5 things to do today: Enjoy a Queen tribute band at Hard Rock Cafe Dubai or go out for new antipasti buffet at La Mamma

Our daily round-up of things to do. Enjoy The Great Chinese State Circus’s blend of music at Dubai World Trade Centre; Visit the Hard Rock Cafe Dubai for Freddie For a Day 2015; Register to attend a ladies’ coffee morning on Saturday where you can learn about yoga, beauty, hair, make-up and jewellery; See 40 large-scale models of fish as part of the Fish Art Festival; and go out for dinner tonight and enjoy the new antipasti buffet at La Mamma at Sheraton Abu Dhabi.

The Queen tribute band The Bohemians will perform at Hard Rock Cafe Dubai to celebrate the birthday of Freddie Mercury as part of Freddie For a Day 2015. Courtesy Hard Rock Cafe Dubai
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Enjoy The Great Chinese State Circus's blend of music, poetry and ballet in Swan Lake, the classical story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. At 6.30pm and 10pm, from Dh195, Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

Plan to visit the Hard Rock Cafe Dubai on Saturday and celebrate the birthday of Queen singer Freddie Mercury as part of Freddie For a Day 2015, which is celebrated at Hard Rock Cafes around the world. Expect classic videos, stick-on moustaches, a photo booth and plenty of Queen hits from The Bohemians, a tribute band from the UK. Hits include Killer Queen, We Are the Champions and Bohemian Rhapsody. Festivities throughout the day; concert from 8.30pm, Hard Rock Cafe Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai, 04 232 8900, www.hardrock.com/cafes/dubai

Register to attend a ladies' coffee morning on Saturday where you can learn about yoga, beauty, hair, make-up and jewellery from local experts and craftspeople while you enjoy breakfast and a bazaar. There will also be a raffle draw and gifts. Saturday, 10am to 2pm, free, Grand Ballroom, level 1, Millennium Corniche Hotel, Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi, 02 614 6000, www.facebook.com/Millennium.Hotel.AbuDhabi

See 40 large-scale models of fish as part of the Fish Art Festival at Mega Mall. Educational activities, on the theme Sea of Fantasy, are available, including painting workshops, colouring models and photography. From 7pm to 10pm, Sharjah, 06 574 2574, www.megamall.ae

Go out for dinner tonight and enjoy the new antipasti buffet at La Mamma. Guests can choose from cured meats, olives, artichokes, peppers, fresh salads, cold pastas, various cheeses and seafood. Daily, 7.30pm to 11.30pm, starting from Dh75, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, 02 677 3333, www.lamammaabudhabi.com

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