25 things to do this week

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Appreciate mechanical music: If you like old toys and expensive collectables, you’ll get a kick out of the mechanical music instruments exhibition. Vindemia Gallery is exhibiting a collection of over 35 mechanical music instruments, with some dating back to the 19th century.
Until August 22. Free event, hosted at the Saadiyat ballroom, Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel (02 443 9999).

Have high tea: In the mood for an afternoon of high tea? We suggest you head to Lobby Lounge at Etihad Towers where from Dhs165 you can enjoy delicate sandwiches, gorgeous chocolates, mini cakes and select a tea from the TWG brand.
Available from 3pm-5pm, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers (02 811 5666).

Get talking about art: Get your monthly culture hit. Don’t miss the latest lecture in the Talking Art Series at Manarat Al Saadiyat. ‘From Art Nouveau to Art Déco in Europe’ will be presented by Executive Chairman of x-Architects Ahmad Al Ali, General Curator of Musee d’Orsay Philippe Thiébaut and Deputy Curatorial Director Agence France-Museums Olivier Gabet.
From 6.45pm, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi (02 657 8000).

Eat Indian: Head down to Angar at the Yas Viceroy to sample their tasting menu – a culinary journey into the heart of India. Three courses of multiple taster dishes that will blow your mind. And it’ll only cost you Dhs160.
Angar, Yas Viceroy (02 656 0000).

By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
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