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Explore Your Interests in These Fun Events in Bacolod This August 2019

Need some entertainment to pass the time? Check out these fun events!

By: Shanice Reyes | July 31, 2019
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Keep yourself entertained by being in these events.

It’s amazing how time flies so fast. It wasn’t long ago that we were celebrating New Year’s Eve, and now we’re counting down the last few months of the year. Now that the first half of the year is already done, you might not want to miss out on making this year memorable. One way to do so is to go out there and attend various events in Bacolod this August 2019, like a tribute concert to one of the most influential bands in the Philippines, a dog show, a K-pop movie block screening, DIY classes, a marathon, and a seminar on how to make millions.

With such a diverse lineup of events in Bacolod this August 2019, it’s not too late to learn something and experience a splendid time. So fill up your calendar with these fun events! Keep reading to get all the information.

1. A Tribute to ASIN Concert

Where: Lupit Church, Lizares St., Bacolod City
When: August 3, 2019; 7:30 PM
Ticket Price: PhP350


Know the music and the stories about the legendary group.

Image: ASIN Band’s Facebook Page

ASIN is a Filipino folk-rock band that was the first group to include Filipino indigenous instruments in their songs. Formed in 1977, the band originally called itself“Salt of the Earth,”but later on changed it to “ASIN.” Some of their famous albums are “Ang Mga Awit ng Bayan Kong Pilipinas” (Songs of My Country, the Philippines), which tells of the various regions of the Philippine archipelago, and “Himig ng Pag-ibig” (Melody of Love), which captured the hearts of Filipinos. Noy Pillora, the founder of ASIN, initiated the Tribute to ASIN Concert. Other Filipino musicians will also be featured in this live event.

Tips for a good experience: The tickets are on a first-come-first-served basis. Avail of the tickets early and come to the venue an hour before to get the best seats in the house. For ticket reservations, you can call 09435399264 or 09284797399.

How to get to Lupit Church: Take a Bata-Libertad or Mandalagan Libertad jeepney from Lacson Street or SM City and ask to be dropped at Lupit Church.

2. NOKCI All Breed Championship Dog Show

Where: Ayala Malls Capitol Central Event Center, Gatuslao St., Bacolod City
When: August 9 to 11, 2019
Ticket Price: Free for spectators

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Show off your furbaby in this competition!

Image: Negros Occidental Kennel Club Inc. - NOKCI’s Facebook Page

If you are a fur parent or a professional dog breeder, you might want to sign up in this event. The Negros Occidental Kennel Club Inc. (NOKCI) will be hosting the NOKCI All Breed Championship Dog Show, an all-breed dog show wherein dogs compete to be crowned the best breed. Entry fees are PhP2,800 for the baby puppy category and PhP5,200 for the puppy and regular class. You can deposit your entry fee at NOKCI’s UCPB account. Meanwhile, if you just want to attend the show and marvel at the dog tricks, entrance is free!

Tip for non-Bacolodnons: There are hotels that can accommodate you and your pet, such as Buenas J Inn (09216412226) and Lux Residence (09430671459).

How to get to Ayala Malls Capitol Central Event Center: If you’re from North Ceres Terminal, ride a Bata-Libertad PUV and ask to be dropped off at Ayala Mall Capitol Central located at the back of Lagoon. On the other hand, if you’ll come from Downtown, find a Mandalagan-Libertad jeepney beside the Central Market. Then, ask to be dropped off at Ayala Mall Capitol Central. From there, walk to the event center.

3. Bacolod: How To Make Millions In The Stock Market

Where: SMX Convention Center, SM City Bacolod, Bishop Antonio Y. Fortich Ave., Bacolod City
When: August 10, 2019; 9:00 AM
Ticket Prices:
Early Bird – PhP975
VIP Early Bird – PhP1,975

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Bo Sanchez has been an inspiration to a lot of Filipinos.

Image: Truly Rich Club’s Facebook Page

It’s never too late to start working on your investment. Bo Sanchez—a best-selling author, a Catholic preacher, and a minister—will be holding a live seminar called How to Make Millions in the Stock Market. Young and old are encouraged to attend and learn not only how to be rich but also how to be financially free. Sanchez has written books like “My Maid Invests in the Stock” and “How Good People Like You Can Become Rich” that coach Filipinos to achieve financial stability.

Tip for a better experience: You can claim your tickets instantly through this link if you pay using credit or debit card:

How to get to SM City Bacolod: Most PUVs pass by the mall. Look for any jeepney with the following routes: Bata-Libertad, Mandalagan-Libertad, Shopping La Salle, Pta. Taytay, Alijis, and Homesite. These can be found along Lacson Street and Burgos Street. Ask to be dropped off at SM.

