A sneaker expo, comic convention, Disney concert + more things to do this weekend

Plus a coffee brewing workshop, cycling event, 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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Tales as old as time will come to life in ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra's Disney in Concert, happening on November 19 and 20 at the KIA Theatre. Conducted by Gerard Salonga, this concert is a must-see by all Disney lovers, as songs from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Little Mermaid, and more will be played. Ticket prices start at P530.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 911-5555.




It's that time of the year again for comic lovers! Head over to the Bayanihan Center on November 19 and 20 for Komikon 2016. Aside from a section for independent comics, there will be free film screenings, panel talks, and more surprises! Mervin Malonzo, Tepai Pascual, and Eman Casallos will be joining the event, too. Tickets are priced at P100 per day.


For more information, go to the Komikon Facebook page.


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Calling all coffee junkies! Kapitolyo 101's Coffee Home Brewing 101, happening on November 19, 2 p.m., is designed for those looking to elevate the coffee experience at home. Learn the basics of coffee appreciation and different methods to get your caffeine dose out of them. Get familiar with the French press, chemex, pour over, and the aeropress, and be your own barista. It’s time to ditch those expensive designer coffees and get the same, or better, java fix right in your own kitchen! Workshop fee is P1,990.



To sign up, go to the Travel Factor website.



BGC CycleAsia Philippines offers a rare opportunity for cyclists to zoom around on closed roads around the the major cities of Metro Manila. The event offers a variety of distances and categories to challenge both kids and seasoned cyclists. Sign up for different events that are scheduled from November 18 to 20 in the heart of Bonifacio Global City. Registration prices start at P1,150, depending on the event.


For more information, go to the BGC Cycle Philippines website.




Concluding Philippine Ballet Theatre's 30th anniversary celebration is its delightful holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Generations of audiences have enjoyed this charming tale of holiday adventure that follows a little girl’s journey into a fantasy world of fairies, princesses, toy soldiers, and more! Catch it onstage on November 18, 8 p.m., and 19, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the CCP Main Theater. Ticket prices start at P103.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Sign up for Kitchen Revolution's Mushroom Cookery 2.0, happening on November 19, 9:30 a.m., at Rockwell. In this class, learn how to cook healthy, mushroom-based, vegetarian versions of well-loved dishes. Mushrooms are known as the “meat” of the vegetarian world. Not only are they delicious, mushrooms are high in protein, iron, and B vitamins, and low in calories. They also help lower cholesterol and eliminate toxins from the body. The workshop fee is P2,250.



To sign up, go to the Kitchen Revolution website.



Join New York Times best-selling author Peter Lerangis of The Seven Wonders series for a book signing event on November 19, 2 p.m., at National Book Store Glorietta 1. The Seven Wonders follows the story of Jack McKinley in the mysterious, action-packed adventure series that takes place throughout the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Jack discovers a secret organization on a hidden island and becomes the leader of a mission to retrieve seven lost magical orbs. 


For more information, go to the National Book Store Facebook page.




Join the hype of Brush Calligraphy with PAPELito! Enroll in one of the schedules on November 19, 9 a.m. or 1:30 p.m., Cake City Muntinlupa. Letters of Meeya will facilitate the class, where you can learn the basics and get some tips and techniques using other pens and tools. The workshop fee is P1,500, inclusive of kit, materials, and snacks.


For inquiries or reservations, contact 0906-200-0426 or 0932-887-2735.



Sneakerheads are in for a lot of treats at the Manila Sneaker Expo 4, happening on November 20, 1 p.m., at SMX Aura. The event features Manila's hottest sneaker and streetwear brands, sneaker acutions, and raffle contests! Celebrate Manila’s vibrant and growing sneaker community and drool over the most wanted, hard-to-find sneakers and streetwear at awesome prices. Tickets are priced at P250.


For more information, go to the Manila Sneaker Expo website.




Catch Repertory Philippines' holiday production, A Little Princess, from November 18 to December 18 at the OnStage Theater. The production is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and is a reimagined version of the classic tale. It expands beyond the confines of Victorian England to Africa, giving the writers ample opportunity to include lively African music and dance, exotic locales like Mali and Timbuktu, and creating an unforgettable journey around the world. Based on the classic Victorian-era novel, it is the story of a young girl’s resilience when she is placed in a Boarding School by her father and the power of her imagination to change the world. Tickets are priced at P627, P836, and P1,254.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.

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