Things to do on October 2:
Eat unlimited lobster at Dunes Café: Start the weekend with all-you-can-eat Boston lobster, prepared in a variety of styles such as grilled and curried.
Dhs235 (soft drinks). 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
See an exhibition: Silk Rose & Sneakers explores cultural, social and political issues through fashion art.
Free. Open 10am-10pm. The Empty Quarter, Gate Village, DIFC (04 323 1210).
Treat yourself to a pizza lunch: Head to fancy Atlantis The Palm eatery Ronda Locatelli for an Italian lunch feast. Every lunchtime, the restaurant offers a Dhs100 deal featuring a whole pizza and either a mocktail or a glass of Italian hops to wash it down with.
Daily noon-6pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Have a movie night with Gone Girl: Watch highly this anticipated drama starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn, David Fincher’s film is about the disappearance of Amy Dunne, who vanishes on her fifth wedding anniversary. When her husband reports her missing, the investigation reveals the marriage may not have been what it seemed...
In cinemas across Dubai from October 2.
Cool off at the spa: Try Spa InterContinental’s ‘cooling splash’ treatment, which involves a signature, fully customised ESPA massage, followed by a 15-minute scalp massage.
Dhs420 for 75 minutes. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 801 1257).