From movie nights and rib-eating contests to an artsy networking event, weekends in the UAE are a time for merry-making, lounging, and meeting interesting new people.
If you’re spending your weekdays yanking your hair out because of boredom or stress, the perfect antidote is in the list of UAE events below – memorable, glamorous, intimate.
Try these 5 UAE events that will dial the adrenaline up:
1. Watch The Birds @ Sharjah Calligraphy Museum
SAF Film Programme is conducting their very first screening this weekend with the classic Alfred Hitchcock movie, ‘The Birds’ (1963). The event is free open for everyone to attend.
When: Saturday, September 3, 2016 8:30-10:30 pm
Where: Sharjah Calligraphy Museum [Google map here]
How much: Free
2. Shop Guilt-Free @ The Big Clearance Sale
Make your way to World Trade Centre this weekend and spoil yourself with different brands at throwaway prices. With almost 80% off on everything, get your hands on everything you want without thinking twice.
When: All weekend
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, Zabeel Hall 1,2 & 3 [Google map here]
3. Become The Master of Ribs @ Tony Roma’s
What better way to spend the weekend than to stuff your face with juicy ribs?
Find your friends and make your way to Tony Roma’s this weekend for the ultimate rib-eating contest. Even if you don’t feel like participating, watch and place your bets.
If you think you have it in you, fill out the form to enter the competition.
When: September 3, 2016
Where: Tony Roma, Arabian Center [Google map here]
How much: Free for those participating
4. Pop Your Hips @ R Trader’s Rogue Sessions
Join R Trader for their post-Friday brunch event with a free flow of drinks, munchies and DJs Ron E Jaxx and 3rd Gen Kid turning the dance floor to lava.
When: 4pm-8pm, Friday, September 3 2016
Where: R Trader [Google map here]
How much: AED 200 for ladies, AED 300 for men
For information and reservations call 043435518
5. Mingle With Local Talent @ Art Fusion Night
Along with discovering local talent and discussing poetry with other artists, the Art Fusion Night is a networking social platform wherein you too can showcase your work.
Grab a few paintings/demos/pocket books and get some peer attention – Every Michelangelo needs a Raphael.
When: Friday, September 2, 2016
Where: Story Rooftop, Holiday Inn Express [Google map here]
How much: AED 150 [Inclusive of two house beverages and a food platter]
Did you go to any of these UAE events this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.