Start your weekend early on Thursday with European Bedding as they transform their showroom into a shopping paradise. You’ll get the chance to taste and buy healthy food and drinks, and browse for Christmas gifts from brands you love for home decors, jewelry, bags and so more. And if you get tired, they promise you could lay down and relax on their comfy mattresses and pillows!
You’ve seen him as a Correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central and in the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians. Now catch this Malaysian-born and Singapore-raised stand-up comedian and actor as he returns to the Esplanade hot off the back of filming his first Netflix comedy special.
No plans on Friday night? Tired of the same old kind of music everywhere? Swing by Canvas for boogie or two. Expect some Afrobeats, Dutch, UK, Caribbean music and everything in between with DJs Ollie Des and Krumbs. $15 at the door.
Ever wondered what it would be like if Harry Potter is a Malay-Singaporean boy? You can find out for yourself in this new illustrated edition of the hilarious book Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Philosopher, where a bespectacled boy must determine why magic is disappearing in Singapore… and stop it.
A new decade is almost here! Get an early start to the new year and set up your own personalised bullet journal for 2020 at this three-hour workshop with Journal Artist Stephanie (@stephtcreates). You’ll also learn about sustainable journalling and journalling prompts. For participants aged 13 and above.
Bullet Journal 2020 Setup Workshop with Stephanie Tan
Date: 30 November
2.30 pm – 5. 30 pm
Overjoyed, The Cathay, B1-11, 2 Handy Rd, 229233
From the latest Anime titles to Japan’s most popular cosplayer, you can definitely expect the best J-Culture experience and brace yourself for new surprises at C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (#C3AFASG19). With premiere screenings, day stage programmes, competitions and dedicated experiential zones, the three-day festival celebrates the latest and best curated content and experiences for anime fans and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts.
This legendary highlight on Singapore’s sporting calendar happens every first Sunday of December where tens of thousands of participants from all over the world and all walks of life run past some of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks and vibrant skylines such as Marina Bay Sands, Garden by the Bay and the Esplanade.
Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2019
Date: 29 November – 1 December
From 6 am
F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Blvd, 038975
Get ready to immerse yourself in all things festive over two days at The Atelier & Co.’s global headquarters. Share the magic with families, friends as you uncover the craft behind Singapore’s top artisanal brands such as The Floral Atelier, Bynd Artisan, Janice Wong, Skin Inc., Sunday Folks and other well-curated brands with inspirational lifestyle products spanning from beauty, fine wines, delectable festive desserts and many more.
More than 10 artists living and working in Wessex Estate are opening their doors for the annual ArtWalk@Wessex once again. Check out what they’re up to and get your dose of art this weekend in this unique artist’s enclave.
Date: 30 November and 1 December
From 11 am
Portsdown Rd, Wessex Estate, 138707
Get ready for a special Bass Edition of Kampong Boogie as you party to some UK Garage, Grime, Chicago Footwork, Jungle, Drum and Bass, Reggae, Dancehall, Hip-Hop and more! Serving up sounds on the night are O$P$ (Zushan and Master Race), A/K/A SOUNDS, DuriO B2B KINNIE, Senja B2B Submerge and MC SWTLKR on the mic.
The fifth edition of this festival will have interactive storytelling for family audiences, environmentally-themed craft, quizzes and stories for children, as well as storytelling workshops for adults. And in case you’re wondering, 398.2 is the Dewey Decimal System section of folktales, fairy-tales, and fables section of the library.
By Muneerah Bee, November 2019 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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