NAP, Annual Arts and Design Promenade at Soi
Nimmanhaemin 1, behind Amari Rincome Hotel. December 3–6, 2004, 10 a.m.
– 10 p.m. Art, crafts, textiles, food, music, entertainment, fashion
shows. Perfect for Christmas shopping!
Chiang Mai Motor Show at Central Airport from
November 27–December 5, 2004.
H3, Hash House Harriers. The next Bunny run is on
November 28. More information in the sports section.
Lunch Bunch Ladies group is heading to the
Lampang ceramic fair on December 2, 2004. Call organizer Anne Dawson for
details and reservation. 0 5321 6132.
60’s Party at the Bear’s Den Bar and Restaurant,
Saturday, December 4, 2004. Come dressed like in the old days.
Christmas Charity Dinner Benefiting the Poor of the
Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Seven Fountains Saturday, 4 December.
Tickets are 1,000 baht. Contact: Than Hartman (053) 365349 Jo Steele (053)
443110; (01)724-1704 or email [email protected]
Sunday Bike Group will organize a ride up to Doi
Suthep on the King’s birthday, Sunday, December 5, 2004. Registration 180
baht and start will be at Thapae Gate at 7 a.m.
The CDSC will host a Thai German Church service by
missionary Frank Hildebrandt on Sunday, December 5 at 4 p.m. Meeting starts
at 3 p.m. at the Christian German School Chiang Mai.
‘The economics of peace’. Address by Prof.
Clive W. Granger Nobel Laureate for Economics, on Thursday,
December 9, 2004 at Chiang Mai University at 2 p.m. He was awarded the 2003
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Information and free tickets: Phone
053-943-661-5, 224-076 and 941-007, Fax 053-219-252, 943-666 and 942-666,
email [email protected] and [email protected]
Rejoice Christmas Party for kids affected by HIV is
Saturday Dec 11, at The Pub, Huay Kaew Road. Support the event
with donations in form of toys or cash (to buy toys and medication). More
information needed? Just call Mrs. Dot on 0 1671 1638 for more details.
INTG. The next meeting of the Informal Northern
Thai Group is Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at the Alliance Francaise.
Bertil Lintner will speak on Demystifying North Korea under the Kim Dynasty.
For more information e-mail: [email protected]
Choral Society’s Christmas Concert is
Saturday, Dec 17, at 7 p.m. CMU Convention Center’s small theatre. More
Chang Klan Plaza Stage Challenge every Friday and
Saturday between 6–10 p.m. Singing and folk song contest during the month
of November. More information at 0 5382 0037-8.
Saturday, December 18, 2004, 10 Year Bakery Concert
at central Airport Plaza. Showtime 6 p.m., doors open 4 p.m., Tickets on
sale at first floor at Central Airport for 600, 900 and 1,200 baht.
Mai’s newest southern German (Bavarian) restaurant. Open daily (except
Mondays) from 11.30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Tel. 0 5327 8515, opposite Golden Fern
Amari Rincome Hotel
is ready for Christmas. Buffet dinners, Brunch on December 25, Gala Dinners
and a huge count down for the year end. Make your reservation well in
advance at the Guest Relation desk or at La Gritta Restaurant. Telephone
0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich One and Two.
Opposite Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall and the ‘old’ Deli Restaurant
and Takeaway between the THAI Office and Vista Hotel. Tel/Fax: 0 5321
Baan Rom Mai Garden Restaurant
in Chang Klan Plaza on Chang Klan Road. Thai and Isaan Food in a Bali style
environment. Small conference and karaoke rooms, delicious Thai food! Open
daily from 10 a.m. – midnight. Table reservation, tel. 0 5382 0037-8.
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop!
European Deli! Cheese, wine, homemade pasta, bread and even Italian olive
oil. Christmas Orders being taken now. New wines and champagnes have
arrived! Call for table reservation, just come to the shop or even order by
Internet. Tel. 0 5385 3098–9 or website www.buonissimo.co.th
Chez Gibus Grill House is
featuring an ‘All you can eat BBQ’ daily for
only 219 baht. Chez Gibus is open from 6–10 p.m. daily except Sundays. 42
Kampeangdin Road. Make your table reservations on tel. 0 5327 2712.
