Get busy, there’s so much happening across the city this week

 | Mon 29 Aug 2022 20:22 ICT

September 2nd

Free Classes in Indian Classical Music at the Consulate of India by acclaimed Tabla player Nilimesh Chakraborty from August 23rd and by Sarod player Arnab Bhattacharya from August 26th. These classes would continue till September 2nd. For further details check out their face book page or cgi.chiangmai@yahoo.com. Now – 4th September 

Big Bad Wolf International Book Sale at Chiang Mai Hall, Central Airport Plaza – 10.30am until 9pm daily – The world’s largest book sale featuring books from Europe, America and Australia – topics range from history, biographies, entertainment, sports , travel home decoration, architecture, hobbies and much more – a large selection of kids books between 50 – 95% discounts  https://www.chiangmaicitylife.com/citynow/whats-on/kids-and-family/intenational-book-sale-featuring-big-bad-wolf-books/

August 30th 

Language Exchange Chiang Mai meetup at The Moat House – 7pm until 11pm – Free: Language ExchangeCMกิจกรรมแลกเปลี่ยนภาษาเชียงใหม่清迈交换语言치앙마이 언어 교환 활동Where people go who are learning another language and help others learn their own language. แลกเปลี่ยน ถาม-ตอบ หลากหลายคำถามทางภาษา 我们是学新的语言也可以帮你学我的语言。比如我是泰国人现在学中文我可以教你泰文。치앙마이 언어활동은 사람들이 다른 언어를배우고, 또 자신의 언어를 가르쳐 주는 언어 공유 장소입니다.  https://www.facebook.com/events/824060161891434 August 30th 

Thai Talk Tuesdays at Wako Bake – 6pm – 8pm – Every other Tuesday, Good Neighbours Solidarity Collective gets together to practice Thai language skills. Everyone is invited to come, no matter your language level. It’s a welcoming environment where people are encouraged to make mistakes and learn from them. If you are wanting more Thai practice swing by! If you are a Thai person who wants to help some foreigners strengthen their Thai skills, we will treat you to a menu item of your choice. https://www.facebook.com/events/348502324099801   August 31 – September 9th

Chiang Mai Ganesh Chaturthi Festival will celebrate the birthday of the beloved Lord Ganesha at Old Chiangmai Cultural Center. Ganesha is known as the God of new beginnings and remover of hurdles. Lord Ganesha started being worshipped first among the deities due to the use of his sharp intellect. 31st August –  10am – 1pm Opening ceremony of the festival and inviting Ganesha to be seated in the festival place in ancient wisdom style by Brahman. 10.00-11.30 Yoga workshop 15.00-22.00 Vegan Food and Product booths 18.00-19.00 Fire Ceremony (master of ceremony will be different in each night) 19.00-22.00 Music and performances // 31 August – 8 September 6pm – 7pm Ganesh Puja in ancient wisdom with frankincense, flowers, fire, laddu, modak by Brahman, Brahmani, Swami and or Swamini. 7pm – 9pm Celebrating the festive mood by singing or playing religious songs, dancing to drum beats in Lanna, ancient and multi-national styles to heal body, mind and soul with deep respect to Lord Ganesha. 9 September 10am – 3pm Parade of bidding farewell to Ganesha will starting from Old Chiangmai Cultural Center and passing Chiang Mai Gate, Thapae Gate, Chang Moi Road, Varoros Market, Flowers Market, Navarat Bridge and stop at SSS Public Park in front of First Church of Chiang Mai (Charoen Rat Road). Ceremony will be end on the pier of Ping River by immersing clay idol of Lord Ganesha in the river to dissolve it.Detail of each activity in the festival please check from this link : https://www.facebook.com/CMGaneshChaturthi/events for further details Kim 099-1639999, Ni 095-1450224, Admin@oldchiangmai.com Festival schedule click here ! :https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lXwX8Ni1O8zPfGsGIQCRw0Ydcss8gJDx/view?usp=sharing For more information about our activities, please follow our page. เชียงใหม่คเณศจตุรถี Chiang Mai Ganesh Chaturthi

