12 things to see, do and buy in Singapore this weekend

It’s finally the weekend, which means that you’ll have tons of free time to hit up some of these cool events. From flea markets to Reiki lessons and sherry pairings, there’s lots to do this weekend.

Fri, Apr 17

  • Alex from Tokyo spins his signature house beats from his newest collaboration with partner Isao Kumano at Kyo.
  • The spring edition of Affordable Art Fair kicks off today with more “affordable” artworks from $100 to $10,000.
  • Going until the end of the month, this year’s edition of the Singapore Chinese Film Festival has a lineup of films including It Takes Two to Tango and Good Morning Taipei.
  • Photography-meets-artisan workshop, The Sew-Out Show showcases photographer Kevin Ou’s light-based art that you can get made into pocket squares, bowties and totes.

Sat, Apr 18

  • Local quintet Take Two launch their debut EP PAIRS with a concert and party.
  • The Spiffy Dapper becomes home to a series of brunch events, Brunch Bandits World, where each weekend sees a different cultural cuisine on the tables. Today’s menu is all about Turkish food.
  • It’s Record Store Day so head down to Ann Siang Hill’s vinyl of the day event where you can swap vinyls while jamming to the playlist curated by fellow vinyl enthusiasts.
  • PaperMarket hosts Paperfest where you’ll get to design your own paper projects and do lots and arts and crafts.

Sun, Apr 19

  • Book yourself a seat at Bincho’s kooky Japanese food with sherry wine pairing. It may sound strange but we tried it, and it’s delicious.
  • It’s the last day of Big Ohm Theory‘s second edition, complete with workshops like floral arrangement and Reiki.
  • The Sunday at The Training Shed garden party series is back with music by Matteblacc, Spaced Out Disco Juice and the Sideshow boys. 
  • Or head to Straits Records for Suka-Suka Sunday, a monthly market with street market vendors, coffee and cakes.