It’s Sunday, and you know what that means! The Tip n’ Tag Team has rounded up the creme de la creme of Amman’s events, with everything from Christmas happenings to parties, and cooking classes. Will this be the week you remember for learning how to make maqluba or making a gingerbread house with your families?
Mosaica: The Christmas Chapter @ Al Shams Theater
December 8 @ 8:00 p.m.
Local award-winning choir, Mosaica, are celebrating Christmas in full swing. They’re performing some of your all-time favorite Christmas carols to get you into the holiday spirit. The twist? The caroling session is inspired by the iconic story, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Price: 25 JD | Class A
20 JD | Class B
Christmas Tree Lighting @ Movenpick Hotel Amman
December 9 @ 6:00 p.m.
Christmas at Movenpick is going to be lit this Monday. Literally. They’ll be lighting their Christmas tree for the season, with carols performed by Reem & The Reindeer. You can relax with a glass of mulled wine while your kids munch away at cookies and take part in Christmas activities.
*50% of the revenue from cookies, chocolates, and coffee sold goes to King Hussein Cancer Center
Gingerbread House Making @ Wild Jordan
December 14 @ 11:00 a.m.
Looking for a fun Christmas activity for the entire family? Wild Jordan are making gingerbread houses this Saturday. Your kids will be decorating the houses with the center’s pastry chef, as well as making strawberry hats, and Christmas tree pompoms.
Price: 10 JD
Christmas Party @ Institut Francais de Jordanie
December 14 @ 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Christmas with a French flair at the Institut Francais this Saturday. Children can take part in a Christmas decorations workshop, and enjoy a storytelling session by Shalabieh Al Hakawatieh.
Price: 5 JD | For the first kid
3 JD | For second kid
Free | For accompanying parents
Maz Jobrani Live @ Cultural Palace
December 10 @ 8:00 p.m.
Acclaimed comedian Maz Jobrani is on his way back to Amman for another performance this Tuesday. Maz had his own Netflix special, and got the chance to perform in front of the King of Jordan back in 2007. If you want to see what all the fuss is about, make it snappy, because tickets sold out like hot cakes last time.
Price: 60 JD | Class A
45 JD | Class B
25 JD | Class C
Unders @ CLSTR
December 12 @ 9:30 p.m.
Once upon a time, not so long ago, Dutch DJ Unders performed in front of the roaring crowds of CLSTR. This Thursday marks his return, after having hit the Billboards. Supporting him will be local DJ Etchar, who’s warming you up for the night.
Price: 15 JD
Raw Materials Vol. I @ Bisharat Golf Club
December 13 @ 7:00 p.m.
Music will keep you warm this Friday with Raw Materials’ first event in Amman. They’ll be bringing Palestinian DJ ODDZ together with Jordanian talents such as Hematite, Masri, and Zai’. Not the biggest techno fan? B-Side and Champagne Arabi will be performing their mixes of funk and disco in the room next door.
Price: 10 JD
Maqluba Cooking Class @ Deewan Institute
December 14 @ 4:00 p.m.
Have you been introduced to the wonders of Maqluba yet? This traditional dish will have you head over heels the moment you flip the pot to reveal its delicious contents. Not only will you learn how to cook maqluba, but you will also be served Christmas cookies and tea after the deed is done.
Price: 10 JD | If paid in advance
15 JD | If paid on the same day
Beginners Evening Yoga Flow @ The Tree House JO
December 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
Unleash your inner-zen and keep the Monday blues at bay with a beginners yoga class at The Tree House. Here, you’ll learn to connect your mind, body, and spirit through yoga, followed by a guided meditation session.
Price: 8 JD | You can rent a yoga mat for an extra 1 JD
Abdoun Neighborhood Run & Brunch @ Running Amman
December 13 @ 7:45 a.m.
Run to the hills and keep warm this weekend with a neighborhood jog in Abdoun. The good people of Running Amman are meeting up at Caffe Strada as early as 8:00 a.m., and having brunch after the session. Be sure to RSVP via Facebook!
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team
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