7 Things you can do this weekend: 12–13 August 2017

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By Rachel Au

7 Things you can do this weekend: 12–13 August 2017

1. Get Cultured: Kombucha & Water Kefir Soda Pops workshop at Fittie Sense, Bangsar, 9.30am – 11.30am, 13 August

Learn the art of fermenting your own water kefir and kombucha from Australia’s The Good Seed Kefir. You’ll be amazed at how you can transform your favourite fruits and flavours into fizzy drinks.

RM175 per person. For more info, visit the event page.


2. AK Balloon Run 4.0 at Avenue K, 6am – 12pm, 13 August 

The route around Avenue K will be splattered with bright, bobbing pink balloons this weekend as the AK Balloon Run is back. Each participant starts off with four balloons tied to their body and it’s important to have them all at the finishing line as losing each one will add 10 seconds to their total race time. 

RM55 per person for the 7km individual run. RM150 for the 5km as a family (two adults and two kids*)  For more info, visit the website.


3. Introduction to Latin Calligraphy: Carolingian Minuscules at Stickerrific, Jaya One, 1pm – 4.30pm, 12 August

The workshop aims to initiate you into the beauty of writing the classic script called Carolingian minuscule which was developed in the 8th century. You’ll learn how to use the calligraphy dip pen before the class starts with an introduction to the Latin script. The instructor is Marie-Aimée Tourres who has been building her skills in Paris.

RM270 per person (includes a calligraphy starting set) For more info, visit the website


4. School of Collector at Jaya One, 10am – 10pm, 12 – 13 August

Purveyors of all things vintage—antiques, toys, vinyl records, pop culture merchandises and more—would do well to stop by this collectors’ market. 

For more info, visit the event page.


5. Pouring Art workshop at The Craft Crowd, Bangsar, 12 and 13 August

The Craft Crowd is adding a new program to their growing list of workshops: pouring art. Each participant will make two artworks—one on a 30cm round-shaped canvas and another on an A5 piece. 

RM190 per person (includes materials and lunch). For more info, visit their Instagram.


6. Good Vibes Festival 2017 at The Ranch@Genting Highlands, 12 – 13 August

Still can’t decide if you should go to GVF? Better decide soon as it’s happening this weekend. 

For more info, visit the website.


7. Make a reservation to try oyster ice cream (and other dishes) at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, 31 August – 2 September

Indulge in an exquisite dining experience as The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur will be hosting their first Michelin Star Guest Chef, Alfredo Russo of Dolce Stil Novo from Italy for three days only. His inventive and innovative culinary style with modern Italian fine-dining has impressed many who has had the opportunity to savour his masterpieces. He will be featuring his signature appetiser, oyster ice cream, as part of the exclusive menus in KL. 

The 4-course lunch is priced at RM338 nett (or RM438 nett with wine pairing) and is available on 1 and 2 September.

The 6-course dinner is priced at RM438 nett (or RM588 nett with wine pairing) and is available from 31 August to 2 September. 

For more information or to make a reservation, contact 03 2727 6666 or email [email protected]  


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