B-Change gives you a list of exciting events in Dubai this weekend, both indoors and outdoors, so you can decide how intimate/adventurous/indulgent you want to be.
1. Aussiefest at Barasti
Barasti’s famous Australia Day family festivities will be returning this year, with a host of activities for all ages set to take place on Saturday 23rd January.They will be offering an Aussie-style BBQ, live entertainment with a band and DJ, as well as a bunch of activities to keep the kids busy including bouncy castle, face painting, egg and spoon race and arts & crafts!
When: 11am – till late, Saturday, Jan 23, 2016
Where: Barasti Beach, Dubai Marina
How much: Free Entry, all day!
2. Piknik Electronik Dubai
After an incredibly successful first season with over 6,000 attendees, this season will feature more Piknic’s taking place every other Saturday until 2nd April 2016. This week’s guests are FRANKEY & SANDRINO, MOULLINEX, JC PINTO, SAM FARSIO and HOOLZ.
When: Saturday, Jan 23, 2016
Where: The Address Montgomerie, Dubai
How much: www.platinumlist.net
3. Art in Secret
Anonymous art exhibition displaying internationally established artists’ work alongside artwork from students from Mawaheb from Beautiful People, an art studio for adults with special needs whereby the artists’ names are hidden to highlight the value of each piece of artwork and demonstrate the equal value of each artist’s life and skills.
When: 18th January 6pm-10pm & 19th to 21st January – 10am to 7pm
Where: Showcase Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Duba
How much: Free Entry, all day!
4. Courtyard Playhouse’s Open Day
Don’t miss your opportunity to try some improv’!
When: Saturday, jaN 23 10am-2pm
10am-11am: Moms and Kids – Centre Stage Kids Speech and Drama Class
11am-11:30am: Adult’s Improv’ Workshop 1
11:30am-12:30pm: Mini Maestro
12:30-1pm: Adult’s Improv’ Workshop 2
1pm-2pm: Mini Maestro
Where: Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, Dubai
How much: Free
5. Have a PAUL Picnic
With the outdoor season in full swing, one of the UAE’s favourite French eateries, PAUL Bakery and Restaurants (PAUL), has launched a range of delicious picnic bag offerings. With breakfast and lunch options available starting from AED 109, the picnic bags give PAUL lovers the chance to enjoy the restaurant’s wholesome French goodness in an alfresco setting over the cooler months.
Where: PAUL picnic bags can be purchased from all PAUL restaurants across the UAE, including locations within Mall Of The Emirates, Dubai Mall, Mirdif City Centre, with newly opened locations in City Centre Me’aisem, Dubai Festival City and Abu Dhabi Mall.
How much: Available for purchase from all PAUL restaurants across the UAE, the breakfast bags include picnic offerings for two people (AED 109) and four people (AED 179). To be enjoyed set upon PAUL’s complimentary picnic cloth, the bags are inclusive of a selection of viennoiseries, fruit salads, juices, a plain flute, jam and butter, with an additional extra of 12 pieces of financier included in the bag for four. Offering up a delectable selection of lunchtime offerings for two people (AED 159) and four people (AED 259), the lunch picnic bag includes a choice of salads and sandwiches, juices, a selection of éclairs and tarts, along with a complimentary picnic cloth.