17 things to do around Mumbai from May 14 to May 21
Get cheesy with italian Burrata
Till May 31, 11AM - 12AM: While cheese has always been a favourite with Indians, we have been pretty much devoted to easily available cheddar. But there is a whole world of different cheeses out there waiting to be discovered. So head to 1441 Pizzeria for a cheese festival to sample a selection of fine cheeses like the ideal pizza cheese Mozzarella to the Greek Feta Cheese to Fromage Blanc from South France to the fresh Italian Burrata to Stracciatella and Camembert.
WHERE: Ground Floor, 5, 58/64, Hari Chambers, S B Road, Fort
Sip on unlimited sangria
8 PM ONWARD: All the ladies who wouldn't a mind nice, mid-week buzz, can head to CraftBar which is offering unlimited sangria along with a specially crafted food menu. You may choose from items like chicken stew and rice, crispy semolina and parmesan chicken, little chokha and pav bhaji bruschetta.
WHERE: Hallmark Business Plaza, Sant Dyaneshwar Marg, near Chetna College, Kalanagar, Bandra (East)
Visit an art show
MAY 15, 11 am to 7 PM: Catch the recent works of artist Subhash Gondhale at his new exhibition Gati. His works will showcase his unique perceptions about universal correlations prevalent in time, space and motion, and the creative power of momentum.
WHERE: Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Discovery Of India Building, Ground Floor, Worli
MAY 15, 8 PM: Start the week with a trip down memory lane at Copa, which is organising a retro night on Monday. Sing to good ol' 80s hit, and if you need more fuel to keep the night going, sip on some apple pie infused tea or a ginger-spiked apple and pear muddle.
WHERE: Copa, Lanna Building,13th Road, opposite Juhu gymkhana, next to Natural icecream, Juhu
Order of the day
Live like a villager
4.30 PM: If you feel like extending your weekend, sign up for a day-long guided tour of Vishnubaug. Revel in nature's beauty, interact with a naturalist and check out the ancient well from the Bajirao Peshwa era. Learn more about domestic animals and you can also visit Gram Devta temple.
WHERE: Vishnubaaug, Henrepada Foot Over Bridge, Sarvodaynagar, Station Pada, Badlapur
ENTRY: Rs 1,500
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Go nuts over nutella
3 PM- 6.30 PM: This is a shoutout to all Nutella junkies who would like to create some lip-smacking nutella items. The part hands-on, part demo workshop, held over two and half hours, will teach you to bake nutella swirl banana bread, nutella cinnamon roulade, nutella cheesecake.
WHERE: Ground floor, Survodaya Co-op Hsg Society, 7 Juhu Road, opposite Society Stores, Behind SBI Bank, Santacruz (West)
ENTRY: Rs 4000
Let loose on canvas
4.30 - 6.30 PM: Shabnam Gupta of Peacock life is holding a YogArt session, where you can discover your inner artist and voice. Once you learn how to blend breathing and therapy, you will create an artwork with the acrylic colours and cartridge sheets.
WHERE: 190, Linking Road, Bandra West
ENTRY: Rs 1,100
Watch a comic play
9 PM: Catch Refund, a funny play about an unsuccessful middle-aged man, who instead of blaming himself for his failures blames the school and his teachers. The play takes an interesting turn when he demands that there be a re-examination for him.
WHERE: Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road,
ENTRY: Rs 300
Bite into butter
10.30 AM - 10 PM: Savour freshly-made butter at Foodhall, Lower Parel. Churned in front of you, the nut butters are made from Californian almonds and blanched peanuts from Surendra Nagar, Junagadh. If you're wondering about piling calories, fret not. Nut butter has a high content of protein and fiber.
WHERE: Level 3, Palladium Mall, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (West)
Enjoy a comical evening
8.30 PM: Listen to Biswa Kalyan Rath, Anuvab Pal, Punya Arora who are sure to leave you in splits. While listening to the three comics, enjoy some beers by Ninkasi Brewworks. You will get a free pint of Hefeweizen on purchase of the ticket.
WHERE: Tuning Fork, first Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar (West)
ENTRY: Rs 400
Weave a dream catcher
4 PM: Learn the ancient art form of Native Americans, in this two-hour dream catcher-weaving workshop. The workshop will teach you how to make delicate and intricate pieces using weaves of thread, beads and feathers. Art material will be provided at the event.
WHERE: Millk, Kamala Mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, Next to Gate 4, Lower Parel
ENTRY: Rs 1,500
Attend a concert
6 PM: Witness the artistic genius of actress and Bharatanatyam dancer Hema Malini, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt Shivkumar Sharma and Girija Devi in a cross-cultural concert. The four legendary artistes will take you through their work with their dance and musical recitals.
WHERE: Shanmukhananda Hall, Behind Gandhi Market, Comrade Harbanslal Marg, Sion
ENTRY: Rs 250-Rs 1,500
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Sip a summer cocktail
12 PM to 1 AM: Witness the amalgamation of fancy alcohol, fruits, spices and bitters with a new cocktail menu at Reunion Bar and Kitchen. We suggest you try the Galaxy (white spirits, blue curacao, citrus) or the Apple Pie on the Rocks (cinnamon whisky, vanilla vodka and apple juice).
WHERE: Reunion Bar Kitchen, Lady Jamshedji Road, Shivaji Park
Get your hands dirty
MAY 21, 11 am to 2 PM: Learn the basics of how to keep your motorcycle roadworthy, whether it is for short rides in the city or long trips to Lonavla. This workshop is for anyone interested in motorcycles, their workings and maintenance.
WHERE: Garage 52, G1, Ground Floor, Lilaram Bhuvan, Khar
ENTRY: Rs 1,499
Play the Djembe
11 AM: Experience the rhythmic world of West-African percussion with a Djembe workshop. At the workshop, you will learn how to play the Djembe, and learn the origins and stories behind each rhythm and some traditional songs.
WHERE: The Pottery Lab, Nargis Dutt Road, Bandra West
ENTRY: Rs 2,300
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Pamper your mum
11 AM to 3 PM: Make Mother's Day special for your loved one, with a special brunch, complementary foot massage and photoshoot at Jeon. For those who would like to go a step further, the brunch also offers a complimentary swim and secret spice mix by Jeon's chef.
WHERE: Jeon Eatery, Sea Princess Hotel, Ground Floor, Juhu Tara Road
ENTRY: Rs 1,599 plus taxes
Bite into avocado toast
9 AM to 1 AM: There's nothing like comforting food and drinks to beat the heat. Drop by at Jamjar Diner and try out their lip-smacking summer treats like avocado toast or the jacket potato mac and cheese, along with some breezy coolers.
WHERE: Jamjar Diner, Aram Nagar ll, Jai Prakash Road, Versova