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Diwali Special Buffet
Light up a smile this Diwali as Cocoparra transforms itself into a perfect festive outdoor destination. Diwali is about spending time with your family, looking your best, expressing joy with crackers and sweets and keeping this in mind Cocoparra is offering a 3 day Diwali special traditional buffet along with a variety of activities for children. See the colours of Diwali come alive as you watch a movie at the open air theatre, attend an art workshop, play board games, draw and paint and much more. While the kids are busy with their activities, you can enjoy a round of cards with your family and friends.
Till: 3rd November, Monday
Where: Cocoparra, Off Mundhwa Kharadi Bypass, Chandan Nagar, Pune
Time: 8pm onward
Celebrate Diwali at Rajdhani
Soak in the spirit of the festive season with your family and friends as you enjoy this rich culinary heritage at Khandani Rajdhani this Diwali. The Farsan in the special Diwali Thali includes an exotic mix of Mattar khasta roll, Surti plaza, Barsa dolla, Hariwali patra, Jodhpuri pakoda, Dakor na gota nu chat and Leelwa kachori amongst others. Sabzi’s include traditional dishes like Surati undhiyu, Jaisalmer panch kuta, Pithod ki sabzi, Jodhpuri Gatta, Sangri ke kofte, Rabodi hara pyaaz, Tilwale aloo, Makai mirch jajariya and much more. Mouth-watering desserts like Apple jalebi, Tamatar halwa, Akhrot halwa, Doodh pak, Khajur barfi, Dry fruit halwa, Makai jajariya and Sutarseni kheer ensure it’s the perfect way to end this royal meal.
Till: 5th November, Tuesday
Near Bal Gandharv Theatre, Congress Bhavan Road, Off JM Road, Shivaji Nagar,
Pune – 411005
Level 2, Phoenix MarketCity, Viman Nagar, Nagar Road, Pune – 411014
Amanora Town Centre
Level – 2, East Block, Amanora Town Centre, Hadapsar Kharadi Bypass,
Hadapsar, Pune 411028
Diwali Pahat, a musical programme of Marathi songs featuring singers Vibhavari Joshi, Madhura Datar and Hrishikesh Ranade .
Where: Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Near Shivaji Statue, Karve Road, Kothrud, Pune
Time: 5:30pm onward
Contact: 02025395232, 02025390042
Special Diwali Thali at Mast Kalandar
This Diwali, celebrate the festive spirit with ‘Asli Swad ke Maza Diwali Thali’ at Mast Kalandar. The Festival of lights is just around the corner and Mast Kalandar is already abuzz with festive specialties at the restaurant. The ‘Diwali Thali’ available at all Mast Kalandar outlets gives you a perfect way to kick start your Diwali celebrations with family and friends. Priced at Rs 189, Diwali Thali is available from the 25nd of October to 5th November.
Till: 5th November, Friday
Where: Mast Kalandar, Shivsakti Complex, Baner, Pune
Time: 12pm to 11pm
Felix Cartal, a Canadian music producer and DJ, was born with a passion for hardhitting electronic music. With influences ranging from the heavyhitting distortion of The Bloody Beetroots and Boys Noize, to the techno influences of Vitalic, Felix has created an amalgamation of electronic genres. His versatility has made him one of the leaders of heavyhouse – a genre known for its relentless intensity, and bass and distortion heavy melodies.
Where: Mi A Mi, JW Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune
Jai Row Kavi and Gino Banks
A master class by Jai Row Kavi and Gino Banks. Two of the most amazing and versatile drummers on stage.
Where: Shisha Cafe, ABC Farms, Shop No. 35/36 , Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 4:30pm onward
Contact: 0205880050, 02065200390
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Spud in the Box
Spud In The Box is a six piece alternative pop/rock band formed in March 2011 in Mumbai. It involves the musical energies of Vivaan Kapoor on drums, Zubin Bhathena on bass, Rohan Rajadhakshya on vocals and keyboards, Ankit Dayal on vocals and guitar, and Hartej Sawhney and Siddharth Talwar on guitars.
Where: The High Spirits Cafe, A35 A-1 North Main Road Koregaon Park , Ghorpadi, Pune
Contact: 9765988742, 02065250559
From starters to salads, soups, main course preparations, live counters and decadent desserts the weekend brunch at Latitude is elaborate and irresistible. The offering of global cuisine and the stylish restaurant make for an ideal dining experience. The buffet is offered both with and without unlimited wines and beer.
Where: Latitude, Vivanta By Taj – Blue Diamond Lobby Level ,Koregaon Park, Pune
Roop Rachana paintings exhibition by artist Dnyaneshwar Dhavle. Artist is from farmer background. He is working as assistant director, set designer with gov. film org. This artist who is setteled in Mumbai, has painted creative landscapes in this show.
Where: Bliss Art Gallery, Viman Kunj Society Lane E , Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 9am to 6pm
Workshop on Continental Cuisine
The following recipes will be demonstrated –
• Roasted Corn Crispies
• Fettuccine Masala
• Spinach cheese rice Casserole
• Jacket potatoes
• Vou le vents
• Mushroom Stroganoff
Where: Rajul Cooking Classes, Sanghvi Bungalow , Shivaji Nagar, Pune
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Fees: Rs. 600
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Pinkathon Diwali Pahat run with Milind Soman
Pune has a tradition ofdoing something meaningful and exciting on the Diwali morning. In keeping with our Puneri tradition let us run with Milind Soman and let us get inspired to run all the year round.
No registration required, just a will to get fitter than you are today.
We plan to do an easy 10K starting at 6:30 AM, if you join us at 7:00 AM you can join us for an easy 5K, Depending on the response we could continue for more distance.
Where: Amphitheater, Magarpatta City, Hadapsar, Pune
Time: 6:30am to 10:30am
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A musical program featuring Devaki Pandit and Prashant Damle. It will be narrated by Rahul Solapurkar.
When: 5th November, Tuesday
Where: Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Kothrud, Pune
Time: 6am onward
The much awaited percussion instruments program is back and this time has a host of new artistes. Check out the website for more info: http://www.taalchakra.com
When: 8th to 10th November
Where: New English School, Ramanbaug, Shaniwar Peth, Pune