What’s on this weekend: 26 – 27 August 2017

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With plays, concerts and festivals, this weekend promises to be a memorable one with the kids.

Watch a magical reimagining of The Nutcracker
Featuring dazzling costumes, spectacular illusions and classical music given a modern update, it’s The Nutcrackerr like you’ve never seen it before. Watch the classic Christmas tale with a twist and go on a “magical sensory adventure” filled with fun, excitement and magic! Good for kids aged three and above.

25 August – 10 September 2017, various timings, Gateway Theatre. Find out more about the production and get tickets here.

Have a family day out at a museum
Head down to The Parkview Museum this Saturday for Family Day 2017. Join a guided tour, catch film screenings and create art with your kids at the finger painting workshops!

26 August 2017, noon – 7pm, The Parkview Museum Museum. Get tickets here.

Soak in the atmosphere at the Night Festival
Indulge in performances, music, food and good vibes during the second weekend of the Night Festival! Into its 10th year, you can look forward to spectacular performances, light installations, salsa under the stars and even a disco party in the National Museum!

24 – 26 August 2017, 6pm – midnight, Bras Basah precinct. Check out the programme and lineup here.

Celebrate 30 years of iconic video game music
To mark 30 years of seminal video game The Legend of Zelda, present a live orchestral and choir performance of the game’s stirring and action-packed soundtrack. Prepare to geek out while the concert unfolds against a backdrop of video game scenes.

26 August 2017, 2.30pm, Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. More information and tickets here.

Explore the relationship between living things and their surroundings
If you haven’t been to Imaginarium at the Singapore Art Museum’s Queen Street wing, this weekend is your last chance before the exhibition ends. Explore how people, plants and animals adapt to and appreciate their environment in a connected and technologically advanced world.

26 & 27 August 2017 (closing weekend), 10am – 7pm, SAM at 8Q.

Bond with your child over dance
Put your best foot forward at the da:ns festival’s Footwork workshops! Pick up popular dance moves from experts and dance up a storm on the dancefloor with your child. Great for kids aged seven to 10.

26 & 27 August 2017, 2pm (Saturday) and noon (Sunday), Esplanade Rehearsal Studio. Find out more here.

Discover local pioneers in art
Introduce your little one to Singapore’s past through the work of local artists at this free drop-in activity by the National Art Gallery! They’ll also get to create their own artwork to bring home.

26 & 27 August 2017, 10am – 6pm, Keppel Centre for Art Education, National Art Gallery. More information here.

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