16 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, August 18, 2021

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Aug 19: Tacolicious Quiz Night

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The newly relaunched Tacolicious Quiz is back in full swing. Join an 8-week, fortnightly quiz season with plenty of trivia fun, happy hour all night, and amazing prizes to be won. Scan the QR code on the flyer to register.
Aug 19, 7.30pm; Free. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu. 余姚路34号1幢104-105室,近西康路.

Aug 19: LVER Ladies Night Twilight


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Come join Bar Rouge’s Twilight La Vie en Rose Ladies’ Night. Ladies enjoy free cover all night with complimentary cocktails. 
Aug 19, 8pm; RMB150 for gentlemen, free entry for women.
Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路18号7楼,近南京东路. See event listing.

Aug 19: Queer Trivia Night


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It’s Queer Trivia Night, ready to test your knowledge on the Q? There are fabulous prizes from wonderful sponsors – all gender expressions and sexual orientations are welcome. 
Aug 19, 8pm; Free entry.
Roxie. 2F, 359 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu. 康定路359号2楼,近陕西北路. See event listing.

Aug 20: A Not-So-Traditional French Pop-Up Dinner


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Shanghai’s House of funk and soul is hosting a supper club pop-up with Cuivre's chef Michael Wendling and resident chef Danyi Gao. They will be cooking their take on a five course French meal for two.
Aug 20, 6.30pm; RMB599 for two, RMB100 for show without dinner.
Shake. 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. 茂名南路46号3楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

Aug 20: Tinderlicious: Sex and the City


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Friends of Shanghai has hosted five wonderful dating parties this year. Now, it is time for them to invite you to take part in their sixth New York City Love-Seeking Tour. Scan the QR below to book your spot now.

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Aug 20, 10pm; RMB78 presale, RMB100 at the door. The Apartment. 2F, 160 Chengdu Nan Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu. 黄浦区成都南路160号2层. See event listing.

Aug 21: Urban Sketching – Wukang Road


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Ready for a two-and-a-half hour walk to learn about the story of Ferguson lane? Come join expert guides and watercolor artists to admire historic villas and art deco apartments.
Aug 21, 9.30am; RMB258.
Strip (Ferguson Lane). B1, Ferguson lane, 376 Wukan Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu. 武康路376号武康亭地下1楼. See event listing.

Aug 21: UnTour’s Beyond Bulgogi: Shanghai’s Koreatown Tour


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Go beyond bulgogi on the first ever food tour of Shanghai’s Koreatown. As the sun sets, a local Korean guide will help transport you to the heart of Seoul.  
Aug 21, 3.30pm; Scan QR code for booking.
Untour Shanghai. Various starting points. See event listing.

Aug 21: Hopfest


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Save the date for Hopfest this Saturday with Jing-A and selected craft beers all day at The Hop Project. Go early to enjoy the best priced grilled cheese, Bloody Mary, beer, wine and house spirits in town!
Aug 21, 12pm; Free entry.
The Hop Project. 372 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu. 大沽路372号,近成都北路. See event listing.

Aug 21: Seeing ‘Him’ Opening Party


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Seeing ‘him’ is a mixed media exhibition in which eight female artists set out on a journey to deconstruct, redefine and challenge socially created traits associated with the word ‘masculinity.’
Aug 21, 12pm; Scan QR code for booking.
MUSEu&m. 1F B4-1, 388 Bansongyuan Lu, by Wangda Lu. 半淞园路388号1楼B4-1,近望达路. See event listing.

Aug 21: Sex and the City Party


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Gather together and make friends with industry elites and leaders, technology, finance, fashion and other startups. Wonderful raffles and surprise prizes await.
Aug 21, 7.30pm; RMB168 presale, RMB218 at the door.
Zodiac. 808 Shanxi Bei Lu, by Kangding Lu. 陕西北路808号,近康定路. See event listing.

Aug 22: The Importance of Children’s Handwriting in the Digital Age


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When kids are born in the digital generation, they have become so dependent on electronic screens. This workshop revisits the skills of handwriting and how parents can help nurture this skill. 
Aug 22, 10.30am; Scan QR code for booking.
Kerry Parkside. 1378 Huamu Lu, by Fangdian Lu. 花木路1378号,近芳甸路. See event listing.

Aug 22: Sunday Batch’s Brunch Edition


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M&M x Gin & Juice x Sunday Batch has a special brunch edition with Chef Noemie. If you’ve been to their Pinoy events before, you’ll know why: because she’s always cookin’ up a feast of deliciousness.
Aug 22, 11am; Scan QR code for reservation
Gin & Juice. 358 Kangding Lu, Building 3, Unit 106, by Shaanxi Bei Lu. 康定路358号3幢106室. See event listing.

Aug 22: HUNT Open Mic


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Buy one get one free wine and a free shot of liquid courage to everyone who braves the stage. All forms of inclusive and non-hateful expression – personal stories, musical talents, comedy, dance – are welcome.
Aug 22, 7pm; Free entry.
HUNT. 42 Xingfu Lu, by Fahuazhen Lu. 幸福路42号,近法华镇路. See event listing.

Aug 22: Circle of Sages


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Inkwell, formerly known as the Shanghai Writing Workshop, has decided to bring back crowd favorite Circle of Sages. This is the fifth installment of a series of short, factual PowerPoint lectures from top lecturers in Shanghai.
Aug 22, 7pm; Scan QR code for more information. My Place Ruin Bar. 3F, 1788 Xinzha Lu.
新闸路1788号3楼,近胶州路路. See event listing.

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Aug 25: Italian Wine Tasting

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Indulge in a night of wine pairing and dinner with Ombra and Vitae. RMB298 gets you five wines and a full Italian dinner. Scan the QR code to RSVP. 
Aug 25, 7pm; RMB298. Ombra. Jiashan Market, 550 South Shaanxi Rd No.37, Lane Building A.  上海市徐汇区陕西南路550弄37号嘉善老市A栋. 

Sep 11: Oyster Party

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Join an all-you-can-eat of fresh oysters and live cooking stations. VUE Bar will also offer free flow of Jacob's Creek chardonnay. These always sell out, so make your reservation fast by scanning the QR!

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Sep 11, 11.30am; Scan QR code for more information. VUE Bar. Hyatt on the Bund, Level 32, West Tower. 上海外滩茂悦大酒店,西楼32层.


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