10 Super Fun Things To Do In Delhi This Weekend
This is a good weekend for handicraft lovers, who are sure to empty their wallets at the Surajkund Crafts Mela, and for EDM fans, as American heavyweight Marshmello will play Gurgaon. Here’s a list of more things to do in Delhi on your days off.
Witty Bro Witz
Jeeveshu Ahluwalia, whose style can be described as very ‘Delhi’, will deliver his latest spell of rants on a wide range of topics.
When: Saturday, February 16 at 7pm.
Where: Jazbaa Bar & Lounge, F-89, Vishal Enclave, Opposite TDI Paragon Mall, Rajouri Garden.
Black Dog Easy Evenings Featuring Anuvab Pal
Everyone’s favourite Bengali stand-up comedian, Anuvab Pal, is going to tell us what it’s like to look at life through the lens of a middle-aged Bengali man.
When: Saturday, February 16 at 8pm.
Where: Panchshila Club, August Kranti Marg, Panchshila Park, Block N, Panchsheel Park North.
Fresh Thoughts by Kunal Kamra
The popular stand-up comedian is known for cracking political gags that make folks uncomfortable. Watch him present a fresh set of prickly jokes this weekend.
When: Sunday, February 17 at 7pm.
Where: Imperfecto Ruin Pub, Hudco Place Ansal Plaza Mall, B Block A201, 233,Khel Gaon Marg, Andrews Ganj.
If family-friendly comedy is your thing, then catch this gig by Vipul Goyal, who’s best known for his turn in The Viral Fever’s web series Humorously Yours.
When: Sunday, February 17 at 7.30pm.
Where: Imperfecto Ruin Pub, Wave City Center, Sector 32, Logix City, Noida.
For more comedy, see here.
Surajkund International Crafts Mela
Visit the thirty-third edition of the annual crafts mela to shop for handloom saris, shawls, jackets and other clothing items and handicrafts, from Madhubani art and leaf paintings to rugs and pottery. The mela will also have folk dance performances and food stalls representing several states.
When: Wednesday, February 13 to Sunday, February 17 at 10am.
Where: Surajkund Mela Ground, Lakewood city, Surajkund, Faridabad.
For more exhibitions, see here.
Vh1 Supersonic Arcade Featuring Marshmello
Shake it like a Polaroid picture to American EDM god Marshmello aka Christopher Comstock, who always appears on stage wearing a signature white bucket on his head.
When: Saturday, February 16 at 5pm.
Where: Leisure Valley Huda Grounds, Sector 29, Gurgaon.
If you’re a fan of Punjabi music, spend Saturday night grooving to singer Maninder Buttar, who shot to fame with hit songs ‘Sakhiyaan’ and ‘Yari’.
When: Saturday, February 16 at 9pm.
Where: Station Bar, Malhotra Building, F-60, Second Floor, Block F, Connaught Place.
For more music, see here.
Veterans of the stage Rakesh Bedi, Avtar Gill and Rajesh Puri perform in director Raman Kumar’s Hindi comedy that hinges on the antics of three couples. At least two people are having affairs. To cover up, they spin a series of alibis that cause a whole lot of hilarious confusion.
When: Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17 at 3pm and 6pm.
Where: Epicentre at Apparel House, Hall A, Level 2, Sector 44, Opposite Power Grid Residential Complex, Gurgaon.
Harshil Budhiraja directs this English version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play about Hedda, a newly married woman who, bored with her life, attempts to change its course.
When: Saturday, February 16 at 6.30pm.
Where: Alliance Francaise, 72, Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road.
For more plays, see here.
Open Air Cinema – Valentine’s Special
There are few things are as romantic as watching a movie under the stars. This Valentine’s Day and weekend, watch an iconic romantic film in the open. The line-up is Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (Thursday), 500 Days of Summer(Friday) and The Holiday (Saturday).
When: Thursday, February 14, Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16 at 7pm.
Where: SCC Peepal Tree, Akshara Theatre, 11-B Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Near Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
For more screenings, see here.