5 things to do today: Explore Jones the Grocer’s Christmas menu or attend BurJuman’s White Winterland

Our daily round-up of things to do including tucking into Jones the Grocer’s special Christmas menu, create joyful memories at BurJuman’s White Winterland, attending the monthly talk at the Crit Club #3, celebrating the holiday season with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s WinterFest, and learning embroidery techniques at the Needle Embroidery Workshop.

BurJuman Snow Fun Zone. Courtesy BurJuman Centre
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Tuck into Jones the Grocer's special Christmas menu including apricot-stuffed turkey sandwich, prawn and fennel bisque, and chocolate and cherry roulade (pictured). Plus, the restaurant is offering diners the option of complimentary fresh black-truffle shavings on any dish, such as the mac and four cheese and chargrilled harissa chicken. Locations across Abu Dhabi and Dubai, www.jonesthegrocer.com

Create joyful memories of a fun-filled festive season at BurJuman's White Winterland. Recreating a snowy experience, the mall has plenty of seasonal treats and surprises for shoppers. 10am to 10pm, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road, Bur Dubai, www.burjuman.com, 04 352 0222

Attend the monthly talk at the Crit Club #3, featuring the team behind Rock Camp for Girls, a not-for-profit organisation that builds self-esteem through music creation, workshops and camps for girls ages 8 to 18. Also enjoy a performance by the camp members. 7 to 8.30pm, The Magazine Shop, DIFC Gate Village 8, Podium Level, Dubai, www.themagazineshop.me

Celebrate the holiday season in style with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi's WinterFest, featuring a traditional winter village, acrobatic snow-globe dancers, an ice-skating rink and a snow-play area for children with a live puppet show. Santa may also drop in to say hello. 11am to 8pm, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com

Learn three embroidery techniques – satin stitch, fly stitch and chain stitch – and design from still life or traditional Arabian motifs found on abayas, plus learn fabric painting at the Needle Embroidery Workshop. 5.30 to 7pm, Dh30, adults only, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, register at rsvp@maraya.ae, 06 556 6555