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What’s On in October

What’s On | October, 2011 | Dubai, UAE|

There’s never a dull moment in Dubai. One of the best things about living in our fair Emirate is that throughout the year, on any given day, there is always something new or exciting to see and do. Whether it is the official opening of yet another world’s largest for Dubai, an annual festival, a street parade or a market fair there is bound to be something that tickles your fancy.

Here are just some of the things happening in and around Dubai this month…

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Barry Wilson Latest Work
Dates: 14 September – 16 October
Timings: 11am – 9pm
Location: Aspen-Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

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Dubai Little League Registration
Dates: 15 September – 10 October
Location: register online here

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Boogie Babies

Dates: 18 September – 11 December
Location: Boogie Babies. Safa Store

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Indelible Marks
Dates: 19 September preview. Exhibition 20  September – 20 October
Timings: 7:30pm preview. Open 10am – 7pm, Sat – Thurs
Location: Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde
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BeyBlade Challenge
Dates: 29 September – 1 October (qualifying rounds) & 1 October (finals)
Timings: click on flier for details
Location: Hamleys, The Dubai Mall
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Design a T-Shirt Competition
Dates: throughout October
Location: entry forms can also be collected from SPLASH stores
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New to Dubai
Dates: 1 October
Timings: 10am – 6pm
Location: Conference Centre, Knowledge Village
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The Majlis Market
Dates: 1 October
Timings: 10am – 4pm
Location: The Majlis Gallery, Al Musalla Roundabout, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai
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Discovering Al Quoz info session
Dates: 1 October
Timings: 7pm
Location: thejamjar
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The Fair
Dates: 1, 2 & 3 October
Location: The Dubai Ladies Club
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Social Par 3 League
Dates: starts 2 October (runs for 8 weeks)
Timings: 8pm
Location: Emirates Golf Course
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Interior Design & Decoration Course
Dates: 2 – 27 October
Timings: weekdays & weekends
Location: Lotus Educational Institute

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Graphic & Advertising Course
Dates: 2 October – 24 November
Location: Lotus Educational Institute
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Mirdif Mums Group
Dates: Monday mornings starting 3 October
Timings: 8:30 – 10:30am
Location: Al Areesh Club, Al Badia, Dubai Festival City
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The World At Her Feet
Dates: 5 October
Timings: 6pm onwards
Location: Vantage – Pullman Hotel Dubai

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Cinnabon Factory Kids Edition
Dates: 5 – 8 October
Timings: 5 – 8pm
Location: Dubai Marina Mall
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Benefits of BHRT & Eternity Diet Talk

Dates: 6 October
Timings: 11am
Location: Al Mahara Hall, Dubai Ladies Club

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The Desert Monologues
Dates: 6 & 8 October
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of The Emirates
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Jazzing the Gulf Concert
Dates: 7 October
Timings: 8pm
Location: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC
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Bjorn Again
Dates: 7 October
Location: Abu Dhabi Hall, ADNEC
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ArtE Arte & Craft Soukh
Dates: 7 October
Timings: 12 – 9pm
Location: Festival Centre, Dubai Festival City
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FINA Swimming World Cup
Dates: 7 – 8 October
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Visit The Cellar This Weekend & Win
Dates: 7 – 8 October
Timings: 10:30am – 9pm
Location: Al Hamra Cellar
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The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter

Dates: 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15
Timings: 7pm (doors open) for 7:30pm start
Location: thejamjar, Al Quoz

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Bloomie’s Talent Contest Auditions
Dates: 8 October
Location: Bloomingdale’s – Dubai, The Dubai Mall
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Paws Pet Planet’s 1st Birthday Party
Dates: 8 October
Timings: 10am – 4pm
Location: Paws Pet Planet
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MENAtalk 05
Dates: 11 October
Timings: 7 – 9pm
Location: thejamjar
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Bling Up Your Havaianas
Dates: 11 October
Timings: 6:30pm
Location: First Floor, Bloomingdale’s Dubai
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Marketing Workshop for Creative Artists
Dates: 12 October
Timings: 9am – 1pm
Location: Corp Exec Hotel, Al Barsha
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Power to Move – Action for Arthritis
Dates: 12 October
Timings: 9:30am
Location: Park Regis Hotel Dubai
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Its a Ceilidh
Dates: 13 October
Timings: 8pm
Location: Baker Finch Room. Arabian Ranches Golf Club
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Cakes for a cause
Dates: 13 October
Timings: 4 – 9pm
Location: BurJuman
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Harper’s Bazaar Arabia
Dates: 13 October
Timings: 9:30pm
Location: Galleria Catwalk, The Mall of the Emirates
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More Secretaries Breakfast
Dates: 13 October
Timings: 8 – 9am
Location: More Cafe, DIFC
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ArtE Arte & Craft Soukh
Dates: 14 October
Timings: 12 – 7pm
Location: Times Square Center, Dubai
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Kitten Ball 2011

Dates: 14 October
Timings: 7pm till late
Location: Dusit Thani Hotel. Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
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Creative Painting (Cubism) Workshop
Dates: 14 October
Location: Lotus Educational Institute
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Meet Your Neighbor
Dates: 14 October
Timings: 4 – 8pm
Location: Al Jaz, The Greens & The Views
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Intro to Digital Photography Workshop
Dates: 4 weeks starting 14 or 18 October
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates
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Totally Fabulous Pink Bake-off & BBQ
Dates: 15 October
Timings: 1 – 5pm
Location: Park Hyatt Dubai
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Inspire Children’s Nursery Open Day
Dates: 15 October
Timings: 10am – 1pm
Location: Umm Suqeim, Dubai
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Born to Shine Semi-Finals
Dates: 15 October
Timings: 11am
Location: Bloomingdale’s, Dubai Mall

