Friday, August 17
Churrasco at Ember Grill & Lounge: Try churrasco (aka Brazilian-style barbecue) at this popular evening event, where skewers of beef and seafood are carved at your table.
Dhs180 (soft drinks). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8999).
Gents: buy winter threads at Diesel: The autumn/winter 2012 collection from urban fashion brand features biker-chic industrial-style boots, fitted blazers, bulky utility jackets and relaxed slacks in typically unstructured fabrics.
Dhs80 to Dhs9,950. Ongoing. Various locations including Deira City Centre (04 295 0792).
Brave the heat and see outdoor art: Step outside (if you dare!) to enjoy aneye-catching al-fresco exhibition featuring the intriguing structural works of 12 UAE artists.
Free. Until September 1. The Executive Towers, Bay Avenue, Business Bay (04 515 5004).
Play in Al Badia’s golf tournament: This open golf competition takes place today and tomorrow. Day one starts with a pairs Betterball round, followed by a gala dinner and a stay in the InterContinental. Day two features the pairs Texas scramble, followed by a presentation.
From Dhs750 per person (non-members). From 2pm. Dubai Festival City (04 601 0101).
Test your cricket skills: Gather a team and enter this Dubai Sports World cricket cup, run by coaching academy Max Talent. Each team can register eight players. The second leg will take place on Sunday August 19 from 9am to 7pm.
Dhs1,000 per team. 9pm-1am. Until August 19. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 283 1705).