5 things to do today: Check out Big Boys Toys expo and make plans to attend Sole DXB

Our daily round-up of things to do. Attend Big Boys Toys; plan to attend Sole DXB; enjoy a chamber music concert at Thursday Night Classics; book a spot for Dubomedy’s Murder Mystery Comedy Night at Papagallo; and take the kids to the Superheroes Festival.

Visitors try a driving simulator at the 2014 Big Boys Toys show. Pawan Singh / The National
Powered by automated translation

Check out Big Boys Toys, the lifestyle show that presents a world of ultimate luxury, high-end gadgets, major product launches and more from a variety of industries, including marine, off-road, aviation, wellness, fashion and adventure. Noon to 10pm, from Dh50, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, 056 414 8118, www.bigboystoysuae.com

Plan to attend Sole DXB. The event includes films, talks, celebrity appearances, sports, art installations and the latest in fashion and design, geared to alternative-culture enthusiasts. Visit the Ray-Ban #Campaign4Change funhouse, where you can share what's on your mind by writing it out on a T-shirt. Friday, November 20, and Saturday, November 21, noon to 10pm, free entry with preregistration or Dh100 at the door, Dubai Design District, register at www.soledxb.com

Enjoy Thursday Night Classics, a concert of folk music performed by the tutors of the Centre for Musical Arts. The concert features piano, violin and guitar and an ensemble medley. Thursday, November 19, 7.30pm, Dh50 for adults; Dh30 for students under 18, Performance Centre, Building 7, Centre for Musical Arts, Gold and Diamond Park, Dubai, www.cmadubai.com

Book your spot for Dubomedy's Murder Mystery Comedy Night at Papagallo. The show will feature audience participation, laughter, magic and a three-course Italian meal. Tuesday, November 24, 8.30pm, from Dh250, Le Méridien, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 02 644 6666, www.dubomedy.com

Take the kids to the Superheroes Festival, where they can meet their favourite comic-book characters, take part in workshops, watch movies at Cinema Town, compete in cosplay events and quizzes, and enjoy arts, crafts and indoor and outdoor play, plus watch the fireworks. From 5pm to 11pm, free, Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah, www.facebook.com/AlMajazWF