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Real School of Nepal, cheer for your schools at the regional finals of Real School of Nepal competition and support them all the way to the grand final in Kathmandu. 9, 12 and 25 September, Budhanilkantha School, Kathmandu

Call for Ideas, Youth Action Fund encourages all 19 to 27 year olds to share ideas that will make a positive impact on a range of social issues. Apply by 15 September, 9801038093,

Evolving Within, an exhibition of paintings by the Kathmandu Quartet. 8 to 17 September, 10am to 6pm, Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal

Made in Nepal Product and Service Exhibition, third annual exhibition which will promote locally made goods. Runs till 9 September, Bhrikuti Mandap, 4117104

Sizzler promotion, enjoy mouthwatering sizzlers at the Terrace Garden. Rs 777, 7 to 31 September, 1 to 9pm, Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu, 4411818

Barfi!, charity screening of the latest Bollywood flick. 14 September, QFX Kumari, Kathmandu, for tickets call 9841245862, 9849302685, 9841751968, 9808336264, 9841630124

The Rise of the Collateral, art exhibition by Manish Harijan. Runs till 20 September, 11am to 5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal, 4218048

Farmers' Market, sample fresh bread, cheese, vegetables, fruits and other local offerings. 9 September, 9am to 12pm, New Orleans Café, Patan, 5522708


Nepfest IV, let the Polish band Decapitated knock your head off with its hard-hitting heavy metal music at this concert also featuring bands from USA, Singapore, Dubai and the local scene. Rs 400 for early birds, Rs 500 at venue, 8 September, 12 to 10pm Fun Park, Bhrikuti Mandap, 9849480827, 9841277757, 5541322

Cobweb @ Lorry's, rock veterans performing live. 8 September, 7.30pm, Lorry's, Jhamsikhel


Tamas-laya, promises a refined dining experience, try the prawn tempura, fisherman's fish and Balinese chicken satay. Naxal, Kathmandu

Boomerang Restaurant & German Bakery, offers a large selection of cuisine for those who want to enjoy a full meal and desserts. Lakeside, Pokhara, 061-461412, 061-462978

Yak Restaurant, serves authentic Chinese food, try the mala tofu, chicken with fungus and spicy pork spare ribs. Boudha, Kathmandu

Sarangkot Fordays Restaurant, have a Sarangkot special breakfast while enjoying spectacular views of the Himalaya. Sarangkot, Pokhara, 061-696920, 9817136896

Tass and Tawa, savour a wide variety of Nepali meat dishes and reserve your palate for the heavenly Chusta. Pulchowk, Kathmandu

Chilly Bar & Restaurant, quality food and wide selection of drinks with great views of Phewa Lake. Lakeside, Hallanchowk, Pokhara, 061-463614, 061-463163

Club Amsterdam Café Bar, great food, exotic cocktails, live band, BBQ and more. Lakeside, Pokhara, 061-463427

Pumpernickel, good breakfast, afternoon tea and cake or just a relaxing dose of caffeine. Mandala Street, Thamel

Falcha, give yourself away to the twin-advances of lemon jeera chicken and mutton handi kabab. Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur


Dwarika's Himalayan Shangri- La Village Resort, overnight package with accommodation, dinner and breakfast. Dhulikhel, call 4479488 for reservations

Temple Tree Resort and Spa, a peaceful place to stay, complete with a swimming pool, massage parlour and sauna, it also hosts three different restaurants to cater to your needs. Gaurighat, Lakeside, 061-465819

Pokhara Grande, a swimming pool to escape from the sweltering heat, a massage parlour and spa to loosen up and a gym to release stress, a great place to unwind. Lakeside, Pokhara

Grand Norling Hotel, countryside weekend package offering suite room, swimming, gym, massage, and discounts on other facilities. Gokarna, 4910193

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)