9 things to eat, see and do this weekend (Sep 11-13)

Wondering what to do this weekend? Look no further than our exciting guide

Looking for places to soak in the F1 revelry? Check out our guide to the top Grand Prix events here, or see where else you can get into the party mood here.

For everyone else, here’s what this weekend holds!

To eat/drink

1. Vote for… Your favourite oyster and enjoy them at Happy Hour prices

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It’s the elections weekend, and we’ve got our eyes on the succulent oysters at new restaurant and bar, Humpback. Come and cast your vote on ballot sheets for your favourite Washington oysters including Fat Bastard, Totten Inlet, Kumamoto, or Rocky Bay. Better yet, you’ll be able to enjoy them at very attractive Happy Hour prices ranging from $2-3, at no minimum charge.

More information here.

2. Drink up at Gin Jubilee 2015

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Happening from Sep 6-12, the Gin Jubilee is a week long merriment celebrating all things Gin & Tonic. Expect a world-class line-up of bars and bartenders who will compete to concoct their best interpretation of the tipple, including Tippling Club, Jigger & Pony, The Secret Mermaid, Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall and more. Play a part in picking the best creation by hashtagging the bar’s name together with #eastimperial and #ginjubilee2015.

More information here.

2. Enjoy a bayside meal at Fullerton

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We’re not sure if its the cool breeze or the alfresco vibes, but there’s something very alluring about dining by the bay. At Flavours of The Fullerton Heritage, you’ll get to indulge at 11 restaurants at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, One Fullerton and The Fullerton Pavilion. Simply book through Chope and you’ll be able to feast on set meals and buffets going for $35++ at lunch and $58++ for dinners.

More information here.

To see

1. Catch HubbaBubbas and Charlie Lim at a fun festival

Unwind and relax with family and friends with a Sunday picnic in the park, while the tunes from local crooners Charlie Lim and HubbaBubbas fill the air. Lay out a spread at the Botanic Gardens, or wander through the fringe activities near the stage.

More information here.

2. Check out the crowd of your favourite comic characters

The Singapore Toys, Games and Comics Convention is coming to town! Not only will you get to meet the talented artists behind popular characters like Wonder Woman and Big Hero 6’s Baymax, you can even get your hands on some limited-edition Marvel and Star Wars collectibles!

More information here.

3. Visit this craft fair for exclusive Sanrio and Singapore washi tapes

It’s time to get crafty now that this patterned tape pop-up store is in town! Look out for limited-edition designs like Sanrio characters and even Singapore-themed tapes. It’s just the fair to stock up on art material or even a gift or two.

More information here.

To do

1. Buy tickets to the first ever Gorillaz Sound System show

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No F1 tickets? No problem! Live it up with “Feel Good Inc” as the Gorillaz Sound System takes over Zouk for one night only, when the state-of-the-art audio-visual show will pump out chart-topping Gorillaz hits. Check out the image above for vital information!

2. Win a chance to race against McLaren Honda driver Jenson Button

All those races behind Daytona machines may finally prove useful! Be one of the 10 drivers to clock in the shortest times on a racing simulator, and you’ll get to race against McLaren Honda’s Jenson Button. Don’t go easy on him, fellas!

More information here.

3. Hook a trip to Australia to participate in the Million Dollar Fish competition

After casting your vote on polling day, it’s time to cast your line this weekend! Catch the largest number of barramundi in 12 hours and you could net yourself a trip to Northern Australia to participate in the Million Dollar Fish competition. You can take part in the individual or team categories. Go fish!

More information here.

By Samantha Francis and Pamela Chow

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