August 31st

Random Bar Wednesday at Sylvis Add Oil Bar – 8pm. This is a get together of good people, hard laughs, stimulating conversation and great times! Every Wednesday a bunch of travellers, locals, backpackers and expats come together for a night of fun. This is a good place to make some solid Chiang Mai friends, find travel buddies and connect with all sorts of wonderful people. This is a continuation of the original meet-up first started in 2013 when a random traveller came to Chiang Mai and felt the need to start a friendly and welcoming gathering to bring together positive and fun-loving people. That random traveller has since vanished, but the torch has been passed on and we will keep going out on Wednesdays in Chiang Mai! https://www.facebook.com/events/743739850222532/   September 1st

Uninstructed figure drawing session at Addict Art Studio – 7pm until 9pm – ( only 10 persons). Bring your own stuff for painting or drawing ! Cost: 300 baht per participant, register here https://forms.gle/mQzj1uMEMpbt27ew7   September 1st, 2nd and 3rd

10 by 10 by 10. This interesting and fun production, 10 by 10 by 10 is a compilation of ten short light-hearted plays by ten different directors of about ten minutes each! There are three evening performances at 7pm on September 1st, 2nd and 3rd, at the AUA Chiang Mai Auditorium. Tickets are 300 baht and available at the door, so come a little earlier. Please contact Suman C. Tharan on 0966961090 or email on sctharan@gmail.com for more details. September 1st

Swing Dance at Blossom Studio – 6pm – 7pm Lindy Hop – Level 1 / 7pm onwards social dance – 1 class + social 300 baht / social only 100 baht – no partner required but you should bring a friend – wear smooth soled flat and clean shoes – for further info Whatsapp 0957658374 FB: Meekoo Swing Line: mirkopeeraphat September 2nd

Getting High on Chocolate at Alt_ Chiang Mai – 6pm until 9pm – Yes, it’s true–you can get high on chocolate! Join us for a night of contemplation, connection, and community. We’ll start off by drinking a cup of super strong hot spiced cocoa, then we’ll learn about the history, health benefits, and psychoactive effects of this ancient beverage while we wait for its heart-opening magic to take effect. 250 baht per person. Hot cocoa + light snacks will be provided. You must reserve your slot in advance in order to participate. You can reserve by sending me a message here or by WhatsApp or email. WhatsApp: +66 945 502 507 Email: caitskypeenglish@gmail.com   September 2nd

Chiang Mai  Sustainable Development Goals Workshop at Northern Science Business Park – 9am until 12.30pm – organized by Chiang Mai Creative City – The workshop will consist of a briefing, a first round of the game, reflection, and the 2nd part of the game (simulating time towards 2030), further reflections and discussions, action planning. Questions can be: Which goals do you think will be impacted by your organization’s activities?” Which goals’ achievement (or non-achievement) do you think will impact your organisation’s (community, city) success and your ability to enjoy that success? What can you do in your community to creat impact? Who can join? You! We welcome community leaders, ajarns, educators, entrepreneurs, public policy makers and civil servants. Date: Friday, 2 September 2022 at CMU STeP Registration and networking: 09:00-09:30 [please be on time to join this workshop] Workshop time: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm, including coffee break If you want to stay for informal discussion, the food court at Northern Science Park is open. A typical lunch costs 50-100 Baht. forms.gle/MevcpZ3jgtM1DxgD6 September 2nd

Rotary Club Chiang Mai Airport Meeting at Tulou Restaurant  – The keynote speaker for the biweekly meeting on Friday 2nd September will be the club President Pantira Singajorob. She will be talking about Rotary projects and how they get involved by supporting educational projects. 11am-1pm 300 baht for members / for guests / 200 baht including a set lunch with water and hot tea. Reservations can be made via the Club treasurer Pim van Melick via Pim.van.melick@hotmail.co.th.   September 2nd

