What’s on in Sai Kung November 2016

Clearwater Bay Open

NOV 3-6
Clearwater Bay Open 2016
A part of the PGA TOUR China Series, international and local players will tee off in the 72-hole tournament, held at The Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club. Tickets from Ticketflap, $40-100 per day or $192-240 for a four-day pass. Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club, 139 Tai Au Mun Road, Clearwater Bay, www.cwbgolf.org

Box Of Hope
A great charity which looks to provide useful and educational gifts to underprivileged children throughout Hong Kong and Asia. Wrap up an old shoebox, fill it with your choice of gifts and take it to one of the numerous drop off locations dotted around Hong Kong. There’s even a competition for the best box design, so get creative! www.boxofhope.org

NOV 5-6
Spartan Race Duck and dive, sprint and climb, push yourself to the limit at Hong Kong’s first Spartan race featuring more than 20 obstacles over a 6km course. Sign up for the race starts from $790 and details can be found at www.spartanrace.com.hk

NOV 5-JAN 23
The World of Tim Burton Exhibition Take a look into renowned film director, Tim Burton’s original work, artistic practice and his uniquely envisioned world. 10am-10pm, ArtisTree in Quarry Bay. Tickets at www.cityline.com.hk

SRACP Charity Walk & Run 2016
The fourth Charity Walk & Run organised by The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention (SCRAP) to raise awareness about the needs of ex-offenders and their families. Funds raised will be donated to used to strengthen the organisation’s assistance for the underprivileged and to expand crime prevention services. 9am-3pm. PHAB Site, Pak Tak Chung, Sai Kung. For more info, visit www.sracp.org.hk/walk2016

Sai Kung Markets
Shop your way through over 50 vendors selling a range of jewellery, fine wines, arts and crafts and handmade products. Held at Hong Kong Academy. 11am 5pm. For more information visit www.saikungmarkets.com

NOV 6, 13, 20, 27
Volleyball Addicts Cup 2016 A friendly competition organised by Volleyball Addicts group for amateur volleyball enthusiasts, aged 18 and above, to exchange technical tactics and enjoy an afternoon of volleyball. Registration fee $3,000. 12.30-7pm, Hong Kong Academy, Sai Kung. For more info, visit addictsvolleyball.wixsite.com

Corona Sunsets
The space around the Hong Kong Observation Wheel will be transformed into an outdoor beach festival with music, arts and crafts, snacks and of course some Corona-inspired cocktails. Visit the Corona Facebook page for entry details. 1pm-10pm, Hong Kong Observation Wheel, Central Harbourfront.

NOV 8-13
Best of British Fair
A little slice of Britain comes to Tamar Park as the Best of British Fair showcases top British grub, live music, croquet on the lawn and children’s entertainment. Don’t miss out on the open air cinema with British classics shown each night including Love Actually and Four Weddings & A Funeral. Visit bestofbritish.hk for more details.

Hong Kong Art Week
Hong Kong Art Week

Hong Kong Art Week
Open to the general public, enjoy over 100 free exhibitions and events including gallery talks and art tours. The only ticketed event, The Gallery Walk for Charity, sees over 40 galleries from Central to Sheung Wan to Sai Ying Pun open their doors for an evening of art, music and dance installations, plus wine and nibbles. Events conclude with Art Lates at SOHO 189 with closing celebrations. Visit www.hkartweek.org for more details.

NOV 12
The Big Gay Bash
The LGBT bash will be as colourful as it gets. The night will be filled with live entertainment, unique acts from international performers and many surprises throughout the night. 7pm till late. Japas Beach Club at High Island, speedboats available from Sai Kung Pier. Tickets are $980 which includes unlimited food, drinks and shisha, from ticketflap.com

NOV 12
Mix and mingle art and wine night
A fundraiser to help local resident, Cary Baumgartner’s battle with cancer. There will be a magic show, live music and art performances, as well as artwork and door prizes. 5-9pm,  the hive Sai Kung. Email skhosts@thehive.com.hk for more information.

NOV 12
Hong Kong Road Relays 2016 Starting at 9am and concluding at 3pm, the event
Includes two 3km dash for individual participants, and a 4x3km relay challenge for teams. Held at the Science Park in Sha Tin. Registration starts at $720. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society. Register at eventbrite.com

NOV 12
Lamma Fun Day Beach Music Festival
Spend the day listening to some of Hong Kong’s best bands playing live on Tai Wan To Beach. Plus, enjoy DJs, a licensed bar, arts and crafts stalls, food, free water, a charity auction, sports and activities for kids. Organised by volunteers and the Child Welfare Scheme Hong Kong, this popular community event has been running for 16 years, raising money for education projects Nepal. Free entry. 1-11pm, Tai Wan To Beach (Power Station Beach), Lamma Island. For more information, visit facebook.com/LammaFunDay

