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Pop-Up Shops, St. Paddy's Day Festivities & More: 10 Things You Can Do This Weekend

Divya posted on 15 March

Clear your schedule for this weekend, because we’ve got exciting plans for you! From pop-up shops to an organic market, fresh pet food to healthy human treats, a wine-tasting to a French film festival; here’s everything you need to check out this weekend.

Jaypore Open House: Pune Edition

One of India’s most trendy homegrown brands – Jaypore – is finally coming to Pune! Albeit, it’s an open house pop-up, but we’ll take what we can get. Expect gorgeous ‘silver jewellery, chic accessories and the season’s best dresses, kurtas and sarees’ they’ve curated for Pune. Shop ’til you drop from Thursday until Sunday, at Monalisa Kalagram in Koregaon Park.

When: 11.00 AM – 7.00 PM, March 15 – 18
Where: The Monalisa Kalagram, Koregaon Park

Art Galleries

Pingale Farms, End Of South Main Road, Ashok Chakra Society, Iricen Railway Colony, Koregaon Park, Pune

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Wine & Dine with Gusto

Wine fiends, spend an evening with wine connoisseur Sujata Patil and learn about wines and wine-tasting. This Friday night at Tvum, sample the ‘best of wines imported from Italy and Spain’, and maybe learn a thing or two! Tickets start at INR 1100, and you can book yours here.

When: 8.00PM – 11.00PM, March 16
Where: Tvum, Kalyani Nagar

Casual Dining

Lane 13, Opp. Joggers Park, Kalyani Nagar, Pune

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Patio Theatre by Gyaan Adab

Performance space/community center Gyaan Adab, in association with eatery The Flour Works – present, Patio Theatre: ‘an exciting new combination of theatre, music and dance specially created to be performed in public spaces throughout the city of Pune’. Catch their first performance at The Flour Works in Kalyani Nagar on Friday evening. Donation passes will cost you INR 200.

When: 7.00PM, March 16
Where: The Flour Works, Kalyani Nagar

Casual Dining

Commercial 3, Nirvana, North Avenue, Between Jogger's Park & ICICI Bank, Kalyani Nagar, Pune

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Francophone Film Festival

Catch the second edition of the Francophone Film Festival – hosted by Alliance Française de Pune, in association with National Film Archive of India – starting this Saturday. Celebrate the French language in foreign films – with English subtitles, of course. The festival promises to ‘take the audience on an international journey with a selection of award-winning films from Canada, Europe and Africa’. It’s free entry to all, but seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis; so be sure to get there early! Check out their event here for the full schedule of screenings.

When: 2.00PM onwards, March 17 & 18
Where: National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Law College Road

Government Offices

Law College Road, Prabhat Road Junction, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Murphies

Swing by Murphies this Saturday, for the most Irish of all festivals: St. Patrick’s Day {or as it is more fondly known, St. Paddy’s Day}. Go green with your clothing, and get yourself a green beer and/or Jameson shots for just INR 99! We think that’s enough reason to celebrate, but that’s not all – they’re running a photo contest as well. If you participate and win, you’ll get 50% off on your total bill for the day! Details of the photo contest can be read here. We suggest you make a table booking –  call +91 78755 44411.

When: March 17
Where: Murphies, Koregaon Park


Shop 1/2, Lane 6, Ashok Chakra Society, Meera Nagar, Koregaon Park, Pune

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The Stage is Yours!

Hosted by Pune Travel Club, ‘The Stage Is Yours’ aims to bring together the best of hidden talents in Pune. Engage and interact with like-minded people. Take part in informal story-telling, stand-up comedy, poetry, or just strike up a conversation with someone new. The event has a cover charge of INR 100, and you can book your spot here.

When: 6.00PM – 7.30PM, March 17
Where: Bon Bon, Boat Club Road


Bon Bon

17, City Point, Boat Club Road, Bund Garden Road, Sangamvadi, Pune

The CoCo Market

An initiative by The Wagabond Chefs, ‘CoCo’ is just short-form for ‘The Conscious Community Market’. Stock up on fresh and organic groceries, as well as pasta, grains, chemical-free dairy products, dals, spices, grains, oil, eggs, honey, etc. and even lifestyle {books, stationery, bags, etc.}, personal {hairbrushes, toothbrushes, soaps, etc.} and home care products. The CoCo Market has been curated to provide you with everything you’d need to ‘live a sustainable lifestyle’. Find out more information on their products, here.

When: 10.00AM – 2.00PM, March 18
Where: The Monalisa Kalagram, Koregaon Park

Art Galleries

Pingale Farms, End Of South Main Road, Ashok Chakra Society, Iricen Railway Colony, Koregaon Park, Pune

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Trunk Pop-up at ECO

A Sunday treat for you and your fur-baby, the Trunk Pop-up at ECO will feature PetFeast, Rock&Roses, and Roots. Meet other pet parents, play games with your four-legged friends, and let them enjoy a meal from PetFeast’s new summer menu {read more on them here}. Munch on delicious grills from Rock&Roses, or go the healthy route with Roots’ healthy bites. We suggest you reserve your table in advance – call 7738738290 to book.

When: 12.00PM – 6.00PM, March 18
Where: Elephant & Co., Kalyani Nagar


Goodwill Enclave 6, 456, Princeton Town Society, Kalyani Nagar, Pune

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India Imprints: Flagship Store Launch

Don’t miss the launch of India Imprints – a handicraft speciality store, featuring exceptional and diverse products from artisans across India. Get your wallets filled and your shopping bags ready – and trust us, you do not want to miss this one. Catch a preview of their products via their event page, here.

When: 5.00PM – 7.00PM, March 18
Where: India Imprints, Shop No.2, Ground Floor, Ivory Tower, opp. Kohinoor Mangal Karayalay, Lane no. 8 – Prabhat Road (Next to Axis Bank)

Handicrafts Stores

Ivory Tower, Shop 2, Ground Floor, Opp. Kohinoor Mangal Karayalay, Prabhat Road, Next To Axis Bank, Erandwane, Pune

Anything Else?

If you’re getting out of town for the weekend, don’t forget that the second edition of our LBB Dessert Bazaar is happening in Mumbai! Indulge in over 150+ types of decadent desserts, that are guaranteed to satiate your sweet tooth. Check out all the event deets here.

When: 12.00PM – 10.00PM, March 17 & 18
Where: High Street Phoenix Festival Square, Mumbai


462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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