Traditional Indian Music Concert at Old Chiangmai Cultural Center, Wualai Road By Nilimesh Chakraborty & Arnab Bhattacharya – 7.30pm until 8.30pm  – FREE CONCERT – They are among the top instrumentalists (#Tabla and #Sarod) from India. Together they have performed more than 2500 concerts including more than three hundred abroad in various parts of the world. Both were conferred national award by India’s President even before they had completed their high school . They have, both individual and together, a number of albums to their credit. Kim 099-1639999, Ni 095-1450224, Admin@oldchiangmai.com   September 2nd

CEC Breakfast Club at Tulou Restaurant , at 9:30am to 11:30am. Tulou Restaurant, https://goo.gl/maps/QGfFqmsm8GBt8AW47 This is the same as before June 2022, with members paying 250 baht and non-members 350 baht. The significant change to this event from past events is we are selling tickets online, on Ticket Tailor. 100 thb at the door Coffee/Tea/Pastry only https://www.tickettailor.com/events/chaingmaiexpatsclub/751316   September 2nd and 3rd

Lanna Contemporary Dance Theater Performance Kwan Kao Spirit of Rice By Waewdao Sirisook, Saran Suwannachot September 2& 3 2022 6:30 pm. At Lanna Wisdom School. Tickets: 250 baht, Students 150 baht. Information: 0658746695 FB:https://fb.me/e/3C8GuL1aV September 2nd

Disco Night at Wishbeer Nimman Soi 5 – Get funky, groovy, nifty and dance together @ Wishbeer Chiang Mai “Disco Night” Enjoy 80’s – 90’s disco song all night with special price on drink. Dress (optional): 80’s 90’s outfit Contact Facebook: @wishbeerchiangmai Line: @wishbeerchiangmai Instagram: Wishbeer E-mail: chiangmai@wishbeer.com Tel: 052 005 708   September 2nd

Payap Life Long Learning presents Welcome to Elbonia:  An Intercultural Stimulation with Steve Epstein – 9.30am – 11.30am – Fee: 250 THB Location: Payap University, KeawNawarat Campus. Join your friends on a cultural excursion to the fabled land of Elbonia where we will learn about the fascinating Elbonian culture.  In this playful experience in a make-believe land we will learn about: Successful strategies for adjusting to a new culture / The “mind game” of social interaction / The importance of nonverbal communication – This workshop embraces active participation, role-playing and discussion. It is guaranteed to be fun! Please visit our website www.lllpayap.com for more details on our latest courses and activities. Registration is manditory September 3rd

EleVate CNX Music Festival at Maya Lifestyle Shopping Center – on the rooftop!! 2pm to 1am – Inferno is Back with the First EleVate CNX Music Festival. We have a huge name in EDM headlining. 22Bulletts is in the top 100 DJ’s worldwide and plays an amazing journey of none cheesy EDM. Headlining with him at Sunset is Champ Violin who will play a live set to bring the Sun Down. Tickets on sale from 5th August 2022. general admission Thb690.00, VIP Thb900.00 and student prices for students over 20 years of age Thb400.00. This is gonna be one for the record books. Only 1000 tickets available https://www.facebook.com/events/5123055521155201

September 3rd

Invasion: Chiang Mai at Rasta Café from 7.30pm onwards – with bands: Stay Awake (Bangkok), Lunch, Pubby Vibrations (Japan), Turbostar (Bangkok) Maarays – tickets 200 THB per person – Rasta Café located on Charoen Prathet Road (near the iron bridge) https://www.facebook.com/events/4836185766485538

September 3rd and 4th

La Malletta Flea Market – both days from 11am until 6pm – Handmade arts and crafts, fashion, snacks, workshops, Macrame (knot-base textile): Mae Macramme Décor / Paint by Numbers: Lumos House / Candles Workshop by 2wicks candle ….. La Malletta Nimman Soi 7 https://www.facebook.com/La-Malletta-Nimman-106251002125563   September 3rd 

