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Friday Night Specials, Professional Development, and Live Music!

Hello Gwangju!

The weekend is upon us, and so get out and enjoy yourself! Let’s see what you can do.

Friday, August 10th

Courtesy of Tequilaz

Courtesy of Tequilaz

Tequilaz will help keep you cool with their Friday night specials. Start off with some delicious tacos that are only 3,000 won each. You can also enjoy unlimited draft beers for just 12,000 won. If you’re not a beer drinker then you can have unlimited rail cocktails for 20,000 won. All specials go from 9:00 p.m., until midnight, and are cash only please. If you need more details, then please visit their Facebook page.

Courtesy of Loft 28

Courtesy of Loft 28

You can now chill out with friends at Loft 28‘s rooftop patio! It’s just another good reason to visit one of Gwangju’s favorite hangouts. From the open mic night on Fridays, to their special weekend events, you’ll always find a good time. You can also enjoy some of their delicious homemade food. For more info about what’s happening at Loft, please go to their Facebook page.

Saturday, August 11th

Courtesy of Gwangju KOTESOL

Courtesy of Gwangju KOTESOL

The Gwangju chapter of KOTESOL will be having their August meeting this Saturday at the Gwangju National University of Education (GNUE). The meeting will begin at 1:45 p.m., and it is free to attend. Today’s focus will be a workshop on explaining activities and games with learners of limited English. Hopefully you’ll find something in the workshop that you’ll be able to use in your own classroom. As usual, you will also have an opportunity to meet and network with other teachers. For complete details about the meeting, please follow this link. You can also get more info by going to their Facebook page.

Courtesy of Speakeasy

Courtesy of Speakeasy

Live music continues at Speakeasy! Tonight Korean rockers Batu will be taking the stage. Music will start sometime after 10:30 p.m., and of course there is no cover. Don’t forget to get there early to enjoy the happy hour specials. They go from 7:00 p.m., to 10:00 p.m. For more details about the show, and everything else that is happening at Speakeasy, please go to their Facebook page.

Sunday, August 12th

Cool off by visiting the water slide at the ACC plaza. It only costs 1,000 won for adults, and kids ride for free! The water slide will be running until August 19th. For more info, please go to the Gwangju page on Facebook