Got any plans, this weekend? From a noodle-festival to some super-groovy techno gigs, and lots of exciting workshops for people looking to learn new skills – there’s so much fun to be had, this weekend! Here are 9 events you shouldn’t miss.
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Don't Stay Home: 7 Cool Events To Put On Your Weekend Checklist
Oodles of Noodles Festival at Four Points by Sheraton
Pan-Asian restaurant Panash is hosting a celebration of noodles until the end of this week. The ideal comfort food, these dishes will celebrate big bold flavours from across Asia – including countries like ‘Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan and Korea’. What you can expect to see on the menu, are noodle dishes like drunken chilli noodles, miso ramen, Korean jap chae, omusoba chicken, dandan noodles, and much more.
When: 7.30PM onwards, until June 3.
Where: Panash, Four Points by Sheraton, Viman Nagar
Friday Night Bounce feat. Ana Lilia
End your week on a high note, with Mexican Mumbai-based DJ Ana Lilia taking over the decks at Euriska. Expect some super old-school techno, and a supporting act by Reviver.
When: 9.00PM – 1.00AM, June 1
Where: Euriska, Koregaon Park Annexe
Reading & Discussion on 'Cast Out' by Sucharita Dutta-Asane
Spend your Saturday morning with award-winning author Sucharita Dutta-Asane, graphic designer Gargi Sharma, and writer Anil Menon – as they sit down to discuss Sucharita’s latest book – ‘Cast Out and Other Stories’. The book is described as being, ‘about being cast out in different ways – from society, from establishments, from places of prayer, from houses, hearts, from memory’. It’s sure to be one book discussion that bibliophiles won’t want to miss!
When: 11.00AM – 12.30PM, June 2
Where: Pagdandi Cafe, Baner
Beginners Cupcake Workshop
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to make your own cupcakes; here’s your chance! This ‘beginner’s cupcake workshop’ will be conducted by Athashri of ‘Cupcake Nation’ from Bengaluru, and you’ll learn how to make, bake, and decorate (with frosting and piping tecnhiques) 4 types of basic eggless cupcakes. This workshop will cost you INR 2500 per participant (all inclusive), and you’ll get to take home your creations at the end of the class. Contact +91 9922490501 to register.
When: 10.00AM – 2.00PM, June 2
Where: Ekattha – The Design Studio, Near Parihar Chowk, DP Road, Aundh
Ma Faiza Maximum Tour (Birthday Set)
Don’t miss the legendary Ma Faiza – for the Birthday Edition of her ‘Maximum Tour’, this Saturday night. There is a ‘Couples Guest List’ available strictly until 11.00PM, and you can contact +91 9834742725 for more details.
When: 8.00PM onwards, June 2
Where: Ales Brews & Ciders Brewing Company, Kalyani Nagar
Woof Fest is an fun-filled weekend of adventure for you and your four-legged fur-baby to enjoy – organised by Joella’s Dog Care and Adventure Battalion. There will be vast acres of land to run around in, a lake for swimming, camping in tents, open-air yoga and meditation, hiking, and much more. The weekend will cost you INR 6500 for 2 people, and 1 dog – including travel, food, stay, pick up and drop from Pune. Contact +91 744 777 7700 / 99605 20977, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for details and registration. More info is also available on their website.
When: June 2 & 3
Where: Adventure Battalion, Pawna Lake
Brush Calligraphy Workshop For Beginners
Ink N Bliss (Mumbai) will be hosting their first-ever calligraphy workshop in Pune, this Sunday at The Sassy Spoon. Tickets cost INR 2500 (inclusive of all materials and some refreshments) per head, and you’ll learn the basics: ‘foundational strokes, lowercase and uppercase letter-forms in the beautiful brush calligraphy style’. Contact Ink N Bliss via their Facebook page for queries.
When: 10.00AM – 3.00PM, June 3
Where: The Sassy Spoon, Lane 7, Koregaon Park