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Friday, March 9
Watch the Dubai Polo Gold Cup: Spend a full day watching polo matches along with a camel show, plenty of live entertainment and a picnic in the sun.
Dhs150 per person. Noon-midnight. Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches, www.timeouttickets.com
Pick up some handmade gifts: Browse the handmade wares of locally based artisans and snap up unusual craft items at ARTE Souk.
Noon-7pm. ARTE Souk, Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 341 8020).
See Snow Patrol headline Sandance: Another packed Sandance bill features indie-royalty Snow Patrol, DJ sets from Calvin Harris and Erick Morillo, and sunset with M People.
Dhs250 (VIP sold out). 2pm-2am. Sandance Beach, Atlantis The Palm, www.timeouttickets.com
Enjoy fine dining with Chef Chintana Pathirana: This talented young chef has created a special five-course menu for the evening.
Dhs295 (includes one welcome drink). 7.30pm-11pm. The Baker-Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 360 7935).
Pay tribute to The Police: No, not the local law enforcement (however efficient they may be), but Sting’s old band, who will be reimagined by a trio of local groups.
Dhs60. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
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Don’t miss Groove Armada live or cycle in the Criterium
Watch Kylie Minogue perform live or observe Earth Hour at Nomad
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