You spent nearly all of Monday to Friday wishing for the weekend. And now that it's here, you have no idea how to actually spend it. Don't fret. Help is here. Read on to find an exhaustive list of exciting activities and places you need to be at, to make the most of the weekend.
Be inspired and while you're at it, have a few laughs too at these wonderful events happening across the city.
This Kolkata musician has been redefining the Indie music scene ever since the release of his debut album, What Colour Is Your Raindrop. His songs tend to transport you to misty mornings, lush meadows and an onslaught of melancholy. You can almost always see Junaid with his Charango, a small ten-stringed lute that makes his music one of a kind in the Indian music circuit. And this Friday, he's holding a show at the Electric Room, and believe me when I say, you shouldn't miss it.
When: 9pm to 5am, June 16th, Friday
Where: The Electric Room, Lodhi Road
Hard Rock Cafe celebrates the rapper's birthday, dedicating an entire night to 2Pac, one of the greatest artists of all time. Go down the memory lane, as you dance the night away to some of Tupac's best tracks.
When: 8:30pm, June 16, Friday
Where: M 110, 1st Floor, Hard Rock Cafe, DLF Place, Saket
Flow arts is believed to transform people's sense of well-being and inspire you to practice a healthier lifestyle. In an attempt to get flow artists and prop manipulators in one room to talk to people unaware of flow arts, this day is being dedicated to do all things health, fitness and expression related.
When: 11am onwards, June 18, Sunday
Where: Inside Nanaksar Gurudwara compound, Opposite residence M-39, Delhi Rock, Greater Kailash - Part 2
An original play by the Zorian Cross Productions, this is a fictional story of Belle de Nuit as she takes us on a musical journey through her life. But what makes this production unique is the fact that its being presented in cabaret style. Accompanying the lead actor, Nisa Shetty, are two dancers and a beautiful pianist. Strung together by some dazzling dance numbers and renditions of iconic songs such as 'I Don't Know How To Love Him', and 'Life Is A Cabaret', among many others, this show is not to be missed.
When: 8pm onwards, June 16 to 18
Where: Akshara Theater, 11-B Baba Kharak Singh Marg
A 4-day workshop on On-Glaze China Painting is being organised by Culture Chauraha this weekend. You will be learning how to paint floral designs, landscapes and other such things on 8" x 4" glazed porcelain/ceramic tiles and take them back with you.
When: 10am onwards, June 17
Where: Gulmohar Park
The Craftsutra is organising a feather painting workshop in association with Chaayos. Aditi Agarwal, India's first ever feather artist will teach you how to paint feathers and transform them into beautiful gifts, decor items etc. All the material required for the workshop will be provided by Craftsutra.
When: 11am to 3pm, June 18
Where: Chaayos, Hauz Khas
For laughs, head to Central Delhi this Sunday. Ranging from childhood traumas, to adulthood dilemmas, Clueless Idiots is an act built on hilarious life stories of its three stand-up comedians.
When: 8 to 9.30pm, June 18
Where: Akshara Theatre
Dance your lazy weekend blues away at these parties
BO55 or Bow of Ownage's sets are an eclectic mix of hard hitting beats, whereas DJ OCTAVE's sets comprise of trance and progressive music. And Deepscore, a Berklee College of Music alum, will entrance you with his deep bass lines, uplifting melodies and ethereal high notes.
When: Saturday, Jun 17, at 9pm
Where: Cherie One Qutub, One Qutub, 1501, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli
Ladies, get your groove and your drink on, at the Tabula Beach Cafe this Saturday.
When: Saturday, June 17 at 8pm to Sunday, June 18 at 4am
Where: TabulaBeach Cafe, Khel Gaon Marg, Asian Games Village Complex
Dance the night away to DJ Aqueel's fantastic mixes of both popular Bollywood numbers as well as international hits on Saturday.
When: Saturday, Jun 17 at 9pm
Where: Club Priveé, Shangri-La's Eros Hotel, Connaught Place
After you are done eating the one-of-a-kind dishes that are whipped up by the chefs at Farzi Cafe, burn those calories with a fun dance night. The inspirational DJ Gouri or Gouri Sharma, who's also an air-hostess with an MBA, has slowly been changing the nightlife music scene with her multifarious mixes.
When: Saturday, June 17 at 9.30pm
Where: Farzi Cafe, CP, E-38/39, Connaught Place
Eat your heart out at these newly-opened restaurants and cafes
Where: 30, 3rd Floor, Hauz Khas Village
Cuisine: Italian, Continental
Where: Sandal Suites, Assotech Business Cresterra, 22, Sector 135, Noida
Cuisine: North Indian, Asian, European, South Indian
Where: 26, Ground Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Cuisine: Ice Cream
Delivers: In and around DLF Cyber City
Cuisine: Continental, American, North Indian, Salad, Lebanese, Indian, Middle Eastern
Address: B Block, Phase 1, Sushant Lok, Gurgaon
Cuisine: Continental, Italian, Mexican
Want to run away to a cottage in the hills instead? Here are a few hamlets you could explore this weekend
While you are at this wooden cottage, straight out of a storybook, you could also plan a hike through lush forest trails, go fishing for trouts and have a picnic lunch by the Banjar Valley.