Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Racing Drone Workshop @ XinCheJian
Build your own high-speed drone with the techies at XinCheJian, teachers provide you with a super high-quality carbon fibre kit and guidance on how to put it all together. If you can’t make the Friday morning workshop, there is a second workshop on Saturday at 5 PM.
3200 RMB – 3900 RMB // 10 AM
愚园东路28号3号楼1层 // Building 3, Floor 1, 28 East Yuyuan Road
Rock Scissors Paper @ Lyceum Theatre
Original Chinese musical, Rock Scissors Paper premieres at the Lyceum Theatre. The show is directed by RobertVicencio and co-produced with Mohan Huang, with music by Thomas Schönberg, Gete, Longan, and an all-Chinese cast of actors. If you are learning Mandarin Chinese, already fluent, or you’re just manic about musicals then don’t miss out!
50 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM (Apr 8 – 14)
57 South Maoming Road, near Changle Road // 茂名南路57号, 近长乐路
Friday Night Comedy Showcase @ Kung Fu Komedy
Drew Fralick hosts the Friday night comedy showcase at the house built for laughs, Kung Fu Komedy. The grizzly-bear clown from Sweden, Björn Dahlman takes to the stage with Andrea Jones-Rooy, Isobel Moulder, Laurent Dupont, Misha Kalhin and Paul Johnson.
50 RMB // 8.45 PM
Floor 4, North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Run in Blue for Autism @ Yichuan Middle School
Run in Blue to change the lives of families with autistic children, the 5km track starts at Yichuan Middle School, organised by Shanghai Rotaract. Signup quickly for special early bird rates, 100 RMB for students and 140 RMB for adults, the signup fee includes food and the t-shirt! Add Chewie138 on WeChat to register in English, or AmyLiuMin for Mandarin Chinese.
150 RMB (student) 200 RMB (adult) // 9 AM – 3 PM
101 Huayin Road, near Luochuan Road // 华阴路101号, 近洛川路
Market on the Bund @ Eight Art Hotel
Stroll down the Bund to Eight Art Hotel where you can find out of this world detox juices, waffles and more. Market on the Bund opens for a good cause, 10% of the sales of the sales go to a charity for autistic children.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 6 PM
7 East Yanan Road, near near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 延安东路7号, 近中山东一路
Rumble in the Jumble @ Cambio Coffee
Check out the new Cambio Coffee on Aomen Road and browse the charity jumble sale. You might find a few vintage wonders to restock your wardrobe with.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
280 Aomen Road, The Market, near Changhua Road // 澳门路280号, 近昌化路
Spring Bazaar @ Bubbly Nation
Made in Shanghai brings independent food vendors and craftsmen together for a Spring Bazaar at Bubbly Nation. Fun for the family and anyone who likes wine, BBQ, jewellery, foie gras and lots of little treasures.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 7 PM
Tongle Place, 537 Haifang Road, near Xikang Road // 同乐坊, 海防路537号, 近西康路
Les Halles de Shanghai @ MUST Grill
Kate & Kimi team up with the French food connoisseurs of Shanghai for a market at MUST Grill. This Sunday, Les Halles De Shanghai is a little Paris in the former French Concession, bringing you wine, beer, foie gras, cold cuts and more.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 5 PM
881 Wuding Road, Building 2, Floor 1, near Changde Road // 武定路881号2号楼1楼, 近常德路
Clown Workshop @ Yiyuan Tang Museum
Unleash the clown in your soul with professional comedian, clown and actor Björn Dahlman (大熊) at Yiyuan Tang Museum. Taught in English and Chinese, the workshop is open to anyone with a passion for performance and letting go. You can catch Bjorn on stage regularly at Kung Fu Komedy.
250 RMB // 2 PM – 5 PM
Huajing Building, Floor 4, 678 Huashan Road // 华山路678号4楼, 易元堂美术馆
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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