29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)

It’s a relatively short week (especially if you’re on leave on Monday), but there’s still a lot happening to fill the rest of the days before the weekend.

Monday, Aug 8

, 29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)
Glen Goei’s Forever Fever will be screening at Esplanade’s Festival Village

Sky-high club Altimate is having a Masquerade party with a Carpe Diem theme that’ll end with everyone taking off their masks, but not before letting loose and dancing in your best dresses and suits. Aug 8

It’s rare to be partying on a Monday, but to celebrate Singapore’s 51st birthday, Headquarters by the Council pulls together Dodgy Yamamoto and TrevD who’ll get you going. Aug 8


, 29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)

Staying in for a boozy night of watching Netflix, or hitting an outdoor picnic at the park? Download Bottles XO on your smartphone. The new wine delivery app has an exciting selection of affordable, boutique  wines from across Europe, and promises to deliver a chilled bottle (or two, or 10) to you within an hour. Best part: no minimum order and no delivery fee. SG readers, use the code BXOSGN for $10 off your first order (valid until Aug 31). Try it here.

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Put your best foot (and hand) forward and take part in possibly the longest running party in Singapore’s nightlife history, as Mambo Jambo revels in classic anthems of yesteryears. Aug 8

In conjunction with National Day festivities, Esplanade’s Festival Village will have over 50 stalls offering food, art and craft that have been selected by online shopping hub LalooLalang. Through Aug 9

The team behind theatrical dining experience AndSoForth is back with their latest interactive dinner session, The Spy, The Thug, His Wife and Her Lover, where diners will attempt to break out of “prison”, gather information and escape without blowing their covers. Through Sep 18


Tuesday, Aug 9

We’ve already rounded up a list of 10 things you can do besides watching the National Day Parade and fireworks, which you can check out here. Aug 9

Wednesday, Aug 10

, 29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)
Charlie Puth. Photo credit: Catie Laffoon

Watch Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth artist perform at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore. Aug 10

Catch your Pokemon experience at the Pokemon Cafe at Bugis Junction’s EwF (Everything with Fries) before it ends. Aug 10

Move your hips with some reggaeton at Kult Kafe’s Salsa Under the Stars. There’ll be a casual, free demo beforehand so you don’t completely embarrass yourself on the dance floor. Aug 10

Come dressed in your best red-and-white outfit and dance along to Ghetto’s beats at Zouk’s TGIW party. Aug 10

Thursday, Aug 11

, 29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)
Films At The Fort 2015

Creative types should check out this edition of Overtime at CATO, which will have art on display and a talk about protecting your legal and intellectual property rights when you’re in the creative industry. Aug 11

After a yoga session with the Urban Yogis at the Pop Up Yoga: Yoga & Wine Night, learn the art and basics of wine tasting. Aug 11

Films At The Fort is back at Fort Canning Park and like last year, there will be outdoor screenings of award-winning films, and stalls selling gourmet grub. Through Aug 21

The main segment of the Singapore International Festival of Arts will have highlights which include controversial stage production Five Easy Pieces by acclaimed Swiss director Milo Rau, plays like Everything by My Side by Fernando Rubio and more. Through Sep 17

Friday, Aug 12

, 29 unmissable things to do next week (Aug 8-12)

HubbaBubbas is launching their EP, Amy(gdala) at Aliwal Arts Centre with their pop genre music and lush vibes at their one-night-only party. Aug 12

Goodman Arts Centre will be having a Block Party that’ll transform its Blackbox into a art, jamming and performance space for creative enthusiasts. You can either join the audience or showcase your work. Aug 12

BooksActually is hosting the official launch for outspoken Singaporean artist and writer Tania De Rozario’s book, And The Walls Come Crumbling Down. Aug 12

Catch a mix between music, film and dance performed by The Teng Ensemble, directed by theater icon Glen Goei, as they tell Stories from an Island City with popular hits like Chan Mali Chan, Di Tanjong Katong and more at the Esplanade. Aug 12

The Epicurean Market returns for its fourth edition at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, featuring 10 celebrity chef restaurants and personalities. It’ll also showcase gourmet produce, handcrafted cocktails and craft beers from all over the world. Through Aug 14