Weekend Events Summary

Summary of Weekend Events & Happenings in Chennai (July 9-10, 2016)

Here is a summary of interesting events, entertainment and happenings in Chennai over this weekend (Sat & Sun – July 9 & 10, 2016). You can take part in weekend activities that you think are the most interesting, among the following 🙂

Arts & Culture:

@1. Activities happening at DakshinaChitra, a heritage museum and activity center. (Click here for more info..)

  • Macrame jewellery workshop for adults.
  • Thappattam folk art workshop for adults.
  • ‘Primitive Parallelism’ art exhibition on tribal art.
  • Group art exhibition by multiple upcoming artists.

Drama, Standup & Shows:

@1. July 07-15: The Little Theater festival, a series of plays for kids and young adults is happening at the Museum Theater, Egmore, Chennai. More info..

@2. July 09, Sat: Evam presents Jeeveshu’s Standup Comedy at Madera, Chennai. More info..


@1. July 1-11: Cottonfab-2016 is an exhibition-cum-sale of traditional handloom dress materials. This expo is happening at Valluvar Kottam, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More info..

@2. July 8-10, Fri-Sun: The following exhibitions are happening at the Chennai Trade Center this weekend. (Click here for more info.)

  • India International Build Expo for the building industry.
  • Chennai Mega Job Fair for job seekers, both freshers and experienced candidates.
  • The Hindu Property Fair 2016 for home seekers.

@3. July 11 & 12 (Mon & Tue): Hoofa Posh, a lifestyle and fashion expo is all set to happen at The Park Hotel, Chennai. More info..

Hotels, Malls & Resorts:

@1. July 8-10, Fri-Sun: Trendiest Auto Show featuring premium cars and bikes is On at Phoenix MarketCity, Chennai. More info..

Movies & Music:

@1. The following interesting movies are releasing in Chennai this weekend: (Click here for trailer and more info.)


  • Dillukku Dhuddu, a Tamil comedy horror movie starring Santhanam, Shanaya, Mottai Rajendran, Karunas.
  • Adra Machan Visilu, a Tamil comedy movie starring Shiva, Naina Sarwar, Power Star Sreenivasan.
  • Atti, a Tamil comedy drama starring Ma Ka Pa Anand, Ashmita, Ramki.


  • The Secret Life of Pets is an English animation movie produced by Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

@2. July 09, Sat: Cinema Randezvous with Karthik Subburaj at Russian Cultural Center, Alwarpet including screening and discussion of a Danish movie. More info..

@3. July 09, Sat: ‘Idhu oru pon maalai pozhudhu’ musical concert by Murali featuring evergreen songs made by Illayaraja and Vairamuthu. More info..


@1. July 09, Sat: Chennai Trekking Club is organizing a Triathlon (Swimming + Running + Cycling) competition in three categories at Ottiyambakkam, Chennai. More info..

@2. July 09 & 10, Sat & Sun: Covelong Point Surf School will see various teams take part in competitions like beach volleyball, beach tennis, beach football, etc. You can also register your team for a cost. More info..

@3. July 10, Sun: Duchess All Women Car Rally starts from Hotel Savera. You can register your car and participate. More info..


@1. July 8-10 & Ongoing: The Art of Living happiness program for beginners generally happens over 3 days with 3-4 hours of activity per day. In Chennai, this is organized in multiple centers across the city. More info..

@2. Two new Titan watches and one 10-year old HMT watch (not available in the market) is up for sale. Both are unused watches from my house, received as gifts. See the Titan watch here & HMT watch here.

@3. July 8 & 9 (Fri, Sat): Style and Statement, a handmade jewellery trunk show is being organized by Raji Anand at Home & Style, R.A.Puram. More info..



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