Where To Go This Weekend – 22 October 2010

Where To Go and What To Do In Singapore This Weekend?

Do you have any plans this weekend?   If not, consider some of the  activities that I have recommended for you and your family to participate and enjoy.     If you are a beer and party lovers, I would suggest you to attend the Roktober to soak in the Oktoberfest mood.   And if you have family, you and your family can enjoy the picnic at the Comchest where your kids can take part in fancy dress and fun-filled activities.  Hopefully you will like the recommendations and have fun!

The BEST part is: MOST activities are FREE! Red heart


ComChest Picnic 2010

For: Whole Family Thumbs-upEditor’s Choice


Come dressed up with your fancy, fairy-tale or superhero costume to this fancy-dress party organized by the Community Chest.  This is the 2nd year that it is organized and it will even more exciting and fun-filled as it will be a picnic cum fancy-dress party!  

Your children will love this party as there will be games, treasure hunts, food & beverage kiosks and a bevy of other activities for everyone. Also, there will be attractive prizes to be won.

Date: 24 Oct 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 4pm– 8pm

Venue: Comchest Green, Labrador Nature Reserve

Admission: FREE!!!



For: Beer and Music Thumbs-upEditor’s Choice

Don’t be sad if you miss the Oktoberfest in Germany, imageyou can still have a local touch of the beer festival at Singapore’s very own version of the Oktoberfest!   So come down and join this MASSIVE al-fresco drinking party!

You will get your Erdinger beer (of course) and a rolling and rocking image good times with full rock ‘n’ roll entertainment at Timbre.   The 3 day open air non-ticketed drinking party will features many talented local pop bands such as the onstage girl-boy hip-hop sextet Sixx, The Pinholes and harder-edged rockers Ministry of Rock, the much-loved Blues Jam outfit, the cheerful young guitar slingers Imprompt-3 and the Timbre Music Academy All-Stars.

2298325612 4e39a0e011Here are some of the event highlights:

  • Singapore’s 1st BEER PONG Championship.
  • Sausage Eating Contests
  • 2 stages with explosive pop & rock band performances.
  • Satellite kitchen & bars at Roktober! with sale of Erdinger beers and a special Roktober! food menu.
  • iPod 8GB Touch giveaways!

It is unbelievable, they are giving away free beers too! Visit the Peranakan Museum on the Friday and Saturday of the event between 6pm to 9pm and pick up a beer redemption coupon!

Visit the official website to see more about the Roktober event.

Date: 22 Oct 2010 (Friday) – 24 Oct 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 6pm – 2am

Venue: Timbre @ The Substation, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore 179936

Admission: FREE!!! (min. 1 drink purchase)


Free Movie Screenings

For: Horror Movie


Do you love horror movie? For the coming two Saturdays,there will be FREE screening of two box office hits by movie director Ahmad Idham.  Bring your families and friends and experience an unforgettable night by our waterfront with the hugely popular Malay horror flicks the Curse of Nyiang Rapik and Jangan Pandang Belakang (Don’t Look Back)  with Subtitles in English.

Date: 23 Oct 2010 (Saturday)  & 30 Oct 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 10.30pm

Venue: Esplanade, Outdoor Theatre

Admission: FREE!!!


Young Pianists Outreach MasterClass with Thomas Hecht

For: Music Lovers

image For classic music lovers, you will love this attend this concert with renowned pianist and pedagogue Dr Thomas Hecht, Head of Piano Studies, who will conducts a piano masterclass with outstanding young pianists.  They will play pieces from Mozart, Liszt, Schumann and Copland.

Date: 23 October 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 4pm

Venue: Conservatory Orchestra Hall, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (NUS), 3 Estate Office Drive

Admission: FREE!!!  Note: No children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.  


Your Blissful Marriage Seminar 2010

For: Soon-To-Wed Couples

homeIf you are getting married, you may want to learn more about how to building a marriage and dream home of a lifetime from the CPF Board, HDB and MCYS.   Before you make that financial commitment, get tips on how you can assess your affordability before buying a home.  Get to know what are the available housing choices to meet your needs.  Learn what are the 5 Love Languages to become a better communicator – at home, work or play. This is the fourth time they run this seminar and there will be two sessions, and both sessions will cover the same topics. 