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Discovery Walk 02
Dates: 15 October
Timings: 8am
Location: thejamjar
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Classic Pub Debate with David Mcwilliams

Dates: 16 October
Timings: 7pm
Location: McGettigan’s Irish Pub – Beer Garden

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Illumination

Dates: 16 October Inauguration (runs until 22 October)
Timings: 7 – 10pm Inauguration (10am – 8pm other run dates)
Location: Grand Lobby, Arabian Ranches Golf Club
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Mamavents & Spagenie.ae Coffee Morning
Dates: 17 October
Timings: 11:30am – 2pm
Location: Awazen Spa
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Art and Antiques of the Islamic World
Dates: 17 October Auction
Timings: 7pm
Location: Ayyam Art Center, 3rd Interchange, Al Quoz 1, Street 8, Dubai
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Emirates Airline Invitational
Dates: 19 October
Timings: 8am Tee Times / Shotgun Start – TBC
Location: The Els Club Dubai
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Paddle for the Battle
Dates: 20 October
Timings: 9am – 12pm
Location: Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Dubai
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The Boutique Fair
Dates: 20 October & 24 November
Timings: 7:45am – 2:30pm
Location: Repton Senior School Reception Lobby
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Meet Your Neighbor
Dates: 21 October
Timings: 4 – 7pm
Location: Al Central Motor Court, Downtown Burj
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Breast Cancer Arabia World Record Attempt
Dates: 21 October
Location: Meydan Race Course Dubai
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DARC Garage Sale
Dates: 21 October
Timings: 4 to 7pm
Location: Al Barsha 3, Street 14A, Villa 40
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Lil Picassos
Dates: 22 October
Timings: 2:45 – 4:30pm
Location: St. Mary’s Church, Main Hall
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Financial Literacy Course for Teenagers
Dates: starts 22 October
Timings: 9:30 – 11am (Saturdays)
Location: dar el-ilm, Dubai World Trade Centre
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Speak Dating
(Language Exchange)

Dates: next event 23 October
Timings: 7 – 9pm
Location: Bert’s Cafe, The Greens

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Halloween Night Celebrations
Dates: 27 October
Timings: 6:30 – 10pm
Location: Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
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FootVolley World Cup 2011
Dates: 27 – 29 October
Location: JBR Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence

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Back to Basics Nutrition Seminar
Dates: 27 October
Timings: 10 – 11:30am
Location: Organic Foods and Cafe
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Breast Cancer Awareness Program
Dates: 27 October
Timings: 3 – 5pm
Locations: Etisalat Academy Sports and Leisure Club
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Paul Brady Live at McGettigan’s
Dates: 28 October
Location: McGettigan’s Irish Pub, Bonnington. Jumeirah Lakes Towers
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Hellish Halloween
Dates: 28 October
Timings: 9pm – 3am
Location: Cheers Bar, The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland

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Spookfest
Dates: 28 October
Location: Fun City (various Dubai outlets)
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Pink Walkathon ’11
Dates: 28 October
Timings: 8am
Location: BurJuman
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Annual Picnic
Dates: 28
Timings: 9am onwards
Location: Zabeel Park
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Cafe Ceramique Halloween Party
Dates: 28 October
Timings: 5 to 7pm
Location: Dubai Festival City
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Dragon Boat Festival
Dates: 28 & 29 October
Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
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Halloween Speektacular
Dates: 29 October
Timings: 10am – 12pm, 1 – 3pm or 4 – 6pm
Location: Peekaboo! Mall of The Emirates & Ibn Battuta Mall
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Pink Polo
Dates: 29 October
Timings: Gates open 2pm, Polo Exhibition Game 5pm
Location: Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club
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UK Boarding School Information Day
Dates: 29 October
Timings: 2 – 7pm
Location: Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

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Halloween at Mazina
Dates: 29 October
Timings: 12:30 to 3:30pm
Location: The Address Dubai Marina
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Blossom Nursery Halloween Festival
Dates: 31 October
Timings: 3 – 5pm
Location: Blossom Village, #43, Street 21C, Umm Suqeim 1

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Halloween Party
Dates: 31 October
Timings: 4 – 7pm
Location: Mini Monsters. Exit 42 Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Quoz 1

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St. Andrew’s Ball

Dates: 3 November
Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
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Abu Dhabi Chequered Flag Ball
Dates: 11 November
Location: St Regis, Saadiyat Island. Abu Dhabi
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The Sound of Music Live in Dubai
Dates: 12 – 18 November
Timings: Nightly at 7:30pm (Matinee performance 16th at 3pm & 18th at 2:30pm)
Location: The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah
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Dubai 200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Dates: 20 November – 10 December
Location: Balance Wellness 360, Oasis Centre
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Cycle the 7 Emirates Challenge
Dates: 28 November – 2 December
Location: all seven Emirates
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The Big Rugby Ball 2011
Dates: 29 November
Timings: 7:30pm til late
Location: Dubai World Trade Centre
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CNCF Gala Dinner
Dates: 1 December
Timings: 7:30pm – 3am
Location: Grand Hyatt, Dubai
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Dubai Rugby Sevens
Dates: 1 – 3 December
Timings: gates open 7:30am and close at midnight (last match ends 9pm)
Locations: The Sevens Stadium
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If you would like to add your event to the listing, please email the details to events@expatechodubai.com

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