NOV 12
Symphony Under the Stars Hong Kong’s largest outdoor concerts – under the starry sky, with musical performances by the Hong Kong Philharmonic. 7.30pm, Central Harbourfront Event Space. Free admission but pre-registration required at Ticketflap.com. For more information, visit www.hkphil.org

Dragon Run 2015

NOV 12
Hong Kong Dragon Run
In its 9th year, the surf ski race attracts over 150 competitors with two categories – long and short course. This year’s race starts from Clearwater Bay and finishes in Stanley. Online registration will close at 4pm on November 11, www.thedragonrun.com.hk

NOV 13
Non-Chinese Speaking Education Fair 2016
Booths displaying various cultural activities with a chance to win prizes in the lucky draw. Free entry, 9.30am-3pm, Hong Kong Adventist College, 1111 Clear Water Bay Road, Sai Kung, www.hkac.edu

NOV 12-13
Arts in the Park Mardi Gras
Under the theme of ‘400 years of Shakespeare, the Mardi Gras parade will see a procession of giant puppets and a night parade of illuminated artworks around Causeway Bay and back to Victoria Park. Stalls and non-stop art performances complete the festival. Night parade on November 12 and the Grand Parade on November 13. Free, 10am-5pm, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, www.hkyaf.com.hk.

Thriller Live
The electrifying concert created to commemorate one of the world’s greatest entertainers comes direct from London’s West End to The Parisian Macao as its first ever show. Tickets start from $180 from www.cotaiticketing.com or call 6333 6660.

Hong Kong Dog Rescue

NOV 13
Peak to Fong
Dogs and dog lovers walk from The Peak to Lan Kwai Fong in aid of Hong Kong Dog Rescue. Treats await at the end. Tickets $250 for adults and $220 for children, combination discounts available. The walk begins at 11am. More information at www.hongkongdogrescue.com/p2f2016

NOV 14 & 15
Feel Good Fair
Organised by Resurrection Church, the event will be offering community Christmas shopping with a conscience. You’ll be able to find ethically sourced and sustainable products from local vendors. 6.30-9pm on Nov 14, 10-12.30pm on Nov 15. Hebe Haven, Pak Sha Wan.

NOV 17
Sai Kung Sampler
In the run up to Christmas, there will be a display of stalls set up by local businesses at Casa near the seafront. Stalls include Not Only Olives, Ladies Who Lunch fashion, EEK Toys and more. 11am-5pm. Coffee and prosecco available. For more information, call Claire Brownless on 61000253.

NOV 17-20
Macau Grand Prix
Smell the rubber burn at the annual festival of fast cars in Macau. Tickets for race days on November 18 and 19 start from $350. Purchase tickets from www.macauticket.com or call 2380 5083.

NOV 18
KGV Gala 2016 – Disco Night
The school is holding a disco themed gala dinner in celebration of their 80th anniversary. Happy hour begins at 6pm, dinner at 7pm. Put on your dancing shoes for the disco starting at 9pm. Tickets are $400 per person or $700 per couple. 2 Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin. For more info or to reserve your seats, email Yasmeen, yasmeen.ashraf@kgv.edu.hk

NOV 18-19
This year’s beer festival is expected to include over 500 different beers from around the world. Not a beer lover? Don’t worry – with over 20 restaurants, there’s plenty of food to choose from as well. Tickets start at $285 from beertopiahk.com

NOV 19
Abacus BBQ Fun Day
This year’s theme is “Under the Sea”, and will be packed with a variety of stalls selling books, accessories and jewellery, food, bouncy castle and games. 11am-3pm, 1A Mang Kung Uk Road, Clearwater Bay, 2719 5712, abacus.lg.esf.edu.hk

NOV 19-20
Lan Kwai Fong Carnival 2016
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the streets of Lan Kwai Fong will be filled with performers, games, various stalls and neon coloured lights. Plus face painting for the kids. Free. 1pm to midnight on Nov 19 and 1-10pm on Nov 20. www.lankwaifong.com


NOV 25-27
The annual music festival changes location to Central this year, after five years at the West Kowloon Cultural District. The line-up includes Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós, reggae Kiwi band Fat Freddy’s Drop and Swedish indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist José González. Tickets from $850 from www.clockenflap.com. Concessions available.

NOV 29
Operation Santa Claus Charity Quiz
Form a team and challenge each other in a pop quiz held at Hebe Haven Yacht Club to raise money for Operation Santa Claus. Doors open at 7pm, buffet dinner at 7.30pm and quiz at 8.30pm. Tickets are $450 (including dinner and one free drink). Email saikungchristmasquiz@gmail.com