House of Palm,
traditional and southern Thai cuisine. Happy to assist in party
arrangements. Closed every Wednesday. On Doi Saket Highway. For directions
and reservations call 0 5329 1401, Mr. Montri.
Rydges Beer Garden is open now!
Daily Happy Hour from 5–8 p.m. Special on Chang Beer. Buy one, get one
free, only 200 baht. Ongoing is the delicious Daily Lunch Buffet. Car
park with direct connection to hotel. For more information contact the Sales
Dept. at 0 5325 1531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom Road, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant,
was one of Chiang Mai’s best kept secrets regarding Northern Cuisine until
the Chiangmai Mail’s Dining Out column revealed it. The place to meet
after a relaxing Spa treatment at Baan Saen Doi. Both places at Baan
Naifan 2. Check out www.saenkhamterrace.com or www.baansaendoi.com
The Bear’s Den Bar and Restaurant,
beside Rimping Condominium. Mondays – House Spirits 50 baht all night
long. Wednesdays – Ladies Night and free Bingo. Ladies drink free from 7-9
p.m. Thursdays and Fridays 7-9 p.m. it’s 2 for 1 on House Draught,
Bottles, Spirits and Wines. Tel/Fax: 0 5326 0404.
The Grillstation features a new
menu and drinks list with German and international specialties, a fine
selection of schnapps, wines by glass, carafe or bottle. Reserve your table
in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361, Grillstation, opposite Pornping
Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
Public House Chiang Mai, recently opened English Pub in the heartland of
Chiangmai where you can tuck into traditional Fish and Chips, 39/7-8
Ratchamanka Rd., T. Phrasing, Tel 0 5328 3824
The Pub on Huay
Kaew Road open every day for cool cans of Tetley smooth flow and draught
Tiger. Full coverage of all live major sporting events in the sports bar.
Book now for Christmas Lunch. Call Grahame on 0 5321 1550 for more details.
To Nobody, German
Restaurant in Soi Tewan is taking Christmas reservations and orders now.
From Cookies and cakes to turkey, smoked trout and pork knuckles. Party
reservations. Open daily for lunch and from 5 p.m. onwards, except Tuesdays.
For group or catering reservations, call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0
In Search of Santa! Unique
hand made items from the international community, second hand clothes or
items for Zonta to sell for the projects ‘Grandma Cares’ and ‘Thursday
Helpers to work on one of the 40 booths at
500 baht a space at the Chiangmai Red Cross Station from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. on Saturday December 18, 2004. At 3-way to Warorot market (after
crossing Nakhorn Ping Bridge). Food and Drink vendors also needed as well as
musicians, magicians and entertainers. Contact: Margaret: 0 5324 7083, 0
1472 8113, or Hope at 0 5326 2691, 0 1783 5253.
Attention all Chess players: an informal
Chess Group now meets at Home Restaurant (down a small Soi to the left
of Rydges Amora Hotel on the Moat), every Wednesday from 7.30 p.m. All
levels welcome, simply show up (with a set if you have one). More
information: [email protected]
Lucky Dogs Club Chiang Mai
needs volunteers (students are welcome!) Health and Happiness for
‘underprivileged’ dogs can also be given with canned dog food or small
(even big) donations. We greatly appreciate any help. More information at 0
9997 8146 or mail to: [email protected]
FT Fitness Thailand, Chiang Mai’s world class
Fitness Center offers daily fitness classes to your requirements. On the
second floor of Rimping Supermarket-Chotana, next to Novotel, open daily,
English speaking instructors and many ‘low season specials’.
CMU Art Museum Theatre shows free classic movies
every Sunday from 3–5 p.m.
Blue Elephant Laundry. Hand washing clothes is not a
popular option today. Blue Elephant Laundry at the junction of Irrigation
Canal and Ton Payom Market, say they can make all your cleaning nightmares
disappear. Call Panida and her staff at 0 5327 9166 or 0 6186 4785.
Meter Taxis. 30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht
for each subsequent kilometer. Waiting time – 1 baht per minute.
Individual drivers with taxi: Call Nok tel. 0 9261 4290, Singkame at 0 1952
0900, Werapong at 0 1960 1391, Winyu at 0 1885 4469, Somboon at 0 9851 3708,
Wisan at 0 7177 0929 and Somchai at 0 6181 6386.