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Happy New Month! Welcome to December.

We at BN are so glad it’s another day, another Thursday and a brand new month. As you all know it’s that time of the week when we your number source for all round entertainment exclusively bring to you the hottest places, venues and hangouts to be spotted with friends and family this weekend.

We have so many fabulous, exquisite and eye catching events for you from Lagos to Abuja to Delta to Port Harcourt all the way to Toronto, Canada.

So sit back, relax as we take you on a first class trip on places to be seen as BN presents Events This Weekend and always remember to “Be the change you want in the World”

Africa and The Diaspora Series Curated by Mudi Yahaya
Today will mark the end of the Africa and The Diaspora Series curated by Mudi Yahaya and the Life House will be showing one of the last set of the series – Ali Zaoua: Prince of the streets. Admission is free for all!
Date: Thursday 1st December 2011
Time: 7 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Karmen Gei @ The Life House
Karmen Gei is one of the movies curated by Mudi Yahaya for his Africa and Diaspora series. It will be showing at the Life House today. Admission is free for all!
Date: Thursday 1st December 2011
Time: 7 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Ituen Basi Abuja Trunk Show
This Friday and Saturday, fashion pioneer Ituen Basi will be having a trunk show in the city of Abuja. There will be lots of iconic Ituen Basi pieces & lace collection available for sale.
Date: Friday 2nd – Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Banana Republic, 37 Julius Nyerere Crescent off Yakubu Gowon Way, Asokoro, Abuja
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08122597952
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The Experience
The Experience is back again and this year’s line-up of artistes are Don Moen, Kirk Franklin, Chevelle Franklyn, Panam Percy Paul, Micah Stampley and a host of thers. Although tickets have been sold out, you can watch The Experience live on Facebook and Liveway TV
Date:
Friday 2nd December 2011
Time: 5 PM – 1 AM
Venue: New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
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In Conversation with Doyin Teriba: The Lives of Popo Aguda Builders
Join The Life House this Friday as they explore Afro-Brazilian architecture with architect and researcher Adedoyin Teriba. His presentation will show evidences he has collected from Brazil, the United States, Nigeria and Benin Republic. Admission is free for all!
Date: Friday 2nd December 2011
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07034030683 | E-mail [email protected] ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

This is How We Do
This is How we Do is a non-profit organization that works through a network of friends to make a difference and they’ll be holding their “This is How we Do Adopt-a-School One-Day Mentoring Program” this Saturday to interact with kids in inner city public and private schools and equip them with a message of courage, inspiration, and hope, engage them in fun-learning activities and give them a Certificate of Participation and goody bags (containing books, math sets, notebooks, pens, pencils, dictionaries, cookies, and lots more)
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM
Venue: Victory Progressive School Ajegunle (Eze Agwu Road off Ojo Road, 7UP Bus Stop)
Dress Code: Jeans and  A White T-Shirt
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The Bliss Group in a Garage Sale

Do you like to shop for a very good price? Then be at the Bliss Group’s Garage Sale.This garage sale will feature beautiful items at super low prices, everything from a DVF dress to a JBL jacket to designer sunglasses, bags, shoes, clothes, accessories, books, DVDs and electronics will be sold for prices as low as N200. Proceeds from the sale will go to Genesis House – a rehabilitation home for drug addicts, commercial sex workers and victims of human trafficking.
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 9 AM – 5 PM
Venue: Bibi’s Cottage, No 1 Victoria Arobieke Street off Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos
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Leymah Gbowee at The Eagle Toastmasters Club
2011 Noble Peace Prize Winner, Liberian peace activist and the lady who used her words to change lives, create opportunities and positively influence the world – Leymah Gbowee will be in Nigeria this Saturday. Come and see her tell stories of how she used the right words to influence people. Admission is free for all.
Date:
Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time:
9:45 AM – 12 Noon
Venue:
Food of Sun Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08024118735
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Lagos Mega Shoe Sale
Mega Shoe Sale Inc is storming Lagos again with stylish, classy, comfortable, beautiful, trendy yet affordable shoes. Prices of all women shoes are from  N 8,000 to as low as N 1,500.
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 10 AM
Venue: City Mall Onikan, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries BB Pin 26E0AD85 | Call 08023965129 | Check out their Facebook Page
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My Asho X-mas Pop-Up Boutique

