Indulge your sweet tooth, take in an artisans' exhibition, go on a guided tour of the capital's mangroves and hear an inspiring talk from a former skydiver.
Watch the Imperial Ice Stars’ production of Cinderella on Ice, with world-class skating in the intimacy of a theatre, dazzling costumes, lavish sets and stunning effects. Today and tomorrow 7pm; Friday 3pm and 7.30pm; Saturday 11am and 3.30pm, from Dh80, Adnec, Khaleej Al Arabi (30th Street), Abu Dhabi, www.boxofficeme.com
Indulge your sweet tooth or pick up tasty giveaways at The Chocolate Festival, where the region’s best brands and chocolate makers will display their finest creations. Until October 6, 10am to 10pm, Saturday to Wednesday; 10am to 11pm, Thursday; 2pm to 11pm, Friday, Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi, 02 679 5444 or 055 828 6670
Head to Present Perfect! Dubai, an artisans’ exhibition featuring crafts from around the world, including silverwork, sculptures, carvings, prints of local designs, paintings, jewellery, clothing, stationery and more. Used clothing in good condition will also be collected for a Dubai charity. From 8.30am to 6pm, Jumeirah 1 off 45a Street, behind Beach Centre Mall, Dubai, www.facebook.com/presentperfect.ae
Take a guided kayak tour of the mangroves while wearing pink in support of the fight against breast cancer. From 9am to 11am, October 4, Dh150 per adult, Dh130 per child, assembly point is Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa Marina, for information and bookings call 02 656 1152, anantara.com
Be inspired by Chris Colwell, an American skydiver who was paralysed in an accident in 2003. Now associated with Skydive Dubai, Colwell will talk about how he keeps his adventurous spirit alive and will help you do the same. From 6.30 to 8pm, free, More Cafe DIFC, RSVP at 04 370 0469