Things To Do In Doha: November 12 - November 19

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We know you’re sad that the weekend is over, but don’t worry! ILQ can hook you right up with our event listings for the week! From the dhow festival to training days at Losail, art workshops to costume cosplays, we’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information visit iloveqatar.net/events 

November 12 Sunday — November 19 Sunday

Katara 7th Traditional Dhow Festival — Tuesday, Nov. 14 - Saturday, Nov. 18

Get ready for the Dhow Festival happening this week at Katara! The festival will host several cultural, sporting, traditional and environment-related tournaments, including pearl diving, free diving, rowing and best sailing dhows. Enjoy this unique festival and its activities till Saturday! 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Katara Beach, Katara Cultural Village, Doha, Qatar
Time: 9:00 am
Website: http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on
Contact: (+974) 4408 0000

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit — Tuesday, Nov. 14 

Girls just wanna have fun! The Losail International Circuit will be hosting Ladies Training Days twice a month!

The Losail track will be open only for ladies to be able to exercise in one of the largest venues in Doha with privacy, as well as enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as cycling, walking, running or rollerblading.

Bicycles and gear will be available so ladies won’t have to bring their personal cycles from home. There will be special trainers available to provide yoga lessons, a mini-bootcamp; walking, jogging and other activities. There will also be an allocated area for children. A small rental fee for bicycles will be charged: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour.

You will be asked to complete a registration form and sign a waiver. 

Distance: The Track is 5.31km long. You can do as many laps as you like during the scheduled time.

Security: There will be an abaya and bag check-in station. No men will be allowed inside the track area. CCTV will only be monitored by female staff.

*Please note only boys under 9 years of age will be allowed inside the track.*

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Visit their website for more details: http://www.lcsc.qa

Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Wednesday, Nov. 15

Come and enjoy the free cycling, running and walking facilities at Losail International Circuit every Wednesday!

Car Park Area: Inside the Circuit next to the Paddock Restaurant Parking
Registration: Inside the Circuit in the Pit Garage 2

Rules:

Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.

Runners and walkers can use the track in a clockwise direction on the outer track, between the blue line and fence. Crossing of the track is not permitted without the safety marshal's permission.

All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track. A small rental fee will be charged for bicycles: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour.

Dates for 2017:

15th November
22nd November

6th December
13th December
27th December

Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free! 
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visit their website for more details: http://www.lcsc.qa

Paint the Town Qatar - Field of Daisies — Thursday, Nov. 16

Need to unwind? This is the perfect opportunity for you! Create your own dreamlike summery escape at this fun and relaxing Paint and Sip event.

Never painted before? No worries! The original artist, Ooh, will guide you step by step!

Your ticket purchase includes delicious mocktails, full buffet, and all the supplies and instructions to complete this ethereal beauty on canvas!

Ticket purchase: Online
Price: QR 250
Venue: Mezzo at AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Mall of Qatar
Time: 7:00 pm
Reserve your seats by emailing: paint@trinityqatar.com
Website for more info: https://www.facebook.com/PaintQatar/ 

Justice League Cosplay by Qatar Star Wars Cosplayers — Thursday, Nov. 16

Do YOU love dressing up in costume? Here’s your chance to meet real cosplayers right here in Qatar! In association with Novo Cinemas, join Qatar Star Wars Cosplayers as they celebrate Justice League’s movie release on November 16 at Mall of Qatar Novo Cinemas, and on November 17 at The Pearl-Qatar Novo Cinemas.

The event is absolutely free and everyone is welcome to come in costume, see you there! 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Novo Cinemas, Mall of Qatar
Time: 7:30 pm
For more information call: (+974) 6603 2130
For more information visit: https://m.facebook.com/QatarStarWarsCosplayers/   

Extreme Desert Show: Get Schwifty — Friday, Nov. 17

Doha’s weather is getting cooler, which makes it the perfect time to hit the beach! 365Adventures is organizing a cool event this weekend! Check out the details below.

- Pick up and drop-off facility from Doha by professional off road drivers (Hardee's, Old Airport Street) Group of 6 adults gets a car to their desired location within Doha.
- Chips, soft drinks, juices and water
- Fully trained and experienced professional driver
- Dune Bashing
- Layover at Inland Sea
- Close-to-sunset extreme desert show watching where you will experience locals using their desert toys to perform stunts on the sand dunes.

Highlights:

- Passing by the fertilizer industries
- Dune bashing at Sealine
- 30 mins extreme desert show
- Sunset at the Inland Sea (Khor Al Adaid)
- Swimming at the Inland Sea (optional)

What to bring:

Sunglasses, swimwear, towels, flip-flops and sunscreen if possible!

Keep in mind it's cold so bring sweaters/shawls.

Ticket purchase: Online
Price: QR 160
Venue: Inland Sea, Sealine Beach, Doha, Qatar near KSA
Time: 2:00 pm
For more information call: (+974) 3339 3323
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1834446073262911 

MIA Park Bazaar — Friday, Nov. 17 - Saturday, Nov. 18

The popular MIA Park Bazaar is back with Doha’s winter season!

You can walk around, buy food, check out the homemade and handmade products such as jewelry, arts, crafts and clothing, as well as books and souvenirs! There are many different stalls to browse through - over 150! Make sure to head on down and check it out! 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: MIA Park, Doha, Qatar
Time: Friday: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/museumparkbazaar/

Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!