is hitting the Fringe Club – and it’s set to be fabulous! Andrew and Anthony are getting married, but everyone from their loud Italian mother to jealous ex-boyfriend wants to “help”… with hilarious results. This music-filled feel-good show might be just the thing to give you an autumn pick-me-up!

When: 25-29 September, 8pm
Where: The Underground Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $200-250; www.hkticketing.com, 3128 8288

38% off a Fall Renewal Spa Package
Need some pampering but pushed for time? Then we’ve got the perfect treatment for you at Fast Beauty – a facial, brow shaping and back massage all in 105 minutes… and with Sassy Sale, you can get 38% off this Fall Renewal Package, so it costs just $699. Quantities are strictly limited so snap up your pampering sesh stat and make sure you never miss out on our Sassy Sale deals by clicking here to sign up for the mailing list!

When: Deal ends 26 September, 11.59pm

Got an event you’d like us to feature in The Weekender, or have a top tip for us? Email us the deets at [email protected].


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