January 6, 2023
We've got an exciting list of art events, movies and eateries as we usher in the second weekend of the year. Get your phones out and slot in some of these activities with bae before the family time next weekend.
Light To Night Festival
📍Civic District | 📅 6 Jan 2023 to 26 Jan 2023
Organised by the National Heritage Board as part of the Singapore Art Week. Light to night festival features a variety of light installations and artworks throughout the civic district. The theme for this year will be “Here and Now”, where artists create works in response to one’s time and environment.
In addition to the light installation, the festival also features performances on weekends and festival village with an array of F&B options, art and craft, workshops and more at “Empress Lawn and St Andrew’s Road.
📍Cathay Cineplexes/ Eaglewings Cinematics/ Golden Village/ Shaw Theatres/ WE Cinemas | 📅 Screening Now
Catch the new movie! "M3GAN" a horror, Sci-Fi movie with a 94 percent positive rating according to the Rotten Tomatoes.
M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a lifelike doll that's programmed to be a child's greatest companion and a parent's greatest ally. Designed by Gemma, a brilliant roboticist, M3GAN can listen, watch and learn as it plays the role of friend and teacher, playmate and protector. When Gemma becomes the unexpected caretaker of her 8-year-old niece, she decides to give the girl an M3GAN prototype, a decision that leads to unimaginable consequences.
📍Chinatown/ 41 Smith Street | 📅 1 Jan 2023- 21 Jan 2023
Chinatown's Chinese New Year market, also known as a bazaar, is a popular event that takes place annually in the lead-up to the Chinese New Year holiday in the Chinatown area. These markets typically feature a wide variety of goods, such as traditional food, decorations, and clothing. The markets are often set up in the streets, along with a night bazaar that include street performers, lion dance, and dragon dance performances. The markets typically open in the weeks leading up to the holiday and remain open throughout the CNY period. They are known for being colourful, vibrant, and festive places to shop, eat and gather with family and friends, and it's a tradition to visit the market as part of the celebration. Some of the popular items being sold in this market are new year decorations, red packets, traditional snacks, and Chinese crafts.
Jurassic-themed Dining Hall
📍Supertree Grove at Gardens by the bay | 📅 Daily 11am – 9.30pm
Jurassic NEST is a food hall located within Gardens by the Bay, which is a popular tourist attraction in Singapore. The food hall takes its inspiration from the Jurassic era and features a variety of food stalls and vendors offering a wide range of cuisines. The ambiance is designed to give a feeling of the prehistoric era, and is one of the unique features of the food hall.
Gardens by the Bay is a park spanning 101 hectares (250 acres) of reclaimed land in central Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden. The park features various themed gardens and two conservatories, the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest, and it's a great place to visit for nature lovers, families and garden enthusiasts.
📍#02-27, One Raffles Place, Singapore 048616 | 📅 Opening Day Varies for stores | Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday (Closed)
Humble Bakery is a highly-regarded bakery in Raffles Place, Singapore's central business district. The bakery offers a wide variety of scones, cakes, and brownes, all made with high-quality ingredients.
At the moment, Humble Bakery is also having CNY goodies that are available for pre-order or walk-ins.
🧧Pineapple Tart - $23.80
🧧Calamansi Pineapple Tart - $26.80
🧧Rose Cranberry Cookie - $18.80
🧧Gula Melaka Cookie - $18.80
🧧Paprika Pork Floss Cookie - $18.80
🧧Bak Kwa Cheddar Scone - $4.80 per PC
📍Pulau Ubin | 📅 Daily | First ride 6am, Last ride 7pm
Pulau Ubin is a great place for hiking and outdoor activities. The island has a number of well-marked trails that take visitors through the island's lush forests, mangrove swamps, and coastal areas. Some popular hiking trails include the Chek Jawa Boardwalk, which winds through a wetland ecosystem and offers views of the island's unique marine life, and the Ubin Mangrove Trail, which takes visitors through a dense mangrove forest.
The hiking trails at Pulau Ubin range from easy to moderate in difficulty, and are suitable for hikers of all skill levels. Some of the trails are relatively short, such as the Jelutong trail, which takes around 15-20 minutes, while others, like the Ubin Quarry Trail, are longer and take about an hour or more.
During the hike, visitors may encounter a variety of wildlife such as monkeys, monitor lizards, and a variety of birds. The island's diverse ecosystems also support a wide range of plants and trees, and it is a perfect place for nature enthusiasts and outdoor enthusiasts.
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