WEEKEND GUIDE | Nov. 24 to 26: BGC Arts Fest, Christmas bazaars, ‘Hair’

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Dive into the holiday rush but keep it chill with the metro's fun events this weekend, November 24 to 26, 2017.

Have an art-filled weekend at at the BGC Arts Center Festival, celebrate National Music Week at NAMCYA National Finals Week, or do your holiday shopping at various bazaars.

Friday, November 24
BGC Arts Center Festival
Through November 26
BGC Arts Center
Taguig City

Artists take the spotlight as champions of passion in BGC’s biggest art festival. Image sourced from BGC Arts Center’s Facebook page.

Over 20 art organizations showcasing world-class talent in dance, music, theater, and the visual arts are featured at the three-day event. For more information, visit the BGC Arts Center website.

NAMCYA National Finals Week
Through November 26
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

Celebrate National Music Week and get to know the rising young stars of classical music at NAMCYA’s finals week. Image sourced from NAMCYA’s Facebook page.

Young musicians who have reached the finals level of the country’s prestigious and long-running music competition perform their most impressive performances. For more information, visit NAMCYA’s Facebook page.

Minkle Craft Bazaar
Through November 26
11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Grove by Rockwell
Pasig City

Fans of handmade items will enjoy shopping at this bazaar featuring one of a kind items that are perfect for the gift-giving season. Image sourced from The Grove by Rockwell’s Facebook page.

The Minkle Craft Bazaar features over 40 food and non-food homegrown merchants offering novelties, home essentials, clothing, accessories and more. For more information, visit The Grove by Rockwell’s Facebook page.

Celebrity Food Fest
Shangri-La Plaza, East Atrium
Mandaluyong City

Enjoy the star factor in this much awaited bazaar where your favorite ‘artistas’ are the merchants. Image sourced from Shangri-La Plaza’s Facebook page.

The Celebrity Food Fest is featuring some of your favorite celebrities including Ara Mina, Miriam Quiambao, Nikki Valdez, Janice De Belen, Christine Babao, and many more. For more information, visit Shangri-La Plaza’s Facebook page.

Noel Bazaar 2015
Through November 30
World Trade Center
Pasay City

Prepare your shopping list, and head on to one of the anticipated Christmas Bazaar every year. Photo sourced from Noel Bazaar’s Facebook page.

This year’s Noel Bazaar is featuring 500 participating merchants that offer products ranging from fashion, beauty, gift items, toys,  novelty items, travel essentials, airline tickets and more. For more information, visit Noel Bazaar’s Facebook page.

City of Dreams Christmas Bazaar
November 24 to 26
City of Dreams Grand Ballroom
Paranaque City

Shop,get rewards from your accumulated points, and get the chance to win exciting prizes at this bazaar. Image sourced from City of Dreams’ Facebook page.

Participating brands include Linda Farrow, Technomarine, Samsung, Piquadro, Rudy Project, Porsche Design, Rado, Rustan Marketing Corporation, and more. For more information, visit City of Dreams ‘ website.

Hair
Through December 17
Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1
Makati City

American tribal love-rock musical, ‘Hair,’ is Repertory Philippines’ Season 50 finale offering. Photo courtesy of Repertory Philippines.

Celebrate the Age of Aquarius and watch this hit American Tribal Love-Rock Musical that is based on the counterculture and sexual revolution of the late 1960s. With book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, the play has gained a cult following when it was first staged off Broadway in 1967 and later, on Broadway. For more information, check out Repertory Philippines’ website and Ticketworld Manila.

Matilda The Musical
Through December 10
Meralco Theater
Pasig City

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical follows the story of Matilda, a young girl with astonishing wit, intelligence, and psychokinetic powers. For more information, visit Atlantis Theatrical’s Facebook page.

Repertory Philippines’ Beauty and the Beast
Through December 14
Onstage, Greenbelt 1
Makati City

A production of REP Theater for Young Audiences as it celebrates its 25th anniversary, Beauty and the Beast is a magical tale about true love. For more information, calling REP Theater at (+632) 843-3570 or Ticketworld at (+632) 891-9999.

Saturday, November 25
Glitter
5 p.m.
Maybank Performing Arts Theater
Taguig City

Treat yourself and your kids to a sparkling, magic-filled musical by Repertory Philippines. Image sourced from Repertory Philippines’ Facebook page.

Based on Barbara Brauner and James Iver Mattson’s young adult novel of the same title, the musical follows the story of Lacey Unger-Ware–a middle school misfit who takes on the role of a fairy god mother of a popular girl in school. Ticket price is at P 522.50. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar
Through November 26
The Filinvest Tent
Muntinlupa City

Don’t miss one of Southern Metro Manila’s most awaited Christmas events. Image sourced from Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar’s Facebook page.

Shop for home decors, furniture, accessories, toys, clothing, and food  while enjoying the carnival-themed attractions such as the man on stilts, clowns, jugglers, fire eaters, and balloon twisters at this bazaar. For more information, visit Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar’s Facebook page.

Kiddopreneur Christmas 2017
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Alabang Town Center
Muntinlupa City

Check out this bazaar that aims to involve young Filipinos in entrepreneurship. Image sourced from Glorietta’s Facebook page.

Kiddopreneur is featuring young entrepreneurs ages 5 to 17 who will be selling homegrown products, food, and more. For more information, visit Glorietta’s Facebook page.