Alliance Francaise hosts a Christmas market, featuring products like jewelry, toys, gourmet goods, books, and more. There will also be a gingerbread-painting workshop, led Le Cordon Bleu Dusit, as well as a short Christmas film.
Dec 4, 11am-4pm. Alliance Francaise, 179 Wireless Rd. Free
The Sofitel Sukhumvit’s European Christmas market is back, offering a range of handmade goods, lifestyle products, toys, and more to buy for your loved ones this year. There will also be a festive raffle giving away fun prizes.
Dec 4, 11, 18, and 24, 2-7pm, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Rd. Free
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Fashion designer Tanya Tansaringkan’s debut solo exhibition focuses on the realm between everyday reality and the surreal universe, as well as our human relationships with objects and animals.
Dec 2-31. Room 249-250, 2/F, River City Bangkok, Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free
This art exhibition at Warehouse 30 features vibrant, surreal pieces that artist Somrak Maneemai created after he returned from Australia to southern Thailand.
Dec 4-31, 333 Anywhere, Warehouse 30, Charoenkrung soi 30. Free
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Need a reboot? The Peninsula Bangkok is hosting a three-day retreat featuring wellness-related activities, seminars, healthy cooking workshops, meditation courses, and expert-led fitness classes.
Dec 2-4, The Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoen Nakhon Rd., 02-020-2888, firstname.lastname@example.org. Free; reservations required
If you want to hone your digital photography skills—especially if you just bought a camera—this class will teach you how to use your camera’s controls and functions and provide hands-on exercises to practice basic techniques. The class is limited to seven people.
Dec 4, 8:30am-noon. Margarita Storm, B1,000
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Feast Ratchakru, Happy Grocers, and Bangkok Rooftop Farming team up for this workshop teaching you soil and natural composting, saddling, and how to grow greens like kale, bok choy, and many more. You can get your harvest delivered to you later, too. The sessions will be held in English and Thai.
Dec 5, 10am-noon. Feast Ratchakru, 105 Phahonyothin Soi 5. B1,200/person (one free ticket each for children under 13)
FOOD & DRINKS
A new cocktail bar? What a novelty! Pennant, hidden behind wood-clad walls beside The Strand condo in Thonglor, gets to business with cocktails, tapas, and jazz.
Dec 4, 6pm-late. 58/14-15 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-004-9099, 02-005-4949. Free
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Siam Cubano take over Smalls for a night of Latin music, plus special drinks. Reservations recommended.
Dec 5, 5pm-late. Smalls, Suan Phlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398. B300 (includes one drink)
This workshop led Mark Labee, sommelier at Dear Tummy, pairs seven different wines with snacks and offers a chance to win a limited-edition gift from Townhouse. The workshop is limited to 10 per session.
Dec 18-19, Townhouse Space, 50/8 Ari Soi 4. B2,700