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Mumbai Weekend Guide: From Mandala workshop to food pop-ups, February 17-19, things to do


The city of dreams has tons to offer to everyone. But ‘What to do this weekend?’ is a question that arouses in every Mumbaikar’s mind as we approach close to a weekend.

Here’s your cut-and-keep guide to the happening events in and around Mumbai.


Wine Festival – For thirsty souls

Delight your senses like never before! Be a part of Wine Festival where wines flow from India’s ten wine producers –Sula Vineyards, Myra Vineyards, Nine Hills, Good Drop Cellars, York Winery, Charosa Vineyards, Grover Zampa Vineyards, Oakwood Wines, Soma Wine Village and Reveilo Wines. Besides there will also be lip-smacking appetizers and fine dark chocolates.

When: February 17 at 7 pm
Sofitel, C-57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Rs 1,750

Punjabi Food

Punjabi Food Festival – For an ultimate foodie

From Punjabi kadhi with dahiwala kukkad to Makhane di kheer, explore the diversity of Punjabi cuisine at this Punjabi food festival. To add to the excitement add some Patiala peg to your table and enjoy!

When: February 17 to 26 from 6:30 pm
Where: Novotel, Balraj Sahni Marg, Juhu Beach, Juhu


Radhika Vaz

Why is everyone trying to irritate me? – For a quick unwind

Comedian Radhika Vaz brings your weekly dose of comedy where she talks about anything and everything that effect our daily life. Vaz sheds light on her views on Baba Ramdev, children, Uber and drugs, among others. Basically it is a family friendly show for a very cool family.

When: February 18 at 8 pm
Where: The Cuckoo Club, 5AA Pali Hill, Macronells Compound, Next to Candies, Bandra West
Cost: Rs 450


Out of office – For a much needed break

Hosted by Vikram Poddar and Punit Pania, the show brings together best jokes and tales to make it a fun weekend. Audience will be greeted with a craft beer/soft drink of their choice and will be provided with the liberty of extended happy hours till 10 pm. Come, laugh your heart out and enjoy your extended happy hours.

When: February 18 at 6:30 pm
Brewbot, Morya Landmark 1, Off New Link Road, Andheri West
Rs 350



Ink Doodle Workshop – For creative heads

Do you scribble when you are thinking something or speaking on phone? Love to doodle every time you see a paper? Then this is where you have to be. Hone your doodling skills with the workshop that covers basics of using ink, patterning and abstracting. All you need is head to the event with head full of creativity and heart full of fun. Master the unique art work and create personalised gifts.

When: February 19 at 4 pm
Raasta Bombay, 4th Floor, Rohan Plaza, Ram Krishan Nagar, Road Number 5, Khar West
Rs 1,850



Mandala Workshop – For connecting the dots

Mandala is a conceptual art usually in a circular form. The art generally occurs from one centre point from which originates an array of shapes and symbols. The design is visually appealing and is said to be helpful to get rid of negative energies and to gain higher consciousness. The workshop is open for all and materials required will be taken care of.

When: February 19 at 3 pm
Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning, Somaiya Bhavan, Godavari Biorefineries, Beside Dhawar’s College, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Rs 1,650


Bengal dance

Apurba Bangla – For ClassicCool

Get ready for a bunch of specially curated cultural offerings all the way from Bengal. The three-day extravaganza features everything from food to shopping along with exciting competitions of dance, music and cooking. The festival will truly transfer you to the heartland of Bengal.

When: February 17-19
Ravindra Natya Mandir, Near Siddhivinayak Temple, Sayani Road, Prabhaadevi
Rs 100 to Rs 1,000


Garage sale, food pop-up & organic store – For fun weekend       

Spend your weekend gorging on delicious food, shopping and picking your weekly organic stuff. While you do all this you also end up making a contribution to the society as 15 percent of the proceeds will be transferred to the bicycle project. There is something for everyone.

When: February 19 from 10:30 am to 1 pm
South Holme Bungalow Compound, Convent Avenue, Near Vodafone Store, Santacruz West