Five things to do this weekend (Nov 25-27)

Learn to build your own brand or catch some free performances!

Fitri Mahad

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

Published: 25 November 2022, 12:19 PM

As November comes to a close, a variety of activities await you – from interacting with cute pets to learning to build your own brand!

Here are five things to do this weekend (Nov 25-27):

1. Interact with pets at the PetExpo 2022




PetExpo makes its return from Nov 25 to 27 after a two-year hiatus. The event boasts over 100 brands from 80 exhibitors.

Visitors can look forward to seeing 100 bichons in one place in an attempt to enter the Singapore Book of Records. There are also showcases featuring British Shorthair cats, rabbits and terrapins.

There will also be an adoption drive where visitors can look forward to adopting cats, dogs and bunnies.

A dog competition will also take place on Nov 27. The FCI Grooming Competition by The Singapore Kennel Club (SKC) will see pet groomers vying for the top spot.

The PetExpo 2022 will take place at the Singapore Expo Hall 6 from Nov 25 to Nov 27. Entry is at $5 per day and free for children under 12. Physical tickets will be sold at the door on these dates.

2. Catch free performances at Playfiesta SG 2022




Taking place from Nov 25 to Dec 4, PLAYfiesta SG 2022 will feature live performances, local delicacies and an immersive mixed reality game.

Held at 37 Emerald Hill Road, fans can catch the headline performance from RRILEY at 7pm on Nov 25. 

On Nov 26, Mandopop fans can catch performances from Lennerd Lim, Marcus Lee and J. En Cheo at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm respectively. 

More movie screenings and performances will run throughout the event, including a stand-up comedy performance by Let’s Go Bananas on Nov 27.

3. View works local and abroad at the SG International Film Festival




The 33rd edition of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) sees the showcase of 101 films from across 50 countries.

Running from Nov 24 to Dec 4, festival-goers can choose from 10 programmes at SGIFF including film competitions, and screenings of local and international works.

Crime thriller Geylang follows an aid worker, pimp, sex worker, doctor, cigarette seller and political candidate as they cross paths on the eve of election nomination day. 

Baby Queen showcases the life of drag queen Opera Tang and chronicles her queer journey from coming-out as a drag queen to dressing up her 90-year-old grandma in drag.

The full slate of programmes and films can be found on SGIFF’s website. Venues and timings vary based on the films. 

Tickets for the Festival Opening are priced at $25, and tickets for all other films at $15. 

Those who create an SGIFF account for the first time will enjoy a 10 per cent discount off their first ticket purchase.

4. Learn to build your brand at the CreatorWorld Summit




Those who wish to start their own brand or online business may get the headstart they need at the CreatorWorld summit held from Nov 24 to 27.

Held at *SCAPE in partnership with Somerset Belt, the event will consist of four days of conference sessions, including meet & greet sessions and workshops.

The event programme consists of the B2B and Creator tracks which cover topics of community growth, platforms, making money, new technology, Web3 and working with brands. 

Tickets for the B2B track cost $275, and allows ticket holders to go for all sessions across all four days. 

Tickets for the Creator track cost $30, and only allow ticket holders to go for the weekend sessions on Nov 26 to 27, which are more creator-focused. 

Both can be purchased via CreatorWorld’s website. The first 15 people to use our promo code YOUTH or click “get tickets” at this link will get free tickets.

5. Indulge in festive treats at Nanyang Coffee concept cafe Butter Bean




Till Dec 25, Nanyang Coffee concept cafe Butter Bean will feature a variety of new savoury and sweet dishes

Foodies can look forward to festive dishes including Jolly Chicken Parm Pasta, Nuts Over Banana cake, G.M. Pandan Chiffon cake and BB Gingerbread cookies. 

The Jolly Chicken Parm Pasta, is an aglio-olio style pasta with a Nanyang twist. Customers can expect the Al-dente spaghetti noodles to be tossed with curry leaves in a tomato mushroom sauce.

Another option is the G.M. Pandan Chiffon cake that is drizzled with gula melaka syrup and toasted coconut flakes. It also has a custard whipped cream filling. 

Butter Bean’s Christmas menu items are available for dine-in and takeaway at its Funan, Vivo City and Seletar Mall outlets from now till Dec 25.

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