Friday & Saturday: Christmas dinner at Cacao
From 6 to 9pm Friday and Saturday Cacao Mexican Restaurant will offer a special Christmas dinner with a massive menu including starters, mains, desserts and drinks plus a piñata for the kids. The menu features bottomless sweet potato soup and corn cream soup, turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, open salad bar with pasta, potato salad and deviled eggs, cinnamon bunuelos, and streusel, your choice of eggnog, hot apple cider, hot chocolate and a glass of red wine, white wine sangria or soft drink. Dinner is 98 yuan per person, with children under 10 only 40 yuan. Reservations should be made at 3132021.
Friday: Live music at Moondog
Jesse will take the stage at Moondog Friday night at 9:30 for a free show.
Friday: Live music at 1895 Movie Bar
David will play a free live show at 1895 Movie Bar Friday night at 10. Franziskanner Weissbier will be on special all night.
Friday: DJ Killah Gorilla at The Mask
DJ Killah Gorilla is back for another weekend of revelry at The Mask, where he will play late 90s and early naughts hiphop and club hits. Music starts at 10:30pm, entry is free.
Friday: DJ Yan at The Club
Former Kunming mainstay DJ Yan is back in town and will be playing a free show featuring techno, minimal and electronic music beginning at midnight at The Club Friday night.
Saturday: Lucia buffet and concert at TCG Nordica
TCG Nordica will celebrate the Scandinavian holiday of Lucia on Saturday with a traditional buffet at 5:30pm with Swedish meatballs, Lucia buns and more. The buffet is 68 yuan per person, reservations can be made at 4114691 or 4114692. Afterward at 8pm there will be a free Lucia concert.
Saturday: KIWI Christmas at Slice of Heaven
Slice of Heaven will hold a special meeting of the Kunming International Wine Imbibers (KIWI) Saturday at 6:30pm to say thanks to all of its dedicated wine drinkers. Expect lots of snacks and live music.
Saturday: Tropical party at The Screwdriver
Newish kid on the block The Screwdriver will throw a tropical party Saturday night at 9 with dancing and a campfire plus world music provided by The Agbadzas DJ crew. Cuba libres and screwdrivers will be on special for 15 yuan. Entry is free.
Saturday: Joost and Randall at Moondog
Joost and his guitar will join Randall and his saxophone on the Moondog stage for a free show Saturday night beginning at 9:30.
Saturday: Live music at The Mask
Saturday night The Mask will host an intimate night of live rock, blues and classics with Dave & Steve, followed by The Mask DJs milking the theme till the wee hours. Rum & Cokes and gin & tonics will be on special for 15 yuan and vodka plus cranberry or Red Bull will be only 20 yuan until 1am. Party starts at 9:30, entry is free.
Saturday: Eddy and Franck at 1895 Movie Bar
Eddy and Franck are back at 1895 Movie Bar Saturday night for a free show beginning at 10. Margaritas will be on special for 18 yuan and Franziskanner Weissbier will be on special all night.
Saturday: Latin party at Camel Bar
Camel Bar will host a free Latin dance party with DJ Dutch Saturday night beginning at 10. Piña coladas will be on special for 10 yuan.
Saturday: Elvis T at The Club
Acupuncture Records DJ Elvis T will play The Club Saturday night beginning at 10. Entry is 20 yuan.