• The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds

    Team mid-dayMumbaiAug 04, 2017, 11:29 IST

    Friday

    Laugh out loud
    Kick-start your weekend with a stand-up special by Jeeveshu Ahluwalia. His jokes sway between the amusing life of chubby people, and his failed attempts at pleasing his over-optimistic mother.
    Time: 8 pm at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chowpatty, KM Munshi Road, Grant Road West
    Log on to: bookmyshow.com
    Entry: '540 onwards

    Shop till you drop
    Get ready for the festive season as 17 designers and brands showcase apparel made from khadi, silk using ikat, jamdani, shibori and other techniques. You can also find accessories and home décor items at this two-day event.
    Time: 11 am to 7 pm
    AT: Tranceforme Designs, Laxmi Mills Estate, off Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi
    Call: 24939916

    Groove to live performances
    Listen to Arunaja aka Ammu, a gospel-inspired vocalist from Kochi, who is currently on the TV show The Stage 2, singer/songwriter Vedant Joshi and Vikram Nathwani aka DJ Mark IV.
    Time: 8.30 pm
    AT: Luca, Todi Mills, Lower Parel
    Call: 49714450

    Saturday

    Watch the story of Gandhi
    How did Gandhi become the Mahatma? What impact did his days as a barrister in South Africa have on his philosophy of peace and non-violence? Gandhi — The Musical, about the journey of the Father of the Nation, has the answers.
    Till: August 15, 7.30 pm
    AT: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA
    Cost: '500 onwards
    Call: 22824567

    Craft your own rakhi
    Instead of store-bought rakhis, how about giving your brother a sweet surprise this Rakshabandhan with a handmade creation? Take inspiration by exploring the colours, patterns and designs at this museum's permanent collection. Pay for the entry ticket, while the activity and all materials come free.
    Time: 11 am to 2 pm
    AT: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marg, Byculla East
    Call: 23731234

    Start clicking
    Sign your little ones up for The Secrets of Still Lives, an art-cum-photography workshop. It will begin with an interaction with artist Shahid Datawala (whose works are on display), followed by a photography exercise on capturing everyday objects in a surreal way.
    Time: 11 am to 1 pm age group Eight to 11 years
    AT: TARQ, Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder, Colaba
    Call: 66150424
    Cost: '1,000

    Sunday

    Go for Lalbaugcha tour
    Explore the history, culture and secrets of Lalbaug including a hidden agiary, temple of the buffalo god, the oldest dargah in Mumbai and more at a walk by Khaki Tours.
    Time: 8 am
    Starting point: Gundecha Gardens Gate, Godrej Gas Compound, Lalbaug
    Call: 8828100111
    Entry: '644

    Dine with your bestie
    This Friendship Day, spend a laid-back Sunday with your best friend by sharing punch bowls and comfort food such as Chocolate Gluten-Free Pancake and Waffles and Rocky Road Waffle (in pic).
    Time: 7 pm to 1.30 am
    AT: One Street Over ground floor, 35th Street, off Linking Road,Khar West
    Call: 26002224

    Raft through Kundalika
    Pack your bags for a river rafting trip on the river Kundalika in Kolad. The organisers have also added archery and Burma bridge to the agenda.
    Time: 6.30 am (meet at Kala Nagar junction, Bandra East)
    At: Kolad
    Call: 9867952811
    Cost: '2,350 (includes transportation and tea and snacks)

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