10 Reasons to Get Out of the House This Weekend

Whether you are new in town, or just too busy with work or studies during the week, the 24/7 Amsterdam lifestyle can get hectic. Are you scratching your head trying to plan something fun? Here’s a list of 10 events worth checking out this weekend.

 

  1.     NEMO Science Museum is hosting “Gratis Weekend van de Wetenschap”, which starts this Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m. The entire weekend is for free and dominated by chemistry so that all science lovers can explore the museum and enjoy a variety of workshops as well.

  1.     A free workshop on “Sound Engineering” will be held at United POP for music lovers. Learning how to record and getting a professional result for your songs will be goal number one for the workshop. The workshop is on Saturday, October 6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  1.   “De Kloffie Markt” calls out all fashionistas on Saturday, October 6 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hannie Dankbaarpassage. You are interested may be in selling or buying, either way, this is the event for all the fashion lovers of the city.

  1.   Want to explore the Indian culture and festivities of Navratri, or are you from the Indian sub-continent and missing home and celebrations? Then start practising those cool Garba moves and don’t miss the GSNL Navratri” event. This Saturday, October 6 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Koningin Julianalaan 16.

  1.  Do you love jazz music and Sicilian food? Then “Aperitivo siciliano & jazz live” is the event for you, Saturday, October 6 at 7 p.m. held at MixTree. Come on boys and girls, the French band ”Les Gadjos” will be waiting for you.

  1. If “De Kloffie Markt” is not the one for you, then the “Sunday Market” offers funky shopping, theater, live music, great food and drinks. On Sunday, October 7  at 12 p.m. head on to Westergasfabriek.

  1.     If you loved going to the Dok with friends, or you haven’t been there until now, then this Sunday is your last chance before they close it forever. On Sunday, October 7 at 12 p.m. join “NDS Closing 18 hour edition” at Dok Amsterdam. Prepare yourself for 18 hours of music from 8 artists.

  1.     “Better Health Event 2018” is held this weekend as well, for everyone those trying to live a healthier lifestyle with better food. The organizer Amber Albarda inspires people to get fitter, more vital and healthier through articles, books, lectures, and workshops. Starts on Saturday, October 6 at 10 p.m. at RAI, Amsterdam.

  1.  Are you looking for techno? There is an event for you too, the “Techno Tribe Weekend Special w/ Tadeo/ Gabriella / Vergilov” starting Saturday, October 6 at midnight at the Sugar Factory. Come and dance the night away.

  1.  Last but not least, for the sports fans, there is the “UFC 229 – Khabib vs. McGregor” event on Sunday, October 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Coco’s Outback. Set your alarm or make plans with friends, and enjoy a drink while watching the fight live.
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