Rhythm and soul

Rhythm and soul, Enjoy an evening of Kathak and Flamenco performances by well known artists like Subima Shrestha and Maradee de Guzman. All proceeds go to Tewa for a fund to support women. 23 September, 6 to 7.30 pm, Nepal Army Club, Bhadrakali,

Mero Chowk, An exhibition and fair of poetry, photography, videography and stories based on research of the greater Patan Area, exploring concepts of belongingness, identity and change. 23 to 25 September, Tajaa Pha, The Heritage Home, Patan, (01) 5533770

Farmer’s market, For organic local food, chef brunches and wide green spaces visit farmer’s market at Le Sherpa and Yellow House. Every Saturday, 8 am to 12 pm, LeSherpa, Lajimpat, Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 pm, Yellow House, Sanepa, (01) 5522078

Breast Cancer awareness, Participate in a ‘Walkathon’ organised by Rose Foundation Nepal to raise awareness about breast cancer and promote breast self-examination. 22 October, 8.30 am to 3 pm, Starts at Patan Darbar Square and ends at Jawalakhel football ground, 9813688226/9803557302/9849035012,

Yin yoga, Calm your mind with an hour of yin-inspired yoga followed by a singing bowl session. 1 October, 6.30 to 8 am, Sooriya Wellness Yoga Studio,, Fee: Rs 1,500

Godavari Running, Choose from a variety of activities: an obstacle race, trail running, ultra run or basketball and spend your day outdoors. 24 September, 11 am onwards, Godavari Football Ground, 9841298400/9841729965

Piano lessons, Register for jazz piano lessons and get to know about jazz theory, harmony, improvisation, and composition with Indian musician and jazz pianist Shanoi. Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Jhamsikhel, (01) 5013554

BAC Mela, Local products, foodstuff and a second-hand garage sale plus entertainment for the whole family at BAC’s monthly mela. 24 September, 1 pm onwards, BAC Art Cafe, Pulchok, 9851147776

Go green, Pick tree saplings of Rudraksha, Jacaranda, Ficus Benjamina, Camphora or Kaiyo from the 1080 Chandra Gurung Conservation Foundation give away and make your city green. Followed by performances in Moksh by 1974 AD and Word Warriors. 24 September, 3 to 6pm (Collect saplings), Natural History Museum, Swoyambhu, Tickets: Rs 999, Rs 499 (Students),


Mul Chowk

Mul Chowk, Relish in a sumptuous Samay Baji meal while watching the lakhe nach, kumari nach and and vairab nach at Mul Chowk as part of its post Indra Jatra celebrations. 24 September, 4 pm onwards, Mul Chowk, Baber Mahal Revisited, (01) 4259801, 9860662252,

Alfresco, For homemade pastas and other lip-smacking delights. Soaltee Crowne Plaza, (01)4273999

Barista Lavazza, The Valley’s best European-inspired coffee culture café serves excellent mochas and lattes. Don’t forget to try their grilled chicken sandwich. Jawalakhel, (01) 5548597,

Hyatt Regency, Celebrate Oktoberfest with Hyatt and enjoy delectable dishes like bratwurst, frankfurter, sauerkraut with a side of warm salads and pretzels. 24 & 25 September, 12.30 to 4 pm, The Café, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, (01) 5178334, Rs 2300 per person plus taxes (including swimming)

Wunjala Moskva, Treat your palette to Newari and Russian dishes in the lush garden with ancient trees and trickling streams. Naxal, (01) 4415236



Shangri-La Village Resort

Shangri-La Village Resort, Escape to the lake city and celebrate Dasain with their ‘Special Sayapatri’ offer that gives a two nights and three days package at Shangri La Village Resort in Pokhara. Gharipatan, Pokhara,(01) 4420252, 9860260894 / 9803553023, Rs 6999 per person

Famous Farm,Wake up to the sounds of chirping birds and a fresh morning breeze wafting in through the aankhijhyal. Nuwakot, (01)4700426,

Gokarna Forest Resort,A numinous paradise that relaxes you and encourages meditation, just a 20-minute drive away from Kathmandu. Gokarna, (01)4451212,

Hotel Landmark Pokhara, For the best view of Phewa Lake. Enrich your stay with cultural performances every evening. Lakeside Pokhara,(61) 462908, 9851059096

Pataleban Vineyard Resort, Just 16 km west of Kathmandu city, the resort is a perfect place to spend your weekends with food and wine. The resort offers astounding views of sunset and the Himalayan range of Langtang, Ganesh, Manaslu and Annapurna. Chisapani, Kathmandu, 9841679364,


Pop night

Pop night, Spend a musical Saturday evening listening to Nepali pop sensation Nabin K Bhattarai. 24 September, 7 to 11 pm, Trisara, Lajimpat, (01) 4410200

Unwind with Ciney, Enjoy listening to one of Nepal’s most popular singers perform live. Every Friday, 7 pm onwards, Shambala Garden Café, Hotel Shangri-La, Lajimpat, Rs 2000 per person, (01) 4412999 Extn. 7520,7508.

Bass Day, Meet and listen to some of the well known bass players from around the city. 24 September, 2 pm onwards, House of Music, Thamel, 9851075172

Open mic night, Grab the mic and sing your heart out at House of Music every Tuesday. House of Music, Thamel, 9851075172

Music mania, Gear up for the third edition of Blackout Pride Phase featuring bands like Ugrakarma, Taamishra, Absorb, Undifined Human and more. 12 November, 12 to 6 pm, Thamel Reggae Bar, Thamel

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