Got money and time to spare this weekend? Tip n’ Tag has a few events lined up for you in this Daydreamer! If you’re looking for things to do in Amman, look no further than this list of happenings around town. Pull out your phones and start marking your calendars, Tipsters!
Tunesday @ Zorba Rooftop
August 27 @ 8:00 p.m.
Hidden in an artistic alley downtown, Zorba hosts its occasional Tunesdays. This midweek night of music sates the dancing needs of Amman’s people. Sometimes all you need is to forget about your workday by mellowing out on the rooftops of old Amman. Forget about being a “responsible adult”, self care matters.
DJ Ünsal Köksal Live @ The Nub Garden
August 29 @ 9:00 p.m.
House fans, rejoice. Turkish DJ Ünsal Köksal will be spinning music all week at The Nub as of Thursday. The Nub has recently relocated to the Q-Yard round back for the summer, so now you can enjoy your drink and the great music with the summer breeze.
Rawan & the Band @ Maestro
August 30 @ 9:30 p.m.
Friday is meant to be a day of rest. Especially for the employed Tipsters. Only a few things come close to closing your week with a glass of wine and a multi-genre performance. Rawan & the Band will be headlining at Maestro this weekend, so take a friend and enjoy the happy hour before the performance.
Price: 7 JD
Fork & Cork @ V Lounge
August 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
Do you live for wine pairings? Do you fancy yourself a connoisseur? Should wine lingo not be your forte, nothing should deter you from experiencing the wonders of vino, paired with a juicy steak and live background music. V Lounge are hosting a fork & cork event, where Chateau du Pin will be succulently paired with delicious meats.
Price: 35 JD ++
BBQ, Arak & Oud @ The Winemaker
August 29 @ 9:00 p.m.
This weekend, The Winemaker are pairing Arak and Arabic BBQ goodness at Le Container. For those of you who like to indulge in the liquorish flavored drink, Thursday is your night. The combination of traditional Oud music, mezzeh and arak await you in a night directly ripped out of a historical Levantine cook-book.
Price: A la carte
Friday Sunset Food Market @ Grand Hyatt Amman
August 30 @ 6:00 p.m.
Amman has an abundance of views to catch the sunset from, but you’ll want to be where the food is at – Grand Hyatt this Friday. Their Friday Sunset Food Market is a highlight for all foodies out there. Sustenance? Check. Sunsets? Check. Funk music to lift your mood? All there.
Price: 25 JD ++
Self-Defense Workshop for Women @ Jadal For Knowledge And Culture
August 31 @ 2:00 p.m.
Jadal is hosting yet another self-defense class for women this Saturday. You’ll be taught the basics of the Mastro Defense System and Wing Chun to help empower you both physically and mentally. Be sure to send them a text or to give them a call to let them know you’re interested!
Price: 15 JD
*For Reservations: +962799195993
Mindfulness Meditation @ Thea Soul-Chology
August 26 @ 8:00 p.m.
Mindfulness is a powerful meditation technique that helps to ground yourself. Focusing on the now and present allows you to be more focused, while alleviating anxiety and depression. Thea Soul-Chology are hosting a guided mindfulness meditation session this Monday, perfect for a little workday pick-me-up.
Price: 7 JD
Arab Film Festival Amman @ Royal Film Commission
August 25 @ 8:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in Arab culture through art and keep an eye out for screenings of fresh Arab films at the Royal Film Commission this week. The RFC is screening a collection of films from the Arab world in their open-air theater. Grab a drink at their in-house Montage Cafe and catch the sunset before the screening!
Price: Free (Excluding your trip to Montage)
Shams Table Discussion: Bullying @ Shams Community
August 26 @ 6:30 p.m.
The theme for this week’s discussion is bullying, something most people have experienced at a point in their lives. Share your thoughts on the topic with dozens of people of different backgrounds, and enjoy a light meal with them. Be sure to follow the registration process on the event page to let them know you’re coming.