Weekend Guide: Music, Books, Exhibitions, Cocktails, Comedy And More In Store!



Say Hello to fun this weekend! Take your best pick from our guide below and unwind!

‘Translate’ – Vaya Collection

Splurge on a collection of irresistible wardrobe essentials by Translate, a premium designer line that beautifully fuses the revived art of hand-woven Ikat with popular uber-urban trends. It is a unique collection that draws inspiration from the age-old tradition of weaving with a touch of present-day relevance to the style. The new line of collection includes tops, tunics, reversible jackets, dresses, kurtas, pallazos, stoles, dupattas, scarves and sarees for women, formal shirts and kurtas for men and atypical smartwear designs for children.
When: Thursday, 8th August to Saturday, 10th August
Where: Vaya Store, Breach Candy
Time: 11am to 7pm
Contact: 022 23536544

Make up for all the sense of humour lost these days at work at the witty stand-up comedy show by Aditi Mittal and Daniel Fernandes. Both these comedians will make sure you fall from your chair. So fasten your seat belts and get ready for your hysterical ride!
When: Thursday, 8th August
Where: Out of the Blue, Powai
Time: 9pm onwards
Contact: 022 25717344
Cost: Rs 200/- per head

Vivek and Rhiya

Tap your feet to a live performance by Vivek and Rhiya, some of the few talented artists in our city! Hear Vivek, the self-taught guitarist play music while Rhiya will woo you with her pleasant voice.
When: Friday, 9th August
Where: Out of the Blue, Bandra
Time: 8pm onwards
Contact: 022 26003000

Make the most of your Friday night as Aurus presents B U L L Z E Y E! DJ Siddhanth Kapoor will blast off some techno and house sounds!
When: Friday, 9th August
Where: Aurus, Juhu
Time: 10pm onwards
Contact: 022 67106666

Celebrate Eid with a special menu that will treat you to the traditional Muslim delicacies. Enjoy this Eid with a Shahi Dastarkhwan which refers to a ceremonial dining that offers the finest food. Few of the lavish choices are Changezi Raan, Gosht ke Sheekh Kabab, Tawa Adraki Chaap, Badaam Halwa and more. It will begin on Friday for dinner and will continue into the weekend for both lunch and dinner.
When: Friday, 9th August to Sunday, 11th August
Where: Neel at Tote on the Turf, Mahalaxmi Race Course
Contact: 022 61577777
Cost: Rs 1,995 (including taxes)

Jumpstart Outdoors is organizing an overnight trek to Gorakhgad, a small fort near Deheri village close to Murbad. Discover hidden caves carved at the fort as you have a unique trekking experience as climbing the pinnacle situated at a height of 2150 feet above sea level.
When: Saturday, 10th August
Where: Gorakhgad
Contact: 9920263810/ 9819726688/ 9619793983
Cost: Rs 1700/-

Suit up and join the Cocktail War at a cocktail making competition hosted by Accessed. Create a cocktail and if you win, your drink will be featured as a special for a month at Chez Moi. Get the creative juices flowing and make the perfect concoction. But before this, get trained at a 30-minute mixology class and get ready for an epic showdown! You just have 7 minutes to make a cocktail. Good luck!
When: Saturday, 10th August
Where: Chez Moi, Oshiwara
Time: 7pm
Contact: To register log on to http://accessed.in/deal.php?id=74
Cost: Rs 1200/- for a team of two

Love to travel and want to tell others about it? Take the right road and join the travel writing workshop by Dilip D’souza that will turn your holiday memories into captivating travelogues. Join in and make all your voyages a creative journey.
When: Saturday, 10th to Sunday, 11th August
Where: Essar House, 11 K. K. Marg, Mahalaxmi
Time: 10am to 5:30 pm
Contact: 9819731922/ 9819731340
Cost: Rs 3,000/- (for students Rs 2,500/-)

Spend a fabulous Saturday at the ‘Bling Bazaar’ where you can buy handcrafted accessories along with chic clothes, shoes and bags. Other than this, pamper yourself with chocolates from Chocolicious and delicious cake pops from Sugar Rush. Also, try your luck and win some exciting prizes.
When: Saturday, 10th August
Where: Mantra Building, junction of 16th road, Near Khar gym
Time: 12 noon to 9pm
Contact: 9920433772

