Five things to do this weekend (Dec 16-18)

Yet another convention awaits you!

Fitri Mahad

Probably the only person that likes to hear the koels go ‘uwu’.

Published: 16 December 2022, 12:10 PM

A toy convention, art festival and a religious folklore-themed nightclub are just some things you can do to end off the week.

Here are five things to do this weekend (Dec 16 to 18):

1. Purchase limited edition collectibles at SG ToyCon 2022




SG ToyCon 2022, held from Dec 16 to 18, features collectible car, bus and fighter jet models, including limited edition pieces and new releases.

The second edition of the toy exhibition is held in the Visual Arts Centre at Dhoby Ghaut Green.

Visitors can expect new vendors including Tiny Singapore and Era Car along with returning vendor Automodels Singapore, who will sell their products at discounted prices exclusively at SG ToyCon.

Singaporean bus collectors can look forward to a 1:110 Dennis Trident Duple Metsec (Svc.111) at its booth. Tiny Singapore also brought back the callsign-112 version of its 1:76 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Ambulance.

Admission to SG ToyCon is free. Visitors can purchase the VIP pass for $88 for early access to the event on Dec 16, and receive a goodie bag which includes a 1:64 diecast model car by ERA Car, a 1:110 Boss Edition Singapore Bus and a 1:64 Police Car resin model by Masterpiece Collectibles.

SG ToyCon 2022 will run over three days, from 1pm to 8pm on Dec 16, 11am to 8pm on Dec 17 and 11am to 7pm on Dec 18.

2. Witness a display of lights at Dino Glow




Changi’s longest-ever festive light-up, Dino Glow, is now open at Changi Airport Connector till Jan 31, 2023.

The light-up is part of the airport’s annual Changi Festive Village and features dinosaurs and a world inspired by the Avatar movies.

Visitors can expect Avatar-inspired creations, including a trail of 1,100 levitating jellyfish beneath the T2 Skytrain tracks and a 40m tunnel of lighted arches featuring 3,600 mushrooms and 4,000 dandelions.

They can also walk alongside prehistoric creatures illuminated by festive lights and colours at Dino Glow. 

Avatar-inspired delectables can be purchased at Terminal 2 and Changi Airport Connector from the food trucks lining up near Carpark 2A. 

The food trucks will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday till Jan 1, 2023.

3. Catch the grand opening of Club Hell




Club Hell is set to make its debut in the nightlife industry. According to the club’s Instagram, the club is fully booked on Dec 16 but there are still available tables on Dec 17.

The club is set to launch with a religious folklore theme in place and is located at 113 Telok Ayer Road. 

Between 10pm to 3am, party goers can spend the night partying in a club where its decor focuses on conceptualising Heaven and Hell. 

Patrons are required to pay an entrance fee of $30, which comes with a free drink from the club. 

Door tickets to Club Hell are available every Friday, Saturdays, evenings of public holidays, and public holidays from 10pm onwards. Tickets will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

4. Take part in a treasure hunt at POPULAR’s Bookfest@Singapore 2022




Singapore’s largest book and stationery fair, BookFest, is welcoming visitors at Suntec Convention Halls 401 to 406 till Dec 18.

Upon entering the event, visitors can participate in the Plinko Hunt where they can win up to $5,000 worth of cash and prizes. 

Using the Plinko Hunt Map at the entrance, they will need to locate and collect stamps from five checkpoints around the hall for a chance to drop a token through the Plinko for a prize. 

The event features three lucky draws, where one already took place on Dec 11.

The Gadgets and IT Show Lucky Draw will happen on Dec 17 at 3.30pm. On Dec 18, the Grand Draw will take place at 3pm with up to $10,000 worth of Fine Gold up for grabs. 

Interested participants will have to spend a minimum of $120 nett for one chance at the draw.

5. Attend a creatives art festival at *SCAPE




From Dec 16 to Jan 15, 2023, *SCAPE will play host to the creative arts festival comma.

Attendees can expect a myriad of activities at the inaugural festival, including music conferences, workshops, a dance residency showcase and an art project exhibition.

A festival highlight, MOV:MENT, will feature four incubated dance films from MOV:MENT Lab – a workshop that invites youth filmmakers, choreographers, dance and movement artists to collaborate and create screen-based works. 

As part of the exhibition, selected works from local and international artists will also be showcased.

From Dec 14, 2022 to Jan 14, 2023, youths can also participate in a variety of dance programmes taught by South Korean street dance instructor Girin Jang. They can also catch performances and workshops by dance groups K-Pop Dance Off, Roar City Grounds and Lion City Lockers.

Those interested can register or find more information on the festival programmes through its website.

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