Events This Weekend

Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 9:00 AM

By Damilare Aiki

Good Morning BellaNaijarians, it’s a beautiful Thursday morning.

BN Events is back with a bang for this weekend’s listing of all the most buzzed about events and places of interests to be seen with the one’s you love.

From Lagos to Abuja, to Accra to the UK, we’ve got you covered. So sit back, get a cup of hot cocoa and see for yourself where you need to be.

Have fun and keep dreaming BIG.
See you all next week
Ciao!

Temple Muse Sale 2013

The Temple Muse Summer 2013 Sale
Luxury retailer Temple Muse will kick off its 2013 summer sales this Saturday. You can get up to 50% discount on clothing, accessories, lifestyle and home wares. If you attend on Saturday, you will get an additional 10% discount. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Temple Muse, 21 Amodu Tijani Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Moet & Chandon - Chinua Achebe

Moet & Chandon presents A Toast to an Extraordinary Life – Chinua Achebe
In recognition of his sterling contribution to the development of African literature especially the genre of prose, the late Prof. Chinua Achebe will be honoured post-humously in Lagos. The event titled “A Toast to an Extraordinary Life – Chinua Achebe” will gather different literary icons, distinguished personalities from the academia, private sector and other works of life. It promises to be an evening of readings, reminiscences, tributes, music and non-stop champagne.
Date: Thursday 18th July 2013
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Gallery at Freedom Park, Old Prison Ground, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, e-mail dennis@rb-pr.com
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Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night at LaMango
LaMango Restaurant and Bar, Lagos cordially invites you to its karaoke night. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 18th July 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: La Mango Restaurant & Bar, 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Street, Ikeja, GRA, Lagos
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Timber - An exhibition by Sophie Baker

David David presents Timber: An Exhibition by Sophie Baker
You are cordially invited to the opening of Timber: An Exhibition by Sophie Baker at the David David Gallery this evening. Sophie Baker is concerned primarily with landscape painting and trying to capture a palpable tension and edginess. It promises to be fun, with free refreshing drinks. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 18th July 2013
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Venue: The David David Gallery, 38 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LH
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Rip the Runway

Tudors presents Rip The Runway
Join the fun this Friday at Rip The Runway event at the African Bar, Lagos. Hosted by Tenberry and Ayanfe, the charity, fashion and music event will feature presentation by these labels - Old Religion, BendDown Select, Sean Dodo, Ankara Freak, Niole, Vanity, Zeus and XnOs. There will also be an art exhibition by Claire Idera and Bleek as well as performances by Burna Boy, DRB, LOS, Flowssick, OzzyB, Samad, Kidsway, JI, Haywire, Beat by Jay, 9ytro and OMG.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 2 PM
Venue: African Bar, Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 2,850 | VIP N 4, 700 | Runway N 7,600 at Afritickets.com
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The Switch - BellaNaija - July2013

The Switch: Comedy Meets Music
For the second edition of The Switch Charity event, the organizers have put together two events to support charitable organisations. On Friday 19th July 2013, The Switch: Comedy Meets Music – an event to empower artistes and comedians to showcase their talents will hold at the Aztec Arcum, Port Harcourt. Wande Coal, AY, Dammy Krane and Dan D Humourous are all expected to perform.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: Red Carpet 5:30PM | Main Show 6:30PM
Venue: Aztec Arcum, Stadium Road, Port Harcourt
Ticket Prices: Regular N 2,000 | VIP N 5,000 | Table Seats N 15,000 – N 25,000
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08074001400 or 08111344406
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House of Gold

House of Gold Movie Premiere
After premiering her third movie – House of Gold in Ghana, Ghollywood star Yvonne Nelson will premiere the star studded production this Friday at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos. The cast of the movie including Omawumi, Ice Prince, Mercy Chinwo and Francis Odega as well as Majid Michel will be present. Red carpet kicks off at 6 PM.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
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WOSA

 

Wine of South Africa Grand Tasting
WOSA, a non profit organisation that promotes the exports of South African wines in the international market, will hold a grand tasting at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. To attend, be sure to contact them.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

