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Pop up stores, partying on level 61, fitness festival and more: This weekend is not for staying home!

No plans yet? Why not meet a korean star, overindulge on free artisanal coffee or just party with luminous vodka bottles...because why not

 

We know the weekends are for the couch potato in you to thrive, but you wouldn’t want to be missing out on all these fun would you? Nobody likes #fomo.

 

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You don’t want to be scrolling through instagram on your couch, seeing your friends having the time of your life while you reach for chips in your undies. So, we’ve curated a list of events that you should not miss, handpicked by our team to satisfy all tastes and fancies.


 

Laneige Beauty Road pop up store plus celeb meet-and-greet


 


 

Laneige Beauty Road, a travelling pop up series that will makes its way to 13 cities globally, is here in Singapore. Located within ION Orchard, on basement four at the atrium, Laneige is showcasing their ever popular Sleeping Mask, but in a limited edition series.


 

Instagram: @laneigesg

 

Purifying, hydrating and replenishing, the limited lavender edition is is formulated with a subtle scent that will ease you to sleep. You got it, ample of rest for that supple and firm skin in the morning. Plus, Laneige is launching the Refill Me Campaign in conjunction with Waterways Watch Society. With every purchase of the Sleeping Mask, they’re giving away a limited edition Refill Me water bottle to encourage the reusing of water bottles, and some proceeds will go to Waterways Watch Society.

 

Other than the Sleeping Mask, Laneige is offering up 5 new lip masks that will help your skin radiate and sparkle more. Plus. they are interactive games all around the pop up and you get to spin a sure-win wheel of fortune.

 

 

Aaaaaaand, you get to meet Korean sweetheart, Lee Sung Kyoung, actress of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo, on Saturday.

 

Where: ION Orchard Basement 4 Atrium

When: 18th May to 24th May 2017


 

Sister Act Musical

 

 

Don’t miss out the final weekend of Sister Act the musical. Hailing all the way from Broadway, it showcases a phenomenal music score by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken. Dive into the crime scene where a wannabe diva hides out in a convent and be prepared to burst out in laughter in between touching moments. Sure to bring your emotions on a roller coaster ride, grab your tickets here, starting from $65 to $740.

 

Where: Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

When: Till this Sunday

 

Fitness Fest 2017

Are you a proud #yogi? Or a #fitspo kinda girl? Then you’ll be damned to miss the inaugural mega Fitness Fest 2017. Suitable for all, the entire festival village boasts of a lineup that caters to beginners all the way to experts.

 

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Cassey Ho

 

Immerse in a day filled with les mills, hatha yoga, crossfit, pilates, parkour and more. If you’re feeling peckish, you’ll be spoilt for choice at the Farmer’s Market where you can refuel and do some shopping. Don’t miss out on a work out session with Cassey Ho of Blogilates, the number one female fitness channel on Youtube. Tickets start from $59 to $79.

 

Where: Bayfront Event Space

When: 20th May to 21st May

 

Melbourne Cafe Street Pop Up

 

Instagram: @mshannahchia

 

All hipsters will be able to sniff this out already but we don’t want this to be exclusive, so coffee lovers, listen up. Most of us are well acquainted with the fact that Melbourne’s cafe scene is stellar, so we bet this would be a hit. The first ever Melbourne Cafe Street pop up, happening right here in Singapore, for the very first time.

 

 

Brought to you by Italian coffee powerhouse De’Longhi and speciality coffee beans e-tailer Cafebond.com, this will be the dream event to intoxicate yourself silly with caffeine. From 11am to 5pm, free (gasp!) cappuccinos and espressos brewed with quality beans will be given out. We’re talking renowned Australian coffee brands like Industry Beans, Market Lane and St. Ali (pictured above), so you know you’re in VERY good hands.

 

Expect tangy, fruity, citrus and robust notes from everywhere. We know one thing for sure, you’ll leave with an unparalleled caffeine high. Excited already coffee aficionados? Make your way down to Millenia Walk and go crazy.

 

Where: Millenia Walk

When: 18th May to 22th May

 

Altimate x Belvedere present The Midnight Saber Launch Party

 

 

Enough of day activities, here’s one for the night prowler in you. On 20th May, Saturday, Altimate is hosting the launch of the new Belvedere Vodka, Midnight Saber. Wow, with such a fantastical name...the bottle better be made of something magical.

 

 

And magical it is. Housed in a luminous bottle, the Midnight Saber will light up the party night with a sleek glow that will be so befitting in the city’s highest club. This is the first ever spirit to be packaged in this luminous casing with LED lights line the bottom, which lights up progressively when switched on. Definitely a bottle you want to be seen drinking from. Oh and if you finish it, you get to keep the bottle! How’s that for some original interior decor.


 

Where: Altimate at 1 Raffles Place Level 61

When: 20th May 2017

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