2 December, 2016
people running a marathon
people running a marathon
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WEEKENDER: Tick Off Your Bucket List with Help from Flight Centre, LAP Doggy Social and more

2 December, 2016
people running a marathon

What’s on this weekend…


Welcome to the first weekend of December, girls. And now the Christmas countdown officially begins! With holiday parties to attend and Christmas shopping in full force, don’t tire yourself out just yet. There are tons of events happening in the 852 this weekend! Whether you fancy a social by the beach, perusing Christmas bazaars or walking for an amazing cause – glasses up and cheers to the freakin’ weekend! Only 23 more days to go…

runners on a road

Tick Off That 2017 Bucket List!

It’s the end of the year, and inevitably we’re looking towards 2017. When it comes to travel, we’re already dreaming of our 2017 bucket list. It sounds a bit ambitious but we’re thinking about running a marathon! Yep, tick that fitness goal and cross something off your travel bucket list by signing up to one of the 500 marathons taking place around the globe. With so many options, there’s something to suit everyone from elite athletes to enthusiastic amateurs, and you can guarantee it will be one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences of your life!

Interested but not sure where to start? Leave it to Flight Centre to organise your marathon planning from start to finish. The travel experts can take care of all the logistics and have access to all the major world marathons like Berlin and New York, leaving you free to run the world! What are you waiting for? Book now and make those big dreams come true!

the pulse at repulse bay

LAP Doggy Social

Calling all dog lovers and their furry friends! Save the date for this weekend’s charity gathering hosted by LAP and Hunter Hong Kong. Enjoy the third and final fundraiser of their ‘Doggy Summer Social’ series on the rooftop of The Pulse in an afternoon of cocktail sipping and live music. Mingle with others and let the pups do their tail wagging thing; all proceeds will go towards supporting LAP and aiding them in re-homing and caring for more animals in our beloved city.

When: Sunday 4, December, 2-6pm
Where: The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Standard admission is $150 per person, including two non-alcoholic drinks and snacks, or pay $250 per person for two alcoholic drinks and snacks. Dogs are free! Book your ticket here.

walking up stairs

Let’s Walk Together

Put on your best pair of sneaks and get ready to walk for a cause this weekend! Join the CareER walkathon and celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities by raising awareness and supporting a great charity. All donations raised will support this special campaign and the organisation’s future goals, which aim to empower students and allow them to reach their full potential. Get involved… you’ll be glad you did!

When: Saturday, 3 December, 10.30am – 1pm
Where: HK Observation Wheel, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Individual ticket – $250 per person, Group tickets – $500. Book your spot here!

Read more: Christmas Charity: 10 Ways to Give Back this Season

the butchers club long lunch

Southside Christmas Market

Aside from an all-you-can-eat holiday feast, The Butcher’s Club Christmas Southside Market & Long Lunch will be revving up for an afternoon of live music, holiday raffles, face painting and games. Choose from a selection of food and bev vendors and browse hand-crafted gifts! In addition, Little Picasso Studio will be hosting a series of arts and crafts workshops throughout the day (on the 16th floor), so grab the girls and get ready for a festive affair!

When: Saturday, 3 December, 12-4pm
Where: The Butchers Club Deli, The Rooftop, 16/F Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person with the option to add an additional $200 for free flow beverages. Book here!

the elephant song

Elephant Song

Theatre devotees, this one’s for you! For one weekend only, the gripping theatre production ‘The Elephant Song‘ by Sweet and Sour Productions is making its Hong Kong debut at Fringe Club. Featuring British actor Luke Lampard, this nail biting, tug-of-war story will surely leave you on the edge of your seat. But hey, a little suspense is always a good thing…

When: Wednesday, 30 November – Saturday, 3 December, 7.30pm
Where: Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, 85 Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person. Book your ticket here.

sai kung sunday market

Sai Kung Sunday Market

After the inevitable brunch and bubbles continue your Sunday Funday at the Sai Kung Sunday Christmas Market! A highlight of the festive season, wander market stalls full of tasty treats and browse a festive selection of goodies perfect for gifting.’Tis the season to be oh so jolly and it’s never too early to start Christmas shopping!

When: Sunday, 4 December, 11am – 5pm
Where: Sai Kung Markets, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry. Don’t forget your purses!

Read more: Holiday Fairs and Christmas Markets in Hong Kong

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