Watch beach football, visit Dubai Boat Show, walk for diabetes and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 20 Sip and sample at BiCE tonight The restaurant has just introduced the vinoteca night, which offers guests a selection of Italian canapés and six different types of grape for you to try. Dhs285 per person. 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).
Wednesday 20 Feast on white truffles While the white truffle season rages on elsewhere in the city, Certo’s own seasonal menu specials, devised by a visiting Michelin star chef, finish today, so get in quick. Prices vary. Daily 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until November 20. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 911).
Wednesday 20 Sing along to tracks by Adele An Adele tribute act will be running through the London singer’s hits as part of the after-party at the Music Room’s seventh anniversary. Dhs80. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888). www.timeouttickets.com
Thursday 21 Visit Dubai Center for Special Needs At this free open day, check out a slew of paintings, art, handicrafts and baked goods, all created by the students of DCSN. Free. 9.30am-1pm. 45th Street, Al Safa, next to Gulf News, www.dscneeds.ae (04 344 0966).
Thursday 21 Browse second-hand boats The three-day Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show 2013 promises a huge range of vessels to suit a variety of budgets – and at the very least, it’s an interesting day out. Free. Thu 4pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-8pm. Marina at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, www.dubaigolf.com (04 380 1234).
Thursday 21 Stuff your face with sushi Japanese restaurant Sakura has launched a new lunchtime deal, which means you get a selection of all-you-can-eat sushi. Dhs129 per person. Dhs65 (children aged six to 12). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276963).
Thursday 21 See Ms Dynamite at N’Dulge If you’re a fan of the track ‘Dy-na-mi-tee’, the London rapper will be hitting Atlantis for a special live performance. Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm (055 200 4322). www.timeouttickets.com
Thursday 21 Dance to Berlin beats at Nasimi With Fritz Kalkbrenner on deck duty, along with sterling support from local spinner Smokingroove, DJ David Craig and Miss PM – house heads ought to be in for a bit of a treat. Dhs100. 7pm-3am. Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Friday 22 Learn the art of stretching Exhale studio explores how Pilates and yoga can help regain mobility and increase your range of motion. Great if you suffer muscle stiffness. Dhs150. 10am-noon. Exhale, Murjan 1, JBR, www.exhaledubai.com (04 424 3777).
Friday 22 Sample a great chef’s dishes Ronda Locatelli offers a menu of fresh white truffle with a selection of classic Italian recipes, including a variety of dessert options, just in case that isn’t enough to tempt you. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm. Until further notice. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Friday 22 Countdown to a Europe gig The Swedish band Europe, creators of the anthemic song ‘The Final Countdown’ will be rocking out Dubai for the first time ever. Go and jump up and down to a legendary track. Dhs200-375. 8pm. Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud. www.timeouttickets.com
Friday 22 Celebrate McGettigan’s birthday Irish folk singer Mary Black, who has collaborated with US singer Joan Baez, is performing live with her full band as part of McGettigan’s JLT’s third birthday to delight regulars at the Irish-themed watering hole. Dhs120. 7pm. Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, (04 356 0560). www.timeouttickets.com
Saturday 23 Check out a Christmas market Embrace the holiday season at DUCTAC’s Things Yule Like market, where you can shop among a selection of hand-made jewellery, accessories, clothing, photographic prints, artwork, and eco-friendly products. Free. DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha. 12pm-7pm. www.ductac.org (04 341 4777).
Saturday 23 Splash out and rock the boat Try an afternoon tea with a difference, served with bubbly, on board an abra boat. Dhs500 per person. Daily 4pm-6pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Saturday 23 Help the city’s homeless cats Today sees two of the city’s benevolent feline rescue organisations host adoption days. Feline Friends: 1pm-4pm, The Vet Hospital, Al Quoz (050 451 0058); 38 Smiles: 2pm-6pm, Petzone Vet Clinic, near Mazaya Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, email@example.com.
Saturday 23 Art events in one day The QUOZ event will feature live music, painting murals, film screenings, tours and talks. 10am-late. Various venues. Al Quoz. For more details visit www.alserkalavenue.ae
Sunday 24 Check designer threads Esmod Dubai and Galeries Lafayette partner for a capsule collection of pieces designed by Esmod alumni. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9933).
Sunday 24 Play table tennis The Dubai Table Tennis Academy is now open for business, offering group and private coaching, plus open tournaments on weekends. From Dhs20 per day, Dhs150 per month, Dhs600 per year. Al Shabab Club, Al Mamzar (050 398 8005).
Sunday 24 Go truffle mad Splendido has launched a menu using black and white truffle in various dishes, with hazelnut tart with Guanaja chocolate mousse, ricotta and truffle ice-cream for dessert. Dhs500 per person. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. 7pm-11pm. Until November 30. The Ritz-Carlton, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4000).
Sunday 24 Head to a footie night Go to Qube to see the match and you’ll be able to enjoy selected drinks for Dhs24. 4pm-midnight. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3780).
Monday 25 Learn to make dim sum Brush up on the finer details of rolling, folding and filling dim sum at Blue Jade today. Dhs425 per person. 4pm-7pm. The Ritz-Carlton, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4000).
Monday 25 Join a new running club Fairmont The Palm’s new club has no membership fees and is open to all. There are three runs a week, including today’s. All participants get a free T-shirt, massage, smoothie and more upon completing ten runs. Free. Mon and Wed 6.30pm, Sat 8.30am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3330).
Monday 25 See a Cold War show This mixed-media exhibition addresses the propaganda and fear which the population of America was exposed to during the Cold War, raising some pertinent parallels with today’s institutions. Green Art Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 346 9305).
Tuesday 26 Feast on steak Prime Steakhouse hosts a one-off dinner featuring steak and tastings of five single malt Scottish beverages. Dhs350 per person. 7.30pm-11.30pm. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Tuesday 26 Head to a ladies’ night Ever-popular expat hangout Barasti offers ladies free-flowing bubbles for Dhs50. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Umm Suqeim (04 318 1313).