Friday, September 7
Meet monstrous Indian fish at The Lost Chambers: Meet India’s notorious giant devil catfish, named for its size, prehistoric-shaped body and a mouth full of jagged teeth. It’s part of a celebration of all things Indian, with traditional sweets and crafts.
Dhs100, free for children under 11 when accompanied by an adult. Open daily 10am-10pm. The Lost Chambers, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 1030).
A lesson in grape at Gaucho: Diners at this high-end steakhouse can now enjoy a free mini masterclass in the grape room, hosted by Gaucho’s sommelier.
Free for diners. Thu-Fri 11.30am-2am. Ongoing. Gate Village, DIFC (04 422 7898).
Will the Aussies defeat Pakistan? Tickets for this hotly contested T20 cricket series are great value: the perfect opportunity to see two great international cricketing teams in action.
Tickets from Dhs40. Doors open 6pm, match starts 8pm. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sports City, www.timeouttickets.com
Check out a Filipino music fest: Three top acts are being flown over from the Philippines for the It’s All About Love festival. Expect romantic crooning from Side A, rock from Callalily and laughs from K Brosas.
Dhs120-220. 9pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com
Brazilian Independence Day party: Celebrate at Warehouse, where DJ Anderson Lima spins authentic tunes. Here’s hoping for some Gilberto Gil.
Free (ladies), Dhs50 (men). 10.30pm-1.30am. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).