What’s on this weekend…
The weather in HK has been gorgeous this week and we’re keeping our fingers (and toes!) crossed that it stays blue and beautiful for the weekend ahead. De-stress this evening with an invigorating and open-air yoga class, or get lured into art month by checking out the latest from Secret Walls. Spend your Saturday raising funds for women in need and don’t forget to switch off your lights at 8:30pm for Earth Hour!
If you’re a fashion professional, or are just fashion obsessed (like us!), this is the show for you. Fashion Access is Asia’s premiere fashion trade show and one of the most important events for fashion suppliers, buyers, designers, retailers and brands in Hong Kong! Featuring an exciting lineup of events that you won’t want to miss, there is sure to be something for every fashionista. If you’re a handbag lover, make sure you check out the final judging from #DesignABagHK, or don’t miss the variety of informative and educational seminars on offer, including Strategies for Building Profitable Brands Seminar and the Athleisure Trend (embracing healthy living and wellbeing).
When: Wednesday, 29 March to Friday, 31 March
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Find out how to register here!
If you’re yet to get involved in art month and want to catch some of the hottest street artists around, make sure to check out the battle at Ovolo Southside tonight. Featuring incredible street artists from HKwalls past and present, the teams of four will be going head to head to see who comes out on top!
When: Friday, 24 March, 7pm-1am
Where: Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Southside, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Now that the weather is warming up in the 852, it’s time to get outside for your workout, girls! Combining the great outdoors and the bright lights of our beautiful city with a 90-minute practice of Alignment-Based Vinyasa (and with any donations going directly towards the SPCA!), it’s the perfect fix for your Friday night to destress after a busy week. Just don’t forget to bring your own mat!
When: Friday, 24 March, 7:30pm-9pm
Where: Tamar Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free! With any donations going towards the SPCA
Fancy indulging in a candlelit dinner this weekend? In support of Earth Hour 2017 (which is taking place at 8:30pm on Saturday!), Grassroots Pantry is going sans lighting for the whole evening and offering up a delectable six-course raw dinner menu. With delights such as Tomato “Tuna” & Avocado Poke canapés, and a Strawberry Granola Bar dessert, helping the environment never tasted this good! Diners at the second seating will also be treated to the earth-friendly acoustic tunes of singer-songwriter Shandy Gan and renowned keyboardist Patrick Lui.
When: Saturday, 25 March, 6pm-11pm
Where: Grassroots Pantry, 108 Hollywood Road, 00852 Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $580 (+10% service charge) per person for the 6pm-8 pm seating, and $650 (+10% service charge) per person for the 8:30pm-11 pm seating. With a natural wine pairing also available for an additional of $300 per person.
Pole dance, aerial and shopping all for a good cause. Where do we sign up? The first in a series of Third Floor Fairs, this Saturday get to the Aerial Arts Academy in Central and help raise money for Bethune House Migrant Women’s Refuge, which supports female migrant workers in distress in Hong Kong. Along with pop-ups from big-name brands such as Miss Runner, Rebel Girl Vegan and La French Cut, there will be a full afternoon of yoga, aerial and dance demos to enjoy!
When: Sunday, 26 March, 1:30pm-6:30pm
Where: Aerial Arts Academy Central, 3F, 55 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, with donations appreciated
Are you a gin lover (and who isn’t!?)? Brighten up your Tuesday eve and enjoy a night of Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin cocktail tastings and BlackSalt gin-inspired food bites! With part of the proceeds going toward Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation, there’s no better way to get a little ginerous.