Five things to do this weekend: 28 – 30 August

Weekend traveller

Five things to do this weekend: 28 – 30 August
Choose between parties and quiet afternoons before we say hello to September

PARTY | Heineken Cities Festival

The Heineken Cities Festival brings guests to the cities of Los Angeles, Mexico City, Madrid, Tokyo and Seoul all in just one night, sort of. Dance to DJ Cristian Varela's sets or alongside enthralling Flamenco dancers as you enjoy Heineken through their limited edition city bottles and brand new cans.

28 August from 7pm at CHIJMES.

MUSIC | Circular Road Block Party

26-year-old German musician KlanKuenstler is quickly gaining recognition, and his headlining act at this block party is sure to win him new fans. Organised by party folks Sunshine Nation, Circular Road will be taken over with music from local DJs Ming and Seng Wei as well. Dish on French fare at the neighbouring Ô Comptoir, or head to Marco Marco for some Italian.

28 August, 7pm till late, Circular Road. For more information, head here.

DJ Ming

BOOKS | From The Belly of the Cat: A Reading with Cats!

Calling all cat ladies, crazy or otherwise. Cat Cafe The Company of Cats will be hosting its first book reading session of the re-printed From The Belly of the Cat. A collaboration with BooksActually, these feline tales will be accompanied by 11 resident rescue cats as you contemplate the meaning of rejection, love and respect. A panel discussion will also follow with the cafe's owners and writers discussing the role of cats and their presence in Singpaore.

29 August, 11am - 1pm at 6B Mosque Street. Tickets are available here.

The Company of Cats

ARTS | Caffeine + Ideas

Held in conjunction with the Singapore Night Festival, crafts, prints, art installations and exhibitions are spread out across the DECK. Pick up some self-published books from local authors and enjoy works from the likes of The Design Society and Liana Yang.

28 - 29 August, 7pm - 12midnight, 120A Prinsep Street. For more information, visit the DECK or The Singapore Night Festival.


FOOD | Open Farmer's Market

The outdoor terrace at Open Farm Community will be transformed into a market this weekend. Start your morning with the Community Gardening Session and a picnic after where you can purchase salads, pastas and other Open Farm Community favourites. Pets and friends are welcome, as well as your own bags — a friendly reminder to keep things Earth-friendly. 

29 - 30 August from 11am to 4pm at 130 Minden Road. For more information, head to the Open Farmer's Market Facebook page.

Text: Vimidamini Haridasan

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