Gourmets and music lovers can enjoy a feast of fine food and music
during November while aiding 5 charities in and around Chiang Mai.Thais and
foreigners are invited to attend any or all of the functions at the Saen
Kham Terrace Restaurant, Baan Nai Fan 2nd project. The first
Gourmet and Music feast will be held on Saturday November 11 starting at
7pm. Funds raised will be donated to: the Northern Disabled People
Foundation; Anusarn Sunthorn School for the Deaf; Srisungwarn Chiang Mai
School; Suandok Hospital Foundation and the Chiang Mai Orphanage Foundation.
For further details and bookings telephone 0 5383 8990 or 08 9850 3763.
JJ Side Walk Sale – A side walk street market will be conducted
on every Friday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. at JJ markets (behind Tesco Lotus
Khamtieng) For more info. Tel: 0 5323 1524.
Thai Culture Exhibition – An exhibition of ‘Old Collection of
Siam’ from National Museums around Thailand until July 07 at Chiang Mai
National Museum. Tel: 0 5322 1308.
Free Live Museum – There will be seminars on Lanna cloth, Lanna
arts & culture, crafts, handmade products and an exhibition on the
history of the Lanna leaders & important people in the past. This event
will be held from now – 31st December from 8.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
at the Center for The Promotion of Arts & Culture Chiang Mai University.
For more information call 053-943624-8
Christmas Season – The Chiang Mai Choral Society International
will celebrate the Christmas season with a concert on Saturday evening,
December 9, starts 7 p.m. at the nursing school auditorium, Payap
University, Kaew Nawarat Campus across from McCormick Hospital. The concert
will feature a selection of old and new international Christmas music as
well as seasonal selections from Japan and Thailand and a guest appearance
by Galen Garwood, internationally – recognized artist and poet. Admission
is B200 for adults, B100 for students of all ages. Pitijet (Xavier)
Vichitporn conducts the Choral Society, and Sidney Richardson is the Music
Chiang Mai Brand Fair- A product fair is being held from now on to
January 31st January, 2007 at Anusarn Market on Chang Klan Road, featuring
shops with many products such as handicrafts, clothes, knick-knacks all at
more or less inexpensive prices.
Live music on the terrace - The 1st Friday of every month, dinner
and live entertainment beginning at 7 p.m., at The Gymkhana Club, 349 Chiang
Mai, Lamphun Road. For more info visit www.thaigolfcourses.net
Ph: 0 5324 1035, 0 5324 7352 or e-mail [email protected]
Chiang Mai Hash House Harriers have been running and drinking on
Saturdays since 1991. We have excellent runs in the most beautiful area in
Southeast Asia and plenty of ice cold beer to slake your thirst. Join us for
a run or simply to take part in the social activities with Hashers of our
community and their families. Further details are available on www.thai-american.com/hhh/csh3.asp.
A Free Concert every Friday night from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Suan
Buak Hard Park, Daniel Shultz 081-9526487 or [email protected].
A free concert at Suan Buak Hard Park, on the south end of the moat. Playing
contemporary Christian music, with dance and occasionally drama. All
Christians and non Christians invited. Other Christian musicians, actors,
and dancers are invited to join in.
Power Pro Meeting-every 1st and 4th Wednesday of the moth – starts
6.30 p.m., at Nam Sai Jai Jing Radio Station, 115/1-5 Rachadamnoen
Rd., Phrasingh sub-district (next to Lanna Architecture Center). Thai with
English translation. Chiang Mai Power Pro Club, a non profit club, aims to
help young working people expand friendships and improve their quality of
working life here. There will be seminars and work shops on careers, working
life and more. The topic will change every meeting, call to check for the
next speaker at 081-6815431 or 086-1938384
Informal Northern Thai Group – every second Tuesday of each
month, starts 7.30 p.m., At Charoen Prathet Rd., Allicance Fracaise,
053-213972, [email protected]
or visit the Information Northern Thai Group has been hosting a series of
monthly talks since 1984, about many aspects of Thailand, South East Asia or
Asia. Everyone is welcome. Also you are welcome to suggest topics or to make
any other suggestions or email to ask for next talk topic at [email protected].
