Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of November 9-10

This weekend, take it slow and pick up a skill that is unique to Southeast Asia – the art of batik making. Alternatively, go on an adventure at the the Singapore Maritime Gallery to understand Singapore’s maritime heritage.

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1. Bazaar By The Pier

Photo courtesy: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Photo courtesy: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Experience Singapore’s remarkable journey from a trading post of the past to the next-generation port of the future at the exciting Bazaar by the Pier.

Tour the Singapore Maritime Gallery to understand Singapore’s maritime heritage, transformation and growth; view winning photography works at the My Defining Maritime Moment exhibition and immerse in the atmospheric bazaar where exciting fringe activities and delectable food stalls await.

When: November 9-10
Where: Singapore Maritime Gallery
Entry: Free

2. Batik Exploration (Art Workshop)

Photo courtesy: ZuRee Hilo
Photo courtesy: ZuRee Hilo

Experience making batik from scratch and bring home your piece. The exploration fee is $65 for adults and $35 for child. This is a perfect activity for couples, families and friends. You also enjoy 10% off mains from Lowercase Cafe when you sign up.

When: November 9
Where: Lowercase Cafe
Entry: SGD 35-65

3. In a Tiny Room with Roxane Gay

Photo courtesy: Roxane Gay
Photo courtesy: Roxane Gay

Organised as part of the Singapore Writers Festival, this is a literary gathering in one of Singapore's beautiful hidden spots.

In this edition, some of the festival’s most loved writers take over a literary inspired cocktail bar. Guests will enjoy an intimate reading followed by a Q&A session. Price is inclusive of a cocktail or mocktail.

When: November 9
Where: The Old Men Singapore
Entry: SGD 58

4. Abha

Photo courtesy: Samarpana- The Asian Festival of Classical Dance
Photo courtesy: Samarpana- The Asian Festival of Classical Dance

Abha is a retelling of the epic Ramayana presented by Punyah Dance Company, comprising Adithya PV, Parshwanath S Upadhye and Shruti Gopal.

When: November 9
Where: National Library Building
Entry: SGD 37.61

5. SHAKTI 

Photo courtesy: Samarpana- The Asian Festival of Classical Dance
Photo courtesy: Samarpana- The Asian Festival of Classical Dance

The eternal mother, the primordial force, the divine energy. She is the first Goddess that resides in our heart and our inner strength. Together, Madhuri Suresh and Varsha Vishwanath, senior dancers from Temple of Fine Arts, Singapore embark on the Shakti Marg, the journey to find their Inner Shakti.

When: November 10
Where: National Library Building
Entry: SGD 16.70

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