17 unmissable things to do in Singapore this weekend (Mar 25-27)

From art and flea markets to your last opportunity to check out OH! Potong Pasir, here’s what you can do this weekend. 

Fri, Mar 25

Spend your Friday off at the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, which will be hosting The Local People X Express Market, an art market by The Local People and the Singapore Land Authority. Expect lots of 90s retro art, airmock-lounging, movie screenings and digital art installations.
It’s the Easter weekend, guys. Have you planned your meals? The seafood and BBQ brunch at Park Hotel Clarke Quay’s Brizo Restaurant is just one of the ways you can spend it.
Shown through the eyes of four gay men, the interactive play, Grind, shines the spotlight on protagonists who have to deal with issues of acceptance.
If Good Friday is too wholesome for you, sign up for a decadent F1-level party at Alibi, Catalunya’s new club night series with the Podium Lounge peeps. DJs Shigeki (JP) and Farhan C (UK) are spinning house.
It’s coos and cuddles at the Pet Expo over at Singapore Expo Hall, with an adoption drive, games, workshops, fancy pet products and more.
Easter weekend at Open Farm Community features egg hunts and an “egg plant” workshop.

Sat, Mar 26

Load up on burgers, hearty bar bites and booze at Eats, Beats & Treats Tropical Edition, MEATliquor SIN’s popular food party series.
Check out pre-loved items, old-school collectibles and vinyl records at the Flea @ Vicki’s Vintage Flea Market & Gourmet Food Fair by The Retro Factory.
If you liked indie film mini-festival Scumscope last year, the boys from SCUM Cinema have a second edition on starting tonight with NZ horror-comedy Housebound. The roster at Scuff 2016 includes a doc about kitschy Turkish remakes called Remake, Remix, Ripoff (Mar 26) and Raiders (Mar 27), about obsessed fans remaking Raiders of the Lost Ark.
The 14th edition of the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance kicks off on Mar 26, running until Apr 10. See the full line-up here.
Renowned Japan-born pianist Noriko Ogawa promises a Night of Fireworks at Victoria Concert Hall. Expect Mozart, Debussy and Chopin.
The March edition of First Class Comedy at The Fullerton Hotel features Pakistan’s Umar Rana, the UK’s Scott Mitchell and Singapore’s own Qamarul Haziq.

Sun, Mar 27

The CBD’s second car-free Sunday will feature an arts and gardening bazaar, open mic performances and free entry to museums.
Don’t miss your last opportunity to experience OH! Potong Pasir.
It’s your last chance to catch Claire Wong and Noorlinah Mohamed’s latest play, Recalling Mother, where both playwrights talk about their evolving relationships with (who else?) their moms, as they move out of the house and have to deal with the ageing process.
Check out No Man’s Land, an immersive theater performance taking place in secret locations around Joo Chiat. You’ll have to figure out what’s going on based on the clues in a hotel room and learn about the history of the area along the way.
Reelak is back! Head to Zhongshan Park for their fringe market at 4pm then be treated to a screening of the award-winning French film La Famille Bélier.