Jazz concert at Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center (Wualai Road) from Chiang Mai Street Jazz band and Jatayu band from India. 8pm – 10pm –FREE CONCERT – for further details Kim 099-1639999, Ni 095-1450224, Admin@oldchiangmai.com September 3rd

Supplemental Saturday: Drawing at Kalm Village – 12 noon – Chiang Mai Drawing and Sketching Club – This is a group to connect and support artists who want to meet up and sketch/draw/create together here in Chiang Mai. Kalm Village is located within the old city – https://www.facebook.com/events/613421897076372   September 3rd

Disco Night at Wishbeer Nimman Soi 5 – Let’s make it a sweet night. Enjoy some Candilicious beats along with delectable cold beer. Welcome to the Candy shop! Enjoy our special prices on drink. Contact Facebook: @wishbeerchiangmai Line: @wishbeerchiangmai Instagram: Wishbeer E-mail: chiangmai@wishbeer.com Tel: 052 005 708 September 3rd

Open Mic @ Lily’s Bistro 26/7 Huay Kaew Rd – 8pm until 11pm – Please join us at Lily’s Bistro for an Acoustic Open Mic! Musicians, poets, comedians, or anyone else with a creative bug is welcome. Performers will receive a complimentary beverage or pizza. https://www.facebook.com/events/741758533789917   September 3rd

The OT Grand Opening Nimman Soi 7 – 5.30pm – 8.30pm – on the 3rd of September we have something special in mind to get things going! BUD & BEER BUFFET FOR ONLY 999 baht. Yes, you read correctly all you can smoke and drink!! Time: 5:30pm – midnight. https://www.facebook.com/events/1213621662754566

September 4th 

Sunday Movies (at) Off The Wall – located on the north east corner of the moat – 9pm – 11.30pm – This Sunday we will be featuring “Everything Everywhere all at Once”. What’s a Sunday Funday without a little movie time? We will be projecting a different movie every week (weather permitted) on our tall wall in the back creating a space for you to kick back and relax to end the weekend. Showtimes start at 9:00pm Sharp so go grab your snacks from the Sunday Walking Street and make your way to OTW to grab a cozy spot in the back. https://www.facebook.com/events/613776743476436 September 4th

More Open Auditions for Tom Topor’s Nuts – The Gate Theater is holding a second round of open auditions for their early December production of Tom Topor’s riveting play, “Nuts,” which was also made into a film of the same name. This suspenseful, psychological courtroom drama explores sexual abuse issues, family and social power dynamics, and aspects of the criminal court system. The cast will consist of nine where roles vary in size, and there is flexibility in ages. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and will be held on Sunday, September 4th at Wako Bake between 4pm to 5:30pm. For more information, call Suman C. Tharan on 0966961090 or email sctharan@gmail.com For previous actors who have been in any of Gate’s productions, you do not need to audition but please inform us of your interest. September 4th

Ice and Heat Recovery at The Cocoon Chiang Mai 12 noon until 7pm – Experience an outstanding designed house combining different natural materials connected to a beautiful tropical garden and enjoy the view on Doi Suthep mountain. Saltwater pool: Relax and Recharge at the saltwater pool, in the lounge or on the sundeck. Steam sauna: Soak your senses in our herbal steam dome with different scents during the afternoon. End the day with sound bath inside the sauna. Ice bath: Challenge your body, mind and focus and boost your immune system in our 1.5 degree cold ice bath. Receive a free bottle of water and just bring swimwear, towel and good vibes. Entrance Fee: 250THB https://www.facebook.com/events/483148556978475/

September 4th

Sunday Roast Buffet at Gekko Garden Pub and Restaurant – starting 6pm – for 250 THB – honey home cured ham / lamb / roast beef / roast rosemary chicken / bbq ribs / smoked salmon / deviled eggs and a lot more to choose  from.. Not a lot of rice, but plenty of what you’ve been craving. See you there. Thanks for everyone’s support! From Pan Tip plaza,1 block towards moat. 0866486306 line id gekkogarden339.