Wednesday 29 Cook with chef Atul Kochhar The Michelin-awarded chef behind Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar hosts a cooking class today, which includes a three course meal. Dhs395 per person. 2pm-5pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 414 3000).
Wednesday 29 Get a taste of Kerala this week Dishes from this vibrant southern Indian cuisine are on offer from today at Chutney’s Restaurant for the new Kerala Food Festival. From Dhs120 (one soft drink), Dhs60 (children aged seven to 12). Free for children aged six and below. Daily 12.30pm-midnight. Until November 8. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 336 6000).
Wednesday 29 Improve your physical strength This new weekly class incorporates circus, gymnastics and provides a well-rounded approach to body awareness and health. Ideal if you want to build strength for your asanas or if you just want to move more. Dhs80 for a drop-in class. Mon and Wed 8pm, Sat 9am. Urban Yoga, 37th floor, Aspect Tower (Executive Towers) Business Bay, www.urbanyoga.ae (04 369 7882).
Wednesday 29 Cut Killer Live The renowned French DJ Cut Killer will take to the stage at Cavalli to perform his hits, ‘Go Go Go’ and ‘Party Get on Down’. Dhs300. 9.30pm-3am. Cavalli, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 991 0400).
Thursday 30 Posh pampering and afternoon tea This package includes a classic afternoon tea experience for two at Armani/Lounge followed by a 50-minute spa treatment of your choice. Dhs470 per person. Until October 31. Armani/Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3282).
Thursday 30 Play bubble soccer A wacky cross between football and zorbing, this new craze has just landed in Dubai. Play football with your upper body encased in a giant inflatable zorb ball. Smash into each other and roll along the grass as you try to score goals. Dhs120 per person, per hour. Ongoing. Cover Drive Sports Academy, Al Quoz 1, and Insportz Club, 4th Street, Al Quoz, www.bubblesoccer.ae (056 387 8537).
Thursday 30 Music and motors Head to Gulf Bike Week where all the latest bikes, gear and accessories will be on display from leading manufacturers including Harley-Davidson. Enjoy two stages of music with 15 bands playing 31 sets over the three days. From Dhs90 all-day pass, Dhs200 VIP lounge pass. 4pm-11pm. Until November 1. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City. www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 30 Attend a Russian ballet Russian dancers from the acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and the Mikhailovsky Theatre of St Petersburg, Russia will perform pieces from world famous shows such as Swan Lake. From Dhs325 to Dhs500. 8pm. Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah (055 101 7525).
Thursday 30 Monster Halloween Party Expect the unexpected on this monster beach, haunted by a shipwrecked crew of DJs and entertainers including Tim Cheddar, Soulninja and VJ Cold Fusion. Win up to Dhs50,000 in cash prizes for best costumes. Free for ladies, Dhs50 for men before 9pm, Dhs100 after. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (055 500 9111).
Friday 31 Halloween for chocoholics Today, the brunch at Sanabel fuses two seasonal promotions – Halloween and the hotel’s chocolate week. There’s also a competition for the best Halloween costume. Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs375 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).
Friday 31 Contagion Run at Nad Al Sheba Sign up for Dubai’s scariest run. Enter as a zombie or survivor and get through the 5km obstacle course. The survivor’s objective is to complete the race with at least one of the three flags given to them at the start, while zombies lie in wait to steal flags. Dhs50 (zombies), Dhs300 (survivors). 4pm. Nad Al Sheba bike and jogging track, www.premieronline.com (050 718 5104).
Friday 31 Sensation live in Dubai Meydan Racecourse plays host to DJs Roger Sanchez, Martin Garrix, Mr White and many more for the ‘Source of Light’ show. From Dhs395-Dhs500,000. 7.30pm-3am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba www.sensation.com/dubai.
Friday 31 Enjoy poolside movies Enjoy a laid-back movie night at Emirates Golf Club. The evening begins with family movie Monsters Inc followed by Enemy at the Gates. Free. 6.30pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9999).
Friday 31 See Jazzy Jeff live He has wowed us with hits ‘Summertime’, ‘Boom! Shake the Room’ and his performance in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air with pal, Will Smith. Grab your costume and dance the night away. Free. 11pm-3am. Halloween Zombie Fest, Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 399 2313).
Saturday 1 Get artistic The ART Fair is an inspiring three-day event hosting more than 30 international galleries and independent artists displaying original paintings, prints, sculptures and photography. Free. 10am-10pm. The Address, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (050 624 2380).
Saturday 1 Fall Fair at The Archive See in the new season with a day of activities, food and stalls with graffiti art, tie-dye T-shirts and origami-making. Dhs5 park entry. 10am-5pm. The Archive, Safa Park, Al Wasl Road, www.thearchive.ae (04 349 4033).
Saturday 1 Find bargains at Dubai Flea Market Browse second-hand finds outdoors at Zabeel Park, with more parking than ever, refreshments and entertainment. Get there early to get the gems. Dhs5 entry. Visitor entrance is Gate 1, 2 or 3. Sat 8am-3pm. Until October 11. Zabeel Park (055 452 6030).
Saturday 1 Learn to sew with reMADE DXB This three-hour course for beginners will teach novices how to use and maintain a machine. Dhs200 (including materials, workbooks and light refreshments). 6.30pm-9.30pm. reMADE DXB, 1F Objects & Elements, Al Quoz, www.remadedxb.com (055 615 5711).
Sunday 2 Buy new threads Check out the Alexander McQueen Womenswear Cruise 2015 collection. The brand’s signature edge is presented in bright leather carved in feminine silhouettes and rule-breaking colour combos. Alexander McQueen, available from November at The Dubai Mall (04 339 8760).
Sunday 2 Caviar month at STAY by Yannick Alléno Diners can sample a five-course set menu where every dish is paired with caviar. Dhs850 per person (food only). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until November 30. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).
Monday 3 The magic number Sizzling Wok launches the new ‘3 for 33’ lunch deal. Inside your bento box, you’ll get one starter, one main course and one dessert. Dhs33 per person. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
Monday 3 Get the rules of golf Golfing enthusiasts of all levels can take part in a three-day course run by Emirates golf Federation. Golfers will learn the intricacies of the sport. Dhs200. Mon 1.45pm-6.30pm, Tue 9am-5.15pm, Wed 8.45am-3.15pm, Al Badia Golf Club, Festival City, www.egfgolf.com (04 295 2277).
Tuesday 4 Benihana’s 50th The global teppnyaki brand celebrates 50 years in the business this year. At the Amwaj Rotana branch, you can try promotional dishes such as golden sushi. Dhs50. Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until November 30. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 428 2000).
Tuesday 4 Watch John Wick Head to the cinema this week to see Keanu Reeves play a slick hitman seeing revenge on the gangsters who took everything away from him. In cinemas across Dubai.