Alternative Weekends: 5 events in Bangalore on July 12th/13th you shouldn’t miss

Here’s our guide to Alternative weekends events in Bangalore, from organic melas to interesting and thought-provoking talks.

Local craft fair or the new indie-band playing at the art café? Exhibition or shopping deals? What to eat? Where to go? Been there, done that, and looking for something refreshing to do?

Here’s our guide to Alternative Weekends: from organic melas to interesting and thought-provoking talks. Hop on the bus and may we find inspiration and discover sustainable living together!

1. Ramadan Food Walk


When: Sunday, July 13

Where: Johnson Market in Richmond Town

Time: 6 PM to 8:30 PM

Unhurried—the travel company that offers cultural-driven experiences in Karnataka—is conducting a special Ramadan food walk in Johnson Market this Sunday. Head over there to fill your stomach with tasty kebabs and more!

Registration is Rs. 1000/-. Email to register.


2. Fresh Way Farmers’ Market


When: Saturday, July 12

Where: Rasa India at 514/B, CMH Road, Indiranagar

Time: 5:30 PM to 9 PM

Bangalore’s all-organic restaurant is having its farmers’ market again this weekend. Pick up organic milk and locally-grown organic vegetables here.


3. Raw Vegan Workshop


When: Saturday, July 12

Where: Paradigm Shift at 80 Feet Road, 4th Block, Near Sony World Signal, Koramangala

Time: 12 PM to 2 PM

This seems to be a weekend for food! Vegan restaurant Paradigm Shift is hosting Maciek Kolbusz for a raw vegan health talk, followed by demonstrations of vegan food preparation by Paradigm Shift’s chefs. If you’re planning on cutting animal products from your diet, this is the place to get your start.


4. Dazzling Dance on Wheels


When: Sunday, July 13

Where: Good Shepherd Auditorium at # 25, Residency Road

Time: 4:30 PM to 6 PM

Mobility India, a Bangalore-based NGO working with people with disabilities, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special dance performance on Sunday evening. The event proceeds will fund the education of children with disabilities.

Tickets are Rs.750 or Rs. 1,000.


5. Group Barefoot Run


When: Saturday, July 12

Where: Decathlon Sarjapur at 96/1, Sarjapur Road

Time: 6 AM onwards

Ever tried running barefoot before? Here’s your chance to try with beginner and experienced runners. The run starts at the Decathlon sporting goods store, with four different route options: a 3 km, 5 km, 10 km, or 15 km run.

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