9 things to eat, see and do this weekend (Oct 23-25)

Whether you’d like to meet Pororo’s friends or watch a Singaporean-styled Shakespeare play, look no further than our exciting guide

To eat/drink

1. Indulge in afternoon tea with W Singapore and La Prairie


Bringing forth an unparalleled luxury beauty experience, W Singapore — Sentosa Cove collaborates with leading Switzerland beauty pioneer La Prairie, to present Caviar Dreams.

Happening on Oct 23, expect a glamorous afternoon as La Prairie showcases their new Skin Caviar collection and be invited to indulge in ‘Caviar Bubble’ — a “W T Time” afternoon tea menu specially curated for the collaboration.

Complete the indulgence with a complimentary La Prairie Kit and Sheer Caviar Beauty Workshop.

More information here.

2. Join in the fun at Singapore Craft Beer Week


We may be a little island, but we’ve got a big appetite for beer! From Oct 24-31, Redmart will be celebrating everything to do with craft beer; how it’s brewed, and those who brew, sell and love it!

Among the week-long events held across Singapore, one highlight is the RedMart Brew & BBQ Day, with its relaxed field vibes, BBQ food and craft beers.

More information here.

3. Say Oishii to all things tasty and Japanese


Immerse yourself in Japan’s rich food culture when you visit Oishii Japan 2015 on Oct 24.

Visitors can look forward to discovering one of Japan’s best-kept secrets, shochu, with 36 varieties of the Honkaku Shochu (本格焼酎) and Awamori Shochu (泡盛) to be specially showcased at the event.

There will also be exciting live demonstrations, seminars and tasting workshops, as well as snacks and fresh produce for purchase.

More information here.

To see

1. Watch Singaporeans shake up a Shakespearean classic

Teasing with the original play title “Much Ado About Nothing”, this romance-comedy is titled “Ma’ma Yong (About Nothing Much to Do)”. Set in a mental asylum, no less, be prepared to be entertained and regaled by an ethnic melting-pot of talents.

More information here.

2. See how Doctors Without Borders has helped heal the world

You may know about this noble cause. Now, you’ll get to peek into the world of the doctors who have responded to humanitarian crisis situations around the world.

Meet the heroes from Singapore and Southeast Asia in person, and learn about how they have been making a difference to mankind.

More information here.

3. Enjoy performances and fairs by the Singapore River

(Fringe) River Nights

The Singapore River Festival is kicking off on Friday (Oct 23), with exciting performances, stalls and free activities lining the edges of Singapore River. Look out for the “human net” by world-famous Spanish theatrical group La Fura dels Baus; or go on a free river cruise and take a cooling stroll along the Riverside Makers Market.

More information here.

To do

1. Meet and greet Pororo’s friends before Pororo Park opens

Southeast Asia’s first Pororo Park is coming to Singapore, and your kids will get to meet Pororo’s friends before the big opening. This weekend, head down to Marina Foyer, Level 2, to have a blast with Loopy the pink chipmunk.

More information here.

2. Attend a Fail Film Festival

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Amid all the festivals celebrating what’s gone right in the world, a trashy-film fest has emerged. Called the Fail Film Festival, this hilarious event will kick off with screenings of the terribly funny Sharknado movie series. You can catch the tail end of the Festival this weekend, when Sharknado 3 will show in Singapore for the first time.

More information here.

3. Go trick-or-treating at Legoland

Take a weekend off and head down to Legoland Malaysia for a special spooky treat. Catch the Halloween Show, hosted by Lord Vampyre and the Green Witch, where kids can take part in a mini competition to welcome a special guest to the park. Other themed attractions like the labyrinthine Lord Vampyres’ Ballroom and DIY monster cupcake station await!

More information here.

Also read: Which Halloween horror should you spend your night with?

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis