Things To Do This Weekend (24th – 26th November 2017)

The school holidays are in and the Christmas season is approaching! Not sure what to do this weekend? We’ve got a whole line-up for you! Whether it is a casual day out at Drop The Kilo, early Christmas shopping at the Etsy Made Local Singapore 2017 Christmas market, a night of sick beats at MØ Live in Singapore or sampling over 70 whiskies at the Whisky Live Singapore, boredom certainly the last thing you will experience this fun-filled weekend.

1. 28th Singapore International Film Festival

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The 28th Singapore International Film Festival returns with more than 100 films screenings from up to 42 countries spanning across a 11 days period. Look forward to a range of film genres from action, to comedy, to even coming-of-age films,and immerse yourself with masterclasses, in-conversation sessions, talks and enriching panel discussions all happening at this iconic festival.

Date: 23rd November – 3rd December 
Venue & Time: Various venues. 
More information here.
Admission: Free.

2. Singapore Media Festival 2017

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As the media industry moves speedily towards the world of digital media, Asia’s leading international media industry event this year of SMF Ignite will focus on Virtual Reality (VR) and digital content creation in celebration of reinventing of asian storytelling where industry folks gather to express, discuss and explore the latest trends and content ideas in Asia for film and TV. Featuring filmmakers and film directors from all across the globe, the festival will feature the likes of Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, American director Ana Lily Amirpour, Hong Kong film director Clara Law and many more! 

Dates: 23th November – 3rd December 
Venue & Time: Various venues.
More information here.
Admission: Free.

3. SiteX 2017

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Singapore’s Largest annual consumer and lifestyle IT exhibition is back this year with new, never-seen-before experiential zones where visitors will be able to engage in some of the newest cutting edge technology, while finding the best bargain deals. Kids are also welcome as well as  you participate in all the zones like Smart Home, AutoTech, KidsTech, VR/AR and The Audio Room to unlock all the hints to a final prize. Check out their offical website for more information.

Date: 23rd November – 26 November
Venue:
Singapore Expo Hall 7 &8
Time:
11AM -9PM daily

Admission: Free.

4. Camp Kilo x The Busy Woman Project Presents: Drop The Kilo 

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These days everyone gets so caught up in the busyness of life and all the negativity on your shoulders get heavier day by day. Head down to Drop The Kilo this weekend for a time of releasing, relaxing and restoration as you celebrate the highs and lows of the year, together with a group of like-minded women, inspiring one another to live better – mentally, physically and emotionally, in 2018. Relive the simple pleasures of life like having face-to-face conversations as you sweat it out with your favourite workout(s) like yoga and anthem cycling before feasting on some hearty BBQ food and a few glasses of #busybish, DropTheKilo’s very own cocktail. Experience, learn, and relate with motivating and courageous individuals at the sharing sessions and booths. Everyone is welcomed so bring your family, friends, friends-of-friends for a time of revitalisation.

Date: Saturday, 25th Nov 2017
Time: 12PM–7PM
Venue: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club
66 Kampong Bugis, Level 1
Singapore 338987
Admission: Free – $15.
Get your tickets here.

5. Goodman: B-Sides 

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Explore the undiscovered side of local music and the arts at an all new mix-of-the-arts festival – dance, music, multidisciplinary, theatre, visual arts, ceramic arts, performance art, flea market, all happening this Saturday at the Goodman Arts Centre, inspired by the classic vinyl B-sides. As the sun goes down, join in and enjoy a time of intimate music performances, artist sessions and a curated food market, promising to be an evening filled with music, art, food and fun.

Date: 25th November
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre
90 Goodman Road
Singapore 439053
Time: 4pm – 10pm
Admission: Free.

6. Etsy Made Local Singapore 2017

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Brought to you by Etsy Craftivist SG, Etsy Made Local is an early Christmas market that will be featuring some of the best local crafters, artisans and collectors in our local community, paired with live performances by buskers. With over 40 Etsy sellers to be at the market showcasing a wide array of handmade and vintage goods like jewellery, apparels, leather bags and many more, you are sure to find something for yourself, a friend or that special someone this Christmas. The first 200 shoppers will also receive a free limited edition tote bag designed by an Etsy seller with every $30 purchase. Check out their Facebook page for more information about the Etsy sellers to be at the market.

Date: 25th November – 26th November
Venue: Capitol Piazza
13 Stamford Road

Singapore 178905
Time: 12PM – 7PM
Admission: Free

7. Beach Brunch Beats! 

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Soak up the sun, sand and sea with some Mediterranean beach fun at Sentosa with a whole afternoon of live beach beats by DJ Aldrin, DJ Reiki and DJ Sureen! Of course what is a brunch without food and drinks. Bites & Tapas will be passed around along with 5 different live cooking stations to feed your hungry stomachs after some fun in the sun. Free flow drinks like Delamotte Brut Champagne, Spanish Gin & Tonic Culture and Peroni Beer will also be available throughout the afternoon. Psst! Bring your bikini’s for some extra fun and if brunch is not your thing, there will be free entry from 4pm onwards where you can enjoy some great beach tunes. Grab your friends and take your pick from 3 locations spots to chill at: Beach Bar, Pool Deck and Beach Cabanas!
Date: 25 November 2017
Venue: FOC Sentosa
110 Tanjong Beach Walk
Singapore 098943 Sentosa
Time: 12PM – 4PM
Admission: 
$128++.

8. Whisky Live Singapore 2017

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Back in Singapore for their 8th edition, Whisky Live prides itself on bringing together over 70 of the finest and rarest of Whickies and Spirits from all around the world, complemented by great food and entertainment. Seize the opportunity to sample the greatest whickies in the world whilst learning about whisky and mingling with producers, markets and the stars of the industry, along with top level masterclasses and a line-up of the best bars in Singapore! The event will be held in two new venues this year in Robertson Quay: TheatreWorks and Singapore Tyler Print Institute.  Whether you are a whisky enthusiast, a newbie to whisky or simply looking for a day out, Whisky Live has something for everyone.

Date: 25th November – 26th November
Venue:
TheatreWorks
72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road
Singapore 239007

Singapore Tyler Print Institute
41 Robertson Quay
Singapore 238236
Time: 1.30PM – 8.30PM
Admission: $99.
Get your tickets here.

9. MØ Live in Singapore

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Brought to you by Upsurge Productions, Danish singer and songwriter Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted, affectionately known as her monikor MØ, will be performing in Singapore for the first time together with a full band. From genre-defying collaboratios to her breakout electro-pop smashes, the electro indie pop singer is known for her sultry vocals and often cites influences from the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sonic Youth, Grimes and the Smashing Pumpkins.

Date: 26th November 2017
Venue: Zouk, The Cannery
3C River Valley Road
Singapore 179022
Time: 7.30PM – 10PM
Admission: $88. Bundles of 4 at $272.
Get your tickets here.


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