This sunburnt country is slowly waking from its deep summer haze, and so there are more than just 5 options for you folks THSWKND.
Here, have your pick from these things to do in the UAE:
1. Summer Edition – Designers POP UP Market
Discover unique and artful treasures at the Summer Edition of the Designers POP UP Market, where entrepreneurs and captives offer everything from vintage clothes and handmade home decor to rare and beautiful handcrafted accessories.
When: 9am to 4pm, Friday & Saturday, September 4 & 5, 2015
Where: CNN Building, Dubai Media City [Google Map Here]
How Much: Free admission
2. Swan Lake Acrobatic Ballet By The Great Chinese State Circus
Acrobatics, ballet and opera. The award winning Great Chinese State Circus brings the tale of Swan Lake to Dubai for 3 days. They’ve performed for Queen Elizabeth II, and if they’re good enough for her, we should all be bowing.
When: Thursday, September 3 to Saturday, September 5
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre [Google Map Here]
How Much: If you get tickets this late, hurrah! Tickets starting at Bronze AED 195.
For detailed price list and bookings, click here.
3. Melodica Belly Dance Workshop
Shake, shimmy and gracefully move [or at least learn to] with Melodica at JLT today. With an instructor, you can set the studio on fire. No a bad skill to have in your feminine arsenal.
When: 8pm, Wednesday, September 2 2015
Where: 1506, Tower AA1, Mazaya Business Avenue, JLT [Google Map Here]
How Much: Free workshop
For details or registration, call 04-3699929 or visit www.melodica.ae
4. Dubai Poetry Slam Ft. Irshaad Azeez
The Sri Lankan hip hop poet Irshaad Azeez will entertain you with his unique performance and you get to slam him! Share a story during their 3 4-minute slots or watch and laugh. This is sure to be a terrific evening, no matter what your role.
When: 7pm to 10pm, Saturday, September 5
Where: Impact Hub Dubai [Google Map Here]
How much: AED 20/- a pop for audience. Performers enter free.
Spaces are limited so come early. Registration for performers begins at 6:30pm.
5. Summer Ripe Market, DXB
Shop for toys, accessories, home decor and fashion at the Summer Ripe Market, which has moved its home to Times Square Center in Dubai. Keep an eye out for those delicious organic fruits and veggies!
When: 9am to 2pm, Saturday, September 5
Where: Times Square Center, SZR [Google Map here]
How much: Free admission