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Time to Skip Work: What to do in Hong Kong in November 2015

Summer's over: It's time to get busy again.

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 September, 2015, 4:00pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 4:49pm

Nov 1 
Movember Begins 

Hope you like lip fuzz, ladies...

(Photo: Nora Tam/SCMP)

Nov 1-7 
Hong Kong Art Gallery Week 

OD on art this week: Over 50 participating galleries will be open late and host talks, tours and performances.

Nov 7 
HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 

This key event is primarily aimed at the industry, but the public is allowed in on the final day to drink anything that’s left gain an understanding of international wine culture.
10:30am-6pm. HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. $100 at the door,

Nov 7-8 
Asia Rugby Sevens Qualifier 

Beautifully athletic men and women grab at each other, but not in Lan Kwai Fong.
Hong Kong Stadium, 55 Eastern Hospital Rd., Causeway Bay. $200 from

Nov 13 
SHKP Vertical Run Deadline for Entry 

Ever wanted to run up the ICC? Better you than us. But do it for charity, anyway. Registration closes today for the Dec 6 race.

Nov 13
AWA Charity Bazaar  

Buy stuff, help charity.
PMQ, 55 Aberdeen St., Central,

(Photo: Sharon Mason)

Nov 14-22 

Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival 

The world’s finest in Jewish cinema comes to Hong Kong. Expect at least one klezmer soundtrack, and a whole load of kvetching... Asia Society Hong Kong, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, 2103-9511.

Nov 19-22 

Macau Grand Prix 

Couldn’t make it to Singapore? Grab a weekend of frenetic racing through the streets of our sister SAR.

(Photo: K.Y. Cheng/SCMP)

Nov 21 
Symphony Under the Stars 

Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, all performed by the Hong Kong Phil against the skyline.
7:30pm, Central Harbourfront. Free.

Nov 21-22 
Lan Kwai Fong Carnival 

A little slice of Rio in the SAR.
Lan Kwai Fong, Central.

Nov 24 
Elton John 

HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. $488-1,888 from

(Photo: Andrew Potter)

Nov (TBC) 
Antony Gormley: Event Horizon 

British artist Antony Gormley’s public art project comes to the SAR. Life-size statues will stand precariously on the edge of buildings all over the city.

Event Horizon: Installation view, London, England, 2007

Nov 27-29 

The Libertines, Damien Rice, Mr. Scruff, Ratatat, Blackalicious… Hong Kong’s best music and arts festival is looking bigger and better than ever: we can’t wait.
West Kowloon Cultural District,

Nov 28-29 
Maker Faire Hong Kong 

Innovation, design and a whole load of duct tape: Maker Faire comes to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 11 Yuk Choi Rd., Hung Hom, 2766-5111,

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