Well, what do you know! It’s the last weekend before Christmas and the second last weekend of 2014. How did 52 weeks of the year go by that fast, we know not, but what we do know, is that we still have events up our sleeves to keep you shoppin’ and boogyin’ till you can’t stand up (in a good way of course). Make sure you hydrate yourself, girls, it’s going to get really busy!
Loco over local
Online retail store The Local People knows how to throw a good shopping party. Shopping gets even better when you know that you’re giving your hard earned dough to local artisans who are literally hawking the fruit of their labour. Come join in the fun at The Local People’s Night Market and get set to shop all things Singaporean.
When: 20 December, 5-11pm
Where: Goodman Arts Centre 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
How much: Free to attend. More details here.
A bookworm’s paradise
Get ready to re-stock your bookshelves, girls! Superstore Page One is holding a 3-day pop-up sale with over 10,000 books to choose from at up to 90% off. So, if you’re still scrambling for those pesky last-minute pressies, you may just want to head over to the National Design Centre and pick up some goodies for your bookworm buddies!
When: 19-21 December, 11am-9pm
Where: National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
How much: Free to attend.
If the lead-up to the yuletide season has gotten a bit too crazy and you feel the need to recharge, head down to CHIJMES this Sunday for a spot of Pilates. Start your Sunday off with a relaxing morning stretch session that will leave you feeling invigorated and ready to tackle the week ahead. Just remember to bring your mat, towel, water and workout buddy!
When: 21 December, 8am
Where: CHIJMES Lawn, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187996
How much: Free to attend. Don’t forget to register by calling 9296 2171 or emailing email@example.com with your name and contact number.
Get Christmas started early as DJ Jazzy Jeff (yes, of Fresh Prince fame) takes to the decks at Ku De Ta for one night only. This multi-award winning artist will be joined by local DJ talents Ya5th, Suren, Deepak and Styluxtakut. Time to party, party, party!
When: 20 December, 9pm-late
Where: KU DÉ TA, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
How much: $38 and $48. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
Mona Lisas and mad-hatters…
Culture vultures, art addicts, history buffs and everyone in between will love exploring the Earlier Mona Lisa exhibition, which is kicking off its world tour right here in the Little Red Dot. This tablet-led (that’s right, everyone gets their own electronic tour guide) multi-media walking tour will span nine galleries and explore the 1913 rediscovery of the “Earlier Mona Lisa” painting and the analysis that has gone into testing its historical authenticity.
When: Now-11 Feb 2015, 11am-10pm
Where: The Arts House at The Old Parliament 1, Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
How much: $20. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
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