Things to do on December 9:
View mixed media art: Furniture store Ikonhouse is exhibiting landscape and portrait painter Charlie Calder-Potts’ work on aluminium, inspired by travels to Georgia, Armenia and Eastern Turkey.
Free. 9.30am-7pm. Ikonhouse, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 388 1848).
Master make-up: Head to Bloomingdale's for a make-up masterclass by Illamasqua, which will show you how to create party looks.
Free. Running every Monday in December. Bloomingdale's, Dubai Mall (04 350 5141).
Feast on steak: Nezesaussi’s steak night offers unlimited platters of Australian steak and chops plus side dishes, and live music to keep diners entertained.
Dhs250 (house beverages). 7pm to 11pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5927).
See live music: This recently launched Sunday Sessions night features blues, reggae and jazz supplied by live band Marwan and the Mojos.
Free. 8pm-1am. Café Habana, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 422 2620).
Visit Jumeirah Creekside Christmas Market: With Santa making a surprise appearance every evening, a range of cute traditional chalets will be set up with decorations, sweets, gingerbread cookies, gifts and stocking fillers.
Until December 14. Weekdays 4pm-11pm, weekends 12pm-11pm. www.jumeirah.com.