What’s On In and around Zurich Early October 2014

What’s On In and around Zurich Early October 2014

Zurich by the Limmat

Zurich Film Festival  – continues until 5th October celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary with a great collection of films of all genres from kids’ films to a collection of Indian movies and everything in-between. They have even added some extra films for the weekend due to the high demand. Read more here.

Cashmere for a cause – continuing in Zumikon on October 3rd and 4th, a private sale of beautiful high-end cashmere : women & men sweaters, scarves, shawls, ponchos, chapkas and more … 100% of profits go towards the education of orphans in China, a cause that the organizer was directly involved with during her time in Shanghai. For more information, please go to www.luxe4education.com or email marie@luxe4education.com 

Max Chocolatier – has just opened up  in Zurich. Read all about it and enter the contest to win a beautiful box of Autumn truffles. See here for details.

Pumpkin Weighing Contest – taking place at the Jucker Bächlihof in Jona on Sunday 5th October. The program starts at 9am and continues till 3pm. Find out which pumpkin is the biggest this year and in line for the top prize! Free entry. For more information please see here.

Pumpkin Weighing ContestPhoto credit Jucker Farm

British Artist Dan MacGregor  – Dan’s exhibition “Leaving Lines” is currently showing at the Sheraton Hotel in Zurich. For more information please see here.

Kazu Hugler’s “Super Sale” – take a look at some of the great designs by Swiss / Japanese designer KAZU at her premises in Neptunstrasse 2 in Zurich 8032. Her sale is on Friday 3rd October from 12 until 8pm, and Saturday 4th October from 10am – 5pm. For more information please see here

Oktoberfest in Zurich – Oktoberfest has started in Zurich so take a look at this article to find two great locations in Zurich to join in the fun. Please see here.

Züspa – continues at the Messe in Oerlikon, Zurich until 5th October. Lots of food and drink stalls, and everything you can think of to buy from furniture to clothes and lots more. They even have outdoor enclosures with farm animals! A great day out for all the family. For more information and to buy tickets please go to the website.

Foundations for Learning Open Day – on Wednesday 8th October from 7pm – 8pm followed by an Apero at Hull’s School in Falkenstrasse 26a in Zurich. Learn more about how Sylvia and her team may be able to help your child and meet other parents too. For more information please see here.

Half price tickets! Gourmesse Gourmet Food Festival – takes place on 10th – 13th October at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Print off your very own half price entry ticket direct from this article. See here for the link.

Gourmesse 2014

Photo credit Gourmesse

Fashion Hotel at the 25 Hours Hotel – on 10th to 12th October the hotel 25 Hours will be hosting a weekend full of fashion with with fashion shows, pop-up-stores, bars DJs and lots of fun. For more information see here

Pure Beauty Spa beauty lessons – learn expert beauty tips from a pro! One to one makeup lessons with Lacey Copeon 14th & 15th October, from 6.30 – 8.30pm at Pure Beauty Spa’s salon in Zollikerstrasse 82. Read more here.

No Excuses Zurich – Get the body or fitness level you’ve always wanted with the help of Jayne from No Excuses. Classes suitable for all fitness levels, all ages. Read here for more details.

Art International Zurich Exhibition – takes place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on 17th, 18th and 19th October with a Vernissage on the evening of Thursday 16th. NewInZurich has 30 double tickets for all 3 days of the event including the vernissage, available for a prize draw. Simply email newinzurich(at)gmail.com with your name, contact number and the word Art in the subject line. For more information see here.

Cirque du Soleil “Quidam” – in Zurich from 15th – 19th October at the Hallenstdion in Oerlikon. See the dramatic and captivating skills of these amazing artistes in action. Please read here for full details.

Houdini – new Cinema in Zurich. See here for details.

Museum Haus Konstruktiv – two exhibitions: Logical Emotion, with contemporary Japanese art celebrating 150 years of Swiss – Japanese diplomatic relations and Haroon Mirza, an Anglo-Pakistani artist  and winner of the Zurich Art Prize 2014 shows his latest exhibits using both old and modern technology. Both run until 11th January 2015. For more information see here.

Grand Cinema Switzerland – exhibition at the Landesmuseum until 19th October all about Swiss films. It takes an in-depth look at  changes to Swiss values and the Swiss way of life as seen through Swiss films dating back to the 1920s. You can see the films in ten specially built museum cinemas. Find out what “Switzerland” and “being Swiss” really mean. For more information see here.

Irish Folk Festival  –  at the Volkshaus in Zurich on Friday 24th October at 8pm. For more information and to buy tickets please see here.

EWZ Stattkino in Zurich – is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary with a great line up of films including many English language films – all with original soundtrack!  The “best of” program is running from 13th – 26th October. If you’ve never been before check out what’s on offer as there’s much more than just films! Have fun and see here for more information.

MBA Fair in Zurich – thinking of studying for an MBA? Get all the answers you’re looking for at the MBA Fair in Zurich taking place on 20th and 21st October in Zurich. For more information see here.

MB Fashion Days – Mercedes Benz Fashion Days fashion event will be taking place from 12th – 15th November. For more information please see here. MB Fashion Days Zurich 2013 © Geoff Pegler

Photo credit Geoff Pegler

Expovina 2014 – the wine ships will be visiting Zurich from 30th October – 13th November. Enjoy tasting wine on a boat moored on Lake Zurich! See here for details.

Hiking – Autumn is a great time of year for hiking before the snow sets in. For a selection of hiking ideas please see here.

Winter Tyres – Talking of snow, don’t forget that although the weather is incredibly mild at the moment, October is the time when the first snowfalls of the season may occur, so why not make your booking to switch ver from Summer to Winter tyres and beat the rush!

Last Weekend in Photos – if you missed Freestyle.ch, the Pumpkin Regatta, Cate Blanchett at the ZFF or the Slow Up, why not take a look at some photos of some of the events in town last weekend here.

Diane Keaton at Zurich Film Festival

 Photo credit NewInZurich

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