Attend an art auction: Christie’s Dubai is offering ten works by Lebanese modernist Shafic Abboud (1926-2004) from the exceptional Beirut collection of Viviane and Robert Debbas. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 0000).
Buy books for charity:
Do your bit for breast cancer awareness and pick up titles at the Pink Book Sale. Proceeds will be donated to charity. From Dhs5. October 17. BurJuman, Bur Dubai www.safeandsound.ae.
Hair removal discounts:
Enjoy 25 percent off when you book a package of seven sessions. Prices vary according to area of the body. Until October 31. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Dubai Marina Walk (04 450 8438).
Munich by the beach: Barasti’s Oktoberfest brings Bavarian party culture to Dubai’s shores, literally. Free entry. Mon-Wed 7pm-11pm, Thu and Sat 8pm-midnight, Fri 2pm-4pm, 8pm-midnight. Until October 25. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 318 1313).
Stick Man: One day while out for a jog, Stick Man is pounced on by a playful dog. Mistaken for an ordinary stick, he is swept far away and used for all sorts of things: from a flag mast to a cricket bat, a snowman’s arm to firewood (well, almost) Don’t miss this great theatre show for families. Dhs140. October 21 to 25, Madinat Jumeirah Theatre. www.timeouttickets.com