With the first rain showers, Ahmedabad is quite cooler now. Are you hitting the road this weekend? Making plans for Father’s Day? or Planning to watch the India v/s Pakistan match? There’s a lot for the three days. And if you still think your weekend is empty and want to make it productive, here’s the best catch.
Coolest things to do this weekend in Ahmedabad
Falafel Fest 2019
Date: June 12, 2019 – June 16, 2019
Venue: Shop 3, Ground Floor, Malti Apartments, Vijay Cross Road, Navrangpura
Time: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
For the first time in Ahmedabad, taste Authentic Middle Eastern flavours at one of the oldest Lebanese Restaurants. Take your taste buds to the Middle East with the special lip-smacking menu at Falafel Express. They’ll be serving delicious, mouth-watering vegetarian, vegan as well as non-vegetarian middle eastern specialities.
Art Attack – Paint Pop-Up
Date: June 15, 2019, Saturday
Venue: Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad, Ashram Road
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Registration: +91 84696 70000
Unleash your creativity at a Pop-up Painting event for a fun and immersive art experience. Pop-up Painting aims to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where one can relax, have fun, bite into yummy munchies and have a good time.
The Master Chefs of Hyatt Regency Ashram Road will be curating a special paint-pop up themed hi-tea set-up to keep your creativity flowing. Pop-up Painting events are not art classes, but art entertainment experiences, giving people the opportunity to try something new and unleash their creative energy in an informal and friendly environment.
You can also indulge in some pool fun with the kids as the ever-so-inviting swimming pool of Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad gives you relief from the scorching sun at this Pool and Paint Pop-Up activity.
Tales of Old Ahmedabad
Date: June 6, 2019, Saturday
Venue: Starts from Manek Burj
Time: 7:30 am to 10:00 am
In this walk, we shall visit some heritage sites that get looked over on the usual tourist trails in Ahmedabad. These sites have great significance for the city because they give it its identity. The walk begins from Manek Burj, the place where the foundation of the city was laid and ends at Lucky Tea, a famous teashop that is a part of numerous tales of the city.
Heritage of Patola-Bandhani- Kanchipuram Exhibition In Ahmedabad
Date: June 15 to June 17, 2019
Venue: Anmol Exhibition Gallery, Ground Floor, Radhika House, Next to Pantaloons, Law garden
Time:11:00 am to 7:00 pm
India’s Best collection of Patan Patola & Kanchipuram Silk Saree, Banarasi silk saree & Dupatta, Patola, Shawl, Banarasi Dupatta, Dress Material, Patola Zari Checks, Tissue Patola, Patola Gala Border, Fancy Patola, Semi Patan Patola, Patola Traditional & Designer Collection of Bandhani Sarees & Dupatta.
Zardosi Embroidery Workshop
Date: June 15, 2019, Saturday
Venue: Veer House, Pandu Rung Society, Opp. WIAA
Time:10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Contact: 7045070567 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Iteeha is coming back to Ahmedabad, they have many more exciting workshops planned at Craftroots on 14th & 15th June 2019 related to Folk Art and Textile workshops.
This workshop starts with the basics of handling the embroidery threads and learning different patterns. After which a small composition will be made with the stitches learnt during the initial practice. All the materials will be provided at the workshop and you get to take back the piece you make.
Stripped – Film Screening
Date: June 14, 2019 Friday
Venue: Brewex, 711, 31 Five, Corporate Road, Makarba
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Stripped is a documentary movie described as “a love-letter to comic strips”. Several of the most well-known newspaper cartoonists are interviewed about their jobs and how dwindling newspapers are changing the landscape of the comic strip business.
The Cyanotype Workshop with Siddharth Kaneria
Date: June 16, 2019, Sunday
Venue: The Project Cafe, Yellow house no. 7, Nr. Polytechnic College
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
We all know the colour cyan but there is also a photographic process related to it, known as the Cyanotype. Originated in the 1840s, it was largely used as a copying technique than for photography and was designated the term “blueprint”.
The workshop will share the basic know-how, techniques of toning the prints and the process of printing it over cloth & other materials. It is also about exploring the change of the colour cyan to different shades of prints and toning the final prints with kitchen spices like tea, coffee, etc. Participants will get a DIY Cyanotype kit to print more than 50 photographs on their own.
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