PICK OF THE DAY
Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov
The superstar couple of the international opera world will perform An Evening of Opera Highlights with guest star Elchin Azizov. At Dubai Opera, 8pm. Tickets starting from Dh350.
THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Relive the magic of the first Harry Potter movie, on a 40-foot screen while hearing the Valles Symphony Orchestra perform the score. At the Du Forum, Yas Island. Shows until Saturday. Tickets from Dh120.
Best of House
House beats with DJ Gem N.I and DJ Froid. Happy hour deals from 5-8pm offering beverages for Dh30. At Sho Cho Abu Dhabi.
THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI
Pre-Diwali trunk show
An exhibition of more than 40 Indian and Pakistani designers including Ayesha Ibrahim, Rema & Shehrbano, Amna Badar, Armoire and Threads & Motif, at Ensemble Dubai, Villa 259, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1, today and tomorrow, 11am-9pm.
Celebrate the annual Bavarian tradition early, the Oktoberfest band Chaos are back to help get the party started. At Barasti Beach Club, until Saturday, and then from September 25-29.
Le Petit Chef: Dinner Time Story
The dining concept is back, featuring 3D projection mapping and culinary delights, with the little chef telling the tale of Marco Polo’s travels to different countries. Guests then get to experience the native flavours of these lands through a six-course set menu. At the World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade Centre. Dinner is priced at Dh450 per person and members get a 20 per cent discount.
The English pop group from London created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller, preform as a trio, that includes lead singers Jo Omeara, Bradley Mcintosh and Tina Barrett, at Societe Dubai, Marina Byblos Hotel, from 11pm. Doors open from 10pm. Entry is free.
Fairmont Dubai invites you to savour in a large selection of hot dogs, each one named by a well-known disco band from the 80s and 90s. Toppings such as sauerkraut, caramelised onions, coleslaw, cheddar cheese, chili con carne and more, also available are shawarma wraps, slushy and soft beverages. On Thursday and Friday evenings between 12 midnight to 3.30am.
Kids Fashion Show
Looking to refresh your little one’s wardrobe, BurJuman is hosting the kids fashion show from today until Saturday, at 6pm and 8pm.
Kids Eat Free
When mum or dad order a main meal, kids eat for free, offer available all day, until Saturday, at The Scene, Pier 7, Dubai Marina Mall.
Dinner with Michelin Starred Chef Manjunath Mural
The Indian executive chef to score a Michelin star for an Indian restaurant in Southeast Asia will be a guest chef at Ashiana Restaurant, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel, 7pm. Dh200 per person.
Night Pool Sessions
Dip into the cool waters of the Atlantis Zero Entry Pool, the evening will include fun games, beats by DJ David De Luca and DJ Stylez, at Nasimi Beach, Atlantis, free entry, 7pm until midnight.
Kick start the weekend at Vii Club, Conrad Hotel with a mix of commercial and RnB sounds by DJs Stylez and Mr Levier. Doors open from 11pm.
Build the craziest inventions with Meccano this weekend at Mall of The Emirates, hosted by The Toy Store, 5-9pm, until Saturday
Free Heart Health Testing for Women
Health awareness campaign ‘Feel the Beat’ delivering free heart health testing to women, spreading awareness on cardiovascular disease for prevention and early detection. Today until Saturday, at City Centre Mirdif, followed by Matajer Al Mirgab on September 26 and 27, 12-10pm.
Hip Hop on Air
Concept night with DJs Nati supported by DJ Sad Cat and Yann Turner, at VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay. Doors open at 11pm.
Australian Goodness Festival
Supermarket chain Choithrams is hosting the culinary festival in all its stores in Dubai, with more than 600 Australian items available for the festival, until October 8.
THINGS TO DO IN SHARJAH
Donate Children’s Storybooks
Share the love for reading with the less privileged and give the gift of literacy when you donate your used books to charity, at City Centre Sharjah, throughout September.