4. Notebook Lettering Workshop

Where: Wander & Wonder Art Cafe, Door 7, LOC Residences, 11th St., Corner Top's Road, Bacolod City
When: August 10, 2019; 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Workshop Fee: PhP200


Fall in love with the art of customizing your notebook.

Image: Wander & Wonder Art Cafe’s Facebook Page

Color your life by learning Notebook Lettering this 10th of August! If you have eyes for adorable and flamboyant designs, ready your coloring tools, pens, and markers! This workshop hosted by Wander & Wonder Art Cafe and Craft Til Udrop will teach you different styles and strokes. You can reserve a slot by filling out this form:

Tip for a good experience: The DIY materials will be provided by the host, but if you want to have and use your own, you can also buy them from Craft Til Udrop.

How to get to Wander & Wonder Art Cafe: Find an Eroreco-Central Market jeepney located at the back of Centroplex in Downtown. Then ask to be dropped off at the corner of St. John’s Institute and walk about 170 meters to reach the LOC Residences building.

5. Crochet 101

Where: Wander & Wonder Art Cafe, Door 7, LOC Residences, 11th St., Corner Top's Road, Bacolod City
When: August 10, 2019; 2:00 PM to 5:00PM
Workshop Fee: PhP200

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Discover or refresh your skills in creative needlework.

Perfect timing! Knit yourself a scarf or a simple blanket this cold season. Crochet 101 will help you finesse your way into the world of crocheting. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the foundations of this calming hobby and learn how to do basic and simple stitches. This can also be a refresher class for those who already know how to crochet but want to rekindle their passion. Follow this link to reserve a slot for yourself:

Tip for a good experience: Bring light-colored yarns so it can be easy to insert the hook as you crochet.

How to get to Wander & Wonder Art Cafe: Please follow the stated instructions in the previous number.

6. BTS Negros' Bring The Soul: The Movie Special Block Screening

Where: Cinema 4, SM City Bacolod, Bishop Antonio Y. Fortich Ave., Bacolod City
When: August 11, 2019; 3:00 PM
Ticket Price: PhP500


This movie promises to bring the fans behind the spotlight.

Image: BTS Negros’ Facebook Page

Attention, ARMYs! BTS is going back on screen after its last movie “Love Yourself in Seoul,” which was released seven months ago. For this next movie, BTS Negros will host an epic block screening called “Bring The Soul: The Movie” in the cinema theater of SM City Bacolod. The movie is expected to be similar to “Burn The Stage: The Movie,” and it will show the lives of the members behind the camera and off stage during tours and vacations. The ticket will include a movie pass, a banner, a postcard, a customized penlight, ribbons, and a photo booth.

Tip for a better experience: If you avail of the BTS Negros membership, you will get a free “Bring the Soul” photo card during the event.

How to get to SM City Bacolod: Please refer to the previous instruction.

7. National EMS Run 2019

Where: New Government Center, Circumferential Road, Bacolod City
When: August 11, 2019; 4:00 AM
3km – PhP350
5km – PhP450
10km – PhP550
21km – PhP650
* An additional PhP100 fee applies for on-site registration

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Run and support the people behind the day-to-day pre-hospital rescuers!

Image: Bacolod Road Stallions

Get ready and tie your shoelaces for National EMS Run 2019! The Association of Western Visayas Emergency Medicine Specialist Inc. (AWVEMS) is holding a marathon in line with the National Emergency Medicine Specialist (EMS) Week. Participants can register in 4 categories: 3km, 5km, 10km, and 21km. All runners will get a free shirt during the event. For the 21km category, runners will also receive a finisher’s medal.

Tip for a better experience: You can sign up for the event on this link: For on-site registrations, an additional PhP100 will be charged in each category.

How to get to the New Government Center: From North Ceres Terminal, ride a Bangga Pepsi-NGC jeep and get off at its final stop, New Government Center. If you're from the Downtown area, ride a jeepney with a Homesite route and ask to be dropped off at the New Government Center.

What are you waiting for? Make the most out of the year’s second half!

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About Shanice Reyes
Shanice Reyes writes to buy herself good coffee and bike parts. When she's not writing, you can find her playing Ultimate Frisbee, traveling to new places, or hanging out with her dogs and tarantulas. Though she has an irrational fear of heights, she'd love to try sky-diving one day.
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