Weekend Picks: 22 – 23 Sept

The True Monkey King

There’s no shortage of fun things to do this weekend, especially with the Mid-Autumn Festival round the corner. Take part in the celebrations, catch an outdoor music performance, discover more about the importance of humanitarian relief work and more.


1. The True Monkey King

21 to 23 Sept

Theatre Studio, Esplanade

The Monkey King, Sun Wukong, has to content with an imposter in this fascinating tale adapted from the Chinese classic Journey to the West, presented through a fun and interactive puppetry performance. Learn more.

The True Monkey King


2. Ground Zero Carnival 2018

22 to 23 Sept, 11 am to 9 pm

Our Tampines Hub

Part of Mercy Relief’s 15th anniversary celebrations, this carnival showcases its work on the ground. Learn about what survivors and rescuers go through, try out humanitarian-themed games and show your support with a donation. Details.


3. tokidoki x River Safari

Till 30 Sept, 10 am to 5 pm

River Safari

Can’t get enough of lifestyle brand tokidoki’s super kawaii creations? Visit the River Safari to catch 10 life-sized sculptures of characters from its Mermicorno family interspersed among the park’s own mermaids – the manatees! More info.

Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore


4. SSO In Your Community: Northwest Singapore

22 Sept, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Singapore Racecourse

Enjoy a free hour of popular classical tunes such as the William Tell Overture in this concert presented by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Find out more.

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5. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018

22 to 23 Sept, 10 am to 9:30 pm

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Look forward to a weekend of fun programmes for the whole family at this annual festival celebration. See Singapore’s largest mooncake unveiled, try out traditional games and riddles, take part in a lantern-making workshop and more. Details.


6. The Little Prince Open House

22 Sept, 10 am to 7 pm

Singapore Philatelic Museum

Enjoy free entry to view The Little Prince exhibition, experience its tactile sculptures and maybe even snag a free glow-in-the-dark tattoo! Find out more.

Birth and Death Anniversaries. Image courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum Collection
Birth and Death Anniversaries. Image courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum Collection.


7. Once Upon a Full Moon

22 Sept, 6 pm to 8 pm

VivoCity Level 3 Amphitheatre

Mapletree presents this concert by the TENG Ensemble in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. There will also be an educational storytelling session before the show for little ones. Learn more.


8. Da Capo XIII: The Magic of Music

23 Sept, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Let the magic of the movies carry you away at this concert by the NUS Wind Symphony, which includes familiar tunes such as themes from Harry Potter and The Incredibles. More info.

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