Watch a celebrity basketball game or sample a six-course Melbourne feast
Time Out Dubai staff
Friday, September 27
Watch a celebrity basketball game: LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant will coach a team of local celebrities against a Real Madrid team, before judging a slam-dunk contest. From Dhs250. Doors open 2.30pm, game starts 4.30pm. American University in Dubai. www.timeouttickets.com
Go for a picnic by the pool: Today, 3in1 at the newly revamped Vida Downtown Hotel launches its first ‘urban picnic’, which allows guests to dine out by the pool, while listening to chillout tracks on the decks. Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5923).
Sample a six-course Melbourne feast: Australian celebrity chef George Calombaris, known for his appearances on MasterChef Australia, prepares a one-off six-course dinner at Ossiano tonight. Dhs995 per person (including beverages). 7pm-11pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).