What’s on this weekend: 9 – 10 December 2017

By Jillian Wong on 7th December 2017

What’s on this weekend: 9 – 10 December 2017 Image from iStock

Be captivated by a classic Christmas tale
You know it’s Christmas when the classic ballet The Nutcracker makes it way onto the theatre stage! Be captivated by the story of Clara and her Nutcracker doll that comes to life as a prince, and their adventure through the Land of Snow. Featuring dazzling costumes and choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, this is one play you don’t want to miss.

6 – 10 December 2017, various timings, Esplanade Theatre. Read more and book tickets here.

Check out a family-friendly Christmas fair
Indulge in Christmas carols, movies under the stars, bouncy castles, a treasure hunt and more at Viva Business Park’s Viva Family Christmas fair this weekend. There’ll also be workshops, photo opportunities with Santa and Santarina, and a Christmas bazaar where you can shop for festive gifts.

9 & 10 December 2017, 3pm, Viva Business Park. Click here for more details.

Find out what happens when a little boy discovers that Santa is real
Direct from the UK, Santa’s Little Helper is a delightful play centred around seven-year-old Albert Tuttle, who thinks he is far too old to believe in Santa! Melding puppetry, music and storytelling, this heartwarming tale will charm audiences young and old. Great for kids aged two to seven.

8 – 10 December 2017, various timings, SOTA Drama Theatre. More information and tickets here.

Make a delectable Christmas bento
Let experienced cook Daphne show you how to make a yummy Christmas bento in the spirit of the festive season! Learn how to shape a snowman out of rice, create a wreath from steamed broccoli and build reindeer using inari sushi. Great for kids aged seven and above.

9 December 2017, 10am, 682 Race Course Road. Click here to register.

Try your hand at toy making
Tired of store-bought toys? Make your own toy car, woody friend or Christmas tree at this parent-child workshop! Let your creativity flow as you assemble a toy from scratch together. Suitable for kids aged six to eight.

5 – 28 December 2017, 2pm, Kampung Kampus. Click here for more information and to register.

Get acquainted with the fluid moves of belly dancing
Introduce your child to the smooth and fluid moves of belly dancing with the help of belly dancer Nashwa. It’s never too early to expose them to this mystical sacred art. Suitable for kids aged four to 12.

9 December 2017, 11am, Mercure Singapore on Stevens. Register here.

Make your own yuletide sleigh
Get your kids in the festive mood with this fun sleigh-making workshop! They’ll learn to design their own Christmas sleigh, complete with handmade ornaments made from recycled materials. Great for kids aged five to 12.

10 December 2017, 10.30am, Playeum Children’s Centre for Creativity. Learn more and register here.

Save the world from freezing over
Have a merry good time with Snow Worries, an entertaining play that will get everyone in the mood for Christmas. The evil Ebeneeza Freeza is wreaking havoc by freezing the world in order to sell his latest invention, hot ice cream! Find out if our hero Mickey and his snow friends can defeat him and restore order. Great for kids aged three and above.

9 & 10 December 2017, 5pm (Saturday) and noon (Sunday), Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. Click here to find out more and to purchase tickets.