Also you can go to http://www.intgcm.thehostserver.com/diary.htm
to check out the date and time of the next meeting.
Jewish Family Club – we would like to share shabbat, holidays
and other times. We know there is Chabad in Chiangmai, and that they do an
excellent job for the Israelis and young traveler who are generally here
temporarily. We welcome people from the entire Jewish spectrum, including
mixed couples and families. We live centrally in the Nimmenhaemin area. If
you are interested, please call Becky or Larry at 084 8105530 or 053 400228
or [email protected]
Accommodation Business Owners’ Register – We would like to
invite hotels, guest houses, etc., to register on the Chiang Mai Housing
Bureau’s website www.cnxtourism.com in preparation for the International
Horticultural Exposition Ratchaphruek 2006. The aim is to provide an
accommodation service for tourists who will visit the event and support the
many activities that will be happening in Chiang Mai. For more information
and application forms, contact Chiang Mai Tourism Business Association on 0
Chiang Mai Expats Club. Meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the
month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on Huey Kaew Road at 10.30 a.m. For
more info, email [email protected], www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved
to new premises, only 5 km from the old site. Bigger kennels with wider
running space for play and exercise. For more information contact Nienke
Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 08 9997 8146 or email: [email protected]
The Chiengmai Gymkhana Club – Dinner and live music on the
terrace. For more information contact 053-241035, 053-247352, [email protected],
or visit at www.chiengmaigymkhana.com.
This event will be held starting at 7 a.m. on the 1st Friday of every month
at the Chiengmai Gymkhana Club.
Nimman House Thai Massage – Nimman House offers you considerable
relief from stress while helping restore physical flexibility which
invigorates the union of mind and body. By stimulating blood circulation
Thai Massage bolsters the nervous system. Our staff of masseurs and
masseuses at Nimman House are well trained and experienced in a range of
techniques—General Body Massage, Foot Massage, Oil Massage and Face
Massage on Nimmanhaemin Rd. Open daily 10.30 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. Tel/Fax: 0
5321 8109, 08 19987165.
Oasis Spa - For a spa experience like no other, allow us to pamper
you in your own private garden villa orchestrated to delight all your
senses. We operate without the pretentious air you'll often find at other
spas, treating both our staff and guests as members of our family. We've
hand picked some of the best massage therapists not only for their
unique and superior skills, but also for their genuine desire to take good
care of their guests in the middle of the city with 4 different locations.
Open daily 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. For more information please call 0 5381 5000.
Dining and Restaurants
Pizza Pizza is the Italian "deli" in Chiang Mai Center
(near Thapae Gate), uses only fresh and healthy ingredients with the very
best of Italian tradition. Here you can come for a pizza, a sandwich made of
fresh home made bread, a salad, a gelato, a milk shake or simply an
authentic espresso coffee. Locals, expats and tourists alike gather in this
friendly and relaxing atmosphere now also offering free internet for
customer use. Check out http://pizzapizza.zip.io Tel: 08 9498 0203.
Downunder – The authentic taste of Australia has arrived in
Chiang Mai. Big, Juicy Aussie Steaks, Aussie Beer and Wine or fine Thai
cuisine served by the friendliest staff in Thailand at Downunder prices on
Nimmanhamin Rd. (Near Soi 11). Open 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tel: 0 5389 5209.
Noi’s Kitchen Restaurant & Jungle Story Travel – Serving
Western, Thai & Vegetarian food, as well as excellent coffee at cheap
prices with beautiful a garden. The only tree shaded Restaurant on Thapae
Rd., Services include accommodation, travel agency, rental cars, and
internet cafe. For more information or reservations call 08 1696 5834, 0
Farang Ses restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi offers
delicious Foie Gras and other tantalizing delicacies which are paired with a
world class selection of wines and impeccable service to provide you with a
truly extraordinary dining experience. Farang Ses is open daily from 7 p.m.
