True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things good and great happening over the coming weekend. Peruse it, take note of everything that interests you, and hit us up on our Facebook page or on Twitter @CoconutsManila to sound off on what you think.
Say “annyeong” to another Korean celebrity
Date: July 13, Friday
Venue: ABS-CBN Vertis Tent, Luna, Quezon City
Manila has been visited by a number of K-pop and K-drama stars in the past months but it looks like the trend is nowhere close to ending.
This week, fans of actor and singer Yook Sung-jae get to meet him at Paradise 2018, his fan meeting at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City.
Yook is a member of the boy group BtoB and is known for his roles in dramas Who Are You: School 2015, The Village: Achiara’s Secret, and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God.
Tickets are available on TicketWorld.
Get your fill of artisanal fromage
Date: July 14, Saturday
Venue: C Lounge, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City
Pinkies up, cheese lovers.
On Saturday, the Conrad Manila hotel will host an artisanal cheese fair with cheeses flown all the way from France. So fancy.
Apart from more than 60 artisanal cheeses, attendees will also be given four glasses of wine — because what’s cheese without some vino right?
Tickets are priced at PHP2,000 (US$37.37) per person.
For more information, visit the Artisan Cheese Fair 2018 Facebook event page.
Indulge your inner sneakerhead
Date: July 13 – 15 (Friday – Sunday)
Venue: The Block Atrium, 2/F, SM North EDSA, Quezon City
Those who have been meaning to buy a new pair of shoes (or are just sneaker-obsessed and can’t get enough) can go to the upcoming The Sports Warehouse sale in SM North EDSA to try to get the most value for their money.
Discounts will be as high as 80 percent off and brands in the sale will include Nike, Adidas, and New Balance.
Pumped up kicks, amiright?
For more information, visit The Sports Warehouse Facebook page.