Don’t waste the weekend sitting in binge-watching TV… there’s plenty going on around town to get you up and out the door! Shop till you drop at the Pedder Warehouse Sale, indulge in scoop after scoop of ice-cream at Ben & Jerry’s ChunkFest, dance the night away at Play:Live or even take home a new puppy love from National Geographic’s Free Pet Shop adoption drive. It’s all here in this week’s Weekender…
Pedder Warehouse Sale
Wallets at the ready girls! Brand name fashion giants On Pedder are hosting their Peddar Warehouse Sale for two days only and trust us, this is one serious shopping extravaganza. Shop for designer shoes, accessories and jewellery from brands such as Charlotte Olympia, Alexander Wang, Peddar Red, Alexander McQueen and more at up to 90% off ! And as if that wasn’t cool enough, we’re giving away five pairs VIP early entry passes to five very lucky Sassy Girls and a friend each. It’s the ultimate sale shopping event for you and a friend that you don’t want to miss. So, click here or on the button below to enter!
When: 4-5 October. Saturday 12-9pm, Sunday 12-5pm (VIP passes will get you entry from 10am)
Where: Mercury Room, Raffles City Convention Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103
How much: Free! To win one of five VIP early entry passes, simply click the button above to enter our amazing giveaway!
Scoop it up
You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! Try to contain your excitement because Ben & Jerry’s are hosting their 7th annual ChunkFest ice cream festival that is packed to the brim with 20 exciting flavours for you to try, fun carnival games and a nighttime outdoor movie screening. If you’re feeling gutsy, gather a team of rumbling tums and take on the Vermonster eating contest – the fastest team to wolf down 20 huge scoops of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream wins a year’s supply of B&J’s tubs!
When: 4 Oct, 2-10pm
Where: The Meadow @ Gardens By the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
How much: Free!
If you’re looking for a fuzzy companion then head down to Singapore’s biggest dog adoption drive this weekend. Working with dog shelters from around the city, the National Geographic Free Pet Shop will showcase the joy of adopting, hosting pet-related talks and activities for people and pups. So come on down to support…you may even walk away with a new furry friend.
When: 4-5 October, 12-6pm
Where: Playground @ Big Splash, 902 East Coast Parkway, Singapore, 449874
How much: Free!
Rock your socks off
After the success of last year’s Shut Up & Listen festival, this year’s edition is back and ready to rock! This local homegrown music fest will feature four hours of musical entertainment from local and international acts such as Singapore-based indie band Monster Cat, Hawaiian multi-instrumental artist Kawehi, and Aussie rockers Here Come The Cavalry. Girls, are you ready to rock?
When: 6 October, 6-10pm
Where: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
How much: $88-$108. Tickets on sale until 4 October, buy them by clicking here.
On the decks
Get ready to dance the night away as electro-king Paul van Dyk performs live at Zouk this weekend. Achieving cult status in the trance and electronic music world, German DJ and music producer, Paul van Dyk was (twice!) named the world’s number one DJ on DJ Mag’s “Top 100 DJs Poll and has won awards left, right and centre. An absolute legend on the decks, this performance is one you don’t want to miss!
When: 3 October, 11pm
Where: Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street, Singapore 169420
How much: $33-$38 (includes two drinks). Tickets on the door.
Party and play
For one night only, 12,550 sq feet of MBS Expo halls will be transformed into a truly unique party experience, Play:Live 2014. Featuring a huge lineup of local and international artists such as local DJ Tenashar and Canadian songstress Daniela Andrade. Mixing a plethora of music genres, revellers will be taken on a journey of sound. Starting out mellow with gentle acoustic vibes then building the beat to amazing heart-thumping performances from a fantastic mix of DJs. Grab your friends and get ready to join one of Singapore’s biggest live indoor music festivals!
When: 4 October, 7pm
Where: MBS Expo and Convention Centre, Hall A-C, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
How much: $88-$188. Buy your tickets, by clicking here.
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