Maovember hits full stride this week with a slate of fun events.
Wednesday, November 15, 9 PM
Charity Pub Quiz at Q-Mex
Q Mex returns with its 4th annual charity quiz. Quiz masters Carlos and Faye will provide brainteasers in English and Chinese. The optional rmb100 entry fee includes two pitchers of Carlsberg and goes to maovember. There will be a charity auction and Q Bar will give rmb10 from every tequila shot and margarita, and rmb100 from every Day of the Dead shirt, to maovember. The action starts at 9 PM but you best get there early to guarantee a seat! Also note that Q Bar’s happy hour goes until 9 PM and that nachos are half-price on Wednesdays.
Friday, November 17, 19:00-24:00
Fiesta Latina at CHEERS
Start the weekend right with the CHEERS Fiesta Latina party. Dance the night away while enjoying a free flow of sangria and gluewine for rmb50. From 7 PM to midnight at the Shuguangxili branch (map here).
Friday, November 17, 5 PM
Twin City Party at WE Brewery
WE Brewery will put Tianjin on the Maovember map with its Twin Cities party! Part 1 is November 17 in Tianjin where, from 5 PM, WE will have a dedicated tap: every rmb30 pour goes to Maovember. Part 2 is in Beijing where WE’s Steve Wang will deliver the money, and several kegs of beer, to The Irish Volunteer for its charity corn toss tourney. Party in Tianjin at WE Brewery: Yi He Li, Xi An dao, He Ping District. More details here.
Saturday, November 18, 1:30 PM
Corn-Toss Classic at The Irish Volunteer
The annual Charity Corn-Toss Classic at Irish Volunteer and sibling venue Hockey Bar dates to the first year of Maovember. Expect this fifth edition to deliver the usual fast-placed corn-toss action along with tasty drinks and a superb draw. The entry fee is rmb100 per team of two players: sign up by emailing George Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Irish Volunteer is at 311 Jiangtai Road, across from Crowne Plaza Lido.
Sunday, November 19, 2 PM
Dog Pub Crawl in Sanlitun
You and your pooch can get involved in Maovember by joining a Sunday pub crawl that starts at Beer Mania and includes The Local, XL Bar & Restaurant, Paddy O’Shea’s and the Jing-A Xingfucun Middle Road branch. The rmb100 entry fee gets you a drink at each venue and your pooch snacks from Penny’s Food Studio. See QR code on poster to register.
Finally, Mike Wester continues his question to walk 900 km this month and has now passed the 430-km mark. Sponsor him for 90 rmb (1 mao per km) or 450 rmb (5 mao per km)—or even more! Details on his walk and how to support it at this link.
And Tiki Bungalow is supporting Maovember a third straight year, this time by donating 元10 from every Macadamia Chi Chi Nut and Mojito sold this month.
Maovember focuses on quirky events for good causes. Our 2022 partner is Library Project, which has furnished thousands of reading rooms in rural schools. Learn more about Maovember here. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.