What’s on this weekend…
Looking forward to the weekend as much as we are? There are a lot of reasons to get excited for it! From free-flow tequila and tacos, to dancing the night away, to exploring under the sea and sleeping under the stars, we hope to find some time to sleep in!
Saturday is Mexican Independence Day, and to celebrate MEXUS is going all out. For $338 the 1960s cantina will be offering four hours of free-flow tequila, sangria, tacos and more! Andale!
When: Friday, 15 September, and Saturday, 16 September from 7pm to 11pm
Where: MEXUS, 6/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $338 (+10% service charge)
Are you a classical music fan, especially of Beethoven? Hong Kong University will be featuring a two weekend-long music festival devoted entirely to this musical genius. The eight-concert series will focus on well-known pieces such as the ‘Pathétique,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Appassionata,’ and ‘Hammerklavier,’ as well as less frequently performed works.
When: Friday, 15 September at 8pm; Saturday, 16 September at 8pm and Sunday, 17 September at 3:30pm.
Where: Hong Kong University, LG level, 45, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
How much: Tickets are $220; for more information click here
Praya Waterside Eatery in Kennedy Town will be celebrating its third birthday with another Street Party, and this year will have something for everyone! This free event will feature DJ Reflex spinning his tunes, and will be complete with a raffle, prizes, games, and more. You can even bring your furry friends along with you! Enjoy birthday cake, a free round of shots, $40 beers (and a beer pong competition!) as you say, “Happy Birthday!” to this K-Town establishment.
When: Saturday, 16 September from 2pm onwards
Where: Praya Waterside Eatery, Shop 2, New Fortune House, 3-5 New Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Everyone (including pets) is welcome!
Read more: Neighbourhood Guide To Kennedy Town
If you’re a diver (or even just a snorkeler!), you may want to join this two-day diving trip that explores the remote, clearer, eastern waters of Hong Kong. The camp offers six dives at Yau Chau Tong and/or Hoi Ha Wan. Afterward, set up camp on a secluded beach and sleep under the stars. The dives (day and night) will let you check out several intact wrecks, and have you trying to spot sting rays, cuttlefish, octopi and other sea creatures. Limited to 18 spots.
When: Saturday, 16 September to Sunday, 17 September
Where: Splash Hong Kong, 58-72 Fuk Man Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
How much: $1,950 includes six dives and tanks, all meals and snacks and beach dinner (excludes gear; gear rental is an additional $400, torch $50). The non-diver package is $1,400. Book at [email protected] or call 2792 4495.
Put on your dance shoes and head over to Hong Kong Fringe Club this Saturday for an international lineup of live music. Boogie the night away to Indonesian band Raw Deal, Japanese artists Souta &the Blitz Attack Boys, local faves The Boogie Playboys, British DJ Dave “Wobbly” Ross and Australian DJ Holly Doll.
When: Saturday, 16 September
Where: Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: presale $280 (includes one drink) or at the door $320 (includes one drink) Tickets available at art-mate.net or at Fringe Club box office
All that weekend partying will have you wanting a break, and this Sunset Yoga On The Beach is the perfect way to Namaste your way to a healthier week ahead! Join Yoga Topia as it leads a class that is suitable for all ages and levels. The Yin yoga practice requires nothing but a towel or sarong (poses will be done on the sand).
When: Sunday, 17 September from 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Where: Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: free, but donations are welcome and all proceeds will be given to ImpactHK, a non-profit charity that supports the homeless in Hong Kong.
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