Thursday 28 Register for the Color Run Sign up for your place on the event dubbed the ‘happiest 5km in the world’. The event takes place on Saturday November 29 at Dubai Autodrome. Dhs140 plus a Dhs25 delivery fee for all online entries. www.thecolorrun.ae.
Thursday 28 Quids in if you quote this at GQ Bar This deal offers diners at GQ Bar a 30 percent discount on the total bill, simply for quoting ‘signature dining’. The deal ends this week, so get there quick. Valid when dining before 10.30pm. Prices vary. Daily 8.30pm-10.30pm. Until August 31. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 321 4541).
Thursday 28 Head to Hopfest 2014 This three day event offers hop enthusiasts the chance to try out new drinks or enjoy a favourite type from a selection of more than 100 brands. Music with The MapleJacks and DJ Marky. Dhs45 per drink. 12pm-midnight. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).
Thursday 28 Watch Sigma and Artful Dodger live The latest Warehouse Dubai event will see UK drum’n’ bass duo Sigma perform alongside Hannah Wants and UK garage act Artful Dodger. Dhs100 advance, Dhs120 on the door. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Friday 29 Listen to classic house music The party starts from 4pm with a pre-party brunch with DJ Dan Chadwick. The main act will see K-Klass perform a DJ set and live PA with floor fillers ‘Rhythm is a Mystery’, ‘Let Me Show You’, ‘Finally’ and ‘Two Can Play That Game.’ Free. 4pm-3am. Story Rooftop Lounge, Holiday Inn, Knowledge Village (04 365 9911).
Friday 29 Watch ONE MMA Championship Asia’s biggest mixed martial arts event comes to Dubai World Trade Centre, with nine international fights. Dhs150-Dhs2,000. 6pm-midnight. Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.facebook.com/onefcmma.
Friday 29 Breakthrough You talent showcase Watch some of Dubai’s best undiscovered performance artists at this night of music, comedy, dance and drama. Dhs50. 8pm-10pm. Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com (052 779 0077).
Friday 29 See Kid Ink perform live Notorious American rapper Kid Ink will perform his chart-topping hits such as ‘Almost Home’ and ‘Show Me’, for the second time this year. He has collaborated with A-list acts such as French Montana, Chris Brown and Sean Kingston. Free (reservations required). 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).
Saturday 30 Volunteer with the Sameness Project Spare an hour and help distribute bottles of water to the city’s hard-working labourers. Volunteers will be given boxes of water bottles and an area to cover. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to lend a hand. Free. 10am. Emirates International School, Umm Suqeim 3, www.thesamenessproject.com (055 220 6727).
Saturday 30 A challenge at Reform Social & Grill The ‘Man Vs Food’ dish promotion ends this week, featuring challenging items such as the ‘super burger’,‘double pie’, or ‘mega roast’. From Dhs115 (super burger). Daily 7pm-midnight. Until August 31. The Lakes Club, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).