A Christmas symphony, a frozen museum + more things to do this weekend
Feel the Force of the weekend, indulge in your favorite holiday treats, and more.
(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekend. We zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.
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What will the holiday season be without indulging in delicious food? Get together with family and friends at City Savor: A Holiday Food Crawl Like No Other on December 19 at The Trion Towers in Bonifacio Global City. The participating concessionaires include ChocoATBP, Baguettini, Buccino’s Ice Cream Experiments, Bald Baker, and many more!
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Just in time for the much-anticipated film in the galaxy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Marvel Comics is set to release the Star Wars: Annual #1, pencilled by an artist from a galaxy not far, far, away—Filipino artist Leinil Yu. A signing event will be held on Star Wars Saturday, happening on December 19, 3 p.m., at Greenhills Promenade. Aside from the signing event, Star Wars Saturday will feature activities for every Warsie starting. These include cosplay competitions, toys exhibits, and X-Wing Miniature Game.
For more information, click here or call 0906-355-1506.
Get yourself last-minute Christmas gifts at the Manila Sneaker Expo 3, happening on December 20, 1 p.m., at the SMX SM Aura Premier. Streetwear and sneakers take front and center, as different brands showcase their latest styles and designs. Got some pairs that you've been wanting to sell or trade off? You can do it here! Entrance is priced at P250.
For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 470-2222.
Everyone is invited to A Christmas Symphony with the Manila Symphony Orchestra and Ateneo Chamber Choir, conducted by none other than Maestro Ryan Cayabyab, on December 19, 7 p.m., at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater. Get two VIP tickets when you present a single-receipt purchase worth at least P2,500 from any Bonifacio High Street store. Exchange it tomorrow at any of the concierge booths in C1, BHS Central, or B2.
The Teatrino Film Series caps off the year with another exciting trio of Philippines movies on December 19, 4:30 p.m., at Teatrino in Promenade. Take your pick from Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa (4:30 p.m.), Patintero: Ang Alamat ni Meng Patalo (7 p.m.), and Apocalypse Child (9:30 p.m.). Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwaang Paa, which stars Paulo Avelino and Jean Garcia, is about a college student who decides to stalk his professor whom he discovers is a dance instructor at night. Patintero tells the story of a young neighbourhood underdog who assembles a team of losers to join her in the ultimate battle of "patintero." In Apocalypse Child, a boy who spends all his time surfing is faced to confront his past, including the myths about his life. Tickets are priced at P200.
For inquiries or reservations, call 721-2949.
On December 20, 7 p.m., catch the showing of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Venice Piazza in McKinley Hill. Rediscover the tale of Jack and his magic beans in this holiday production from Kids Acts Philippines. Kids will surely be excited for a wonderful adventure with Jack through this musical play—a great way to bond with family on Sunday!
Solaire Resort's signature restaurants and casual dining outlets offer The Gift of Sharing, as they bring families together and delight in the warmth of a shared meal. Take your pick from Italian cuisine at Finestra, traditional Chinese flavors at Red Lantern, a variety of Japanese delicacies, Western and Asian flavors, or set menus of Latin-American and Mediterranean dishes. These special menus are available at special rates from December 20 to January 1.
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Get your last-minute shopping done at Polar Express: A Christmas Bazaar from December 18 to 20, 10 a.m., at the Eastwood Mall Open Park. Share the true meaning of this holiday season with your loved ones and remember those less fortunate than us. Pass on your blessings with them and give part of your proceeds to the bazaar's partnered NGOs. Enjoy activities specially for you and your family with themes from the advocacy of these NGOs. Shopping for a cause? Sounds like a double win!
The Artquatica Artists Circle presents Obra de Agua, a group art exhibit that showcases a visual arts experience of aquatic and marine life. Twenty artists bring with them masterpieces that show the wonders found in the waters and hold every viewer in its spell. Catch it until January 8 at the Art Corridor of the Alabang Country Club. Participating artists include Janddie Castillo, Chris Pizarro, Nante Carandang, and many more.
The Organic Market continues its last leg on December 20 at the Burgos Park. This market is a curated local Sunday market that specializes in organic and natural products for the conscious consumer. It is a weekly one-stop-shop for foodies, health advocates, organic believers, or anyone seeking a hip and fun Sunday market experience. Get your fix of everything healthy and organic.