5 things to do this weekend: 25 - 27 November

5 things to do this weekend: 25 - 27 November

Pre-December highlights

Text: Bianca Husodo

Image: LASALLE College of the Arts: Shimmering Treetops,
Facebook | Naiise Camp Christmas

Hunt for gifts in Kampong Bugis, stay up for National Gallery's luminescent spectacle and get intoxicated by a highball 'n' taco combo

MARKET | Naiise Camp Christmas
Just in time for the festive season, Naiise is back with their annual Christmas pop-up. Situated within Kampong Bugis' idyllic neighbourhood, the retailer is hosting a camp-themed revelry where thrills include sampling some baked goods, a sure-win lucky dip and of course, a bevy of unusual gifting ideas.
naive camp christmas
Opens now till 24 December, 12pm-3am on Friday-Sunday at 66 Kampong Bugis, Level 7. For more information, click

FESTIVAL | Gallery Light to Night Festival
Here’s a feast for the eyes: In celebration of its first anniversary, National Gallery is throwing a light and music extravaganza ‘till the wee hours. Expect glowing visual treats from fluorescent installations to good vibrations from homegrown talents the likes of Nathan Hartono and Charlie Lim.
national gallery light to night festival
25-27 November and 2-4 December, 4pm at National Gallery. For more information, click

MARKET | K+ Artisans Weekend
With 40 movers and shakers in art gathered in one place, come for an eclectic range of knicks and knacks: From The Lorem Ipsum’s sculptural accessories, Strangely Yours’ vintage finds to Cupplets’ hand-painted delicacies.
lorem ipsum
26-27 November, 11am-8pm at K+. For more information, click

ART | (Re)(en)countering Colonial Legacies by Kirti Upadhyaya
Collaborating with Tate Britain, National Gallery’s Artist and Empire unfolds the odyssey of the British Empire through a Southeast Asian perspective. Take a walk through storied colonial legacies while participating in an earnest conversation on the exhibition with historian Kirti Upadhyaya.
artist and empire encountering colonial legacies national gallery exhibition
26 November, 4-6pm at The Substation. For more information, click

FOOD AND DRINK | Gin Lane Street Party
Up for three or five gin highballs? Sign up for a street party hosted in the famed speakeasy alley for indulgent swigs from Asia’s best, as well as hearty tacos and sandwiches prepped by the good folks of Decker Barbecue and Park Bench Deli.
gin lane street party
26 November, 6-11.30pm at Hongkong Street. For more information, click