SINGAPORE - It's hopefully the first haze-free weekend in weeks, and Halloween to boot.
Got nothing planned yet? Here are eight things happening this weekend:
Divers at the S.E.A. Aquarium dressed in skeleton suits are carving Halloween lanterns in the Open Ocean Habitat on weekends.
Where: S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
When: Weekend pumpkin-carving sessions are at 1 and 4pm.
Admission: $32 for adults, $22 for children aged four and 12, and senior citizens aged 60 and above. For Singapore residents, $28 for adults, $15 for children and senior citizens
Plucky teens can encounter popular horror characters such as the Grim Reaper, Sadako and Chucky on the Halloween Haunted trail, while younger ones can indulge in some trick-or-treating on the Not So Creepy? trail.
Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road
When: Oct 31, 7 to 11pm for trails, 1 and 4pm on Oct 31 for Journey Into Monsterhood show
Admission: $25 for adults, $20 for children aged three to 12 (includes entry to the Science Centre and year-end Blockbuster Exhibition). Entry to Journey into Monsterhood show is $2
Glide through a foggy maze on ice and come face-to-face with a 5m-tall witch at The Rink. Newbies to skating can sign up for a free lesson during the Halloween period.
Fright fiends can get their scary fix in the Toy Maker's Maze at JCube.
Where: Level 3 The Rink, JCube or Level 4 JCube for Toy Maker's Maze, 2 Jurong East Central 1
When: Oct 31, 10.30am to 11.45pm. Toy Maker's Maze is until Nov 8, 6 to 11pm
Admission: $23 for a two-hour session, skate boots rental included. Entry to the Toy Maker's Maze is free with purchase of The Rink's Halloween ticket. Otherwise, it is $5 to enter.
The Projector will hold a special screening of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), as well as an after-party where guests are encouraged to take inspiration from the film and come dressed in their trashiest.
Where: Level 5 The Projector, Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road
When: Films start from 6.50pm. The Rocky Horror Experience starts from 10.30pm
Admission: Entry by donation at the door. $25 for the after-party.
Not into horror? Here are four non-Halloween events.
Get ready for a show with special 3D effects, groovy costumes, dance moves and, of course, a repertoire of Mandarin and Cantonese hit songs from Hong Kong singer-actor Aaron Kwok.
Where: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Grand Ballroom
When: Oct 31, 8pm
Admission: $68 to $480
Totem is a Darwinian-inspired piece about the evolution of man from amphibian to flight. For the audience, it's about watching the artists soar under the signature blue and yellow swirled chapiteau tents of Cirque.
Where: Under the Big Top , next to Marina Bay Sands
When: Till Dec 6, Tuesday to Sunday, various times
Admission: From $98, from Sistic
Info: Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555
It's the last weekend of the River Nights 2015. Have fun at a creative playground filled with spectacular performances, and catch magical art installations and light shows at Empress Place and Boat Quay.
Where: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place
When: Till Sunday (Nov 1), 7-11pm
Listen to Singapore poems and prose excerpts curated by playwright Verena Tay while taking a bumboat ride around the Singapore River and Marina Bay.
Where: River Explorer Stand, UOB Centre Embarkation Point
When: 31 Oct, 7.30- 9pm
Admission: Tickets are at $18 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets available at the Singapore River Explorer ticketing booth located at Raffles Place Jetty from 19 October.