16 Interesting Things to Do in S’pore This Weekend (29 to 31 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:

Tom Odell Live in Singapore 2019

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March concert madness is real, people! Tom Odell, the Ivor Novello-winning songwriting sensation, will have his concert in Singapore on 29 March 2019 (Friday)! Listen to his soaring vocals and gospel inspire songs such as Half As Good As You and If You Wanna Love Somebody (among others) from the highly-acclaimed album Jubilee Road, which will get you up on your feet and dancing!

Tom Odell Live in Singapore 2019
Date: 29 March 2019
Time: 8:00pm onwards
Venue: Scape Theatre
Price: $98 (not inclusive of booking fee)

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Earth Hour Festival 2019

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Don’t be fooled by its name, because “Earth Hour” is actually a festival, and it spans over three days! Navigate through a nature-inspired maze, or attend workshops on upcycling and making natural pigments for painting. Also, what’s a festival without F&B and music? Acts such as Subhas, Preetipls, Subsonic Eye, Cosmic Child, MMLD, Jukuleles, Tabula, 53A, Jack and Rai and more will be present to entertain you for the entirety of the festival.

Earth Hour Festival 2019
Date: 29 – 31 March 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm (Friday), 10:00am – 10:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Venue: Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands
Price: Free entry

Kyle Patrick (The Click Five) Secret Show

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Psst… we’re going to let you in a on a secret. Kyle Patrick, the frontman of the Click Five is having a secret show in Singapore! We can’t tell you much about anything else because we’re just as in the dark as you are, but the price to find out is relatively cheap — $25!

Kyle Patrick (The Click Five) Secret Show in Singapore
Date: 29 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm onwards
Venue: Secret location, will be revealed with email after purchase of ticket
Price: $25

Weekend Festival: Wanderland 

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Expect the Weekend Festival: Wanderland to be culturally-themed as this is hosted by the Asian Civilisations Museum. There, you can find their first ever fruit market and stroll around with free bubble tea (while stocks last, of course)! If you’re done with fruits you can watch or take part in a performance, watch fusion music performed right in our galleries, or decorate your own kite for a community art installation. Go on, do it!

Weekend Festival: Wanderland
Date: 29 – 31 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm (Friday), 1:00pm – 9:00pm (Saturday), 1:00pm – 5:00pm (Sunday)
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Price: Free admission for Singaporeans

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things to do this weekend: music @ empress
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This free music festival is literally next to the Asian Civilisations Museum, which is having Weekend Festival: Wanderland. Lounge on the neatly-manicured turf and picnic away with the food and drinks from the nearby bazaar. When you’re all comfortable and settled in, bite away at your grub and listen to music from Picks, The Apex Project, Lorong Boys and Abbey  under the open sky.

Music @ Empress
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Saturday)
Venue: Civic District
Price: Free admission

Look forward to these concerts happening in April!

#ThrowbackSaturday

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While you at Music @ Empress, check out #ThrowbackSaturday! This is a back-to-school moment for the adults, where you take part in PE, Art and History lessons at the Civic District. Show up in your school uniform (if you can find it) and you’ll get 50% off at the nearby tuckshop. Then ready yourselves for School Assembly for a mass screening of School of Rock and Mean Girls!

#ThrowbackSaturday
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm (Saturday)
Venue: Civic District
Price: Free admission

All Night Long with Gab Rhome (All Day I Dream)

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If you still have energy after doing what’s at the Civic District, you can head over to Headquarters (literally opposite the river from the Asian Civilisations Museum) for a show by Austrian-born Gab Rhome. There, you will unwind with dreamy and melodic house sounds, inspired by his climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant volcano in Tanzania.

All Night Long with Gab Rhome (All Day I Dream)
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 10:00pm – 4:00am (Saturday)
Venue: Civic District
Price: $25 (cover charge)

More stuff to do for the night owls!

Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden

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Want to go to Japan but too broke? Here’s the next best thing: an anime garden held at Gardens by the Bay! Head over to The Meadow and the Flower Dome to see celebrity cosplayers, popular anisong artistes, Japanese pop culture performances, anime screenings, play matsuri games, and munch on snacks at a Japanese-themed food bazaar!

Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden
Date: 
30 – 31 March 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 11:30pm
Venue: The Meadow and Flower Dome
Price: Free admission to The Meadow, Flower Dome pricing available here

Here are more scenic parks for the perfect backdrop for the ‘gram!

