Things to do this weekend (Mar 3-5)

March kicks things off with a new attraction for sports junkies and a final chance to visit the nearly 300 booths at ARTBOX.

Noreen Shazreen

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Published: 3 March 2023, 12:16 PM

It may be a rainy weekend ahead but there are still plenty of indoor activities you can look forward to at the start of March.

Here are five things you can do this weekend (Mar 3 to 5):

1. Explore new climbing attraction Climb@T3 at Changi Airport



Changi Airport’s new sport climbing attraction, Climb@T3, will open on Saturday (Mar 4).

Located at basement three of Changi Airport’s Terminal 3, the attraction features two rock climbing walls – the 8m High Wall, which stretches across basements two and three, as well as a 12m-long Boulder Wall – which cater to visitors of varying skill levels and age groups, including toddlers and adults.

As part of Climb@T3’s launch, visitors can enjoy early bird promotions of up to 30 per cent off all packages from Feb 28 Feb to Mar 10, and promotional pricing of up to 10 per cent off from Mar 11 until further notice.

Climb@T3 will operate from 12pm to 9.30pm from Mondays to Fridays, and 10am to 9.30pm on weekends and public holidays.

2. Catch performances and workshops at ACM’s Crossing Cultures event



Asian Civilisations Museum’s (ACM) latest event, Crossing Cultures: In Motion, will feature a multitude of Asian dance performances, movement workshops and other activities from Mar 3 to 5. 

The event offers a glimpse into ACM’s collection through performing arts, food traditions, wellness practices, and other facets of intangible cultural heritage. 

Highlights of the performances include a traditional Balinese dance, a belly dance groove, as well as a performance from Starlight Alchemy incorporating LED lights and choreographed movements. These outdoor performances will be held from Mar 3 to 5 and admission is free for all.

The event is held in conjunction with ACM’s special exhibition Body & Spirit: The Human Body in Thought and Practice, and also features movement workshops such as a salsa beginner workshop, a silat workshop, a wheel yoga workshop, as well as an aromatherapy yoga.

3. Experience the Van Gogh art exhibition at RWS

Van Gogh art exhibition at RWS


Internationally renowned digital art exhibition, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, made its Southeast Asian debut at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) on Wednesday (Mar 1).

A mix of replicas, digital projections, Virtual Reality (VR), and atmospheric light and sound are used to create a 360-degree immersive art experience, allowing visitors to gain a deeper understanding of Van Gogh’s turbulent yet brilliant psyche.

Visitors can also check out a drawing studio at the exhibition where they can scan their artworks onsite and transform it into a larger-than-life digital representation, which they can use as their exclusive photo backdrop.

Apart from the exhibition, there are also a whole suite of add-on experiences, including a thematic cafe that offers Singaporean chocolatier Janice Wong’s range of pastries, and exclusive exhibition merchandise. 

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is open until Oct 1 at the B1 Forum at RWS. Tickets are available from $15 for children and $24 for adults. 

4. Visit ARTBOX for a variety of food, games and performances



Organised by Invade and SGAG, lifestyle event ARTBOX Singapore is into its final weekend from Mar 3 to 5. 

Held at Singapore Expo Hall 6 from 12pm to 10pm, the event features nearly 300 booths with a range of delectable treats and a variety of artisan crafts made in Singapore and its neighbouring countries such as Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan.

Visitors can also get the chance to meet the cast members of SGAG at the Meet and Greet session on Mar 3.

Admission tickets to ARTBOX are priced at $6 for single entry on Friday and $7 on Saturday and Sunday. There is also a groupbuy option at $23 for five tickets, and a Season Pass at $33 for full-day access across all days.

5. Indulge in McDonald’s limited edition Triple Cheeseburger



McDonald’s recently launched its new Triple Cheeseburger, on Thursday (Mar 2).

The price of a Triple Cheeseburger starts from $6.80 for an a la carte, $8.60 for an Extra Value Meal and $11.40 for a Triple Cheeeburger Feast. 

The fast food chain also released an all-new Apple Custard Pie ($1.80) and an improved version of the Lotus Biscoff McFlurry ($3.50).

The Triple Cheeseburger, Apple Custard Pie and Lotus Biscoff McFlurry will be available for dine-in or takeaway at all restaurants or via McDelivery, GrabFood and Foodpanda for a limited time only.

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