1. Art of Popiah Skin Making

Visit the Singapore Visitor Centre located at orchardgateway@emerald and try your hand at learning the art of making a traditional popiah (spring roll) with ingredients like turnip, bean sprouts, fried tofu, peanuts and shredded omelette.

Date: 2-26 Nov

Venue: Singapore Visitor Centre, orchardgateway@emerald

Website: visitsingapore.com/travel-guide-tips/getting-around/tourism-centre.html

Nearest MRT: Somerset

2. Singapore River Festival 2017

It’s time to ‘Turn Up the River’ at this year’s Singapore River Festival; join the celebration of heritage, people and places that make up the iconic Singapore River. Held along the three quays—Clarke Quay, Boat Quay and Robertson Quay, the festival will bring an exciting line-up of activities that will delight visitors of all ages.

Date: 3-4 Nov

Venue: Along the Singapore River

Website: www.srf.sg

Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay

3. The Sound of Music

Prepare to be enchanted and enthralled by one of the world's most renowned musicals, The Sound of Music. Back again after its 2014 run, the production hails from West End’s iconic London Palladium—conveying the true story of Maria, a governess who injects new life and love for music into the Von Trapp family home. You'll be singing along to familiar tunes such as The Sound of Music, My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi and Edelweiss.

Date: 7-19 Nov

Venue: The MasterCard® Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Website: www.sistic.com.sg/events/sound1217

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

4. Christmas on A Great Street

For a spectacular display of Christmas lights, hit the Singapore’s famed shopping belt, Orchard Road. With no shortage of exciting events, Instagram-worthy sights and a myriad of retail and restaurant choices, there's no better place to embrace the season of joy.

Date: 11 Nov-1 Jan

Venue: Orchard Road

Website: www.orchardroad.org/christmas

Nearest MRT: Orchard, Somerset and Dhoby Ghaut

5. Ed Sheeran Live in Singapore 2017

Everyone’s beloved ginger-haired, multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran, is coming back to Singapore. Expect two nights of his soulful vocals, folk blues vibes and hip-hop hooks.

Date: 11 & 12 Nov

Venue: National Stadium

Website: www.sportshub.com.sg/sportshubtix/Pages/Ed-Sheeran-2017.aspx

Nearest MRT: Stadium

6. Twilight Encounters

See Night Safari in a whole new light as it comes alive with dazzling animal light sculptures and spectacular animal character parades at this annual year end festive event.

Date: 17 Nov-30 Dec

Venue: Night Safari

Website: www.nightsafari.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Choa Chu Kang + connecting bus service 927

7. ONEº15 Christmas Boat Light Parade

Watch a parade of Christmas lights on water as participating boats sail from ONEº15 Marina Sentosa Cove to the VivoCity Promenade. The event's highlights include activities on land, such as a party at the Club and a holiday market.

Date: 18 & 19 Nov

Venue: ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove

Website: www.one15marina.com

Nearest MRT: Sentosa

8. 28th Singapore International Film Festival

Photo by SGIFF

Movie buffs, get in line for this 11-day film festival that highlights a series of movies from all over the world, with a focus on avant-garde Asian flicks. Also, don't miss the enriching post-screening discussions, masterclasses and talks during the Festival.

Date: 23 Nov-3 Dec

Venue: Various venues

Website: www.sgiff.com

9. Harry Styles Live on Tour

In conjunction of the release of his self-titled solo album, boyband graduate Harry Styles is doing an intimate world tour. Set to perform at The Star Theatre during his visit here in Singapore, expect a night of full-blown pop music and entertainment.

Date: 23 Nov

Venue: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre

Website: www.livenationlushington.net

Nearest MRT: Buona Vista

10. Singapore Media Festival 2017

This festival is set to be Asia’s leading international media event, where the industry folks gather to explore the latest trends, talents and content ideas in Asia for film and TV.

Dates: 23 Nov-3 Dec

Venue: Various venues

Website: https://www.imda.gov.sg/infocomm-and-media-news/sgmediafestival