Weekend Warrior: May 19-21

Whiskey Weekend

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.

Friday, May 19

6th French Animation Film Festival

Titles screening at this family-friendly edition include My Life as a Zucchini, April and the Twisted World, and The Girl Without Hands.

Until May 21; various timings at Alliance Française Theatre, L1. $11-$13.

Blue Beauties

If blue is your favorite color, check out the lush garden of blue blooms at this floral display, where flowers like agapanthus, hydrangeas and delphiniums are planted in a French-inspired setting.

Until Jun 30; daily 9am-9pm at the Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay. Admission to Flower Dome applies.

Indian Food Festival

Spice up your dinner plans with an Indian feast of salmon tikka, tandoor-roasted chicken, onion dumplings in buttermilk curry, crispy cottage cheese and more.

Until May 28; 6.30pm-9.30pm at Melt Cafe, Mandarin Oriental. Sun-Thurs $75, Fri & Sat $85, both include free flow juices.

Polish Food Festival

The first ever Polish Food Festival in town features six Polish chefs cooking up a storm at different restaurants, followed by film screenings, parties, and a picnic concert.

Until June 3; various timings at various locations.

Togetherly @ Wheelock Place

This pop-up market features local brands selling apparel, accessories, eyewear, food and more. There’ll also be a book exchange corner for you to swap titles with other bookworms for free.

Until May 21; 11am-9pm at L2 Wheelock Place. Free.

Urban Ventures – Vol. 6

Loads to do this weekend at the patch of greenery behind The Working Capitol on Keong Saik Road. Happenings include live art installations, an artisanal market, a pop-up library, music performances, urban heritage tours, free monoprinting and upcycling t-shirt workshops, dance parties and more.

Until May 21; Fri 6.30pm-10.30pm, Sat 1pm-8pm, Sun 11am-8.30pm at Duxton Plain Park. Free.


Saturday, May 20

Esplanade Annexe Open House

The Esplanade’s newest arts/lifestyle space is officially open — weekend highlights include a coffee appreciation workshop, a portrait drawing sesh, a food trail journeying to Esplanade Mall’s dining outlets like Alter Ego and No Signboard Seafood, as well as a barter market.

Until May 21; Sat noon-late, Sun 10am-late at Esplanade Annexe. Free.

FitnessFest 2017

This weekend fest is all about fitness, health and general well-being, so join in for mass workouts, workout trials, health and wellness workshops, and feel good eats at the food village.

Until May 21, at Bayfront Ave. $79/one day.

HUMAN+: The Future of Our Species

Catch a glimpse into the world of artificial intelligence, robots and genetic modification, where you’ll get to meet the world’s first officially recognized human cyborg and a realistic humanoid robot, as well as walk through an exhibition filled with works from over 40 international artists, scientists, technologists and designers.

Until Oct 15 at ArtScience Museum. Adults $13.60-$17.

Playtime: The Complete Works of Jacques Tati

The complete retrospective works of the French screenwriter/director/actor showcases all six of his feature films, as well as four rarely-seen shorts. Part of Voilah! French Festival.

Until June 4, various timings at Gallery Theatre and Seminar Room, National Museum of Singapore. Free.

Whiskey Weekend 2017

Hit up this event to sample American whiskey, craft cocktails, American BBQ bites, and craft beer, then check out a Bourbon Bake off with apple pies, sign up for whiskey masterclasses, and stroll through the pop-up shop to get all the tools you need to make your own cocktails at home.

Until May 21; 3pm-late at The Great Escape. 


Sunday, May 21

Art Club

It’s all about art, music, art jamming, Sunday roast and daytime dancing at Camp Kilo, with appearances by the likes of Forest Child, Bleak Illustration, WANT skincare and Selva Foods.

2pm-7pm at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club. Free.

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