Visit the National Pride art show: Showcasing UAE-inspired arts and crafts from 30 artists across the emirates, this new show celebrates the 40th anniversary of UAE National Day and will also include henna, nail art, books and food for sale. Until December 3. Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa and Orient Guest House, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai (050 551 5979).
A free body scrub at Talise Spa:
Book the 150-minute Talise Arabian Gold Ritual and get a free Shiffa basil and mint body scrub worth Dhs140. The ritual features a gold clay body mask, Shiffa face mask, scalp massage, full-body massage and a healing face massage. Dhs995. Until November 30. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).
Meet Pierre Gagnaire for dinner:
The renowned Michelin-star chef is back in Dubai to take charge of the kitchen. Book your table and have the chance to meet him. Prices from Dhs400. 7pm-11.30pm. Until December 5. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1111).
Feast on sushi at Spectrum on One: This gut-busting deal includes all-you-can-eat sushi, maki, tempura and teppanyaki, with unlimited Japanese rice beverage. Dhs150. Wed 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Join a new mums-and-tots playdate: Want to meet fellow mums and let the kids enjoy a free play session, all for a good cause? Don’t miss the new ParTEA charity playdate, courtesy of SolidariTea and those lovely ladies at Mamavents. The event will be raising money for the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund to furnish a brand new paediatric cancer hospital in Gaza. Free. 9.30am-11am; 11.30am-1pm; 1.30pm-3pm. Today only. Mini Monsters, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.mamaknowsdubai.com, www.facebook.com/mamaventsdubai.