Shaikh Zayed Heritage Festival

The festival illustraes the UAE’s progress and legacy of its forefathers’ inspiring achievements. Activities include Memories of a Nation exhibition, traditional customs exhibition, interactive craftsman workshops, Emirati folk arts and an international village market, at Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi. Today, take part in the union march, bringing together people of various tribes across the Emirates, at 3pm. Milking camels display at 2pm. Until January 1, 2017. More at szhf.ae.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

emARTi 45 – Spirit of the Union Art Exhibition, bringing together 45 Emirati artists from all the seven Emirates and is aimed to promote Emirati tradition, heritage and spirit, at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi from 10am till late, until December 11.

Exhibition by Architectural Digest Middle East and photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte, taking them on a journey through the capital and a brief history of the Arab world, at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, until Tuesday.

Flamboyant Impressions, German photographer Andreas Denstorf presents a photo exhibition of his new works. He is known for using a blend of materials, colours, dimensions and forms to create something visually different. At Emirates Palace. Until March 4, 2017.

Things to do in Dubai

Pilates classes at The Collective, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, 7.30am. Dh90 for a class, Dh800 for ten classes. Yoga on Tuesdays at 7.30am. Call 055-2556457.

Art Festival 2016 at Dubai Outlet Mall, bringing various artists from different backgrounds together in celebration of art, until December 10.

Quiz Night with quiz master Shane, at Dusty’s, DIFC, 7-9pm. Happy hour all night. Call 04-3545435.

Dubai Garden Glow themed on the Lost World, taking visitors to the dinosaur era, also featuring live performances by artists, musicians and acrobats showcasing the UAE culture. At Zabeel Park, open daily from 4-11pm. Dh60 per person, free for children below three years. More at dubaigardenglow.com.

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style, the exhibit presents the design and style of James Bond over the course of five decades, at Burj Khalifa Annex. Tickets from Dh95 for children and Dh125 for adults, at burjkhalifa.ae/en/jamesbond.

NY NY Sundays featuring modern deep house music with old school vocals with DJs Roberto Mermand and Marshall, at Provocateur Dubai, Four Seasons Hotel. Doors open at 10.30pm. Call 055-2118222.

The List, combining fine dining and shows, music by Shef Codes, Tim Kay and Mr Levier, at Billionaire Mansion, Taj Hotel Dubai. Doors open at 11pm. Call 050-2261662.

Just Sunday midnight brunch dinner show featuring Nick Tohme, at Cavalli Club, The Fairmont Hotel. Dh250. Call 050-9910400.

Mahiki Madness with DJ Adam Graca and Skinny Loop, Dh200 unlimited beverages between 9pm-1am, at Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Call 055-2160181.

Gingerbread House workshop for children, includes softplay area, face-painting, souvenir photo, pop corn and kids meal, at Funky Monkeys. Call 04-3884114.

Okku L.O.V.E., Family & Friends on tour featuring Ten Ibiza resident DJ Oriol Calvo, signature O style cuisine, at Okku, The H Hotel. Call 04-5018777.

Global Village Dubai themed A New World Everyday. Open from 4pm-midnight Saturday to Wednesday and 4pm-1am on Thursday and Friday, as well as on public holidays, while Mondays are dedicated to families and ladies only. Entry Dh15. More at globalvillage.ae.