With National Day just around the corner, everyone’s gearing up for a (sort of) long weekend of fun! Get in the mood with these great events and performances taking place. Here’s Little Day Out’s Weekend Picks: 6 – 7 August 2016!
1. The Three Little Pigs
4 Aug to 16 Sept
KC Arts Centre
This original adaption puts a new spin on the familiar tale, featuring superstar piglets, their devoted single-parent mum and a misunderstood wolf. Funny and highly entertaining, it’s a great show for kids aged three and up. More info.
2. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty
4 to 7 Aug
Kids or teens with a taste for romance and gothic drama are in for a treat with this modern update of the classic fairy tale. Featuring the supernatural, fairies and even vampires, this lavish dance production will take your breath away. Find out more.
3. Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber
6 Aug, 4 pm to 7 pm
Mount Faber Loop
It’s the first time that Mount Faber Loop will be turned into a car-free zone, so head on down to enjoy some fresh air and outdoor activities! Get in the groove with percussion performers, explore the art of dance painting, take part in a mass dance class and more. Details.
4. PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate!
6 to 9 Aug, 12 pm to 9 pm
Play, learn, eat and bond at this family carnival! From a bouncy castle and big carnival swing to games, craft activities, educational exhibits and yummy local delights, there’s everything you need for a great family day out. Learn more.
5. Music Oasis 2016: A Nation Celebrates
6 Aug, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
To mark our nation’s 51st birthday, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra will be performing a repertoire of music by local composers, centred on a national theme. Enjoy familiar tunes like national day songs, TV theme songs and even a piece featuring an excerpt of a speech by the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
6. National Day Celebrations at Esplanade Festival Village
5 to 9 Aug
Enjoy a wide assortment of local treats, artisanal products and other specialty goods at this bustling bazaar curated by Singapore-based online shopping hub, LalooLalang. Find out more.
7. Cardboard Sculptures Upsized!
7 to 9 Aug
Let cardboard sculptor, Bartholomew Ting, show you how to turn ordinary cardboard into a giant work of art through creativity and teamwork. Participation is free but spaces are limited for each session so do be there early to register. Details.
8. Peppa Pig LIVE! Big Splash
6 to 9 Aug
Resorts World Sentosa Theatre
Join this beloved little porcine as she and her friends race to fix a leaky nursery roof! Filled with singing, dancing, games and muddy puddles, this interactive performance is something the whole family can enjoy. Learn more.
9. SSO Classics in the Park
7 Aug, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Pack a picnic basket, gather family and friends, and settle back to enjoy an evening of well-loved classics and Broadway hits performed by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, ranging from Swan Lake to The Sound of Music.