A home pop-up, wine pairing, doggie run + more things to do this weekend

(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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Artifact II


The second installment of Artifact, Artifact II: A Pop Up For The Modern Home, will be happening from July 8 to 10 at the Activity Center of Alabang Town Center. It’s all about the great indoors as Ampersand Collective and Alabang Town Center showcase local, bespoke, and creative finds just in time for your half-year home projects! Channel your inner carpenter and interior designer and shop for interesting finds. You can even learn a thing or two about fun home crafts!



Eiga Sai 2016


This year, Eiga Sai 2016 is packed with even more activities, such as director talks, expansion of screenings to Baguio, and an alliance with the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival for its highly anticipated annual film festival. With the first leg scheduled to run from July 6 to 17 at the Shang Cineplex, the Japanese film festival will include the screening of Ken and KazuAugust in Tokyo, Chronicle of My Mother, and more. Admission is free on a first-come-first-served basis.

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For more information, log on to Cinema Bravo's website.


Autour du Fromage


Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila takes you on a journey of taste, featuring the finest in French culinary tradition. Cheese expert Colin Chandaras shares the fine art of appreciating cheese at Spiral’s L’Epicerie from July 6 to 10 for lunch and dinner. Cheese master and owner of Fromagerie Beillevaire Pascal Beillevaire will share the secrets of the decadent art of cheese and wine pairing at Le Bar on July 10, 7 p.m., featuring French wine masters and sommeliers in a wine and cheese atelier of pure indulgence. Rate is set at P1,800 net per person. On July 11, 4 p.m., take your cheese and wine pairing expertise to the next level with Pascal Beillevaire in a special class at Spiral’s L’Epicerie for P1,500 net per person.



For inquiries or reservations, click here.


Travel Photography Workshop


Learn from the creative founders of Sino Pinas as they share their knowledge and expertise in a Travel Photography Workshop, happening on July 9, 10 a.m., at Local Edition Coffee and Tea in Legazpi Village, Makati City. The workshop fee is P950. Slots are limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. Sign up through Sino Pinas' Instagram page.



For inquiries, call 0917-820-0271.


Trendsetter's Bazaar


Sneakerheads and gadget geeks unite at the Trendsetter's Bazaar from July 8 to 10 at the World Trade Center. Browse through aisles of trending fashion pieces and quirky little finds in the bazaar that has been home to the latest styles in fashion and lifestyle. Best of all: They're all under one roof and at discounted prices. A change in seasons calls for a change in wardrobe, ladies!



For more information, go to Trendsetter's Bazaar's Facebook page.


Own It!


Get up close and personal with YouTube's hottest artists at the Own It concert, happening on July 9, 6 p.m., at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. This exciting event will feature Leroy Sanchez, Max Schneider, Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider, and the Australian band At Sunset. Don't miss the biggest and hottest concert event with artists who have made a huge impact on the Internet! Tickets are priced at P4,224, P3,696, P3,168, P2,640, P1,584, and P792. 



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 911-5555.


Tails of Rescue Dog Run


Get ready to run fur your lives! Help the Gerald Anderson Foundation in its first ever Tails of Rescue Dog Run on July 10, 5 a.m., at the Eastwood Mall Open Park. Open to all dynamic duos of one dog-lover and one furry friend, the fun run aims to help save more people through the foundation. Registration is priced at P100. The two-part registration is available online and through a downloadable form.



For more information, go to the Gerald Anderson Foundation's website.



Whether you’re struggling to shoot stunning photos of your products or just want to take awesome pictures for a stunning Instagram feed that’ll keep your followers double-tapping away, sign up for the Product Styling Workshop with Ron Lee on July 9, 1 p.m., at the Spectrum Lifestyle Store in Commercenter, Alabang. Learning fee is P2,000, inclusive of module, workshop materials, certificate, snacks, and freebies.



To sign up, go to Manila Workshops' website.


Intramuros Rising V


ILVSTRADOS is back for Intramuros Rising V: Open City, happening on July 9, 4 p.m., at the Puerta Real Gardens in Intramuros. It promises yet another distinct experience in the Walled City by embracing the event day’s forecast weather of heavy rains by encouraging attendees to bring raincoats and fielding the line-up with acts that fit the mood of the night. Expect the most exciting musical performances from Dragonfly Collector, Ang Bandang Shirley, Eyebee, and many more! Tickets are priced at P300.



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 0997-493-5900.


Qigong Open House


Relax and rejuvenate at Urban Ashram Manila's Qigong Open House on July 9, 1 p.m., at Active Fun in Bonifacio Global City. Learn the practice of Sheng Zhen Gong and create a deep state of inner peace, and a feeling of love and harmony with the universe. It opens the heart, strengthens the body, and calms the mind. This practice is very well recommended for seniors and anyone new to wellness! The class is free of charge.



Manila Bay Clean-Up Run 2016

Do something good for Mother Earth and join the the Manila Bay Clean-Up Run 2016 on July 10 at the CCP Complex. Help nurture and maintain one of Manila’s greatest treasures for P550 for 3K, P650 for 5K, P750 for 10K, and P900 for 21K. You may register at any of the following sites:



  • Manila Broadcasting Company Lobby
  • Olympic World Alabang Town Center
  • Olympic Village Market! Market!
  • Olympic Village Fitness Gateway
  • Olympic Village TriNoma


For more information, go to Manila Bay Clean-Up Run's Facebook page.

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