Sure, sure, Thanksgiving Day is technically celebrated Thursday the 22nd. But, you can get your fill of food and gratitude all weekend long at eateries around SG, including Mezza9, which has a special Thanksgiving-themed Sunday champagne brunch, as well as Smokey’s BBQ, which is offering its T-Day menu from Thursday to Sunday.
Certain takeaway treats (pies, roasted turkeys and more) are available if pre-ordered three days, too. Read more here!
After popular demand, the Cluny Court Christmas Fair is back — and spread over the next three weekends. Santa will even be in attendance for selfies with the little ones!
What to expect? An eclectic mix of stalls selling unique Christmas gifts, decorations, party outfits, Christmas trees, festive goodies and more. Some delectable items on offer include: fresh Christmas fir and pine trees, Christmas decorations and ornaments, greeting cards, wrappers, toys, books and stationery, handmade candles and ceramic tableware, jewellery, tote bags, scarves household items, wine, cakes, gluten-free snacks, ice-cream and chocolates. Phew!
Cluny Court Christmas Fair
23 to 25 November, 30 November to 2 December and 7 to 9 December
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sunday)
Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Rd, 259760
Organised by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), Zoo Camps are splurge-worthy immersive learning experience for young ones. These one- and three-day camps are incredibly hands on kids aged 5 to 14 (depending on the camp) can learn how to be a “Junior Zookeeper” or even “Sleep with the Beasts”!
Zoo Camps by Wildlife Reserves Singapore
23 and 24-25 November and 3 and 5-7 December
80 Mandai Lake Road
Wine site Vinomofo is hosting a one-night-only event with the cheeky theme “Wine and Dine Like A Mofo”, in which guests drink and eat like socialites.
Not convinced yet? Its event partner is Singapore’s renowned Violet Oon Satay Bar & Grill at Clarke Quay, which will serve a three-course dinner paired with delicious wines. Yum!
Bonus: Guests will also get to experience a blind wine tasting session. Tickets are $76.91; get yours here.
Wine and Dine Like A MOFO by Vinomofo
23 November, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
3B River Valley Rd, #01-18 , 179021
This holiday season, W!LD RICE is staging A $ingapore Carol. In its hilarious take on the Dickens classic, S.K. Loo’s All-In-One app has made him the richest businessman in town. He’s determined to spend Christmas holed up in his penthouse, dreaming of hostile takeovers and retrenching staff.
But, this Christmas is going to be very different. Three very unexpected spirits appear to scare the Scrooge out of S.K. Loo. Will he survive being haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-To-Be? Book your tix on SISTIC.
A $ingapore Carol
23 November to 15 December
Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Pl, 179556
Glean a cooking tip or two from COMO Cuisine’s Executive Chef, Timothy de Souza, who along with COMO’s registered dietician and nutritionist, Eve Persak, will teach you ways to add depths to your food by manipulating different oils. You’ll get hands-on experience in preparing the meal.
The session costs $128 which includes lunch. Visit here for more details.
COMO Cuisine Master Class Series: Oils
COMO Cuisine, 18A Dempsey Rd, 249677
You know how this Shakespearean tragedy ends. But, you’ll still want to immerse yourself in a tale of primal passion, brought to life by the prestigious Russian State Ballet of Siberia.
The choreographer and art director of this ballet is Sergei Bobrov, former principal dancer from The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. Be prepared for grand scenes, from the masked ball to the star-crossed intimate moments at the lovers’ balcony. Tickets start from $55 (D Reserve) to $700 (VIP Box — 4 seats), nab yours here.
Romeo & Juliet Ballet
23 to 25 November, Fri. and Sat.: 8 p.m.; Sun.: 1 p.m.
Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Ave, 018973
Tan Boon Liat Building will open its doors this November for the second edition of #TBLblockparty – a weekend celebration of form, function and festivities! Look forward to mini markets, pop-ups, design talks, workshops and exclusive deals led by a motley crew of 36 showrooms including Journey East, The Providore, Arete Culture and more.
Don’t miss the building-wide lucky draw where four winners stand to walk away $250 worth of cash vouchers!
In collaboration with National Museum of Singapore, Chapter Zero Singapore is hosting a Pop-Up Adventure Playground this Saturday at the museum’s iconic banyan tree.
Featuring a dry and a wet playground, the Pop-Ups are public celebrations of play, stocked with loose parts (think wooden pallets, tubes, cardboard boxes, fabric, tape and string and common materials considered as “junk”). Great for youngsters (3 and up) and oldsters alike!
No, it’s not the Boston, London or Toyko marathon. It’s Singapore’s own! The King of the Trails: Trail Blazer is now in its fourth edition, and features a 25-kilometre route where 80 percent is on terrain (and the rest on the road).
If you’re not already signed up for the race, go out and support these runners. It’s fun!
King of the Trails 2018 Leg 4: Trail Blazer
25 November, 7 a.m.
MOE Dairy Farm Outdoor Adventure Centre, 30 Dairy Farm Rd, 679058
By Sean Tham and Sara Lyle Bow / Additional Reporting: Sherlyn Tan and Mizah Salik, 20 November 2018
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