Things to do on December 23:
See African drumming: Join rhythmic percussion group Dubai Drummers, and learn to play the Djembe in the process.
Dhs50. 7.30pm-8.30pm, DUTAC, Mall of the Emirates, www.dubaidrums.com (056 744 2129)
Grab a bargain at Wafi: Spend Dhs300 at Wafi and you will be entered into a draw to win Dhs10,000 every day throughout December. Spend at Wafi Mall or Pyramids to enter.
Until December 24. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha, www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).
Hot-foot it to La Farine: Today is the last chance to visit the café’s festive experience. Look out for Santa.
Prices vary. Open 24 hours. Until December 23. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 414 0000).
Go see an orchestra: The international vocal ensemble Voca People has had 50 million hits on YouTube. Essentially an orchestra without instruments, the eight musicians combine a-cappella singing and beat boxing to create musical affects.
Free. 8.45pm, 8.15pm and 9.10pm. Central Atrium, Al Guhrair Centre, Deira, www.alghuraircentre.com.
Beauty and the Beast at Madinat Theatre: Whether your children already know the fairytale of Belle and her beloved beast or if the story is new to them, they will be gripped by the magical stage performance.
Dhs250-350 per ticket. Shows at 11am and 3pm. Until December 28. www.madinattheatre.com.