A Night of Jazz & Creole with Andayoma

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Imagine this: a chill night on the beach — listen to the waves ebbing amidst a soft backdrop of cool creole & jazz music. You have a drink in hand and you’re sitting by the bar, enjoying Andayoma’s smooth vocals, and you think to yourself “isn’t life pretty good?”

That could be you if you head over to Bones ‘n Barrels at Sentosa this Saturday.

A Night of Jazz & Creole with Andayoma
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 8:30pm onwards
Venue: Sentosa
Contact: +65 9190 4470

Wheeler’s Market

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Wheeler’s Market is like Etsy, but in real life. You can find artisanal collections or collectibles amidst a background of live music performed by buskers, as well as good food and drinks. What better way to start a Sunday morning?

Wheeler’s Market
Date: 31 March 2019
Time: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Venue: 2 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park
Price: Free admission

Bhangra Nite: All-Star Bhangra 2019

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Bhangra Nite: All-Star edition is back! Six of Singapore’s hottest bhangra teams gather for a good cause: to treat you to stellar performances as they raise funds for Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed. Support your favourite team and show them some love by dropping a donation in the boxes as they dance! This year, RedDot Bhangra and Magic Carpet bring you a collaboration with Showstoppers as DJs Kevin, Milan & G2 drop their beats with Emcee KP and Dholi Paul!

Bhangra Nite: All-Star Bhangra 2019
Date:
 29 March 2019
Time: 10:30pm – 4:00am
Venue: Magic Carpet Bollywood Club, 7500E Beach Rd Kallang
Admission Fee: $19 (advance, till 26 March), $25 (final 3 days)

Get your tickets here!

Music & Meditation Workshop by Sahaja Yoga Singapore

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After a busy night out earlier in the weekend, it’s time to wind down and chill. What better way than to do that with a free meditation workshop? Dhananjay Dhumal and the Dalal Brothers, Sandeep and Milind, will be playing music conducive to meditation. In addition, it will be guided and you’ll understand what the purpose of it is.

Music and Meditation Workshop by Sahaja Yoga Singapore
Date:
 30 – 31 March 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm (Saturday), 11:00am – 12:30pm (Sunday)
Venue: Hindi Society Auditorium (Saturday), Woodlands Regional Library (Sunday)
Admission Fee: Free

Get your tickets here and here!

Sunday Morning Walk (Architecture, Riverside and Heritage)

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Chill Sunday continues its theme with a morning walk at the Kallang Riverside Park hosted by Mahota. This walk aims to freshen you up before the workweek starts, and once you have completed it, you’ll get a free snack and juice as a reward! Free to do and free food? Sign us up!

Mahota Sunday Morning Walk
Date:
 31 March 2019
Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
Venue: Kallang Riverside Walk
Admission Fee: Free

Get your tickets here!

An Introduction: Brush Pen Calligraphy

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If your teacher has been complaining about your handwriting back in school, you ought to check out this workshop! Nuffypuffy, the organiser of this calligraphy workshop, will teach you how to handle and position a pen for proper posture. Proper posture is essential to making calligraphy as beautiful as possible, and once that is down, you will learn the drills. Then you will learn how to connect letters to form words, and then creating a gradient effect through pen-dipping!

You’ll get two 2 PENTEL sign pens (black and a colour of your choice), a tube of ink and an alphabet guide worksheet. You’ll also get to choose the kind of paper you’d like; be it plain paper, a watercoloured background or ones with printed designs!

An Introduction: Brush Pen Calligraphy
Date: 31 March 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: West Terra @ Bukit Batok
Price: $90 – $160

Reserve your spot here!

Sports Weekend With Decathlon SG Lab

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If you’re looking to up your general fitness but don’t really want to join the gym, consider joining the sports weekend with Decathlon! They’ve got different sports every hour – from Zumba, Cross-training, Yoga, Boxercise, Football – there’s something for everyone. The only catch is that you have to register as a Decathlon member, but membership is free!

Sports Weekend With Decathlon SG Lab
Date: Every weekend
Time: 8:00am – 10:00pm (depending on time slots)
Venue: 230 Stadium Boulevard
Admission Fee: Free

Check out the top sports events in 2019!

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

This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.