- 10 p.m. Advance reservations required, call Tel: 0 5388 8888 ext. 8997 or
Sunday Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai at the Lanna
Terrace Cooking School from 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,500 baht per person,
children between 8 and 12 years 750 baht. A scrumptious feast of live action
stations featuring favorite cuisines from around the world. Reservations
recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or e-mail: [email protected]
Le Crystal October Promotion - lets you experience finest
French Cuisine, special set lunch menu. Only 550++ (With choices) Compliment
with a glass of fruit punch. Tea time set at baht 350 net including one
glass of sparkling wine per person. 6 course Degustation Dinner Menu at Baht
1,800++ including French Wines 2,800++. Open daily Lunch : 11.30 a.m. – 2
p.m. and Dinner 6 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Free Transportation to and from the
airport and hotel. For more information or reservations please call 0 5387
My Home, eat and feel at home at ‘My Home’ with daily
specials: Burmese chicken or Burmese goat. Open daily from 11 a.m. – 9
p.m. Parking available. 328/1 Charoenrad Rd. Watket sub-district, Muang.
Tel. 0 5324 2505, Fax: 0 5324 2506.
The Riverside Bar & Restaurant, experience excellent cuisine,
both Thai and western, in an atmospheric, dreamy setting overlooking the
Ping River. Soft live piano and guitar music in the early evening followed
by three quality bands as the night rolls on. Board the nightly cruise boat
at 7.15 p.m. for a romantic and idyllic dining experience or charter a boat
for your own private party. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 1 a.m. 9-11 Charoenrad
Road. For reservations Tel. 0 5324 3239.
Le Soliles, French Restaurant at 35 Chang Moi Soi 2, only 2
minutes from Tapae Gate, invites you to enjoy delicious French cuisine like,
"Coq au Vin" and home made deserts such as "Creme
Brulee" at very affordable prices. Open from Monday to Saturday for
lunch 11:30 am-2 pm and Dinner, 6 pm-10 pm. Reservations: 053 232468."
Chiang Mai Comedara Colonial House Restaurant and Art Gallery, serving
Northern Thailand’s favorite dishes at very affordable prices while
soaking up the atmosphere, enjoy live music. When you finish your meal,
enjoy a tour of the Art Gallery where there is a magnificent collection from
local artists. Open daily from 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. 193 Charoenrat Road,
Watket, Muang. Tel. 0 5324 8751-2.
Golden Trumpet Cafe & Restaurant, serving healthy cuisine with
an emphasis on nutritional value created from fresh organic fruits and
vegetables. Thai & Western Meals, Fruit Juices, Enzyme Drinks, Coffee
& tea. Open daily from 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. 119/4 Tha Pae Rd. Tel. 0
I-TIM, the International Hotel and Tourism Industry Management
School is now accepting applications for the January 2007 intake. I-TIM
offers a two-year diploma program in Hotel & Tourism Management and a
one year certificate in Hotel & Tourism Operations. Salaried overseas
internships are available in the second year of the diploma program and
scholarships are available for both Thai and foreign students. For further
information visit www.i-tim.ac.th
or phone 0 2732 0170-3.
Art Space Community Sessions every Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12.30
p.m. focusing on life models. Everyone is welcome to join. Newsprint and
butcher’s paper provided, please bring all other materials. A great way to
get involved in the local art community and meet new people while developing
your skills. Beginners are welcome! Painting and drawing classes are
available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Chadwick: [email protected]
or 08 4041 7982.
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Interested in what is shown at ALL theaters in Chiang Mai? Check this
out: http:// www.movieseer.com/DisplayPerDay.asp?Channel=2.
It has all the movies and times at all the theaters in Chiang
Art films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30 p.m. on the
Media Arts and Design Building Roof Top at CMU Arts Museum. More information
at 0 5394 4846, ext 22.
The European Union Film Festival – European films are hailed the
world over and Thai audiences will have the chance to see why, when some of
the best release of recent years take part in this year’s event, organized
by the Delegation of the European Commission and the Embassies of the
European Union (EU) Members States and with the support of AIS.
The EU Film Festival aims to bring better understanding of the EU through
cultural interaction. As in past years the festival will bring some of the
very best in recent European cinema to Thailand. All the films are highly
acclaimed, having been shown at European’s most prestigious films
festivals and will allow Thai audiences to experience the highly diverse
nature of life within today’s EU. Screenings will take place from 16th-26th
November at Dad Suan Kaew for more information call 089-6789929 or
02-3052600 ext. 2646.