Here's Your Weekend Guide for November 16 to 18

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED November 16, 2018 04:50 pm
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This weekend, taste handpicked brews, test-drive the latest autos, celebrate your love for comics through a convention and an exhibit, and have a blind date with a book.

Photo courtesy of Warehouse Eight

Year-ender Brew Lab at The Warehouse
When: November 16, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Warehouse Eight, La Fuerza Plaza, Makati City
Get lost in conversation through semi-sober meetings, a.k.a. Brew Lab at The Warehouse. Brew Labs' beer tasting event is on its fourth run and it is partnering with the Craftpoint Brewing Co. Call dibs on limited and international handpicked brews!
For registration and more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

2018 Auto Focus Test Drive Festival
When: November 15 to 18
Where: SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds
The 2018 Auto Focus Multi Brand Summer Test Drive Festival held in April saw aspiring car owners trying out the latest lineup from the likes of Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, and more. No need to drive through the hectic city traffic to move from one dealership to another because you can test-drive in one place and for free!
For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

Komikon 2018
When: November 17 to 18
Where: Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City
Missing Summer Komikon and Indieket? The last quarter Komikon got your back. Catch Drew Borja (Hunghang Flashbacks), Hulyen (UGH), and many more comics artists at the convention, but be sure to bring all the essentials. Tickets are at P100 (one-day pass) and P150 (two-day pass), available in Comic Oddysey branches and on the event proper.
For more information, visit or follow the event page on Facebook.

Make Your Own Havaianas at the Shang
When: November 17 to 20, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
Design your own fancy footwear to give to the VIPs of your life (or for yourself). It's the perfect time to cop the flip-flop-accented look you've been eyeing for a long time.
For more information, call 370-2597/98 or follow the event page on Facebook.

Blind Date with a Book
When: November 18 and 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Plaza Roma, Intramuros, Manila
Now that our favorite mobile pop-up library is settled permanently (yay!) at the heart of Manila, it is welcoming bookworms to its signature event. Here, wrapped books left only with keywords are up for grabs, provided you leave one too.
For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

Photo by Jace Amodo/Inside Manila

Images of Nation: F. V.  Coching, Komiks at Kultura
When: Until February 3, 2019
Where: Third Floor Galleries, Ayala Museum, Greenbelt Park, Makati City
Raining comics-centered events, eh? Join the Ayala Museum in paying homage to one of the Komiks legends, Francisco V. Coching and see his creative process through this months-long exhibit. Additionally, the Museum Shop is having a limited time sale on its retail items—notebooks, planners, and trinkets among others!
For more information, visit or follow Ayala Museum on Facebook.

Film screenings at Cinema Centenario
When: November 17 to 18
Where: 95 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Diliman, Quezon City
We’re still a few weeks before the much-awaited Maginhawa Film Festival but CC’s still got screenings for your indie movie fix. This weekend, catch Kip Oebanda's Liway and the Eddie Garcia-starrer ML. Foreign dramedy film Ideal Home is also on show.
For more information, call +63 945 5367054 or visit Cinema Centenario on Facebook.

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