10 Interesting Things to Do in S’pore This Weekend (11 to 13 Jan)

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Think there’s nothing to do in Singapore? Think again. This weekend is filled with tons of fun and exciting events and activities that you wouldn’t want to miss!

Looking for a refreshing date idea or perhaps somewhere to bring your kids to? Here are some of our top picks of things to do this weekend:

Bacon Beats & Eatbox

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Date: 11 – 13, 18 – 19 January 2019
Time: 3 – 11 pm
Venue: D’Marquee @ Downtown East
Price: $15 (single 1-day ticket), $48 (group of four 1-day tickets), $50 (5-day pass for one)

Bacon Beats is a live music festival held over two weekends in January. The festival is presented in collaboration with Eatbox, a boutique selection of Artbox, Singapore’s largest pop-up creative market! Eatbox will feature 50 local and regional F&B brands alongside a range of curated urban art and live performances by local musicians, Riot !n Magenta, Subsonic Eye, Joie Tan, Pleasantry and more! Expect an immersive experience with games, food, family and friend activities lined up for the crowd! Check out the amazing music line-up and get your tickets here!

Check out the other exciting upcoming events in January 2019!

Yogafest World Edition

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Date: 12 – 13 January 2019
Time: 12 – 9.15 pm
Venue: Urban Park @ Tanjong Pagar Centre
Price: From $88

Take part in this epic Yoga festival with over 25 classes by world-renown instructors! Try out different types of yoga based, ranging from Hatha Flow to Aerial Yoga, depending on your needs to detox, improve your core strength and more. What’s more, there is also a family yoga activity that is free for children under 12! This yoga-escapade is great for both enthusiasts as well as those who want to try their hand at the many types of yoga.

Thinking of giving yoga a shot? Here’s a list of free workshops and classes in Singapore to pick up a new hobby!

Keepers Red Letter Sale

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Date: 11 – 13 January 2019 (Fri – Sun)
Time: 11 am – 7 pm
Venue: National Design Centre
Price: Free

The largest local designer sale will be returning this weekend larger than ever, featuring over 50 designers spanning over two levels of the National Design Centre. Select from a plethora of product offerings from your favourite labels ranging from accessory brands, publishing houses, home and décor labels, fashion and footwear brands at up to 90% discount! A delectable F&B selection will also be present to complement your shopping spree.

Want to indulge in more retail therapy? Here’s all the upcoming flea markets for the best cheap finds in town!

Let’s Play at Passion WaVe @ Marina Bay

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Date: 12 January 2019 (Sat)
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Venue: Passion WaVe @ Marina Bay
Price: Free

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Grab your family members and head down to Marina Bay for a holistic suite of family-friendly carnival games, craft engagements, land and water sports try-outs. Visitors will get to try out an array of exciting sports activitiesfor people of all abilities to enjoy, including Dragon Boat, Hansa Sailing, Athletics Blind Running, Static Cycling, Wheelchair Fencing and many more!

Superorganism – Live in Singapore

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Date: 11 January 2019 (Friday)
Time: 7.30 – 10 pm
Venue: The Pavilion at Far East Square
Price: $75

Since releasing their debut album in 2018, synth-pop band Superorganism has been making waves with their infectious tunes, positioning themselves ahead of the curve in the indiesphere. Catch the transatlantic band, featuring Japanese  vocalist Oronoand, along with a sprawling line up of international musicians currently based in London’s east end.

Here’s a list of all the upcoming concerts in Singapore 2019!

Songs of Spring at the Gardens

Date: 12 January 2019 (Sat)
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Price: Free

In conjunction with the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ 160th anniversary, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra will be part of the celebrations throughout the year, starting with the season of Spring. Join the Singapore Chinese Orchestra for a celebration of nature and an ode to spring as we usher in the Chinese New Year festivities!

Looking for more Chinese New Year events in Singapore? Check out all the Chinese New Year festivities happening in Singapore as well as the highlights of Chinese New Year activities in Chinatown!

RIOT Hosted by Becca D’Bus January Edition

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Date: 12 January 2019 (Sat)
Time: 9.45 pm
Venue: Hard Rock Cafe Singapore
Price: $25 (standard), $40 (front section), $160 (4 seats, reserved table)

Can’t get enough of the glam and sass of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4? Catch a live drag show right here in Singapore, hosted by the hilarious and colourful Becca D’Bus. This is the first RIOT! of the year which is only opened to those aged 18 and above, and has been described as trashy, filthy and undoubtedly entertaining. Get the best of the drag experience by coming in your own drag and have a blast mingling with other drag queens, such as the likes of Mona Kee Kee, Lisa Dolmat and more!

Find out where and when to catch the best live drag shows in Singapore!

Baby World Baby Fair

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Date: 11 – 13 January 2019 (Fri – Sun)
Time: 11 am – 8 pm
Venue: Singapore Expo
Price: Free

New year, new baby supplies. Parents from all over Singapore are going to love this baby fair that is bursting with the biggest variety of products from leading baby and maternity brands. Expect over 200,000 premium products at lowest prices all under one roof, amongst other surprises and freebies!

When’s the next best baby fair?

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

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Date: 22 December – 24 March 2019
Time: 4pm to 11pm daily (Extended hours for Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve, 4pm to 2am)
Venue: Bayfront Event Space
Price: Free, but bring your wallets!

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is back this weekend! If you loved last year’s food and games, get ready for an even more exciting time at this year’s edition! The Prudential Marina Bar Carnival will boast more than 50 amusement rides and carnival games, complete with a delectable array of food and beverage options. The best part of it all? Prices of the rides and games have been lowered this year!

Here’s what you can expect at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival.

The Inventions of Ancient Greece : Origins of Our Modern Technology

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Date: Till 17 March 2019
Time: 10 am – 6 pm (last entry at 5.30 pm)
Venue: The Annexe Building, Science Centre Singapore
Price: $9, free for children below 3 (excluding general admission to Science Centre)

Venture back in time and discover the history of Ancient Greece to explore their lesser-known contributions to the field of science and technology. Specially curated by Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology from Greece, the “Ancient Greek Technology Travelling Exhibition” features more than 40 inventions that span across a multitude of disciplines; such as automation, programming, astronomy, time-keeping, and music, just to name a few. What’s more, all exhibits are built with great accuracy, with most of them being fully functional! Experience the incredible technological achievements of the ancient Greeks from the moment you walk through the exhibition’s doors!

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This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.

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