Things To Do This Weekend (11 – 13 November)

With film festivals, a Marvel exhibition and conventions to showcase two very different local scenes – street culture and artisanal ware – theres so much to look forward to this weekend.
1. Sole Superior
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Sneakerheads, rejoice – Singapore’s premier sneaker and streetwear convention returns this Saturday to Zouk Singapore for the fourth year running. One of the biggest platforms that showcases the local street culture, it is held at a bigger event this year, so turnout is expected to increase. Food is available at the venue from Park Bench Deli and Nomad – The Gallant Co. & The Hungry Bazterdz, and drinks can be purchased at the Wine Bar @ Zouk. Besides sneakers, other highlights include live DJ sets by .Wav(y) and get inked for free by top tattoo artists Alfrey Tattoo and Kelvin Monster.
Date: 12 November 2016
Venue: Zouk
17 Jiak Kim St
Singapore 169420
Time: 1PM – 7PM
Admission: Pre event tickets go for $10, tickets at the door are $20.
(more information here)

2. Etsy Made Local Market


Popular sellers from the online shopping site Etsy are are taking things offline to sell their artisan products at this local market. This is the first ever Etsy Made Local market in Singapore, so head on down to check out some beautiful knick-knacks and gifts perfect for the upcoming Christmas.
Date: 12 – 13 November 2016
Venue: Capitol Plaza
13 Stamford Road
Singapore 178905
Time: 12PM – 9PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)
3. Marvel’s Avengers Station


In this interactive exhibition, you can finally live out your dreams of becoming an Avenger. The science centre explains the science and technology behind the characters, and features original sets, props, costumes, interactive and special effects.
Date: Ongoing till 5 March 2017
Venue: Singapore Science Centre
15 Science Centre Rd
Singapore 609081
Time: 10AM – 6PM
Admission: $18 – $30
(more information here)
4. German Film Festival 2016

This is the last weekend to catch the German Film Festival, so do head on down if you have been intending to. For its 20th edition, more than 30 films are being screened, and it is the largest foreign film festivals in Singapore. Some films to look out for include the love story “Agnes”, “Farewell Berlin Wall”, “Meteor Street”, “Twilight over Burma”, “Zero Gravity: Mission in Space” and “Democracy”.
Date: Ongoing till 13 November 2016
Venue: –
Time: –
Admission: More information on tickets here
(more information here)
5. French Film Festival 2016


If film festivals are your thing, this month seems to be your lucky month with numerous film festivals being held. This year, a selection of close to 20 movies – including fascinating cult classics to compelling films fresh off the box office will be screened on local grounds. “There is no other country on earth that cherishes independent world cinema as much as France,” said local arthouse filmmaker Eric Khoo who is the festival’s guest of honour this year. Some of his picks include “Cowboys” (Les Cowboys), “Standing Tall” (Le tête haute), and “Hothead” (Coup de tête).
Date: 10 – 20 November 2016
Venue: –
Time: –
Admission: Information on tickets here
(more information here)
6. Botanic Gardens Movie Series: Raven the Little Rascal


In collaboration with the German Film Festival, Raven the Little Rascal will be screened at the Singapore Botanical Gardens. The film, which won the best foreign animated feature at the Sichuan TV Festival, tells of the power of friendship and courage in facing one’s endeavours. Get ready for an evening movie-picnic under the stars with this unique experience.
Date: 12 November 2016
Venue: Singapore Botanical Gardens – Eco Lake Lawn
1 Cluny Rd
Singapore 259569
Time: 7:30PM – 9PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)
7. Merry Medley Floral Display


Get in to the Christmas spirit with Gardens By The Bay’s Christmas decorations at the Merry Medley Floral Display. The Flower Dome will house Christmas-themed florals such as holly, conifers, poinsettias and more.
Date: 11 November 2016 – 5 January 2017
Venue: Gardens By The Bay
Marina Bay Sands
18 Marina Gardens Dr
Singapore 018953
Time: 9AM – 9PM
Admission: Tickets available here
(more information here)

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