19 things to see, do and eat this weekend in Singapore (Aug 28-30)

Street parties, free-flow paella and the last weekend of the Singapore Night Festival. It’s gonna be a packed one.

Fri, Aug 28

The lush Spanish restaurant is doing another rendition of UNA Noche, a night where you can dig in to free flow paella, tapas, seafood and parilla-grilled meat, as well as sangria, wines and sherries.

Or head to a five-course pop-up dinner Bootleg Bayou that’s all about 1920s Louisiana cuisine. 

American DJ duo Tritonal are in town to perform their signature head-thumping, raucous sets at Zouk.

Or head outdoors to the Heineken Cities Festival, with six different city themes, each with its own exciting entertainment line-up, over at Chijmes. 

It’s the last weekend of the Singapore Night Festival with more live music, nighttime art installations and cool performances around The Substation.

If you’re more into dancing, head to the Singapore Latin Extravaganza where you’ll be able to samba, watch performances and eat some good food, too.

Circular Road is shut to traffic for another Sunshine Nation block party. This time, DJ Klangkunstler is on the decks with more drink and food deals at places like Marco Marco, O Comptoir, Draft & Craft and more.

Sat, Aug 29

The Sake Festival is back with over 150 bottles of sake from the different prefectures in Japan. This year’s edition also has a live tuna-cutting station and stalls where you can stock up on Japanese porcelain ware.

If sake isn’t your thing, head to A Week With Remy Martin, where you’ll learn about everything to do with Cognac. Tonight’s session is at Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall.

Gillman Barracks is now home to a yoga and brunch session with 60 minutes of Hatha yoga followed by a hearty spread over at Red Baron. Bring your own mats and towels.

Open Farm Community hosts its first Open Farmers’ Market (it’ll happen every last Saturday and Sunday of the month). This time, there will be stalls by Momo Co, Casse-Croute and cider from the Mad Tapper.

Marc Fusinato attempts to play the guitar for eight hours non-stop in Spectral Arrows, all while having his back against the audience in this sensory art piece.

Try and get a seat to Andsoforth’s latest theatrical pop-up dinner, The Karl Experience. The four-course meal revolves around a dystopian future where only one person has the ability to potentially save mankind.

Sun, Aug 30

Your last chance to catch the Tibet Film Festival. Today’s free screenings include A Gesar Bard’s Tale, about a bard who’s mission is to preserve cultural heritage after an earthquake, and Summer Pasture, which tells the story of a Tibetan nomad’s challenges to facing change.

Cato hosts a daytime brunch party with cool local DJs, a menu full of brunchy favorites and $12 beers.

If that’s too early for you, head to Long Chim’s Night Thai-m Carnival with Thai street food, Monkey Shoulder drinks and hip hop music.

The Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Orchestra and multimedia artist Ong Kian Peng, The Mazu Chronicle tells the story of early seafarers on the Maritime Silk Road. 

The STPI’s Open House allows you to try your hand at print and papermaking techniques with the help of expert printers. You can also take home your own prints, too. 

It’s the last night to catch comedic theater production Hotel, which explores the notions of cyclical time and recurring histories.