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The Weekend List: 4-6 Mar 2016

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our guide!

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis

To eat/drink

1. Bistro bites and craft beers


CBD warriors now have another reason to rejoice — Bottles & Bones has opened at Chevron House. The new bistro and bar offers a wide selection of craft beers ranging from independent and microbreweries, with craft beers such as the popular Hitachino Nest White Ale available on tap.

The dinner menu will satiate your rumbling bellies with charcuterie and bar bites like Mozzarella n’ Chorizo Beignet and Crispy Cajun Calamari.

More information here.

2. Durian desserts


Take a whiff of this: Goodwood Park’s popular Durian Fiesta is back from Mar 4 to July 17. With 13 handcrafted creations, of which seven are introduced for the first time, durian lovers will be spoilt for choice.

Whether you’re a connoisseur who can differentiate a D24 from an XO with a single glance, a sweet-toothed foodie or even a newbie to the King of Fruits (gasp), there is something to stir your appetite.

More information here.

3. Iron Chef ‘s creations


In celebration of Caffé B’s 5th anniversary, the restaurant will be hosting celebrity guest chef, Iron Chef Masahiko Kobe, as he headlines the team at an exclusive dining special from Mar 4 to 6.

Bringing his experience from Japanese food competition series Iron Chef, he will be applying his culinary skills on the Caffé B ala carte menu as well as curating and reengineering selected dishes alongside Caffé B’s culinary team.

More information here.

To see

1. International jazz acts in Singapore

Sway to the heady mix of talented musicians lined up for three captivating al-fresco evenings of great ‘live’ entertainment. Music lovers can look forward to a great night out with four sensational acts per evening, including Joss Stone, Jeremy Monteiro and Charlie Lim.

More information here.

2. Take That live in Singapore

Take That will be headlining the music and food festival around the HSBC Women’s Champions Golf Tournament. Boogie the night away with the acclaimed UK band’s popular tunes such as “Relight My Fire”, “Pray”, and “Back for Good”. Each Take That concert ticket offers complimentary entry to the golf tournament on Mar 5.

More information here.

3. Marina Bay burst into light

i Light Marina Bay 2016

i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival, returns to illuminate Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay with more than 20 innovative and sustainable light art installations from Singapore and around the world.

Beyond this spectacular showcase, the festival offers a dynamic line-up of events and programmes over four weekends, with fun boat tours, eclectic performances, delectable outdoor dining options, engaging artist workshops and more.

More information here.

To do

1. Discover the crazy sights at Singapore Design Week

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Families, design enthusiasts and everyone in between can enjoy an exciting line-up of design activities, like interactive installations, lifestyle events, craft workshops, thought-provoking discussions and trade shows and exhibitions. Events are held at the National Design Centre and other locations around the island.

More information here.

2. Race in an anime fun run

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Singapore One Piece Run 2016 is fun run centring around the anime, where participants can immerse themselves in the world of “One Piece” through the run as well as the activities at the Race Village.

Along the race route, there will be three checkpoints which are created based on “One Piece”’s storyline. Participants can enjoy the interactive experiences and photo-taking opportunities while completing the fun run.

Participants are entitled to an exclusive event top, an exclusive drawstring bag, runner’s bib, unique finisher collectible and many more.

More information here.

3. Your favourite Campus Superstars perform while you picnic

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Spend the day lounging at NAC-Exxonmobil Concert in the Park. Indulge in a relaxing afternoon of nostalgic tunes such as “Kopi-O” and “Moonlight in the City” by Chinese chamber music ensemble Ding Yi Music Company, featuring Campus Superstar winners Shawn Tok, Benjamin Hum and Yap Jia Min. Remember to bring your picnic baskets!

More information here.