The weekend is coming, and that means it’s time to get some fun activities going on. No matter if you’d like to stay at home and chill or head out and explore with family and friends, we’ve got you covered with this list of things to do.
Archifest is coming back on 25th September with the theme ‘Architecture Saving Our World’. Satisfy your fascination with buildings by taking part in more than 100 online and offline activities including exhibitions and workshops, and marvel at the ways architecture has been bettering the future of humanity.
Archifest will run from 25th September to 30th October. https://www.archifest.sg/ for more information.
2. Try Yoga or Barre With Free Online Classes
Have always been wanting to awaken that #fitspo in you but unsure of where to start? Eventbrite has many listings for Yoga and Barre classes at very low fees or even completely free! Sign up for free classes like this free Barre class or this free Yoga class to start your fitness journey now.
3. Catch a Play with Virtual Theatre Performances
The Singapore Repertory Theatre will be live streaming the play Romantic Anonymous by Wise Children at 7.30pm this Friday! A charming musical about falling in love and finding yourself, the play will be showing for one night only. Can’t miss this if you’re a theatre buff!
Tickets may be purchased at https://www.srt.com.sg/romantics-anonymous.
4. Sing-Along to Lewis Capaldi at We The Fest
Those familiar with Indonesian festival We The Fest will be happy to hear that the event will be going virtual this year, for free! Take the opportunity to sing along to an impressive line-up of musical acts including Lewis Capaldi, Keshi, and Oh Wonder from the comforts of your own home, without having to pay for air tickets or brave the notorious Jakarta traffic.
The festival will run from 26th to 27th September. Visit https://wethefest.com/ for more information.
5. Learn about Social Stigma @ Beyond the Label Fest
Beyond the Label is back for the 3rd year to bring attention to the stigma surrounding mental health. From 26th to 27th September, enjoy virtual concerts by popular local artists like Tosh Zhang and Stephanie Sun, and take part in a range of online workshops and activities including chocolate-making therapy and a Tabata workout with Ah Boys to Men actor Maxi Lim.
A $10 donation is required to participate in workshops. Many have already run out of slots, so hurry up and book yours early! You may click here for more information.
6. Appreciate SingLit @ Singapore Lit Festival
The NYC Singapore Literature Festival brings together Singaporean and American writers to not only generate appreciation for Singaporean works of literature but also create a venue for discussion on topics such as human rights and social justice – a perfect opportunity for youths looking to engage in deep and woke conversations.
The event officially starts on 6th October, though two preview sessions will be carried out on 25th September. For more information, visit https://singaporeunbound.org/.
7. Explore Art and Music at the Peatix Online Festival
Peatix is an online portal for the sharing and discovery of community events. This year, they are hosting an online festival from 11am to 11pm on 26th September that promises to bring participants arts, music, and workshops of all kinds. Look forward to learning the basics of martial art-dance Capoeira, and laughing your head off with KL-based comedian NUHA.
Visit https://peatixonlinefest.peatix.com/ for more information.
8. Go for a Beer Run Around the Bay
In line with the SingapoRediscovers Campaign, bars like Chimi’s, Le Noir Marina Bay Sands, and L’Entrecote Customs House have partnered up to launch the SoleMates Beer Run! Go on a scenic 4km run around the bay, redeem a 150ml beer at each restaurant, then finish off your run with 3 complimentary tacos!
The SoleMates Run starts 27th September and will go on every Sunday till end December. Visit this page for more information.
9. Solve a Murder Mystery @ Chinatown
Gather up a group of 2-5 and take part in this murder mystery-themed ‘game tour’ that will take you around Chinatown with a series of puzzles! Choose your own routes and pick up items along the way to help you get to the bottom of the mystery. Guided by a game master playing the character of someone who’s stayed in the area for a long time, get ready to learn about all of Chinatown’s history and culture while having fun!
Tickets are priced at $50 each. Visit https://singaporediscovers.tribe-tours.com/ for more information.
10. Go on a ‘Gai Gai’ Tour Around Mount Faber
Enjoy a cable car ride and an educational tour around Mount Faber with this guided tour, and learn more about the area’s landmarks like the mini merlions and the Bell of Happiness – definitely something that families can enjoy together!
The Gai Gai Tour is priced at $20 per adult and $15 per child. You may find more information here.
11. Have Some ‘Lazy Breakfast’ @ Andaz Hotel
Andaz hotel is celebrating its reopening with a ‘Lazy Breakfast’ themed dining experience that will be available on weekends and public holidays! For $50, enjoy one main and unlimited servings of breakfast staples like bread, ham, cheese, and seafood on ice.
Visit this page for more information.
13. Take Aesthetic Photos on this Instagram Walking Tour
This 2-hour walking tour will take you around all the secret IG spots in Bugis, Waterloo, and Kampong Gelam so you can get that ultimate shot. Hosted by friendly influencers, this tour will definitely leave you with enough photos to upgrade your Instagram feed.