As the festivities reach its peak, take stock of the many spreads at hotels. Plus, a bike ride and an art session
to EDM this Christmas eve at Le Beach. Guests will be served complimentary beer and food, including dishes like a Russian salad, chicken rice and more. There will also be DJ Balie on the console. Entry at Rs 499 for stags and Rs 750 for couples. 8 pm onwards.
On the table
Besides Accord, there are a number of hotels providing a sumptuous Christmas dinner. While usual suspects like Promenade will organise a kids carnival along with the buffet, others like Villa Shanti, Atithi and Umami Kitchen have elaborate ala carte menus, special buffets and DJ performances. December 24-25. Details: zoompondy.com
The brush rush
Give your holiday plans the creative edge, courtesy Tempura. The arts and crafts company is conducting a workshop at Kipling Cafe, where you can paint to your heart’s content. You can also enjoy cool mocktails/cocktails along with starters. Participants get to take their creations back home. Rs 1,400 per head (materials included). December 25. 12 pm onwards.
Spread the cheer
If you are looking for a delicious spread this Christmas, then check out Accord Puducherry. Special cakes accompany a special lunch and dinner offer this weekend. Try some exotic plum cakes, pudding and more. December 24 (dinner) at Rs 1,199 plus taxes. December 25 (brunch) at Rs 1,499 plus taxes.
Details: 0413 2299000
Down to the wire
Fancy making some wire-wrapped jewellery? DakshinaChitra is conducting a two-day workshop, tomorrow and on Sunday. The agenda includes pieces like earrings, pendants and necklaces. 10.30 am to 5 pm. Register for Rs 2,000. Details: 9841777779
Bring out the biker in you
and try this five-day tour along the ECR, organised by the Bangalore Trekking Club. It’s the best way to experience the beauty of the coast as you zip through the beaches, heritage structures, landscapes and more. Distance of the ride ranges upto 2,000 kilometres. Rs 3,500.
December 24-28. Details: bangaloretrekkingclub.com