News Flash: We’ve made it people, Christmas (and the New Year) is knocking on our doors and regardless of how the past 350 days have panned out, it’s time to put the good, bad and the ugly behind us and soldier on to bigger and better things that await. If you’re looking to slide down the last week of 2017 with a different spin that’s albeit, still a scenic route, we’ve got just the right quirky picks for you. Because, always leave the regular, for later.
1 – A Merry Latecomers Christmas (Improv)
Say Whut? Celebrate the Jolly season with folly, some may say. Together with The Latecomers, Singapore’s very own improv troupe, play ‘Whose Line Is it Anyway?’ and thread carefully with these made-up scenarios as you chuckle ho-ho-ho along the way!
When: 21 – 23 Dec (2030 – 2230)
Where: The Merry Lion
More Info: https://peatix.com/event/328749
2 – Christmas with Impact! – a make good market
Time to up your gifting game with impact. Shop pre-loved wares & socially responsible crafts at a marketplace that lets you do good while shopping for your last-minute Christmas knacks and bargains! Revel in good vibes and karma, as part of the sales will go towards helping the social enterprises and the Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Relief.
When: 22 Dec (1600 – 2200)
Where: Impact Hub Prinsep
More Info: https://christmaswithimpact.peatix.com/
3 – 139 STRINGS FOR CHRISTMAS
Imagine a time where Christmas is spent without music. Now, cast those grim thoughts away with this family-friendly evening concert of melodic harp and piano tunes of your favourite carols, reinterpreted by award-winning Harpist – Fontane Liang and recipient of the Adolphe Neuman prize, pianist Beatrice Lin. Not just a concert of strings but one that tug your heartstrings too.
When: 23 Dec (1700-1800)
Where: The Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator Singapore
More Info: https://christmasstrings.peatix.com/
4 – Anyone can throw the Pottery Wheel
Wheel you like your own pot? (see what we did there). Join in this Pottery Beginners class and sculpt your very own pot to life because sometimes, the best gifts are the ones you create out of your own wheel.
When: 25 Dec (1700 – 2030)
Where: The 8TH Floor Creative Space
More Info: https://peatix.com/event/333912
5 – BXOXO II – NYE Party | The Speakeasy Prohibition
This New Year’s Eve, party in the Prohibition Era of the 1920’s – 1933 where alcohol was banned and people had to hide and sneak away in hidden/secret bars to have a good time. Just where is this elusive party again? Seek and you shall be let in.
When: 31 Dec (2100 – 0300)
Where: 39 Keppel Road #03-03 Angra Warehouse
More Info: https://bxo-nye.peatix.com/
6 – Silent Disco Asia, NYE
Night at the Museum, in silence, though, not quite. Usher in the new year with a night at the museum, partying to your favourite tunes that’s piped through your very own set of headphones. Don’t like what you’re hearing? Simply switch the channel and tune in to the other 2 live sets spinning. There will definitely be something to get your groove on. Oh, and did we mention, there’s the live fireworks display on the Marina Bay front?
When: 31 Dec (2000 – 0100)
Where: Artscience Museum
More Info: https://silentdiscoasia-nye.peatix.com/
7 – The Tiki Tropic Rumble – Potato Head’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party
Heads up: Get ready to rumble through to 2018 with a night of free-flow beers, wines and selected cocktails with Potato Head Singapore this #NYE. Think island-inspired elixirs, tiki torches and eclectic sounds.
When: 31 Dec (2100 – 0000)
Where: 36 Keong Siak Road
More Info: https://peatix.com/event/333843