Beach brunch at Blue Marlin or listen at the Gulf Music Festival
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on March 22:
Beach brunch at Blue Marlin: Expect Mediterranean food and a fashion show at this laid-back Saturday session. Brunch Dhs249-550, 1pm-5.30pm. Restaurant from 1pm-11pm. Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Listen at the Gulf Music Festival: Discover contemporary Middle Eastern music at this outdoor festival. Artists will perform a mix of traditional Arabic styles, as well as a fusion of soul, jazz and Latin-inspired music. Free. 11am-6pm. The Archive, Safa Park, www.thearchive.ae (04 349 4033).
Attend a market at Century Village: Fashion Collective is an al fresco market in collaboration with My Ex Wardrobe. The surrounding restaurants are putting on a special menu in conjunction with the market. Free entry. Dhs100 for two courses and two grape beverages. 1pm-5pm. Until March 22. Century Village, Al Garhoud (no number).
Join in the Mad Hatter’s tea party: Reform Social & Grill has launched an Alice in Wonderland-inspired afternoon tea, set in the garden. Advanced booking is required. Dhs95 per person. Dhs145 per person (glass of sparkling grape). Sat-Thu 3pm-5pm. Ongoing. The Lakes Club, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
Sunset drinks and nibbles at Rivi Bar: Head out onto the terrace to enjoy sundowners and light bites for just Dhs25 a pop. Daily 5pm-8pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6464).