10 Things to Do This Weekend: September 4 to 6

Experience the full spectrum of fun at an exciting fair, head out to the park for a relaxing picnic, and more.

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


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Need some retail therapy? Head over to Spectrum Fair Manila on September 5 and 6 at Whitespace Manila. It's the premium lifestyle shop and lounge experience that showcases beauty in every hue. Check out their collection of different lifestyle pieces from the hip to the luxurious, all masterfully curated for the young and young-at-heart. A mix of the unique, the exotic, and the grand, Spectrum Fair Manila produces a collaboration between new wave businesses that promises a diverse selection of great finds for a great bargain. Entrance fee is P150.


For more information, click here.




September days are bound to be cozier with Books & Brews: A Coffee & Book Fairhappening from September 4 to 12 at the Eastwood Mall Atrium. Try different kinds of coffee that will surely warm you up all through the month. Pair them with great deals on books that any bibliophile won't be able to resist. Round up your friends and head over to this exciting fair and have a perfectly chill weekend.

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Get your picnic baskets and blankets ready! Manila's 1st Picnic Pop-Up is happening on September 5, 1 p.m., at Burgos Park in Forbes Town Center. A first in the country, this picnic pop-up is a whirlwind weekend event, carefully crafted with families, friends, and foodies in mind. It's all about "flashback fun"—going back to your roots and having fun like you used to with other people in the backyard, enjoying the outdoors with good food, good music, and equally good company. 


For tickets, click here.




Short + Sweet Theater Festival Manila 2015 is set to hit the city for three consecutive weekends, starting September 4 to 6, and culminating with a gala show on September 27 at Samsung Hall in SM Aura. Short+ Sweet is a brand that presents festivals with a mix of theater, dance, cabaret, and music around the world. Have your fill of exciting and contemporary works that challenge and entertain. 


For tickets and more information, click here.



Sundays are about to get more interesting! Check out Svelte Sundays at the Central Park in Greenfield District, happening every Sunday, 6 a.m., starting on September 6. Get ready for a lifestyle of wellness with a special series of weekend activities, such as fitness classes and an organic market. They'll have Zumba and outdoor yoga sessions, followed by fresh fruit smoothies and healthy delicacies. Farm-fresh produce are also available for the picking, as well as organic poultry and meat. 


For more information, click here.





If you're interested in creating your own leather goods, Soul Flower is holding a Basic Leather Crafting Workshop and Marikina Tour this Saturday, September 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Studio 925, Unit 2H, 22 Malingap, Diliman, Quezon City. You'll get to learn the basics and explore the world of leather crafting by touring different shops in Marikina where you can get extra tools, materials, and discover the endless possibilities with leather. Workshop fee is P3,500 inclusive of materials, transportation, and lunch at Rustic Mornings.


 To reserve your slot, click here.




All DIY Brides, award-winning Maids of Honor, and other crafty lovers of flowers are cordially invited to a DIY Fabric Bouquet sessions with Yellowbuglove. This workshop will be happening on September 6, 2 p.m., at the Craft MNL Studio. Learn how to make freestanding fabric flowers that you can use individually or bunched up into pretty bouquet. This session also serves as a good foundation for making other bridal details, like boutonnieres and floral head pieces. The workshop fee is P1,500.


To register, click here.



Experience Disney on a whole new level with the Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival 2015happening from September 1 toat the Kia Theater in the Araneta Center. Step into a world of wonder with Mickey and his pals, along with Disney characters from AladdinThe Little Mermaid, and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story. Watch them sing and dance to popular Disney hits, remixed to rock, pop, reggae, hip-hop, country, and more. Tickets range from P900 to P3,605. The schedule is as follows:

  • September 1: 6 p.m.
  • September 2: 6 p.m.
  • September 3: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • September 4: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • September 5: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.
  • September 6: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 911-5555.



Watch Against the Current Live in Manila on September 5, 8 p.m., at Metrotent. This is the second time that the American pop-punk rock band has been in the country after joining Alex Goot in 2014. Sing along to their hits, such as “Dreaming Alone” and “Gravity.” Tickets are priced at P5,490 and P3,843.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Adventure awaits at the Salomon Citytrail 2015happening on September 6, 4 p.m., in Intramuros. The race aims to entice runners to make their own trails in the city. Citytrail terrain will include running on different surfaces within the city as a way to escape running on the same route every day. Salomon Citytrail encourages all to find trails wherever they are, even in an urban environment. Registration is priced atP900 for 6K and P1,200 for 12K.


To register, click here.

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