Get dressed up for Potted Potter or join Dubai Jiu-Jitsu Open Cup
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on September 19:
Get dressed up for Potted Potter: This show condenses all seven Harry Potter books (and a game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes. Dhs150. 3pm-4.30pm. Until September 21. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates. www.timeouttickets.com
Dubai Jiu-Jitsu Open Cup: Martial arts fans and practitioners can watch the nation’s most skilled jiu-jitsu artists grapple with each other for the title cup. Free. 2pm. Until Saturday September 20. Al Wasl Sports Club, Oud Metha, www.uaejj.com (02 333 6111).
Bring and braai at Emirates Golf Club: Held in celebration of South African Heritage Day, this mass barbecue event encourages guests to cook up their own ingredients at the communal ‘braai’ stations. The day includes entertainment and kids’ activities. Dhs100 entry. Free for children under 12. 3pm-10pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saris Summer Cycling Challenge: Cyclists of all abilities can take part in this evening race. There are five races with distances varying from 50km-210km, and all riders will be treated to a barbecue after the race. Dhs195. 6pm. Al Qudra Cycle Course, Al Qudra Road, www.premieronline.com (050 105 7845).
Head to a classic rock concert: Head to The Rock Shawarma event for a night of metal, punk, indie and more from local and regional bands. Dhs70. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).