x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Book a table for a truffle spectacular, register for Spookfest at Fun City, sign up for a wellness and yoga retreat and enjoy a cultural shopping event.

Anna Netrebko sings Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, one of the works to be broadcast internationally. Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera via Bloomberg
Anna Netrebko sings Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, one of the works to be broadcast internationally. Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera via Bloomberg

Enjoy a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin as The Met Opera in HD kicks off its eighth season tonight with the first of 10 on-screen productions, including Shostakovich’s The Nose and ­Puccini’s Tosca and La Bohème. Opera fans can benefit from season tickets and group rates. IMAX Theatre, Meydan, Dubai, 800 4629

Book your table now for The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal’s first chateau dinner, marking the white truffle season and featuring five courses infused with truffle, such as beef tenderloin with pan-fried foie gras and white truffle sauce. This intimate event has only 30 seats available. Additionally, the hotel’s steakhouse will offer a special a la carte menu all week. Wednesday, from Dh850, reservations at 02 818 8282 or restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com

Register the kids for Spookfest at Fun City, with Halloween-themed activities such as games, a pumpkin-carving competition, a treasure hunt and a fancy-dress competition for prizes. Register until noon on October 31 for children ages 1-12, Dh50 includes games, activities and a kids meal. Fun City outlets across the UAE. www.funcity.ae

Sign up now for a Yoga & Wellness Retreat, where you can expand your yoga practice, relax and regain peace of mind with wellness programmes on the white sandy beach. December 5-7, from Dh2,950 for single occupancy, St Regis Hotel & Resort Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, book at letsgo­yoga@yahoo.com, 050 349 2336

Enjoy the seasonal cultural shopping event that combines family entertainment, rides and restaurants. Experience shows from around the world including circus performers from China, street acts from the UK and more. From 4pm-midnight, Dh15, free for children under three, Exit 37, Emirates Road, Dubai, 04 362 4114, www.globalvillage.ae

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