Weekends are for lazing at home, strolling through the park, reading those books you have been meaning to read. Doing your movie marathon flicks. But numero uno – get out of bed. Sleeping in only makes your two days even shorter and If you don’t plan to hang around at home, there are a plenty of things to do in Colombo.
Friday 29th August
Red Dot Gallery is having an art sale of a selected group of leading contemporary artists. At the Red Dot Gallery. Red Dot Gallery No 39 /4A, D.S Senanayake Mawatha Borella.
So there are these bunch of random people who meet every Friday in a lil corner at the Kollupitiya Methodist Church premises. Kollupitiya Methodist Church 252, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Ramzi Rahman shows of his hair through the ages. Actually he is showing off his hairstyles of the past, present and future. The show is called Hair Couture By Ramzi. The show will be followed by cocktails. The Grand Ballroom, Galadari Hotel Lotus Rd, Colombo 1.
Saturday 30th August
Paws from all your activity for a moment to lend all your pennies to charity for woofs. They will be having a musical show with several artists singing. Musical performances include Magic Box Mixup, CC, Rav David, Sam Dayaratne, Minoli. ODEL 5 Alexandra Place, Colombo 07.
Showing at the American Center for this kiddies and the child in you is the movie, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is a series of 13 children’s novels by Lemony Snicket. Lemon Snicket is the pen name of American author Daniel Handler. American Center 44 Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Find Huzni , Imaad Majeed and RAY when the Association of Bourgeois Colombo Decadence brings you ‘Anan Manan’, a mixbag of rap, hip hop, rnb, blues, folk and alternative rock. Charcoal Gallery Cafe, 75 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia.
WIN – Women In Need is an organisation that works to end domestic violence and other forms of abuse against women and children. CH & FC Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7.
Rock Saturday is back the second time around this weekend. This Rock Saturday promises to be better with dance acts and great giveaways. Sri Lanka Tourist Board 80, Galle Road, Colombo 03.
Sunday 30th August
It’s a party at the Park Street Mews with Jeff Fuchs when he ends his 10 day tea tour. Jeff Fuchs is a Canadian award-winning explorer, author and tea purveyor. Park Street Mews 50/1 Park Street, Colombo 2
Have a great weekend.