10 Things to Do This Weekend: July 3 to 5

Score steals and deals at bazaars and markets, hit the theater for a groovy Saturday night, and more.

(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekendWe zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.


Check out SPOT.ph’s Gig Guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: July 1 to 7



Gather all your friends and head over to SuperSale Bazaar’s Mid-Year Sale, happening from July 3 to 5, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the World Trade Center. If you’re in need of a major wardrobe overhaul, then don't miss the biggest Mid-Year Sale (with items up to 90% off)! Get comfy and stylish flats from Posh Pocket Shoes, roomy canvas or leather bags from Belleza, one-of-a-kind druzy necklaces from Olivia Concepts, uniquely designed swimwear from Neon Island, and many more.


For more information, click here.



Saturdays are about to get groovier with the Bee Gees' smash hit musical Saturday Night Fever The Musical, opening on July 3, at The Theatre in Solaire. The show will run through all weekends of July. The musical is set in 1976 and tells the story of Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary talent in dancing, and his ambition to be a disco king, which is set into motion when he meets Stephanie. This brand new production of Saturday Night Fever is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees, including the classics "Stayin’ Alive," "Night Fever," "Jive Talking," "You Should Be Dancing," and "How Deep is Your Love?" Ticket prices range from P1,500 to P6,000.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Don't miss the Asian premiere of The Normal Heart, the 2011 Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Play about the early rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s. Catch it this weekend, July 3 to at the Carlos P. Romulo Theater in RCBC Plaza. The play is set during the period when a deadly epidemic was killing North America’s gay population, devastating an entire generation, and changing the way we think about sex forever. The story is told through the eyes of writer and activist Ned Weeks, the openly gay founder of a prominent HIV advocacy group. He watches in horror as friends and lovers fall prey to a mysterious virus targeting his community. Tickets are priced at P1,563, P1,042, and P521.



Also read: Let's talk about HIV/AIDS: 10 Reasons to Be Excited to See The Normal Heart


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



A new weekend market is happening up north! Check out the the Katipunan Weekend Market on July 4 and 5, 9 a.m., at the Ateneo Grade School Parking Lot. The first ever weekend market features a tightly curated selection of jewelry, handmade items, clothes, arts and crafts, vintage finds, delicious food, and live music. Drop by with your friends and family, and you just might spot something new for you! Entrance fee is P150.


Also read: Shop vintage finds, secondhand books, handcrafted goods + more at Katipunan Weekend Market


For more information, click here.



Don't miss the first ever Type Lab MNL on July 4 and 5, 9 a.m., at the Roof Deck Events Center of Century City Mall. This exciting event is a conference on letters, design, and the creative chemistry of typography. Learn from some of the most talented artists in the fields of calligraphy, lettering, and type illustration like Abbey Sy, Googly Gooeys, Patrick Cabral, John Ed De Vera, Kay Aranzanso, Jelvin Base, June Digan, and Fozzy Castro-Dayrit! Celebrate the science and art of letters, magnify the beauty of handwritten works and digitally created pieces, and even experiment with innovative forms of letter design.


For reservations, click here.



#InspireEveryDay this July, starting with Jason Magbanua and Valerie Chua. Spend the afternoon talking about creativity and kindness on July 4, 3 p.m., at the Ayala Museum. Jason Magbanua is one of the country's best wedding videographers. While most see him as a magician, he sees himself as a visual storyteller who draws on his experiences and personal stories. Valerie Chua is a Filipino visual artist who specializes in traditional water-based media. Her work is predominantly influenced by East Asian watercolor artists, flora and fauna patterns, and magical realism literature. Ticket prices start at P150.



For more information, click here.



Join bestselling authors Katie Cotugno, Melissa Kantor, and Robyn Schneider for a book signing event on July 5, 2 p.m., at the Grand Atrium in Shangri-La Plaza. Katie Cotugno is the author of How to Love and 99 Days, which tells the story of how Molly Barlow faced 99 days of summer with the boy whose heart she broke. Melissa Kantor delivers a tale that is equal parts surprising, humorous, heartbreaking, and romantic in Better Than Perfect. Powerful and honest, Juliet’s story brilliantly portrays the highs and lows of life in high school and will resonate with any reader who has experienced either. Lastly, Robyn Schneider, author of Extraordinary Means, has written the story of two teens with a deadly disease who fall in love on the brink of a cure.


For more information, click here.



Calling all meat lovers! Visit Marco Polo Ortigas Manila's Cucina from July 4 to 17 and check out Fete a la Meat. Be stuffed to the brim with an array of premium U.S. beef dishes that will be available during lunch and dinner buffet. Gather up your friends this weekend and celebrate 4th of July with a feast!


For reservations, call 720-7720.



Catch the Next Attraction on July 4, 8 p.m., at the Music Museum, featuring Isabella, Robin Nievera, Paolo Valenciano, and Karylle. This concert is under the direction of Paolo Valenciano and music by Robin Nievera. Spend a fun night with the next Kuh Ledesma, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, and Zsa Zsa Padilla. Tickets are priced at P3,851, P2,750, and P1,650.



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.


Race with your running buddy at the 8th Robinsons Fit & Fun Buddy Runhappening on July 5, 5 a.m., at Bonifacio Global City. Registration is priced at P1,200 per pair (5K) and P1,500 per pair (10K). Those who are interested may register at Robinsons Supermarket branches in Forum Pioneer, Galleria, Magnolia, Manila, and Eastwood.


For more information, click here.

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