For a cause
Till Sunday, Apparao Galleries
This Diwali, buy for a cause. Rhewa, the Madhya Pradesh-based NGO (that supports the revival of the dying weaving tradition of Maheshwar) has recently launched their special Diwali collection of Maheshwari silk saris with zari detailings and organza dupattas. Expect festive hues of pink, orange and red. Rs 1,000 onwards.
At Nungambakkam. Details: 28332226
All seasons, Online
Get a feel of the Colonial era with home furnishing brand Urban Ladder’s latest collection, The Malabar Range. Inspired by vintage English and French designs mixed with Indian detailing, the range offers coffee tables, dining sets and bookshelves made of sheesham wood and pouffes with rattan material. Rs 4,999 onwards.
Spin the wheel
October 15, DakshinaChitra
Give your kids a chance to get creative with clay, as DakshinaChitra presents a workshop on wheel pottery. Children will learn how to mix and mould clay and make their own pots at the workshop. To be conducted by their in-house resource person Palani, the workshop is open to ages eight to fourteen. Rs 800, inclusive of all materials and refreshments. At Muttukadu. 10.30 am to 3 pm. Details: 9884217393