Fans of Eraserheads have something to look forward this weekend as the remastered version of the monumental "Ultraelectromagneticpop!" album gets released in vinyl. Do-gooders can get busy as well with events that aim to help various causes. Here’s a look at what’s happening this weekend all over the metro. (These are not endorsed by ABS-CBN News.)
1. Eraserheads' "Ultraelectromagneticpop!" vinyl release
When: November 24, 2 p.m.
Where: Eastwood City Central Plaza
The much-awaited limited edition specially remastered 25th-anniversary "Ultraelectromagneticpop!" vinyl is finally here. Be among the lucky few to get their hands on this landmark album, available for the first time in high-quality vinyl. Special Eraserheads merchandise will be available for purchase as well. Enjoy local sound with performances by The Itchyworms, Barbie Almalbis, Nathan and Mercury, We Got, Cheats, Pinkmen, and Nobody's Home. Admission is free.
2. The Good Trade's donating, recycling, and repair station
When: November 22-24
Where: Glorietta 2 Palm Drive Activity Center
Feel like giving away some of your recyclables and other useful things? Come and drop them off at the Good Trade’s donation, recycling, and repair Stations. Local sewers are also available to prolong the life cycle of your favorite items. You can also do your Christmas shopping in a sustainable way with dozens of brands that feature environment-friendly items.
3. "Before I Do" wedding fair
When: November 23-24, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: SM Megamall, Megatrade Hall 3
Love is in the air especially this holiday season. If you’re planning for your big day, visit the "Before I Do" wedding and debut fair and tick off some items on your to-do list. Meet with some of the best wedding suppliers in the city to help you make your dream day come true.
4. Philippine Bicycle Demo 2019
When: November 23-24, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Arcovia City, Pasig
Love biking? Test out and ride all types of bikes at the Philippine Bicycle Demo 2019. Among those you can try include MTB, Roadm CX, Gravel, Folding, Fixed, MiniVelo and BMX. See the latest models and tech in bike products and enjoy huge discounts on parts and accessories. Bring the little ones for the kiddie back race, open to children 2 to 6-year-olds. Vintage and retro bikes will also be on display.
5. "Kwerdas" with Ice Seguerra and Noel Cabangon
When: November 23
Where: The Tent at Solaire
Mellow down this weekend and enjoy great music from two of the country’s best acoustic artists: Ice Seguerra and Noel Cabangon. As part of Solaire’s gig series, the Kwerdas show offers an evening of music, food and fun. Listen and sing along with Ice and Noel as they perform their own hits and familiar tunes from the past years.
6. Expo Mom 2019
When: November 23
Where: Alabang Town Center
Mommies, get your wallets ready and prepare to shop not just for yourself and your baby, but for the whole family. Score amazing finds from over 250 trusted brands from local "mompreneurs" and exhibitors. You can also learn from workshops and talks from experts tackling the latest on parenting and motherhood, pregnancy, parenting, self-care, and many more.
7. "Hangad" Christmas concert
When: November 23, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Chapel of the Eucharistic Lord, SM Megamall
Join Hangad Music Ministry as they celebrate the holiday season with songs from their Christmas albums and more. Celebrating with them is the Mater Dei Music Ministry from Macabebe, Pampanga. The concert hopes to be a festive thanksgiving for the blessings of the year. Admission is free.
8. 53rd International Bazaar
When: November 24, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: PICC, Pasay City
What better way to welcome the holiday season than to shop for your family while helping others? Get that chance at the 53rd International Bazaar where you get to choose from a myriad of products from the Philippines, and other countries like Australia, India, Korea, Switzerland, and more. Wit the theme "Shop the World, Show You Care," this year's bazaar will raise funds for various charitable organizations like Ayala Foundation, Steps Mission Foundation, and Sayaw Foundation.
9. La Luna Roja Flamenco Ballet
When: November 23, 8 p.m. | November 24, 3 p.m.
Where: Carlos P. Romulo Theater, RCBC Makati
The fiery dance of the gypsies takes center stage in "La Luna Roja" (The Red Moon), the Philippines' first original, full-length flamenco ballet. In this modern fairytale of love and betrayal, a sorceress puts a curse on a village when her son falls victim to the local femme fatale. Whenever the red moon rises, the women are doomed to lust after any man who enters the village and then try to kill him, unless an act of true love can break the curse.
10. National Children's Bubble Run
When: November 23, 3 p.m.
Where: Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
National Children’s Hospital is celebrating the National Children’s Month this November with the bubbliest running event. Come and enjoy a super fun bubble run to help raise funds for Cancer Treatment and Support Foundation. On-site registration is available.
11. Pet & Greet with Cats of Technohub
When: November 23, 9 a.m. to 12 midnight
Where: Eton Centris Event Grounds, Quezon City
Cat lovers, come together for a pet and greet event at Eton Centris. The Cats of Technohub will be joining the Cats of Eton Centris and other cat groups in Manila for a fundraising event. Drop by and say hi to the groups’ resident cats, and snatch some cute cat merchandise. Cats of Technohub is a group of employees from different companies situated in the UP-Ayala Technohub complex in Diliman, Quezon City.
12. Komikon Grande 2019
When: November 23-24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City
Komikon is staging its Philippine Komiks Convention 2019, bringing together different comic book artists and publishers in a venue where they can present their talents, works and services to the public. The annual event gathers different art groups and different generations of artists for a free exchange of ideas, to break down stereotypes, and broaden the scope of comics – from international to local, sequential to strips, professional to amateur, and published to independent comics.