Take free make-up lessons: Head to Bobbi Brown stores across Dubai to try the brand’s new make-up lessons. There are ten free lessons to try, each lasting ten to 20 minutes. Free. Ongoing. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8151). www.timeouttickets.com
Watch daredevil skydivers: Look to the skies this week as top skydivers compete in the Dubai International Parachuting Championship. It’s the opening ceremony today. The competition proper starts Saturday December 6. Free. 7.30pm (competition starts Saturday December 6 at 9am). Until December 7. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.facebook.com/dipcdxb (040 377 8877).
Kick back at a new brunch: Sur Mer at Meydan Beach is hosting a weekly Mediterranean-style buffet for its Friday brunch. Enjoy it with mixed Spanish beverages or splash out with a bubbly package. Dhs195 per person (soft drinks). Dhs295 per person (mixed Spanish beverages). Dhs695 per person (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Ongoing. The Walk, JBR (04 433 3777).
Have a fab Friday: Cuartero, a young producer born in Malaga, Spain, will play groove and bass mixed with seductive vocal cuts. DJ Will and others support. Book brunch and get free entry. Dhs150. 1pm-9pm. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).
Zone out at Plus Minus Sessions: Berlin-born DJ Ben Klock will play a techno set full of hypnotic, deep and heavy grooves with support by Gabriel Floriani and Deian. Dhs120-240. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (050 359 9798).