Sip on wine and paint away, join a Salsa class, taste wine blindfolded, hog on delicacies at a music festival, learn how to cook millets at a workshop or simply cycle around the heritage sites in Old Mumbai—you could do all these exciting things this weekend. We share the deets with you. Happy Weekend!
Jam at a music and food festival
Organised by Divergent Brat Hospitality and Localturnon, the Confused Desi Food Concert is a two-day music and food carnival that will offer a range of cuisines like Rajasthani, Punjabi, South Indian, Chinese, Mughlai, fast foods options, plus a variety of tempting beverages, sweets and vegan dishes. For entertainment, there will be performances by Raftaar, Aseeskaur, Rocknaama, VJazz & Shive, Lifetatva, DanceKabila, EMD DJs and RJs from popular radio channels.
When: Saturday-Sunday | October 14-15 | 3:00PM-10:00PM
Where: Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate National Stadium
Wallet alert: INR 299 onwards
To book: Click here
Wine and paint
Get in touch with your inner artist and let your creativity flow as you sip on fine wine at this Wine and Painting Party by The People And Co., in association with Delhi Art Jammers.. This guided session for amateurs will educate you on the strokes, sketches, and techniques that will help you paint. Wine, canvas and art supplies will be taken care of. And, you get to carry your painting home!
When: Saturday | October 14 | 3:00PM
Where: The People & Co., Premises No. 5, Building 8 Tower B, Cyber City, Gurgaon
Wallet alert: INR 1800++ (includes all materials, snacks, and wine)
To book: Call 9958509612
Cycle around South Mumbai
Explore the streets of Mumbai in the wee hours of Sunday morning on a cycle, when the citizens are in slumber. Starting from Theobroma in Colaba, moving on to Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Hotel, Asiatic Library, Horniman Circle, Nariman Point, Hutatma Chowk, Churchgate, Marine Drive to Girgaum Chowpatty—you will cover all the heritage structures, and finally end up having a sumptuous breakfast at the famed Olympia Coffee House (has the best keema pav) and Madras Café in Colaba with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Organised by Mumbai Travellers, the cycles will be provided for this fun ride, and participants will be encouraged to share their exciting stories and memories with the group.
When: Sunday | October 15 | 6:30AM – 10AM
Where: Meeting point is Theobroma, Colaba Causeway
Wallet alert: INR 750
Participate in a blind wine tasting
Think of yourself as a wine connoisseur? Well, it’s time to put your knowledge to test over a blind tasting of international and Indian wines. Organised by All Things Nice, get together with fellow wine enthusiasts to taste wines along with an array of appetisers.
When: Saturday | October 14 | 7:30PM onwards
Where: Café Zoe, Todi/Mathurdas Mills, Lower Parel
Wallet alert: INR 2850 (all inclusive)
To book: Call 98206 98883
Attend a millet-cooking workshop
Celebrate the healthy millets and get schooled about the different ways to cook this humble grain this Sunday. From learning about the different types of millets, to how to cook each type, and how to substitute it for white rice, each question will be answered and there will be cooking demo. The workshop will be followed by a sumptuous millet buffet.
When: Sunday | October 15 | 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Kaulige Foods - Bangalore's Millet Store, St. Patrick's Shopping Complex, Brigade Road, Ashok Nagar
Wallet alert: INR 300
To book: Call on 080-41649279
Dance and dine
Think about this package deal: A salsa class at shArA, Jayanagar, should build your appetite. So, follow it up with a full course dinner at SALT restaurant, Koramagala/Whitefield. Or too tired to eat right away? Then have a full-fledged lunch or dinner any other time of the week.
When: Sunday | October 15 | Salsa class from 4PM- 5:30PM | Dinner from 8PM-10PM or Lunch from 1PM-3PM
Where: Enerjuvate Health Studio, Near Virtuoso's Palette Art School, Jayanagar
Wallet alert: INR 1,500 onwards
To book: Call on 9886975979 or 9986718179
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