6 fun things to do this weekend in UAE: Brunch, yoga and some jazz
Published on January 14, 2021 at 11.38
Looking for ways to make your weekend more fun?
Meydan views As horseracing is back underway, watch the action and enjoy yourself at Meydan’s Millennium Lounge every Thursday night from 6pm to 11pm. Take in spectacular views over the racecourse as you savour a selection of culinary favourites from cold mezzes to pizza and take advantage of the best seats in the house. It’s Dh150 per person.
All that jazz
Carrie Gibson is a rare and delightful find of pure musical talent with a deep, expressive and dexterous voice which manages to mesmerise and engage. Hailing from Canada, the singer fronted a MTV ‘Live & Loaded’ concert special, has backed up Latin singing sensation Ricky Martin and has performed with Tina Arena. You can catch Carrie at Q’s Bar and Lounge, Palazzo Versace Dubai, every Thursday and Friday from 7pm to 1am.
Beach yoga Get stretching because Nikki Beach Resort & Spa are running a series of outdoors yoga classes with instructor Dionne every Saturday this January. At 10.15am get into Lengthening, or learning to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves, align the vertebrae and lengthen the spine. It’s Dh100 per session. Reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 04 376 6150.
Ocho the Octopus is making a special appearance at Dubai Festival City Mall from from today until Saturday with daily shows at 6.10pm, 7.10pm, 8.10pm and 9.10pm. The huge four-metre tall and seven-metre wide inflatable octopus will roam the mall and entertain you with its eight fully articulated legs and digital LED lighting. We’re squids in!
Swing into the weekend with a buzzy 68th floor brunch at Weslodge Saloons brand-new bottomless extravaganza blending live entertainment and award-winning dishes Canada-style. Every Friday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm, the restaurant offers guilty pleasures from North America with an exciting roster of live guest performers. Starting with the city’s Montreal born Lady J delivering a side order of soul. Expect an award-winning performance of contemporary blues with reimagined chart hit RnB tunes, jazz classics, and funky soul from the two-piece band. Prices from Dh295.
Homegrown Indian concept Mohalla provides a lovely way to start your weekend with an authentic and nourishing Indian breakfast, served from 9am to midday every Friday and Saturday in the stylish Dubai Design District. Try street food favourites like egg paratha, keema matar pav and masala dosa surrounded by the trendiest crew in town.