Don’t let the rains dampen your spirits this season. If cuddling up with a book at home isn’t your thing, step out for a look at what these fabulous events have in store for you.

Water Waves: Red Earth Design Mela

Photo source: Red Earth

Photo source: Red Earth

Art and apparel come together at Water Waves, hosted by Red Earth. The designer collections include dress materials and accessories from all over the country, ranging from woven and hand-embroidered sarees, traditional Pichvai art from Nathdwara, natural indigo-dyed drapes, to other vintage and contemporary forms of jewellery and apparel.

When: Aug 4 – 6

Where: Alliance Francaise, 72 Lodhi Estate

Nearest Metro Station: JLN Stadium/Jor Bagh

Timings: 11am – 8pm

Find out more about the event here.

LMNOP – Monsoon Edition

Photo source: LMNOP

Photo source: LMNOP

Why keep the kids from having fun? LMNOP is bringing you a lifestyle exhibition devoted solely to children. From the cutest printed shirts, tiny elaborate dresses and snug jammies to funky unicorn-shaped pillows, this is your one-stop shop for finding new clothes, ornaments, and even furniture for a tiny tot you know.

When: Aug 5

Where: The Lodhi

Nearest Metro Station: JLN Stadium

Timings: 11am – 8pm 

Find out more about the event here.

A Walk In The Rain

Photo source: Conservation Education Centre

Photo source: Conservation Education Centre

Nature enthusiasts assemble! Escape the potholes of the city roads, and take a walk through the verdant forests of Asola as the rains rejuvenate the earth this monsoon. Explore the lush green area, watered by the streams going through it, and spot flora and fauna while you take a break in the lap of nature. This might also be a brilliant opportunity to take out that camera and revive your nature and wildlife photography skills.

When: Aug 14

Where: Conservation Education Centre, Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

Nearest Metro Station: Badarpur

Timings: 7am – 9.30am

Price: INR 500 per person

Find out more about the event here.

Monsoon Festival At Lok Kala Manch

Photo source: Lok Kala Manch

Photo source: Lok Kala Manch

Welcome the monsoons by indulging in some Indian classical music and dance forms at the event hosted by the Hindusthan Art and Music Society, in collaboration with Lok Kala Manch. The two-day programme includes jugalbandis, solo performances, ghazals, and dance recitals by prodigies in instrumental and vocal music, and dance.

When: Jul 27 – 28

Where: Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20 Lodhi Institutional Area

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Timings: 6.30pm onwards

Find out more about the event here.

New Delhi Monsoon Run

Photo source: Explara

Photo source: Explara

If the pleasant weather has been making you lazy about your gym schedule, it’s time to work those muscles again and earn yourself a trophy. Try the 5km run or challenge yourself with the 10km race. Prizes await for the first three winners in the men/women categories, and finisher medals and refreshments for all. Lace up those shoes and go for it! Registrations close on Jul 28.

When: 7 August

Where: Dwarka Sector 13

Nearest Metro Station: Dwarka Sector 13

Timings: 5am onwards

Price: INR 350 – INR 450

Register here.

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This is a part of our monsoon series, #MonsoonMagic. For more, click