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Brook Night - Karaoke at the Brook

The Waterbrook Church presents Brook Night: Karaoke at the Brook
Looking for a place to unwind and relax this Friday? Then head over to the Waterbrook for some fun. Karaoke, live music, food and drinks, are some of the side attractions. To attend, RSVP by calling 08024791754.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: The Waterbrook, Lekki, Lagos
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Chibundu Onuzo

Accra Welcomes Chibundu Onuzo
Join award winning Nigerian author of “The Spider King’s Daughter” Chibundu Onuzo for a reading of her novel at the SyTris Books in Accra, Ghana. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 7 PM
Venue: SyTris Books, Mark Cofie House, Osu, Accra
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Green 36 - Events This Weekend

Green 36
Loopy Music family and friends is bringing the “party” to Lagos Mainland with an event themed Green 36. Billed to take place at Aquatic Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos, the event will feature performances by MI Abaga, Pryse, Loose Kaynon, EFA, Ruby, DJ Lambo, Ketchup, Grip Boiz, Kahli Abdu, Victoria Kimani and a few surprise appearances.
Date: Friday 19th July 2013
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Aquatic Hotels, 31/37 Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 2, 500 | VIP N 10,000 | Table N 150,000 at NaijaTicketShop.com | The Palms, Lekki, Lagos | Ozone Cinemas, Yaba, Lagos | Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos
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ANTM - Bellanaija - July2013

Africa’s Next Top Model Ghana & Nigeria Auditions
Join supermodel Oluchi Orlandi at the anticipated ANTM auditions taking place in Ghana this weekend and Nigeria on Tuesday. To attend, download the ANTM form here, then head to the audition venues.
Ghana
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 7 AM – 7 PM
Venue: The Accra Mall, Accra, Ghana

Nigeria
Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2013
Time: 7 AM – 7 PM
Venue: The Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Beauty for Ashes presents Captain of Our Salvation
This Saturday, you are cordially invited to a banquet with Jesus, the Captain of our Salvation. This session is for single mothers (widows, divorcees, separated, married women in need of encouragement as well as mature single ladies. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday July 20th 2013
Time: 9 AM
Venue: Banquet hall, Harmonia Hotels, Gimbiya street/Onitsha crescent, Area 11, Garki, Abuja
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Queen of Aso Nigeria Beauty Pageant

Queen of Aso Nigeria Beauty Pageant Enugu & Port Harcourt Auditions
Queen of Aso Nigeria Beauty Pageant is designed to promote the cultural heritage and tourism value of Nigeria to the world. The winner will win a brand new Hyundai 2012 salon car, represent Nigeria at the Miss Africa Naiades 2013, get free hair care and N 1.5 Million endorsement deal. Other contestants will get special packages. Auditions will hold in Enugu this Saturday and Port Harcourt on Monday. Admission is free for all.
Date: Enugu Saturday 20th July 2013 | Port Harcourt Monday 22nd July 2013
Venue: Enugu Villa Toscana Hotel, Enugu | Port Harcourt Pengin Hotels, Mgbuoba, Port Harcourt, River
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Watersworth Art Brokers

Watersworth Art Brokers
Encourage your child’s creativity by registering them now for Watersworth Art Brokers’ training in art. Drawing inspiration from the works in the gallery’s collection students will create hands on projects while the master artists help them in learning and creating their own works in different media and styles. Registration fee is N 10,000 while adults will pay the sum of N 20,000.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail info@watersworthart.com
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Watersworth Art Fun Flair

Watersworth presents Fit, Fun & Flair
Do you love to dance and are you looking for a fun and fab way to lose weight? Then Fit, Fun and Flair is for you. Watersworth Art Gallery in conjunction with Gbenga Yusuf of Maltina Dance All competition, presents you dance classes that will make all the difference. The offer package/fee is N 15,000.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail info@watersworthart.com
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Crystal Slipper

