What’s on this weekend…
Congrats! You’ve made it through the first working week of 2018, and it wasn’t too bad, right? Whatever the New Year has thrown at you so far, we’ve got everything from DJ sets and bracelet workshops, to wine courses, yoga, reiki and more to keep your spirits high this week. Start the year off right!
Nic Fanciulli in Hong Kong
Were the Christmas and New Year celebrations not quite enough for you? Get out this evening and enjoy a live DJ set by the Grammy-nominated Nic Fanciulli at the new Yojimbo club. Sure to kick off 2018 with a bang, the night will be full of house, techno, tech house and more.
When: Friday, 5 January, 9pm to 5am
Where: Yojimbo HK, 37 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $388 – early bird / $488 – on the door (includes on standard drink) – get your tickets here!
John Masters Organics Sustainable X’mas Campaign
In collaboration from Plantation by Teahka, John Masters Oragnics are helping to continue the holiday cheer and period of giving with its Sustainable Xmas Campaign this January. Supporting J Life Foundation, a local charity which helps under-privileged families, simply bring along any unwanted Christmas gifts (such as clothing, toiletries, drawing materials and stationery) for them to be re-gifted to someone who will truly appreciate them! In return, participants will receive a Body Care trial set from John Masters Organics, and a coupon from Plantation as a gesture of appreciation.
When: Friday, 5 January to Sunday, 7 January
Where: John Masters Organics Harbour City, 3/F, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Chinese New Year Macrame Charm Bracelet Workshop
CNY may not be until next moth, but it’s never too early to start getting prepped for the next celebration! Join Make & Do HK at Loupe hk in PMQ this weekend and learn how to make two different geometric bracelet designs – a modern twist on traditional Chinese knotting cord style bracelets. Materials will be provided and you’ll get to take home your completed bracelet!
When: Saturday, 6 January and Sunday, 7 January, 2pm
Where: Loupe hk, H410-15, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $550 per class – get your tickets here!
Free Outdoor Yoga
Are your January purse strings feeling a little tight after the festive season (not to mention your jeans!)? Join the free outdoor yoga this weekend and enjoy practicing in nature. The class is suitable for all ages and abilities, just make sure to bring your own mat!
When: Sunday, 7 January, 2pm to 3:30pm
Where: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Make sure to WhatsApp Anna Lee on 6238 7900 to reserve your spot
Crash Course in Wine
Not ready for Dry January? Learn a little more about our favourite tipple and book into The Flying Winemaker’s Crash Course in Wine! Set over four weeks, you’ll learn all about sparkling, red, white and rosé wines. With more than 20 wines to taste, you’ll also receive a complimentary gift bottle upon completion of the course, personal instruction from itstrained class leaders, tasting booklets and wine purchase discounts while in store.
When: Starts on Wednesday, 10 January, 7pm (recurring every Wednesday until Wednesday, 31 January)
Where: The Flying Winemaker, 604-605, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,600 for the four-week course – get your tickets here!
Sourdough Baking Level 1
Always wanted to try your hand at making sourdough but been put off and confused with making a starter? Join this hands-on class and learn everything you need to know, from how to make traditional sourdough bread, how to refresh and feed your sourdough starter and understanding how sourdough behaves at each stage of bread making. Everything will be provided (just make sure to bring along an apron!), and you will take home your first sourdough bread, a jar of sourdough mother starter and some dough to bake at home!
When: Wednesday, 10 January, 7pm to 10pm
Where: FoodCraft, Flat A, 21/F., Yiuga Factory Building, No.62 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $580 – get your tickets here!
Relax with Reiki
First week back at work making you feel a little frazzled? Relax this week with Reiki at Caelum Greene and come away rejuvenated for 2018. The group class will begin with a short-guided meditation, with participants then asked to sit or lay down comfortably to receive short Reiki treatments.
When: Thursday, 11 January, 7pm to 8pm
Where: Caelum Greene, G/F-1/F, 90-92 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $180 – get your tickets here!
Featured image courtesy of pixabay. Image #1 courtesy of Nic Fanciulli via Facebook, image #2 courtesy of John Masters Organics, image #3 courtesy of Make and Do Hong Kong via Facebook, image #4 courtesy of Yoga.Na via Facebook, image #5 courtesy of The Flying Winemaker via Facebook, image #6 courtesy of FoodCraft via Facebook, image #7 courtesy of Mind Body Soul Asia via Facebook