Gallop and canter

February 15 and 16,

Red Earth Riding School,

Auroville.

Watch glossy maned horses and their riders show off how much they are in sync at the Pondicherry Equestrian Challenge 2014.

Saturday 7 a.m. : Advanced dressage and advanced jumping; 3 p.m : intermediate dressage and intermediate jumping; advanced jumping; 7 p.m.: Fashion show by Casablanca and Ayesha brands.

Sunday 7 a.m. Beginner and intermediate dressage and intermediate jumping 3 p.m.; beginner jumping and advanced jumping; musical freestyle advanced dressage

Get a taste of French cuisine, hand-made lanterns, chimes and handicrafts by small-time enterprises in Auroville and Puducherry.

Ocean warriors

Till next week, Beach Road.

TASMAI’s Ocean Universal Ward project will continue to rope in volunteers to clean up the rocky beach this weekend. Meanwhile, an eight foot metal sculpture of a drishti mugam sends out the message to take garbage where it belongs - in the bins.

View from a boat

From February 15, Old Distillery, Beach Road.

Discover the traditions and customs of the Karen people of the Andaman Islands through the lens of photographer Andreas Deffner at Pondy ART’s latest public exhibition. Free and open to all.

Mother’s Genius

Till February 27, Aurodhan Gallery, Kuruchikuppam, 9.30 a.m.

The Aeon Centre for Cosmology establishes the resonance of the Vedas in the Mother’s vision of a sacred architectural form.

Designer café

Till February 19, Café des Arts, Rue Suffren.

There’s more than food to sample at Café des this fortnight. Pick up apparel and accessories by upcoming designers at the café.

Energy splash

Till February 19, Gallery Square Circle, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Claudia Volders, an artist doing a residency at Kala Kendra, Auroville exhibits ‘Energy of Art: What’s in Between Us’, at an exhibition hosted by Bharat Nivas.

Visit www.claudiavolders.nl for details.

Kick away to safety

All days (except Sundays), No. 237, Pappammal Koil Street, Vaithikuppam, 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Eager to find an exotic way to defend yourself? Try Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Mixed Martial Arts at the recently started Dragon MMA Club.

Call 9655943638 for details.

SHOP

Circle of love

All Hidesign outlets

Take home a free handcrafted leather love band with every purchase of a bag or wallet from the stables of Hidesign. Offer on at all exclusive Hidesign stores and on www.hidesign.com

Formal outing

Till February 28, Planet Fashion, 179, Nehru Street,10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Buy two shirts or trousers and walk away free with a third one or buy one and get a 20 per cent discount in formals and Elements collection from Peter England. Avail 20 per cent and more discount on Levis and 50 per cent discount on Byford formal shirts. Walk away with free accessories for purchase of belt, tie, wallet or cufflinks.

Contact 0413-4206575 for details

Tied up

Retail outlets including Casablanca, Mission Street

Continuing the V-day mood, Holi throws in a silk scarf worth Rs. 1495 with every bag.

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