The Crystal Slipper
This weekend, The Thespian Family Theatre debuts its series with a popular story projected in a contemporary Nigerian setting with an intriguing twist. In The Crystal Slipper, though Adesewa has lost her mother, the only world she knows is one of beauty, love and the joy of being the centre of her father’s attention. Her father decides to re-marry and for Sewa, that should be the crown of her joy. Her world would be once again complete. Van Vicker, Gideon Okeke, Iyke Okechukwu, Florence Okechukwu, Nedu and Adesuwa Etomi star in the production.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013 – Sunday 21st July 2013
Time: Saturday 1 PM | 3:30 PM | 6 PM | Sunday 3 PM | 6 PM
Venue: The MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Children (Under 16 years) N 2,000 | Adult N 5,000 | VIP N 10,000
Ticket Locations: Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos | Ikeja City Mall, Lagos | Ozone Cinemas, Yaba, Lagos | Afritickets.com
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Stephanie Benson

Up Close and Personal with Stephanie Benson
Come meet Stephanie Benson at the Silverbird Lifestyle Stores, Accra Mall this Saturday and have a CD of her latest double single release, “Good Feeling” and “Good Bye” autographed just for you. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 3 PM – 5 PM
Venue: Silverbird Lifestyle Store, Accra, Ghana
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Kings College Old Boys Event - BellaNaija - July2013

Inauguration Dinner/Dance of the Kings College Old Boys Association & Friends UK Branch
The Kings College Old Boys Association and Friends invites you for an evening of networking, entertainment, fine dining and good music with individuals from the United Kingdom and Nigeria. This event is to commemorate the launch of the UK branch of the alumni of Kings College. Guests expected to be at the event in include Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,  Mohammed Sanusi Daggash, Hakeem Belo-Osagie and Audu Maikori. Entertainment will be provided by  Rotimo Soul and the official DJ for the event is DJ Olumide.
Date: Saturday 20th July 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Grange St. Paul’s Hotel, 10 Godliman street, London EC4V 5AJ
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 07961345033 | 08083144690 | 08036355818
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Sophia - Akpos Okudu - Bellanaija

Exclusive Akpos Okudu Party
Nigerian design label Akpos Okudu is hold its shopping party this Sunday in Port Harcourt. You will shop for chiffon tops, day dresses, evening dresses, Ankara jackets, play suits, jumpsuits and accessories at discounted prices. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 21st July 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 8 PM
Venue: 68 Ogunabali Road, Port Harcourt (Opp. Johnson Store), Rivers
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Tanja - The Trunkshow

Tanja – The Trunkshow
This Sunday, Tanja will hold a trunkshow in Lagos, where you can shop its fab pieces. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 21st July 2013
Time: 1 PM – 7 PM
Venue: APT 417 Block B4, 1004, Victoria Island, Lagos
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FashionKulture Launch - BellaNaija - July 2013

Style & Substance FashionKulture Launch
This Sunday FashionKulture is taking over L’Espace to launch an online fashion magazine. The fashion networking event will also see the launch of their special edition magazine aimed at men and women which is set to promote brands and all the facets of the Nigerian fashion and beauty industry. Guests can expect to see limited beauty and cosmetic vendors, speed networking and honorary guests from the fashion and beauty industry. Be sure to RSVP to attend.
Date: Sunday 21st July 2013
Time: 2 PM – 8 PM
Venue: L’Espace 19A Olosa Street, off Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08138381983 | 08180000129 | e-mail info@fashionkulture.com | Follow them on Twitter | Like their Facebook page
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A Harvest of Soyinka - July 2013

A Harvest with Soyinka
The harvest with Soyinka is potpourrie of smash hit sketches, skits and plays from Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka. On Sunday the Jero plays will be staged. They are two short plays about Brother Jeroboam, the rather less than holy West African “beach divine” created by Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka.
Date: Sunday 21st July 2013
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 3,500 | VIP N 10,000
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08034448812 | 08037177106
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BellaNaija.com is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity. Inclusion in “Events This Weekend” is Free. Contact – adsales (at) bellanaija.com on or before Wednesday every week if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. “Pay to attend” parties attract a fee.

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    • avuekwe July 18, 2013 at 2:37 PM

      Pls I would like to find out if karaoke night will hold on Saturday as well at Lamango restaurant.