Programme Highlights:

  • Buying Our First Home – by CPF Board
  • Buying Our First HDB Flat – by HDB
  • Speaking the Right Love Language – by MCYS

Date: 23 October 2010 (Saturday)

Time: (a) 9.30am to 12.30pm  (b) 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue: HDB Auditorium, Basement 1 HDB Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310480

Admission: $10 per person & $12 per couple (inclusive of light refreshments/seminar kit/goodie bag)


Oktoberfest Sunday Brunch @ Fullerton

For: Whole Family

3203367755 5d78e707dcIf you could not get enough of the Oktoberfest, you can still savor an endless flow of the favorite German culinary suck as the bratwurst on sauerkraut, weisswurst with spaetzle, crispy pork knuckles & boiled potatoes, fresh Bavarian pretzel bread, kartoffelsuppe and chicken schnitzel.    Go down with unlimited thirst-quenching Erdinger beer and Moet & Chandon Champagne to add to the festive mood.  In addition, there are the regular international cuisine offerings plus entertainments with themed German tunes from the ‘live’ band.

This is one place to go to indulge your appetite for anything Oktoberfest.

Date: 24 October 2010 (Sunday)

Venue: Fullerton Hotel 1 Level, 1 Fullerton Square,

Telephone: 6877 8128 for reservation

Admission: Adult $158, with unlimited Erdinger beer and champagne; $148, with champagne and $98  without alcohol. Child: $46.



Nike City 10K Run


If you have not register for this 10k Nike City Run, you have not miss all the fun.   Although registration is over, you still can enjoy the concert at the Marina Bay Floating Platform at the end of the run and also come down to cheer for the fellow runners.  DJ Adrian Wee and hip hop dance group Sixx, Swagger, Lylee and SHeares Band will perform as well as interesting live performances along the running route.

Date: 24 Oct 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 7am

Venue: Start at Raffles Avenue and ends at Marina Bay Floating Platform

Admission: FREE!!!


Run For Hope 2010 Roadshow

image The Run For Hope event is on 21 Nov 2010 and here is a good convenient way to sign up for this meaningful event.  The registration roadshow is conveniently held at Forum The Shopping Mall where you can sign up as well as partake in some fun-filled activities for the family to whet your appetites for the big run.   See more details about Run For Hope.

Date: 23 Oct 2010 (Saturday) to 24 Oct 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 11am to 6pm

Venue: Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road

Admission: FREE!!!


Baby Expo

For: Shopping of Baby’s Stuffs


Baby do needs and uses up a lot of stuffs.  There are many things from baby food, toys and other baby items which are needed when and even well before you have a baby.  Baby Expo provides you with amazing choices and unbeatable value on everything for your pregnancy, baby and toddler. Get set to make the most of the Hot Deals & Great Promotions!

Date: 22 Oct 2010 (Friday)  to 24 Oct 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 11am – 9pm

Venue: Singapore Expo,  Hall 6B

Admission: FREE!!!


Electronics & Sports Expo 2010


If you need any consumer electronics or sports items, you may find bargains and discounts offered here.
Date: 22 October (Friday) –  24 October 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 11am – 9pm

Venue: Singapore Expo,  Hall 4B

Admission: FREE!!!


Wedding and Holidays

imageWedding is one of the biggest event in all of our life and there are so many things to prepare beforehand and also the follow-up activities such as honeymoon and home-making.  This exhibition is a one-stop shopping for all wedding-related needs.  You can even search for the attractive honeymoon and travel package here.  There will be also extensive showcase of attractive lifestyle product and unique furniture collection.

For those who are going or planning to get married, why not come down and get some inspirations?

Date: 21 October (Thursday) –  24 October 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 10am – 10pm

Venue: Singapore Expo,  Hall 5A

Admission: FREE!!!



Wishing You A Happy & Relaxing Weekend!!! beer





Photo:  André RS Cravo, Daniel Panev  Source:   NLB, Singapore ExpoSuntec, Safra, Esplanade, NUS, timbregroup

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