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Fort Canning Park is hosting a special four-day music and light festival this weekend with a cool multimedia show showcasing Christmas celebrations in Singapore over the years. There will also be a Christmas market with eco-friendly brands, a food bazaar, playground activities for the kids and mass carolling sessions every night. Free entry.
The circus is coming to town! Led by ring mistress Hayley Gandey, a fourth-generation descendant of a circus dynasty, you can expect outstanding showmanship by a stellar cast of circus performers from Romania, Kazakhstan, the United Kingdom, Kenya, Colombia and Mexico right here in Singapore for the first time. There will also be a family-friendly carnival games, thrilling rides and delectable delights at the food street for the whole family to enjoy. Step right up! (Tickets from $70.)
The Great Circus of Europe
20 December to 1 January
Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Avenue, 018970
Get into the festive spirit and catch a classic Christmas flick at Seletar Aerospace Park for a memorable outdoor movie experience. Do bring your pillows to snuggle up with your loved ones as you munch on delicious finger food (available for purchase). Free entry.
Here’s a chance for your 5-to-12-year-old to create their own swirling glitter puppet! They’ll also learn simple puppet manipulation techniques as a tool for creative storytelling. Not only is this parent-child workshop a good way to spend quality time together this holiday season, you’ll also walk away with unique self-soothing toy. (Tickets at $30 per parent-child pair.)
The Wanderlings x Woods in the Books: Puppet-Making Workshop
11 am, 2 pm and 4 pm
Woods in the Books, Yong Siak St, 168642
Are you into vintage shopping? The first edition of No Two Alike will see 18 diverse vendors offering streetwear, menswear, womenswear, jewellery, photography and homeware. The goal? To reshape ideas around secondhand goods and provide a more sustainable alternative to fast fashion. Free entry, bring your own bag.
It’s that time of the year again for you to slow down and enjoy happy moments with family, friends and loved ones. Renown Singapore jazz musician Jeremy Monteiro and his longtime musical friends will welcome the yuletide season and present an evening that will leave you with a smile on your face and a glow in your heart. (Tickets from $30.)
For 14 years, this beloved bookstore has been a literary utopia for book lovers in Singapore. Drop by this Tiong Bahru icon as they celebrate their anniversary with a 20% storewide sale (excluding magazines) and don’t forget to say hi to their adorable resident cats!
No plans on a lazy Sunday? Whip out your sunnies and enjoy tasty drink specials to warm you up inside and out (and keep your impending Monday blues at bay). And when you feel like dancing, shimmy to summery tunes by DJs James Selva, DJ Shigeki and YuJin. A sure fire way to ease you into the week to come!
Challenge your drumming skills and try your hands at the djembe — a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum from West Africa. Djembe Singapore is offering two classes this month and we think it’s a good opportunity to pick up a new hobby! (Tickets from $30.)
Singapore’s first-ever Migrant Literary Festival features a series of events which showcases the literary talents of the migrant community on the island. Come on down to learn more about the migrant literary scene in Singapore and have a glimpse into their lives and thoughts about migration through poetry and story recital sessions.
If you’re looking for a good laugh on Christmas eve, join Fakkah Fuzz as he tickles your funny bone with this one night only stand-up special. With over a decade of experience touring around the world (including the prestigious Gotham Comedy Club in New York City), he is also Singapore’s first comedian with a Netflix special and he’ll be sure to set you on track for a cracking Christmas! (Tickets from $25.)
By Muneerah Bee, December 2019 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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