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Divya posted on 7th June

Ditch 'Netflix & Chill', Instead Attend These 6 Awesome Events This Weekend

Ten-Second Takeaway

As the weather takes a turn for the better, so should your week! From cocktails for a cause, to a super-cool weekend camp-out, a dim sum luncheon, a sustainable organic market, and a Sunday sundowner you won’t want to miss. Here’s everything you should check out, this weekend.

Negroni Week at ECO

Elephant & Co. Gastropup is participating in ‘Negroni Week’, where you drink (Negronis, of course) to raise money for a charitable cause. Every sip matters, so raise your glasses with this classic Italian cocktail!
When: June 4 – 10
Where: Elephant & Co. Gastropub, Kalyani Nagar

Beer & Poi Festival at The Sassy Spoon

The Sassy Spoon has finally brought their Beer & Poi fest to Pune, featuring delicious stuffed pois (a Goan bread) paired with refreshing craft beer. Some of the dishes you can expect to see on the menu are a typical choriz poi, a quinoa and corn fritter poi with goat cheese and onion slaw, a seafood inspired chermoula-spiced prawn poi with garlic toum, and much more. The hand-picked selection of beers include craft brews from local breweries, Great State Aleworks and Moonshine Meadery. Special combos are available as well. Contact +91 7666222111 for more information.
When: June 4 – 30.
Where: The Sassy Spoon, Lane 7, Koregaon Park

Dimsum Luncheon at Koji

Starting this Saturday, Koji at the Conrad will be hosting a ‘Dim Sum Luncheon’, with a specially curated menu of dim sum and dumplings. Priced from INR 1699+ (veg) and INR 1799+ (non-veg), the spread includes a set menu of delicious appetizers, main course, and dessert. Expect to see dishes like wanton soups, sesame pops, John Dory and XO Dumplings, spicy pokchoy and lotus root, Cheung Fun, mushroom and chicken baos, and sticky rice. For dessert, relish their inventive cold dessert-custard bao with a delicious fresh mango sorbet. Contact +91 20 67456745 for reservations and enquiries.
When: 12.30PM – 3.30PMJune 9 (on Saturdays only)
Where: Koji at Conrad, Mangaldas Road

A Weekend with Stars and Fireflies at Native Place

Native Place is a super cool camping/resort spot run by Nirvana Adventures (more on them here) and they have a super weekend-long event we think you should check out. Witness the ethereal sight of fireflies and starry skies; partake in activities like treks, bicycle rides, bird-watching, or go for a swim in the lake. There’s even a ‘human library’, live music, yoga, flower mandala-making, a dream-catcher workshop, and much more to keep you busy. Tickets start at INR 3000 per head and include all activities and meals. To book, contact info@nativeplace.com
or call +91 9323708809.
When: June 9 & 10
Where: Native Place, Kamshet

The CoCo Market in Pashan

The Conscious Community Market aka ‘The CoCo Market’ (more on them here) takes place in Pashan this Sunday. 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. They have everything you need to ‘live a sustainable lifestyle’. Find out more info here.
When: 9.00AM – 12.00PMJune 10
Where: Lifepro Fitness Club, Panchvati

Santorini Afterglow feat. Praveen Achary

End your week on a high note, as Techno legend Praveen Achary takes over the console at Euriska. The sundowner kicks off with supporting act Stotra, and you can make your bookings by calling call +91 90491 59911.
When: 6.00PM – 1.00AM
Where: Euriska, Koregaon Park Annexe