V Spot invites couples to a Shibari Bondage class, where a professional will walk you through techniques and help you and your partner get into the art. Starts at 8.30pm, costs 200rmb per couple.
The next Ladies Who Tech in Action will be held at Generals Motors (GM) headquarters in Jinqiao and will feature 3 speakers from automotive, semiconductor, and coding. The event will run from 6.30-9pm at 56 Junwan Road, Pudong—can also reserve a space on a shuttle bus. Free entry, register here.
The Shanghai Centre's Christmas Designer Market will have over 50 designers, and will run from 10am to 5pm. Free entry.
Golden Gloves is hosting another Fight Night that'll see 5 bouts, bringing together former and aspiring fighters. There'll be both boxing and martial arts to spectate, tickets are 100rmb and include 2 drinks. Fighting starts at 7pm.
Shanghai Black Fashion Week is upon us, a weekend of fashion events, music, and culture from November 17-18, showcasing diverse underground fashion talents from around the world. Show prices range from free to 350rmb, check the schedule here.
Jiashan Market is on for Saturday November 18. Here you can find artisanal goods from the over 30 vendors including: Pierogi Ladies, Jonas Emil Coffee, Lemons Cocktail,Ben's Bakery, Amelia's Jams. Eli Falafel, and more. Will run from 11am-4pm, free entry.
Commune Market brings Indie Open Air Fest, which'll be spread over the upstairs of nakedHUB and Zhang Yuan's open square. Meet and shop directly from local artists and designers, think about getting inked at a tattoo pop-up, and enjoy food vendors and live music. Poppin' off both Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. Free entry.
GoEast is organizing a Mahjong game night, with drinking, and a little bit of networking. Will run from 7-9pm, and costs 400rmb a person, but 280rmb if you sign up with a friend.
Stuff to Look Foward to...
Superwomen in Data is a series of conferences on all things digital that aims to close the gender gap in data by shining a light on women who are leaders in their field. Starts at 7pm, tickets are 150rmb before Nov 15, after that they’ll cost you 250rmb.
Today is the last day to get early bird tickets. Get your tickets here.
In case you missed it you can read more about the event here.
Tis the season! Truck Stop Grill, along with Shook, Maya, and other vendors are hosting a Thanksgiving fundraiser with 100% of proceeds going to Shanghai Healing Home. There will be food, music, drinks, and a silent auction. Runs from 6-8pm, and costs 500rmb to join. Can pay via Alipay by scanning the code on the flyer or at the door.
Learn more about Shanghai Healing Home on their site.
Despite some concert cancelations, The Pearl will still put on its third annual French Christmas Market later this month. Will be running all weekend with about 40 vendors ready to supply the right holiday gift. Tickets are 20rmb, free entry for kids 5 and under. Get your tickets on SmartTicket.