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Five things to do over the weekend of December 21-23

Singapore may not have four seasons but the Christmas spirit is definitely in the air this coming weekend! Check out some of the exciting events this weekend to get your festive mode on: 

1. A very bluesy Christmas at Blu Jaz

Photo courtesy: Blu Jaz
Photo courtesy: Blu Jaz

The Bluesy Christmas Gang is celebrating the season to be jolly! Come and groove with their renditions of holiday tunes. Featuring members of The Solfonics, New Stream Brass Band, Otaku 7, and some of Singapore's favourite groove bands!

When: December 22
Where: Blu Jaz
Entry: Free

2. Jazzy Christmas: A big band, big bang!

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Swing into the Christmas spirit with Jeremy Monteiro and friends!

The King of Swing returns to the Esplanade Concert Hall for a Jazzy Christmas with musician friends from near and far. They include vocalists Carmen Bradford, Alemay Fernandez and Louis Soliano, trumpeters Tom Walsh and Eddie Wen, saxophonists Tony Lakatos and Julian Chan and harmonica player Jens Bunge.

Completing the big band line-up are the members of Jazz Association Singapore Orchestra (JASSO), who will bring their own pizzazz and sassiness to the mix.

When: December 22
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
Entry: SGD30-88

3. Geometric Terrarium Workshop - Planting with an edge

Photo courtesy: FAYY Terrarium & Gifts
Photo courtesy: FAYY Terrarium & Gifts

This workshop is a retreat for those itchy fingers who wants to create their own tranquility with an edge. It can also be an ideal way to spend one’s time.

Whether you are a student, working professional or stay at home mom, this workshop is suitable for all and beneficial for everyone around. 

When: December 22
Where: 362a Sembawang Crescen
Entry: SGD108


Photo courtesy: Habitat by Honestbee
Photo courtesy: Habitat by Honestbee

Join habitat by honestbee with Spirit & Penance for a masterclass. Also have the chance to taste of some of the best whiskies from down under: Whipper Snapper Distillery Upshot Whisky, Timboon Christie's Cut, Limeburners Port Cask Strength, Limeburners Sherry Cask Strength.

Learn about the history and development of distilleries from the first craft distillery in 1992.

When: December 23
Where: Habitat by Honestbee
Entry: SGD5

5. Bookup - "Sapiens. A brief history of humankind"

Photo courtesy: Bookup
Photo courtesy: Bookup

A bookup is an informal meeting where people who read Yuval Noah Harari's "Sapiens. A Brief History of Humankind", meet and share their ideas about the book. 

It's a great way to meet new people in a cozy relaxed environment with drinks and great conversation.

When: December 21
Where: Club Meatballs
Entry: Free

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