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Screening of Toy Story 3. 31 December, 5.30pm, Lazimpat Gallery Cafe, Lazimpat

Peace 2010, exhibition of paintings and poetry. 23 December to 4 January, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal

Assorted motifs, an exhibition of paintings by Chirag Bangdel and other artists. Till January 15, Chai Chai Café, Jhamsikhel

Staging of Suina Karnika, a new play by Aarohan-Gurukul in association with Karnali Natya Samaj of Mugu. Till 9 January, Rimal Theatre, Gurukul, Old Baneswor, 4466956


New Year's Eve at Kilroy's, Turkey, balloons, party hats and blowers with a free large glass of bubbly by the fireplace. 31 December, Kilroy's of Kathmandu,Thamel, 4250440/41.

New Year's Eve at The Chimney, an exquisite 5-course candlelight dinner and an enchanting evening await you. 31 December, 6.30pm onwards, The Chimney, Yak & Yeti, Darbar Marg, Rs 3,000+ taxes per person, Rs 5,000+taxes per couple, 4248999

Bend it Like Bollywood, celebrate New Year's Eve with Aasma and Indian Idol finalist Ankita Mishra. 31 December, 8pm onwards, Megha Malhar, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Tahachal, Single: Rs 6,999 and Couple: Rs 12,000, 4273999

Christmas by the fireplace, surprise visit from Santa with gifts for all, turkey with all the trimmings and a free glass of hot mulled wine. Till 1 January, Kilroy's Restaurant, Thamel, 4250440/41

Christmas Turkey Dinner, with surprise visit from Santa and gifts for all, festive menu, a free glass of Irish coffee and all UEFA & Premier League soccer games. Till 1 January, K-too! Beer & Steakhouse, Thamel, 4700043

The Merry Menu at Café Mitra, 4-course set menu by Chef Mohit Rana. Till 31 December, Rs 2,750 non-veg and Rs 2,200 veg, inclusive of all extras, Café Mitra & Lounge Bar, Thamel Marg, 4259015, 9851023934

Celebrate New Year in The Fulbari Resort, sumptuous food, live music, traditional dance and lots of games and prizes to be won. The Fulbari Resort, Pokhara, 4462248,, Ticket: Rs 2,500 nett person

New Year's Eve at Godavari Village Resort, welcome drinks, one-night stay, live concert by 'The Heart Breaker' and a lavish gala dinner with a glass of wine or beer, breakfast on New Year's Day. 31 December, Godavari Village Resort, Godavari, Rs 9,999 nett per room on a sharing basis, 5560675


Absolute Live Music, by Rashmi & Kitcha Band every Friday and performances by Shabnam & Cannabiz Band every Wednesday. 7.30pm onwards, Absolute bar, Hotel Narayani Complex, Pulchok, Lalitpur, 5521408, 5549504,

Sunday Jazz Brunch, enjoy a relaxing Sunday at The Terrace at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu with barbeque and live jazz music by Inner Groove. 12pm to 3.30pm, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, 4491234/4489362

Live Music by Sign band at The Corner Bar. Every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7.30pm onwards, The Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat, 4411818


Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza with a superb view of Boudha stupa and free wifi, candlelight dinner options are also available for the romantics every full moon night. Boudha, 2130681

Kakori at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kebabs, curries and more, enjoy Indian food at its best. Everyday 7pm to 10.45 pm for dinner, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Tahachal, call 4273999 for reservations

Mike's Breakfast, huge breakfasts and a never-ending supply of coffee amidst a lush garden, popular among tourists and locals alike. Naxal, 4424303

Saturday BBQ Brunch, enjoy mouth watering Mongolian BBQ at Gokarna Forest Resort. Every Saturday, Gokarna Forest Resort, Gokarna, 4451212, Rs 1,500 plus taxes,

Alfresco, for homemade pasta and other lip-smacking delights. Soaltee Crowne Plaza, 4273999

The Kaiser Cafe Restaurant & Bar, enjoy a pleasant BBQ lunch in the ambient settings of The Garden of Dreams. Every Sunday, 12pm to 3pm, Kaiser Mahal, Thamel, Rs 1,200 per person, 4425341

Vesper Café, has a quaint outdoor patio good for leisurely weekend brunches. Serves good salads and steak wraps. Jhamel

1905 Restaurant, feast on roasted delights within this converted aristocratic residence. Walled ambience and green surroundings make it an oasis within the city, Kantipath, 4215068

Summit Hotel, posh Western-style dining area with candlelight and a romantic night view of the city. Get really busy with the succulent ribs basket, and add the finishing touch with a hot Dutch apple pie. Jhamsikhel, 5521810

Organic Café and Salad Bar, hearty breakfasts and healthy salads in the heart of Thamel. Chakshibari Road, Thamel 4215726

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)