Possibly the most depressing year of all time is finally drawing to a close, and we couldn’t be happier to bid it adieu. We plan to do it the good old-fashioned way: dancing, drinking, eating and maybe a bit of working out. Here’s what’s on.
Monday, Dec 26
Christmas light up at Orchard Road
If you’re not that into sitting down around a bit meal at Christmas, do something completely different with the fam: The Great X’mas Escape organised by Toa Payoh Central Community Centre if you are nearby for some gift exchanging and games. Dec 26
Go on a Boxing Day Former Rail Corridor Walk from Kranji to Bukit Timah, organized by the Nature Society of Singapore (NSS). It’s a 13km walk, so put on some good shoes. Dec 26
Oasis Yoga is organizing a public holiday class with instructor, Erika Khoo. If you want to learn about yoga with the famous long-serving instructor, sign up. Dec 26
If you haven’t check out the lights and festive installations along Orchard Road, you are fast running out of time. Snap some selfies among the glowing reindeers and sparkling stars hanging over the roads and sidewalks, and check out the five unique and interactive installations. Through Jan 2
Tuesday, Dec 27
Wolf On The Hill burgers
Singapore’s iconic drag comedian Kumar returns with another session of Comedy at Canvas. Dec 27
Chill cafe Artistry is back with another session of Bluemonks Jazz Jam. Try their new menu items like the beef shakshouka and the eggplant parmigiana burger. It’s also one-for one- on pints, house spirits and wine till 8pm. Dec 27
Zumba away your Tuesday night after work, at The Star Vista. Dec 27
Bird Bird and Wolf Burgers are coming together for an epic culinary collaboration at Ann Siang Hill, aptly named Wolf On The Hill. There will be a slew of sinful delicacies like doritos crusted chicken burger, candied bacon chips and milkshakes that have been spiked with alcohol. Through Dec 31
One of our all-time favorites, Michelin-starred French restaurant, JAAN and Chef Kirk Westaway will not disappoint with their Christmas-inspired dishes like the majestic oyster with artichoke royale and Osetra caviar and venison saddle with celeriac ribbons. Go for their seven-course at lunch. Through Dec 31
Wednesday, Dec 28
Piperade at Tiong Bahru Bakery
Bloc Parties is throwing NEON (Paint Party Special), a neon paint dance party spinning EDM and house at Orchard Hotel’s Nova. Dec 28.
Hit up the newly reopened Refuge for a night of Hip Hop, R&B and trap beats. Tonight is the Respect party, featuring NashD, Rattle and MR. BOO. Dress up for a mid week dance session. Dec 28.
Local film producer and artist Bhavna Shivayogimath will be exploring themes of female identity, self-expression and sisterhood at her first-ever exhibition, The Topless Liberation Front. Through Jan 8.
Mid-week brunch anyone? Tiong Bahru Bakery just launched a hot menu at their CBD location, with decadent brunch fare, such as their chocolate croissant French toast and pancakes which comes with bacon, sausage and egg. Dec 28
Thursday, Dec 29
The Marmalade Pantry
Up your latte art game at this two hour workshop, where you will learn various type of latte art, from free pour to layering. Dec 29
Chic, modern bistro, The Marmalade Pantry has specially created seven new dishes from appetizers to mains and desserts this festive season. Start off with their roasted pumpkin salad with kale and feta cheese, go for the braised beef cheek with truffle mash for mains and end with the chocolate & orange tart to complete your night. Through Dec 30
Meat atelier Fat Cow’s festive eight-course winter dinner set includes premium winter season ingredients straight from Japan—perfect if you want a break from the whole turkey and sides thing. Through Dec 31
Calling all Harry Potter fans—besides the relatively new Cursed Child book and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them film to look forward to, you can now complete your fandom with a bunch of Harry Potter stamps, prop replicas, toys and other memorabilia from private collectors all around the world that’ll be on display at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Through Jun 30
Friday, Dec 30
Park Regis Singapore
Gillman Barracks’ CCA is doing a series of screenings of Singaporean films. This week, it’s Singapore Dreaming. Dec 30
Revelers, it’s Friday and that means Leftbank at CATO. Known to bring in local and international DJs, this week, DJ Sivanesh, Kevin Zane and Jehm will be helming the decks and spinning techno tracks. Dec 30
Year-end is staycation time. Park Regis is a good choice, and if you book the #sginsiders weekend staycation package, you get a complimentary room upgrade, two-hour bicycle rental and one-hour yoga session. Here is a list of cool places to have your staycation. Through Dec 31
The Singapore Biennale is still on by the way! This fifth edition of the contemporary art exhibition, titled “Atlas of Mirrors”, will showcase 58 different artwork presentations from 60 artists (10 of which are Singaporean) and three art collectives who were shortlisted based on their past work and art practices by creative director Susie Lingham and a bunch of museum and associate curators. Through Feb 26
Avengers fans, hold on to your hearts. Come to the Science Centre Singapore as the Marvel’s AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibition has arrived. The first of its kind in Southeast Asia, the interactive sensory exhibition will let you pretend you’re a recruit at The Avengers headquarters, and send you on a behind-the-scenes journey about all your favorite characters, like Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, Black Widow, and Ant-Man. Through Mar 5