The 5th Travel Madness Expo
Date: July 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Venue: SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Pasay City
Whether you're planning to go out-of-town or out-of-country, you can't miss this event. Featuring travel agencies and airlines from all over the Philippines, this fifth installment of the Travel Madness Expo gives you the opportunity to shave as much as 70 percent off regular prices for tickets and tour packages. Details are scant as of this writing, but you can RSVP on their Facebook events page.
40th Anniversary World Tour Feat. England Dan & John Ford Coley
Date: July 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 P.M.
Venue: The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Ave., Entertainment City, Parañaque
If you're a fan of classic folk and country, this is one concert you'd want to mark on your calendar. Garnering 16 gold and platinum albums, plus 22 top ten songs, England Dan & John Ford Coley will cap off your weekend with classics like "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight," "It's Sad to Belong to Someone Else," "We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again" and more. Reserve your slots on TicketWorld before they run out!
Artifact II: A Pop Up For The Modern Home
Date: July 8 – 10, 2016
Time: 11:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Venue: Activity Center, Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Get creative ideas for redecorating your home through this expo at the Alabang Town Center. Purchase the best-looking furniture from bespoke brands around the country, or participate in workshops to hone your arts and crafts skills. For more details on the event, follow Artifact Ph on Facebook.
The Female Heart @ UP Diliman
Date: July 6 – 10, 2016
Time: 3:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. (July 6 – 9), 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. (July 10)
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Diliman, Quezon City
Based on Linda Faigao-Hall's work, "The Female Heart" tells the story of the brother-sister duo Anghel and Adelfa, who struggle in the late 1980's as residents of the infamous Smokey Mountain, a large landfill in Manila. To escape poverty, and to care for her increasingly sick brother, Adelfa becomes a mail-order bride to the United States. Get tickets to this touching tale, answers to your inquiries and more via Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas' Facebook page.
Gigs @ 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub
Date: July 8, 2016
Time: 8:00 P.M. – 2:00 A.M.
Venue: 5/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City
There's a reason 12 Monkeys topped our list of places to watch live performances in Makati. Starting this weekend, the bar will have regular monthly gigs, with tributes to John Hughes at the forefront. Featuring artists like Halik ni Gringo, Kate Torralba, Paranoid City and S E R I E S, the event will have limited slots, so reserve your tickets on Indie Manila's Yapsody page today!
Own It! Concert Featuring YouTube Favorites
Date: July 9, 2016
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
This Saturday, prepare to get serenaded by YouTube sensations live! Be captivated by the charm and vocals of Leroy Sanchez, or take your pick between the heartthrobs Max Schneider, Sam Tsui, Kurt Hugo Schneider and AT SUNSET. With millions of views, likes and followers between them, you'd be remiss not to visit TicketNet and purchase your tickets to this event STAT.
Workshops @ Gourdo's
Date: July 8, 2016
Time: 1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Venue: Gourdo's, Living Well, 3/F The Podium, 18 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City
Take your cooking skills to the next level with Gourdo's lineup of workshops. In particular, this weekend will feature Chef Penk, who'll teach you everything you need to know about hand-painted cakes. You can also drop by the other workshops on July 15 and 22, and August 12. To know more, call Gourdo's at their 24-hour hotline at (+63 2) 812-3022, or e-mail email@example.com.
*Special Mention: Eiga Sai 2016
Date: July 7 – 17, 2016
Time: 1:00 P.M.
Venue: Shang Cineplex Cinema 2, Shangri-la Plaza, EDSA cor. Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City
In lieu of the Japan-Philippines Friendship Month, the Eiga Sai will once again delight film buffs with its lineup of 12 movies from the Land of the Rising Sun. With award winners and nominees like "Kakekomi," "The Great Passage" and "The Boy and the Beast," these films can all be enjoyed for free. You'll have to arrive at the venue pretty early, though: The lines can get long, and the seats can fill up fast!
Did any of these events get you pumped up for this weekend? Give us a shout-out in the comments section if that's an "Aye!"