Prepare for these events that will make your month busy.
This March, you might already be ready to see a lot of beaming graduates in togas and families booking their next summer getaway. But that's not just what's in store this month! This article lists events in Bacolod that will have you meeting and having fun with like-minded people, like a birthday celebration for K-pop celebrities, a calligraphy tutorial, a cupsleeve and charity event, and a music festival in the mountains featuring local artists. Scroll down for the details and come to these events in Bacolod!
1. SOPE: The Duo Cupsleeve Event in Bacolod
Where:Builtea, O Residences, Lacson Street, Bacolod City
When:March 14, 2020
Daydream Set - PhP200 (80 slots only)
Seesaw Set - PhP280 (120 slots only)
The Korean-couple fantasy SOPE stands for “Suga and JHope”.
Image: Mikroseven Facebook Page
SOPE: The Duo Cupsleeve Event is a fun-filled birthday celebration for BTS K-pop stars Suga and Jhope. It will be held at Builtea, the first store in Bacolod where you can create your own milk tea! Attendees of the event will receive freebies like photocards, banners, photo strips, glittered cup sleeves, and a large drink from Builtea. If you add PhP40, you can avail of the store's “build your own milk tea” promo.
Tip for a better experience: You need to fill up the registration form before attending the event. Register through this link: http://bit.ly/2vrTV9y
How to get to Builtea: From City Mall Mandalagan, cross the street and hop on a Mandalagan-Libertad Jeepney. Then, get off in front of the O Residences building beside Robinsons Place Mandalagan. Enter the building and walk towards the last store to your left to find the entrance of Builtea.
2. Bacolod Basic Pointed Pen Calligraphy Workshop
Where:Arendo Coworking Space, Roli's Arcade, La Salle Ave., Bacolod City
When:March 21, 2020
The instructor for this workshop will be Coy Barredo, a calligraphy artist based in Bacolod.
Image: Coyligraphy Facebook Page
Are you dreaming of learning to write gorgeous letters with a romantic appeal? Bacolod Basic Pointed Pen Calligraphy Workshop will instill methods on how to write in the form of decorative lettering to interested students. Learning the strokes may be daunting, but this workshop is beginner-friendly. If you are thinking of a sentimental gift for your loved one, learn the strokes and write what you feel about them through calligraphy!
How to get to Arendo Coworking Space: From South Ceres Terminal, cross the street and hop on a Shopping La Salle-Libertad jeepney. Get off at Roli’s Arcade building along La Salle Avenue and cross the street to reach the building. You can find Arendo on the ground floor of Roli’s Arcade.
3. 'Xiuweet Time' Cupsleeve and Charity Event
Where:Swirls San Agustin Branch, Vision Square Building, Corner 21st Street and San Agustin Drive, Bacolod City
When:March 22, 2020
Have a sweet time at Xiumin’s birthday celebration at Swirls San Agustin Branch.
Image: We are One - Bacolod Facebook Page
Fans of Kim Minseok, also known as Xiumin of K-pop band EXO, will have a celebration for his birthday at Swirls! Hosted by Youniverse Bacolod, Xiuweet Time is not only a fun gathering for the EXO fans but also an event with a cause, as proceeds will go to the host's chosen charity. For only PhP20, you can get photocards, stickers, bookmark, banner, cup sleeve, and a raffle entry. Swirls' ice cream, however, is on your tab.
Tip for a better experience: For more updates on the event, you can visit We are One - Bacolod’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WeareoneBCD/?tn-str=k*F
How to get to Swirls San Agustin Branch: If you are along the University of St. La Salle, take a San Agustin-Libertad PUV. Ask the driver to drop you off at the back of Bob’s Restaurant along San Agustin Drive. Once you get off, you will see the iMart San Agustin Branch located on the ground floor of the Vision Square Building. You can find Swirls San Agustin Branch located beside iMart.
4. Camp Zion 2020: Midsummer Madness
Where:Kampo Hiyang-Hiyang, Sitio Campuestohan, Barangay Cabatangan, Talisay City
When:March 28-29, 2020
PhP400 (with free shuttle)
PhP3,000 Glamping Tent (4 pax event access)
PhP4,000 Room (4 pax event access)
PhP3,000 Hut (5 pax event access)
A pool party and a night under the stars with your buddies sound fun!
Image: Camp Zion PH Facebook Page
Pack up your tents and camping essentials, because Camp Zion 2020: Midsummer Madness will give you a night full of good music and company! A handful of local artists and music bands will showcase their tunes under the night sky while attendees gather around a big bonfire. Artists from Dumaguete like Wilfreedo and ODD will also come to Kampo Hiyang-Hiyang to serenade Bacolodnons.
Tip for a better experience: Participants of the event are encouraged to bring their own garbage bags, utensils, and tents. Slots are limited, so you purchase tickets early.
How to get to the event: There will be a shuttle service for all attendees. To get to the pick-up point, find a Mandalagan-Libertad PUV bound north or Lacson Street from Bacolod Public Plaza. Ask the driver to drop you off at the South Capitol Road in Lagoon and find the sign that says Camp Zion Shuttle Service.
Whether you are learning a new skill or meeting a fellow fan, you will surely have the most exciting days with March's events!
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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