Things To Do This Weekend

Things To Do This Weekend

If you’re in need of a pick-me-up this weekend, we’ve got quite the selection for you. Whether you feel zen after a morning run, a night of dancing or just a moment of human contact, this weekend has everything you need to get those endorphins flowing. Here are our top picks for the happiest events this weekend!

When: September 20
Never Mind The Opera at Dubai Opera

Iconic rock figure Glen Matlock, drummer Slim Jim Phantom and guitar ace Chris Speeding will come together on stage to perform for one unmissable night of music. Joining them on the stage will be guitarist and vocalist Hugh Cornwell. Entry price Dhs 150. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 20 September
Sarah Geronimo Live in Concert

Celebrating her 15th year as a triple threat; singer, dancer and actress, Sarah Geronimo is bringing her world tour to Dubai. The “This 15 Me,” tour has included events in Japan, the Philippines and the United States. For one night only, Geronimo will be singing her greatest hits from the past 15 years. Entry prices start at Dhs 150. dubai.platinumlist.net

When: 20-22 September
The Shadow Box

Following the incredibly moving stories of three terminally-ill patients, the Tony Award winning play, ‘The Shadow Box’ is a must-see. The play depicts a compelling story about life with illness and shows how it can affect the sufferers as well as the people around them. Tickets are Dhs 70 each. dubai.platinumlist.net

When: 20 September
The Laughter Factory at Grand Millennium Barsha Heights

Bidding a fond farewell to The Summer of Laughter 2018, is not easy. However, in true Laughter Factory style, it’s going to be absolutely hilarious. Critically acclaimed writer and comedian Laura Lexx’s quick wit combined with Tom Wrigglesworth’s charisma is guaranteed to be a night of unforgettable comedy. www.thelaughterfactory.com

When: 21 September
Dubai Desert Road Run

If you’ve got some pep in your step and enjoy a run, this event is perfect for you. Brave the heat with the Dubai Desert Road Run, which, features three distances; 10km, 5km and 3km. The run takes place at The Sevens Stadium, with admission from 6.15am. Prices start at Dhs 105. www.dubairunning.com

When: 20-28 September
Oktoberfest at Barasti

Why wait until October to celebrate Oktoberfest? The fun starts this weekend at Barasti! From Bratwurst to Schnitzel to Sauerkraut, the beach bar will be serving up traditional goodies that you can seriously sink your Zähne into. 

When: 22 September
World Eye Contact Experiment 2018: Dubai

The idea behind this moving concept, as described by the organisation, is: "Where has the human connection gone? How often do we look someone straight in the eyes for one minute or more? What happens when we try?” The World Eye Contact Experiment 2018 is embracing the human connection by hosting an eye-contact session in order to bring back the subtle practise of engaging with others. This amazing movement has travelled the world with hundreds of thousands of participants. www.eyecontactexperiment.org

 

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