Happening this weekend: MaArte Open House, Sesame Street RunMANILA – Here are some events that you can check out this weekend. These are not endorsed by ABS-CBN News. BAYBAYIN TALK AND CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP When: August 17, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where: ArtBar G/F, Serendra Piazza, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig Celebrate Buwan ng Wika by learning about Baybayin, our very own ancient script. Listen to artist and Baybayin advocate Taipan Lucero as he tackles nationalism and the importance of protecting the endangered 17-character script. Participants will also learn the basics of brush pen calligraphy and writing in Baybayin. Workshop fee is P1,500 inclusive of materials and snacks (and a stronger sense of self-identity). MAARTE OPEN HOUSE, TALKS When: August 16 to 18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (talks are from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.) Where: 2/F Ayala Wing, The Peninsula Manila, Makati City A showcase of Filipino artistry is coming to The Peninsula Manila. The MaArte Open House is a three-day event that features over 60 exhibitors across fashion, decor and food. The fair – held annually by The Museum Foundation of the Philippines to support the National Museum and its network – will see the exhibitors. As a bonus, artists and creatives can join three afternoons of crafts and conversations. Joey De Castro will share on the art of pottery on Day 1; learn about Tweetie De Leon’s jewelry and accessories business on Day 2; and get to know the art journey of Ibarra Watches founder, Nico Moreno, on Day 3. Admission is free. SESAME STREET RUN PHILIPPINES When: August 17, starting at 3 a.m. Where: Mall of Asia By the Bay The World’s First Sesame Street Run is kicking of its tour of Asia in the Philippines. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and the gang as they celebrate 50 years of Sesame Street and counting. This five-kilometer family fun run caters to all ages, from first-timers to seasoned athletes. Walk-in registration is from 3 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. at Central Park. Race starts at 6 a.m. WINE STORY ACADEMY'S TOUR DE FRANCE When: August 17, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Wine Story Academy Shangri-La Expand your knowledge of French wine in Wine Story Academy’s Tour de France: An Introduction to French Wines. Get a true taste of the history of French wine and discover how it became such an important cultural institution in France. Sample carefully selected, well-loved wines from top wine regions such as Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire Valley, and Rhone, and learn to identify the subtle nuances between each variety. Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel
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