Friday, August 31
Practise your air guitar with Conan Liquid: DJ Conan Liquid guests at this indie night. Expect to hear guitar classics with a Nirvana theme, washed down with cheap drinks.
Dhs100; free for ladies before midnight. 10.30pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Get training for the Cycle Challenge:
It’s the first training ride of the season: anyone interested in taking on the Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge later this year would do well to start training today with this 35km event.
Dhs165 per person. From 6am. Old camel racing track, Meydan, Nad Al Sheba, (050 680 4528).

Chill at a wintrypool party:
Space Ibiza’s Jonathan Ulysses headlines the second of Nasimi’s winter-themed all-dayers. Before he takes to the decks at 10pm, expect a chilled pool party, complete with snowflakes.
Free for ladies, Dhs50 for men before 7pm, Dhs100 after. 2pm-1am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

See Pakistan’s cricket team take on Australia:
Australia and Pakistan go head to head for this one-day international ahead of the T20 series.
Dhs75-Dhs1,000. 6pm. Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi,

Train your palate with The Tiffin Club:
Food enthusiast group The Tiffin Club returns for the autumn: the theme tonight is ‘a real dining experience’. Participants can vote for the best burger, best curry and best noodles in the city.
Free, attendees pay for their own meals. From 7pm. Location TBC. (no number)