Here’s a chance to put all your old and used jam jars and plastic bottles to use by not recycling but upcycling them. Join a workshop and turn your waste into wealth. Learn different techniques of painting on these bottles using acrylic colours and varnish. Learn and make brand new items like planters, vases, lamps, pen stands holders and much more.
When: Saturday, 10th August
Where: Passion Fruit Studio, Dadar East
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Contact: 9833390878
Cost: Rs 800/-

Chai drinkers can enjoy this one! Explore the city’s tea culture by foot across South Mumbai and discover how the popular term ‘Cutting Chai’ came into being. Also, learn the famous masala chai recipe as you sip on endless cups of steaming chai with tea sommelier Snigdha Manchanda of Tea Trunk. The chai walk commences from BSE and goes on to Kumar Tea Stall, followed by Urban Heritage Award winner Irani Café and continues to the Tea Center. Share a cup of tea and enjoy this Mumbai Chai Walk!
When: Saturday, 10th August and Sunday 11th August
Where: Walk Starts at Bombay Stock Exchange
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Contact: 9930773170

Food lovers rejoice for its brunch time at Woodside! The Happy Brunch offers everyone a chance to savour a variety of foods which includes dishes from a live frill station as well as an egg station. The spread also includes salads, different kinds of bread, pastas and many more. It’s an experience that has to be savoured at a leisurely place, given the vast buffet spread. You also get to choose from the Happy package, Happier package and the Happiest package. Choose wisely and have a great meal!
When: Sunday, 11th August
Where: Woodside, Andheri
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Contact: 022 30932030
Cost: Rs 850/- for Happy package, Rs 1250/- for Happier package, Rs 1650 for Happiest package

Help increase the green cover of your city and collect free saplings of various native species. Join BNHS and the National Society of the Friends of The Trees, in association with Rotary Club of Bombay Seacoast as they will distribute free saplings that have been scientifically raised at Godrej Tree Bank. Saplings like Sita Ashok, Indian Laburnum, Deshi Badam, Jambhul and Kailashpati will be distributed.
When: Sunday, 11th August
Where: Gokul Sushma, near Lions Garden, Linking Road Extension, Santacruz (West)
Time: 9am to 11am
Contact: 022 26494535/ 022 22821811

Enjoy a free museum tour at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum by a member of the curatorial team. This tour requires no prior registration and will take you through the museum where you can learn and discover ancient artefacts and more.
When: Every weekend
Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Byculla East
Time: 11:30am
Contact: 022 23731234

Makai aur Palak ki Seekh

This festive season treat your taste buds to some lip smacking food. Enjoy the Tarkari Bazaar as Kebab Korner presents a one-of-a-kind dining experience during this auspicious festive season. The menu is a mix of foods & ingredients associated with the festival, with new age flavours and include Jain choices as well. It keeps in mind some of the special food preferred during the month of Shravan. it includes Shubz Shahi Shorba,makai aur palak ki seekh,bharwan kumbh ,shubz pancharangi,kadi pakoda and delights like doodhi aur seb ka halwa and more.
When: Till Wednesday, 21st August
Where: Kebab Korner, Intercontinental, Marine Drive
Time: Lunch -12.30 to 3.30, Dinner -7.30 pm till midnight
Contact: 022 3987999

Calling all book lovers! The monsoon sale is back at Oxford Bookstores. Avail a 80% discount on books, magazines, stationery and gift items. Pick your favourite books and enjoy the rains!
When: Till 31st August
Where: Oxford Bookstore, Churchgate and Bhandup
Time: 10am to 10pm
Contact: 022 66364477/ 022 67083488

Have a great weekend!

Post By Syrah (76 Posts)

Always curious, writing was something she discovered accidentally which she now enjoys. Loves reading fiction, dislikes staying idle and enjoys spontaneous trips or treks over weekends.



Always curious, writing was something she discovered accidentally which she now enjoys. Loves reading fiction, dislikes staying idle and enjoys spontaneous trips or treks over weekends.