What's hot this weekend

Whats hot this weekend

From arty picnics to a wellness retreat

Fancy a little picnic?
Art lovers are in for a treat this month. In celebration of Dubai Art Month, contemporary arts museum Jameel Arts Centre has teamed up with Deliveroo to give their visitors access to over 300 restaurants. After you finish enjoying the exhibitions, you can order your favourite meal through the app, head to the pick-up point and receive your order in a wicker picnic hamper, complete with a rollout mat, condiments and a set of Jameel Arts Centre's Artist's Rooms books to read. You'll also get a complimentary Mirzan chocolate bar. What more do you need?
For her health and happiness
With March being a month that celebrates women, The Retreat Palm Dubai's Rayya Wellness is having a complimentary workshop with experts, such as Dr Rajul Matkar, Nadine Shibly and Delna Anand, among others, to promote women's health and wellbeing. The workshop, set to take place on March 16, will include inspirational weight loss journeys, health talks, guided meditation and a detox brunch menu tasting, taking place from 11am to 12.20pm. Be sure to register on their Facebook page if you're interested. For information, call 04-5247777.
The ultimate colour fiesta
ARK Middle East Event Management and PLUSH Nightlife Presents UAE's biggest 'Holi Rain Dance' celebration - the COLOR FIESTA 2019 - at the Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort in Ghantoot on March 22. Bollywood star Bhumicka Singh along with DJ Mack Vieira will keep audiences entertained along with local favourites such as DJ Hani, DJ Tushar, DJ Tripti and more. With 15 artists and 15 hours of non-stop fun, expect food and beverage stalls, shisha, organic colours, ample parking and a state-of-the-art light and sound experience. With early bird tickets at just Dh30, and kids under 12 entering for free, this one is a steal. For more information, call 054-3663222 or 056-1433222.
Get ready to laugh
Standup comedian Anshu Mor is back with a brand new hour of non-stop entertainment with his show KAN.U. The bold solo combines observational and storytelling formats to deliver a no-holds barred hour of comedy on topics like feminism and teenagers, all in a clean, super cool style. His Dubai show takes place at The Junction, Alserkal Avenue, on March 29 (at 4pm and 8pm). Early bird prices are Dh75 and standard prices are Dh120. He's also going to have a storytelling workshop the day after. For more details, call 04-3388525.
The great escape
If you're looking for a way to challenge those grey cells, how about trying an escape room? Escape Hunt's Jack the Ripper challenge may be just what you need to get out your thinking caps. Set in 1888, the theme has you monitoring a peculiar murder. You have details of the killer but no evidence - so when he leaves his house for 60 minutes, you have the opportunity to get the proof you need before he turns. Prices start at Dh120 per pax. For more info, email dubai@escapehunts.com.
Luck of the leprechauns
Saint Patrick's Day is right around the corner and Dubai smokehouse Perry & Blackwelder's is celebrating with some limited-edition green burgers, hot dogs, and indulgent freakshakes. Located in Souk Madinat, the eatery will be cranking up the celebrations from March 15-17, with these two 'green' mains, available for Dh65 each. With discounted beverages and a green freakshake, you're sure to have a blast. For more info, call 04-4323232 or email restaurants@jumeirah.com

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