10 Things to Do This Weekend: October 23 to 25

Eat your heart out with unforgettable "hugot" lines, say hello to your heyday, 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: October 21 to 27



Celebrate the sixth edition of the Science Film Festival this year. With the theme “Light,” this festival focuses on the importance of light and how it helps revolutionize our global society. The Goethe-Institut Philippines is taking the lead in organizing the festival and offering Filipino children 44 science films from around the world. These films were carefully selected by a respected jury from the science, education, culture, and the media sectors. Don't miss the free screenings and fun activities from now until December 9.


For more information, click here.




Experience gaming in a whole new level at the E-Sports and Gaming Summit happening this weekend, October 24 and 25, at the SMX Convention Center. It's the biggest e-sports and gaming convention in the country featuring e-sports competitions and the next wave of products and offers by PLDT Home and Smart, plus a special gaming hub where gamers can play League of Legends, Counter Strike, Left 4 Dead 2, and Halo 2 Spartan Strike FPS. The hub also features top console games like NBA 2K16 for PlayStation 4, and top mobile games Clash of Clans and Hearthstone, among others. Plus, you'll get to see the new Star Wars characters just in time for the movie! Tickets are at P185 each.

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The makers of the Trendsetters Bazaar is launching Metro Manila’s first Travel Sale Expo from October 23 to 25 at the World Trade Center. This edition features more than 80 booths on travel and tourism where everyone can score the biggest travel steals and deals. Over at the fashion side, shop everything from Spring, Happy Soles PH, Cinta Manila, and many more! Tickets are priced at P100 per day.



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The finest in food, wine, fashion, music, and innovation from Italy will arrive at Makati Shangri-La during Esperienza Italiana, a week-long festival that promises to deliver a total sensory experience of Italian culture. The celebration will highlight three main events. The first is Aperitivo Italiano, a traditional pre-dinner, on October 19, 21, and 23 for P1,500. Have a relaxing Thursday night with That’s Amore, an exclusive concert featuring the Manila Symphony Orchestra, on October 22 for P1,850. Enjoy the rest of the festival with L’Artisan, an exclusive wine dinner by Michelin-starred Chef Rocco Iannone, from October 20 t0 23. Tickets for the five-course dinner are priced at P5,500++.


For reservations, call 814-2580 or e-mail rric.slm@shangri-la.com.




Get your hands dirty at INKfest 2015happening on October 24, 10 a.m., at Fully Booked High Street. With the theme, “Childhood,” this year’s event aims to awaken everyone’s inner child and open a world of infinite possibilities. By making contemporary pieces that connect to the INKies’ own childhood memories, uncover different, intimate, and yet familiar worlds. Admission is free for everyone.


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After successfully debuting in Alabang last August, Ampalaya Monologues is back on October 25, 4 p.m., at the Splice Resto Bar in Greenfield District, MandaluyongThe event, which features short monologues that are inspired by real love stories and popular memes, was a huge hit with its hugot lines, hilarious punchlines, and heartbreaking stories. Aside from all the original monologues, which include the crowd favorites “There’s a Basha in All of Us” and “Hanash ng Soloista," there are a few new monologues that are especially written to complement the event’s Halloween vibe. Catch this show only for P170.



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Heima welcomes a new wave of design that's very much in line with its philosophy of living happy beyond ordinary. With a fresh perspective and the penchant for quality designs, Heima's "heyday" is within reach and a new collection is in the works. Discover different sides to everyone's stories of inspiration, curiosity, thrill, and that unquenchable thirst for discovery. Catch Heima as it unveils its Hello Heyday! collection at Power Plant Mall on October 24 and find out what's new!


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Taste the Southern Flavors at the Cuenca Park in Ayala Alabang from October 24 to 25. Spend your weekend at a bazaar where there's shopping, food, music, wine, and a fun festival all around! Scour through unique, practical, and stylish products. This year’s event includes arts and crafts activities, displays of luxury cars, magic shows, informational talks, and much more!


For inquiries, e-mail zontaalabangbazaar2014@gmail.com.



Relive Queen's classics with One Night of Queen on October 24 and 25, 8 p.m., at The Theatre in Solaire.  Queen has had a strong following among rock and roll fans and gained a larger reach after the release of One Night at the Opera, which included the dramatic masterpiece, "Bohemian Rhapsody." The theatrical and mesmeric show One Night of Queen was set in motion by the band Gary Mullen and the Works as homage to the greatest rock band of all time. It's going to be an action-packed summary of the band’s best and most lauded performances: "Radio Gaga," "A Kind of Magic," "Another One Bites the Dust," "We Are the Champions," and "Bohemian Rhapsody," among many others. Ticket prices range from P2,084 to P8,336.



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.


A new neighborhood Sunday market hits town this weekend! Catch The Organic Market on October 25 and November 8, 8 a.m., at the Burgos Park in Forbestown Road, Bonifacio Global City. This local Sunday market specializes in organic and natural products for the health-conscious. It is a weekly one-stop-shop for foodies, health advocates, organic believers, and anyone seeking a hip and fun Sunday market experience. Shop from a curated list of like-minded vendors and suppliers in a one of a kind Sunday Market experience.


For more information, click here.

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