13 Interesting Things to Do in S’pore This Weekend (8 to 10 March)

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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:

Beginner Angler’s Course

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Skip the club and head to the great outdoors for a day of fishing!

The Beginner Angler’s Course aims to introduce fishing to those interested in trying out fishing or searching for a new hobby. It will be completed within a day on the scenic Lazarus Island, one of Singapore’s best kept secrets.

You will learn both the basic theory and practical aspects of fishing during a weekend getaway. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to use a fishing setup confidently and know how to handle a fish that is caught.

You also get a handbook, fishing starter kit, lunch, tea break, ice and even a certificate of completion!

Beginner Angler’s Course
Date: 10 March 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: 31 Marina Coastal Dr Straits View, Singapore 018988
Price: $100

Get your tickets here!

Garden Beats Festival 2019

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This weekend is the 5th anniversary of the Garden Beats Festival, and as with any special occasion, you can expect it to outdo the previous ones! This 2019, The Kooks will be headlining the Garden Beats Festival and they will be followed by Black CoffeeAlina BarazMasegoYung BaeAlle FarbenCoranOrioDaryl CToppings and Bongomann.

Aside from the music, the Garden Beats Festival is about eco-friendliness, so expect talks and workshops focusing on environmentally-friendly and carbon neutral initiatives. Eco ambassadors Laura Kantor of foodpanda, Xin Yi of H&M, Jess Ong of Zero Waste SG will be present to kickstart the conversation about the importance of climate change, its effects on us and picking up habits for a sustainable future.

P.S., they have a Spotify playlist for you to hype yourself for the festival!

Garden Beats Festival
Date: 
9 March 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Price: $128 (online, until 8 March midnight), $148 (door), $198 (VIP), $490 (bundle of 5)

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Bianca Del Rio – It’s Jester Joke Tour

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Bianca Del Rio, motormouth and winner of Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming to Singapore! If you missed her last show in 2017, this is your time to show up because tickets are selling out fast. You won’t want to miss her flipping out jokes from her Rolodex of Hate.

Bianca Del Rio Tour 2019 – It’s Jester Joke
Date:
 8 Mar 2019
Time: 8:00pm onwards
Venue: Shine Auditorium
Admission Fee: VIP Meet & Greet: S$248
Standard: S$148, S$128, S$108 (tickets on sale now)

MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood

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Just what is ArtxTechforGood about, you ask? It is the intersection where art and technology intersect to create wonder. It offers more than 20 immersive multi-sensory experiences by a new generation of Singapore artists, who are woke enough to realise that our planet is in danger, and are starting the conversation about it. This is not just a normal exhibition; they intimately understand that the current generation loves to be engaged, so they’ve used VR and AR technology to show you how you can create a more sustainable future for yourself and for others.

MeshMinds 2.0 ArtxTechforGood
Date:
 7 – 17 March 2019
Time: 10:00pm – 7:00pm
Venue: ArtScience Museum
Admission Fee: Free

This is a great place for a museum date. Go check out our list of other museums in Singapore for future dates!

Symphony in the Gardens: Gardens by the Bay

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So you’ve gone for ArtxTechforGood, and you’re looking for something else in the area to do. How about you walk 10 minutes to Gardens by the Bay for a free concert? It will feature classical music from Handel, Grieg, Liszt, Rimsky-Korsakov and Dvořák. Even if you’re not into classical music, visiting the Gardens while the orchestra is playing is bound to make the visit a little more majestic and magical.

Symphony in the Gardens: Gardens by the Bay
Date:
 9 March 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay, The Meadow
Admission Fee: Free entry

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Rang Barsay Holi 2019

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6000 people turned it out for Rang Barsay Holi 2018, so will you be one of them this weekend? This massive colour festival held at Wavehouse Sentosa will see you dancing, bopping and raving at the electrifying music played by DJs. Expect water, champagne and vodka showers for the rain dance, and all for $20!

Rang Barsay Holi 2019
Date: 9 Mar 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Venue: Wavehouse Sentosa
Admission Fee: $20

Street of Clans 2019

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Okay, if you’re the nostalgic sort, spend your weekend at the Street of Clans! This festival aims to relive Singapore’s vibrant history by engaging you with things to do, see and play with. Expect to see indoor and outdoor exhibitions inspired by Singapore’s history, and if you’re feeling hungry, head over to the nearby cafes for a meal, bite or drink. You can even attend masterclasses by Chef Malcolm Lee of Candlenut to learn how to make iconic Peranakan dishes!

Street of Clans
Date: 8 – 10 March 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm (Friday), 11:00am – 10:00pm (Weekend)
Venue: Bukit Pasoh
Admission Fee: Free

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Singapore Design Week 

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The Singapore Design Week returns for its 6th edition, featuring over 80 local and international events and programmes! The festival will be kicked off with the SingaPlural 2019 exhibition which is themed ‘Unnatural Phenomena’. As its name implies, it draws inspiration from nature. It is the perfect mesh of design, technology and wonder, culminating at the Singapore Design Week.

Check out the many other events lined up during the festival here.

Singapore Design Week
Date:
 4 – 17 March 2019
Time: Various Timings
Venue: Various Venues
Admission Fee: Check website for more details

Fearless Females: Queens of their Craft

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International Women’s Day is on the 8th of March, and as such, the best female creative minds and entrepreneurs have gathered to celebrate this day of female empowerment. Brush elbows with Lisa Von Tang, Ginette Chittick, Qixuan Lim, Ella Zheng among others. Also look forward to a live painting session, fireside chats and bouquet arrangements!

Fearless Females: Queens of their Craft
Date:
 8 March 2019 (Friday)
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: WeWork (Suntec Tower 5)
Admission Fee: Check website for more details

Beat Saber Cup 2019

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Join in on the biggest virtual reality (VR) gaming tournament in Singapore! Beat Saber, a highly successful VR rhythm game, makes its impact here in Singapore to get anyone with a good rhythm dancing. Slice and dice your way to the highest combos to stand a chance at winning sweet loot from Razer daily!

Beat Saber Cup 2019
Date: 1 – 31 March 2019
Time: Dependent on venue
Venue: 14 CapitaLand Malls throughout Singapore, check here for details
Admission Fee: Minimum spend of $20 to participate

The Kumar Show: March 2019 Edition

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Date: 2, 5, 12, 16, 19, 26 March 2019
Time: 7 – 10pm
Venue: Comedy At Canvas
Price: $25 (Standing), $38 (seated)

With two whole decades of experience in the entertainment industry under this belt, you know you’re in for the best time at Kumar’s comedy nights. Catch Singapore’s leading comedic drag queen as he cracks his relentless jokes, perform lip-synching sets, breaks down into traditional Indian dance and get jiggy with hunky go-go boys!

Looking for a good time? Check out these comedy nights in Singapore for the best laughs in town!

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.