Things to do on November 29:
Watch the National Day Parade: Emaar’s The Parade Downtown Dubai will feature a vibrant procession of marching bands and floats.
Free. 3pm-5pm. Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (800 36 227).
Learn to cook at Jamie’s Italian: Perfect the art of making desserts such as tiramisu and lemon meringue cheesecake.
Dhs299 per person. 10am-noon. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 8890).
Dance at Armani/Privé: Enjoy a fusion of electro beats and hip-hop mixes at Armani/Privé’s weekly XO Saturdays. Dress to impress at this chic venue.
Free for ladies. 9pm-3am. Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3308).
See Billy Bishop Goes to War: Starring James Gaddas, this award-winning musical tells the tale of a pilot’s experiences during the First World War.
Dhs120-150. 3pm and 8pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4777).
Discover the benefits of karate: Learn practical self-defence while building resilience and a positive mind-set.
Dhs75 per class, Dhs400 for eight classes. 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. The Archive, Safa Park, Al Wasl Road, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 34 94033).