The 9 Best Things to Do This Week in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, January 28, 2019

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That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of this week:

Tue-Sun, Until Feb 20: Spring Comes from Wooden Paintings

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Jointly held by Shenzhen Art Museum and Shanxi Folk Art Museum, this exhibition aims to display traditional wood paintings from Xinjiang County, Shanxi province. Painted on pearwood using special techniques, these art works cover a wide range of themes, including Chinese opera characters, mythological figures and Chinese New Year.

Tue-Sun until Feb 20, 9am-5pm; free entry. Shenzhen Art Museum. See event listing.

Tue, Jan 29: Tuesday Night Hiking at Nanshan Mountain

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If you live in Shekou and are looking for some exercise, why not join this group of hikers as they climb Nanshan Mountain this Tuesday night? Located on the Nantou Peninsula, with a peak reaching 336 meters, the mountain provides a great view of Shenzhen by night. This event is also the perfect chance to get fit and meet some new friends.

Every Tue until Mar 19, 7-9pm; free entry. Sea World Culture and Arts Center (Opposite Minghua International Convention Center). See event listing. Add WeChat 139 2379 9183 to sign up or learn more.

Tue, Jan 29: Board Game Night

This board game night at Mambo sees the eatery team up with local board game whizz, Eric of Naonow Ltd. Mambo are stocked with fun games but also encourage guests to bring games of their own. Come and join and savor some of their delicious pizza, which will be offered at half price.

Tue Jan 29, 7-10pm; free entry. Mambo. See event listing.

Tue, Jan 29: All-You-Can-Eat Offer at Besame Mucho

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Besame Mucho is offering an all-you-can-eat special deal this Tuesday. You can enjoy free flow tacos, along with unlimited Asahi, Corona and ciders – all for just RMB168.

Tue Jan 29, 8-11pm; RMB168. Besame Mucho. See event listing.

Tue, Jan 29: Monthly Homebrewers Meetup

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Craft beer hype continues to grow, and one of the best ways to get involved and learn more about it is to join the Bionic's homebrewers group! Come to see what plans the homebrewers community has got for this year, learn about brewing and share your own experiences.

Tue Jan 29, 6pm; free entry. Bionic Brew. See event listing.

Tue, Jan 29: Canadian Women's Hockey League - 2018/19 Season

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This season will see six teams, including the Boston Blades, Calgary Inferno, Kunlun Red Star, Markham Thunder, Les Canadiennes de Montreal and Toronto Furies compete for the ultimate prize of the Clarkson Cup. Catch China's own Kunlun Red Star for an adrenaline-pumping experience. 

Tue Jan 29, 7.30pm; RMB88-1288. Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center. See event listingTickets.

Every Sat Until Feb 23: Singles’ Night

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Held at the roomy and artsy music pub Lichun, this event offers a matchmaking experience for singles from the overseas returnee, business elite and expat communities, while also presenting some amazing musicians from a variety of genres to add to the fun.

Every Sat until Feb 23, 8-11.30pm; RMB299 (on average). Lichun. See event listing. Dress code: red or qipao for ladies, red or suits for men. Add WeChat GZ1941 to sign up or learn more.

Sat, Feb 2: Body Paint Party

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Looking for a fun, boozy night with great music and some kick-ass body paintings? Then look no further than PandoraParties’ body paint party this Saturday. With professional international body paint artists onsite and unlimited drinks, including beer, wine, rum, fruit juice and more, this Saturday night is going to be lit!

Sat Feb 3, 8pm; RMB98-158. PandoraParties. See event listing. Add WeChat PandoraParties for tickets or more information.

Daily Until Feb 19: Bug Kingdom

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Are you curious about nature or, in particular, insects? Then you certainly don’t want to miss out on this insect art exhibition. The event features some amazing insect photo galleries and more than 800 different species with over 10,000 insect specimens, which is sure to leave the kids awestruck.

Daily until Feb 19, 10am-6pm; RMB29.8-178.8. Xusheng Art Museum. See event listing. Tickets.

For more things to do in Shenzhen, check out our Events Section.

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[Cover image via Douban, 247tickets, Douban, Douban, PandoraParties]

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