5 things to do today

Pick up bargains at Dubai Flea Market and see the world end (with popcorn)

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday 11

Pick up some second-hand steals at Dubai Flea Market: Vendors will be selling their second-hand goods to treasure seekers in Uptown Mirdif today. If you’re looking for one-off buys, this is your ticket.
Dhs230 per stall; free entry for buyers. 3pm-9pm. Promenade Courtyard, Uptown Mirdif, www.dubai-fleamarket.com.

Camp and cruise in Musandam: Relax in a majlis-style camp on your first day and enjoy a dhow cruise and snorkelling, swimming and fishing on your second day as part of this family-friendly weekend away.
Dhs395 (adults), Dhs295 (children aged five to 12), free for children under four. Sheesa Beach, Musandam, www.sheesabeach.com (050 333 6046).

See if a world-ending prophecy comes true (with popcorn): Today is 11.11.11 – a potentially world-ending date, according to popular prophecy. Ramp up the tension by watching a new Hollywood blockbuster of the same name, out today.
In cinemas across Dubai.

Grill your own Vietnamese food: Sapa – a North Vietnamese method of cooking – can be enjoyed in Hoi An this November. Choose from meat, fish and vegetables and cook them yourself at your table on the sapa grill.
Dhs430 per couple. Daily 6.30pm-1am. Until November 31. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Check out some local sounds: UAE acts the Bluelight Collective, Behold the Locus and Misha all appear at this week’s Live Local, Loud! night of eclectic talent.
Free. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Pyramid Rooftop Gardens, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 347 7793).

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