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7 Things to do in the Klang Valley this weekend: 11 & 12 December 2021

7 Things to do in the Klang Valley this weekend: 11 & 12 December 2021

December to remember

Text: Natalie Khoo

Image: Moet & Chandon

Looking for things to do in the Klang Valley and beyond this December? The BURO Weekend Guide has a couple of neat ideas for you and your loved ones

1. Explore the BURO X Gamuda Gardens Glitter and Glee Festive Market

When: 11, 12, 18 & 19 December 2021 | 2pm – 10pm

Where: Gamuda Gardens Experience Gallery

To usher in the festivities, BURO Malaysia has teamed up with Gamuda Gardens to host the Glitter and Glee Festive Market this month, promising a myriad of holiday activities to celebrate the season with friends and family. From exclusive snowfall experiences to special performances and a festive bazaar to #SupportLocal brands, plenty of exciting activities await at Gamuda Gardens for you to eat, drink, play, and shop away!

Find out more or register your interest here.

2. Discover The Makers Project exhibition at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

When: 3 December to 12 December 2021

Where: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

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The Balvenie has collaborated with homegrown designer and batik artist Fern Chua for The Makers Project, an inaugural exhibition celebrating the art of craftmanship. Fern is one of six artists selected from around the region for the global campaign, which spotlights the craftsmen behind the Five Rare Crafts at the heart of The Balvenie’s whisky-making process. Held in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, the exhibition will entail an exclusive preview of Fern’s commissioned designs, as well as a sensorial journey where visitors will get to enjoy two drams of The Balvenie whiskies.

For more information or to book tickets to the exhibition, click here.

3. Visit Jonetz by Don Don Donki at Tropicana Gardens Mall

When: 10am – 12am daily

Where: Concourse and Ground Floor, Tropicana Gardens Mall, No. 2A, Persiaran Surian, Tropicana Indah, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Famed Japanese specialty store Don Don Donki has opened its second outlet at Tropicana Gardens Mall on 10 December 2021, bringing its extensive range of offerings closer to Petaling Jaya folks. The new store features a “Japanese gourmet trip” concept, represented by the ‘Yatai’ (translated to mean ‘small, mobile food stalls’) that imitate a train. Each yatai offers famous dishes from various areas in Japan such as takoyaki (octopus balls) in Osaka and ikayaki (grilled squid) in Hokkaido, providing the unique experience of travelling by train to different gourmet stops.

Aside from that, the store specialises in premium wagyu beef processed at halal-certified slaughterhouses, so Muslim customers can shop with peace of mind. There’s also a ‘Cosme Donki’ cosmetics corner, offering an assortment of premium Japanese cosmetics.

4. Join the Kita Food Festival Cocktails to Kitchen Crossovers Masterclass

When: 12 December 2021, 2pm

Where: Junglebird KL, 1M, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM380 per person

Cocktail lovers won’t want to miss this exclusive masterclass where they will be taken on an insightful journey by award-winning local bar Junglebird to discover their ethos of sustainable drinking and eating. Sit back and sip on the bar’s libations as founders Loli, Josh, and Divyesh explain how by-products from those cocktails find new life in the kitchen—then taste them for yourself. 

For more information or to register, click here.

5. Admire art at ArtisFair 2.0

When: 4 December 2021 to 3 January 2022 | Tuesdays to Sundays, 10.30am – 9.30pm

Where: Fahrenheit KL

Following a successful maiden fair, ArtisFair is back by popular demand for its second iteration. Priding itself as the biggest hybrid art fair in Malaysia, the month-long experience will feature even more artworks from over 500 artists, focusing on the intimate experience between the art and the artist. In addition, there will be art talks between renowned artist Jafaar Ismail and Bernard Chandran, challenging the notions of how art is represented.

For more information, follow @artisfair_kl on Instagram.

6. Discover the Moet & Chandon pop-up at Pavilion KL

When: 9 December to 15 January 2021

Where: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Moet & Chandon is celebrating the holidays with a vibrant pop-up at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, sparked by the effervescence of its champagnes. The pop-up mirrors the series of festive events held in over 20 countries around the globe, where guests will enjoy musical performances and immersive experiences in “eternal effervescence” rooms—transforming moments of togetherness into cheerful celebrations.

To find out more or to experience the pop up, register here.

READ: Champagne gift guide: How to buy the right bottle of bubbly for any celebration

7. Shop at the newly opened Adidas Brand Centre

Where: LG1.18-1.20A & G1.17-1.19 Sunway Pyramid

Adidas Malaysia has recently unveiled the Adidas Brand Centre Sunway Pyramid, the largest brand centre in Southeast Asia. Spanning 17,000 square feet, the double-storey retail experience boasts an extensive range of sports performance and sports style products, as well as a customisation zone. Customers can shop from the tennis, golf and water sports categories for both men and women, on top of the existing running, training, athleisure, football, and lifestyle categories.

There are also unique localised experience zones designed in partnership with local graphic designer Valen Lim—such as the Adidas kopitiam menu on the community table and the heritage store signage—as well as a Sustainability Zone to educate consumers on marine plastic pollution. What's more, there’s a Test & Create zone for customers to try out the best of what the brand has to offer in-store.

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