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Things to do this weekend: Halloween on the Hill & All Souls Day at Dempsey, Halloweenie, and more

Things to do this weekend: Halloween on the Hill & All Souls Day at Dempsey, Halloweenie, and more

Weekend’s creeping up

Text: Cheryl Lai-Lim


Image: The Projector Singapore

It's been quite a while since Phase 2 was introduced  and so, more and more of our favourite eateriesbars, and attractions have opened up their doors to customers. With that being said, bigger events still remain on hold. Not to fret though. This week, send thrills down your spine with a plethora of creepy activities to celebrate Halloween.

HORROR | Halloween on the Hill & All Souls Day at Dempsey

Embark on a blood-curdling tour this Hallow's Eve filled with eerie hair-raising activities. Follow a guide and a clairvoyant through a walking tour of Dempsey Hill's heritage, before stopping for wine and cheese. After you've lined your stomach and mustered up your courage, enter the other realm with true stories, and get the chilling opportunity to communicate with other 'inhabitants' in the area through intuitive senses as well as traditional and modern mediumship tools that includes copper dowsing (or divining) rods, pendulums and an electromagnetic field (EMF) detector. This one's truly for the brave.

Happening on 30 October and 1 November. Click through for your spooky tour.

FILM | Halloweenie

Halloween calls for nerve-racking horror movies – even more so this year as most large-scale physical Halloween parties and celebrations have been called off. Grab your spooky popcorns and head to The Projector's annual horror-fueled screamfest. Catch limited screenings at the cinema ranging from comedy cult flicks starring Taika Waititi to local horror romance film Konpaku, or stay at home and rent a spooky film noir to watch with your friends over Zoom.

Dates and timings are selective to films. To purchase tickets and learn more, click here.

HORROR | ACM After Dark

In light of the pandemic, this year's ACM After Dark will take place virtually. Brought to you by the Asian Civilisations Museum, uncover ancient stories and secrets of Asian civilisations through a spooky family-friendly trail. Besides an exclusive virtual tour, you'll also be able to get your Halloween crafts ready with tutorials, whip up a spooky bento meal, or catch a music and drama performance about the fall of Bukit Larangan.

Happening on 31 October. Click through for more spooky information.

SHOP | FestivalForGood 2020

Shop till you drop at 2020's FestivalForGood, Asia's largest celebration of social enterprises. Snap up buys from over 100 social enterprises, all on a single platform. Support these businesses for a good cause by purchasing items from handcrafted ceramic jewellery to traditional patchwork blankets to gift-it-forward platforms. Besides the marketplace, there's also a line-up of workshops, conversation panels and stage performances.

Happening from 24 October to 22 October. Access the site festival here.

HORROR | Deep BOO Sea!

This spooky season, head to the S.E.A. Aquarium and get your spooks from the creatures lying in the depths of the sea. Go face-to-face with the menacing wolf-eel, or bare your teeth at the vampire fish. Discover Nature's scariest-looking marine animals whilst participating in a treasure hunt hidden within the underwater exhibits. To get into the spirit of Halloween, guests who dress up in a Halloween costume will get the chance to win monster prizes.

Happening till 3 November. To experience your underwater Halloween celebration, click here.

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