What’s on guide: November

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and around the local area…­­­­­
What? St. Helier Christmas Lights Switch On
Where? St. Helier, Jersey
When? 21st November 6pm to 7:30pm
Join us for a magical evening in St. Helier full of festive fun. Come to see Santa's Parade, accompanied by the Jersey Pipe Band, Le Petit Train and festive characters, as they travel from Millennium Town Park at 18:00, through the town centre, switching on the lights as they go. The parade will pause at West's Centre, King Street, the Royal Square and the Weighbridge for Santa to switch on the Christmas lights.
What? La Fête dé Noué
Where? St. Helier, Jersey
When? 22nd November – 24th December 6pm – 11pm
La Fête dé Noué is the name given to St. Helier’s month-long celebration of all things Christmassy, and the capital certainly takes the festive season seriously! With everything from late-night shopping and seasonal markets to carol concerts and a spectacular panto, anyone who can’t wait for Christmas to come around will find themselves right at home.
What? Jersey Bulls v Cove
Where? Springfield Stadium, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 23rd November 3pm – 5:30pm
English football's newest and most southerly club. The club is entering a Senior team into the English Football League System for the 2019/2020 season. With the fantastic success the Jersey Island men’s team has achieved in recent history, the time is now right to offer senior Island players the opportunity to progress further by playing week in / week out in an English league of an appropriate standard.
What? Drama Lab Presents: His Dark Materials
Where? Gloucester Street, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 26th – 29th November 7:30pm – 9:15pm
Drama Lab celebrates its 10th birthday with this epic adventure story based on Philip Pullmans award winning trilogy of novels - The Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. A play that takes audiences on a thrilling journey full of magical creatures, rebellious angels, spectres, child-catching gobblers, armoured bears and witches through parallel worlds, both familiar and unknown.
What? Tennerfest 2019
Where? Various, Jersey
When? 1st – 11th November 12pm – 10pm
The Channel Islands can look forward to six weeks of great meals at fixed prices. Restauranteurs on both islands are offering menus starting at £10 with £12.50, £15.00, £17.50 and £20 options. This enables the restaurants to offer a wide and exciting selection of food during this promotion. Why not come and sample some of Jersey's delicious locally grown and farmed produce at unmissable prices.
What? Christmas Paper workshop with Ros Varrie
Where? The Harbour Gallery Jersey, Le Boulevard, St Aubin, Jersey
When? 23rd November 10am – 4pm
Get ready for Christmas with this magical Christmas paper workshop from Ros Varrie at The Harbour Gallery Jersey. Come away with some magical paper products and get in the festive spirit. Book soon as we have a feeling places won't hang around for long! 
What? Handmade Christmas Fair
Where? Jane James Gallery and Studio, 20 Commercial Buildings, Jersey
When? 23rd – 24th November 10am – 4pm
Once again there will be a Handmade Christmas Fair at Jane James Gallery & Studio. There is going to be food & drink and over 35 stalls full of beautiful artisan crafts and handmade gifts. There will be Jewellery, Illustrations, Hand blown glass, Ceramics, Handmade Candles, Wooden Gifts, Paintings and lots more… It’s going to be a fantastic festive shopping weekend.
What? The CI 100k
Where? St. Catherine's Breakwater, Jersey
When? 29th November 10pm – 30th November 12pm
The 100km race is not only the longest race in the Channel Islands, it will take place at night starting at 22:00 in the middle of winter. We will be there to support you but make no mistake this will be a tough challenge. Come down and either support those undertaking this brutal race or if you think you’re tough enough, sign up!