Following the success of the first pop-up shopping event My Asho -UK based online fashion store, which retails leading African designer brands proudly present their X-mas Pop Up Boutique.There will be a great selection of men’s wear, children’s wear, women’s clothing and accessories and home ware from leading designers including TAN by Tiffany Amber, Christie Brown Ghana, Jewel by Lisa, Urbanknit, Chichia London, Kiki Clothing, Isossy children, Aimas and many others.
Date:
Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 10 AM  – 6 PM
Venue: 47 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, W11 3HG, London, United Kingdom
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Lebanese Bazaar

Qubraz Designz
alongside Zuliy, Ladee and Efua Couture cordially invite you to their event – Lebanese Bazaar where they’ll showcase their unisex outfits, unique accessories including ankara shoes and clutch bags! Attendees will be eligible for discounts and much more at Qubraz brand new store opening coming up soon.

Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Lebanese Consulate, 18 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, send an E-mail to [email protected]
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House of Silk presents Dress 4 Less
Fashion house – House of Silk will be holding a charity event to help support the less privileged in our society.This event will also see the unveiling of HOS’s 2012 charity collection and a live auction of several designer items. Tiwa Savage will be present to keep the house interesting and there will be special appearance by PH 1st son. Admission is free but you have to RSVP by Calling 08037267276.
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: Amber Lounge Silverbird Galleria, Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, By Musa Yar’Adua Center, Central Business District, Abuja
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Lost in Lagos Live
Lost in Lagos Live is back for another Christmas Edition. This edition will bring the best of Lagos shopping, food and music. You will find something for everyone on your Christmas list while listening to one of Nigerian’s fastest rising stars – Bez. The entrance is fee is N1,000 but it’s free for children under 14 years of age, part of this proceeds will go to the Sail Harbour Foundation.Guests will win fantastic raffle prizes every hour and there’ll be juicy gift bags for the first 50 people on each day.

Date: Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 12 PM – 7 PM Daily
Venue: Harbour Point, 4 Wilmont Point Road, off Ahmadu Bello Way (Near Bar Beach), Lagos
Gate Fee: N1,000 | Free for children under 14 years of age
Contact: For more info and general enquiries E-mail [email protected] | Log on to their Website
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The Designers Marketplace: Poolside Edition
The Designers Marketplace is back again this Saturday.This Edition is tagged the poolside edition and attendees who would like to swim in the pool should bring their swim suits. Admission is free for all.

Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Hawthorn Suites, 1 Uke Street, Garki Area 11, (Beside Sahad Stores), Abuja
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08038580295 | Email [email protected]ng | Follow them on Twitter @DMP_NG
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Swap Soiree: Frock Exchange Party
De-clutter your closet this Saturday and exchange your fashionable items for new pieces. There will be lots of refreshments, so endeavor to bring all your friends.
Date:
Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Venue: Whistler’s & The McNeil Room, 995 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4K 2S1, Canada
Ticket Price: $ 20
Ticket Locations: Click on the flier above for tickets
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Blings by PA Discovery Day
You are cordially invited to attend the Blings by PA Discovery Day, where you can find out more about their products, services and reseller programmes.You have to register with N 2,500.
Date:
Saturday 3rd of December 2011
Time: 1 PM – 6 PM
Venue: Rachel Centre, 23 Onitsha Crescent off Gimbiya Street Garki, Abuja
Contact:
For more information on any aspect of Blings by PA E-mail [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected] | Call 08038237303 | 08095117828 | 08032134754 | 08020555626
Log on to their Website
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George Kerry Life Foundation Xmas Bake Sale Fund Raiser
You are invited to the George Kerry Life Foundation Xmas Bake Sale Fund Raiser this Saturday. Come and kick cervical cancer out! Purchase a raffle ticket at the venue and stand a chance to win a return ticket to Dubai.
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 3 PM
Venue: Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, 292B Ajose Adeogun Street,Victoria Island, Lagos
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You’re Invited to Sauvie’s Soiree
Savvie Hair Boutique and Savvie Jewelry and Accessories– retailers of couture human hair extensions, jewelery and accessories will be hosting a Soiree to introduce their new collection of natural human hair extensions, unique and decadent jewelry and accessories and range of Glytone Skincare Systems.
Date: Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: Saturday 3 PM – 8 PM | Sunday 12 Noon – 8 PM
Venue: Henkol Suites, 2, Oroma Close, Off Olu-Obasanjo Way, (Across from PH lounge) GRA 2, Port Harcourt
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07088800288-(87)-(86) | 07088800285 | BB Pin 21DF7222 | E-mail [email protected] | Log on to their Website
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Reel Life Club at The Life House presents Burma Boy – An Al Jazeera Film by Barnaby Philips
This Saturday at the Life House, there will be a screening of the Al Jazeera film – ‘Burma Boy’ followed by a question and answer session.The film maker and Al Jazeera correspondent – Barnaby Phillips and 85year old war veteran Isaac Fadayebo whose memoirs the film is based on will be present at the event. Kachifo Limited will also have representatives on hand with extra copies of Biyi Bandele’s acclaimed novel – Burma Boy.
Date:
Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 4 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Open-Mic Theatre at The Life House
After two successful editions of Open-Mic Theatre, the third edition will be held this Saturday.This Christmas edition tagged ‘Nigerian Theatre Classics’ will see some performers demonstrate excerpts from any Nigerian classics of their choice.Scheduled to attend are Kate Henshaw, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Wale Ojo, OC Ukeje, Najite Dede, Omonor Somolu, Paul Alumona, Bikiya Graham-Douglas, Uzo Osimkpa, Omoye Uzamere, Kenneth Uphopho and the host Lala Akindoju
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 6 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Deuces Bar & Lounge presents The Good, The Bad, The Boss, W4
Come and experience Lynxx, Rilwan, Beazy and W4 live at the Deuces Bar & Lounge.
Date:
Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Deuces Lounge, Chase Mall, 19 Ademola Adetokunbo Victoria Island, Lagos
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Jameson Smooth Revolution Party.
Premium Irish whisky – Jameson will be throwing a lavish, fabulous and exquisite party – Jameson Smooth Revolution Party. This event tagged “Celebrity Fan Appreciation Party”  will see some our most loved celebrities grace this event in grand style.There will be lots of Jameson branded items giveaways to attendees and a special performance by a surprise act.
Date:
Saturday 3rd December 2011
Time: 10 PM
Venue: Chrome Night Club, 8A Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08034644725 | Check out their Facebook Page
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The Maju Pop Up Shop
Maju is holding its first ever pop up shop this Sunday.This event will see the new pieces from Maju’s latest collection and will feature some Nigerian designers like Virtue Clothiers, The Ladi Collection, Nekta B & F limited, Accessories 4 U By Diri and Flow Bar.
Date:
Sunday 4th of December 2011
Time: 10 AM – 7:30 PM
Venue: White Space, number 58 Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08023532060 | E-mail [email protected] | [email protected] | Check out their Facebook Page | Log on to their Website
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Olmeca Tequila presents Olmeca on the Beach with Ice Prince

Refreshing blue agave drink Olmeca Tequila presents Olmeca on the Beach with Ice Prince.This exclusive beach party will be taking place on a prestigious island just on the outskirts of Lagos.This event is strictly by invitation but there is an opportunity for BN readers to win tickets, just log on to their Facebook Page Like it and Follow @Iceprincezamani and @bold_ent on Twitter for more information.
Date:
Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 11 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Kamp Ikare, Lagos
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Mizzy B presents The Purple Feet Shoe Fair
Mizzy B will holding its purple feet shoe fair this Sunday.You’ll get good quality designer shoes like Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden,Guess, Vivienne Westwood and many more selling from N5,000.Come and let your shoes do the talking this holiday season.
Date:
Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 12 Noon – 6 PM
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru, Victoria Island,Lagos
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Fusion Lifestyle 2nd Year Anniversary
Edition
Premium quarterly shopping event and food fair organizers – Fusion Lifestyle is celebrating its 2nd anniversary! To commemorate their anniversary, the Fusion Lifestyle team is planning their BIGGEST, most fun-filled event! This event promises to be fun, energetic and fabulous with lots of side attractions like the “Get Silly for Charity” game where some charity organizations will win money. Attendees will get lots of prizes like clothes, shoes, bags, lingerie, jewelry and food items while two lucky attendees will win N50,000 to spend at the event.

Date:
Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 12 PM – 7 PM
Venue: BMO Events Arena, River Plate park, Ahmadu Bello Way, Wuse II, Abuja
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07043109988-9 | 08098389882 | E-mail [email protected] | Log on to their Website
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The Harmony of Contrasts

You are cordially invited to the unveiling of Yemisii’s 2012 handbag and jewelry collection.

Date:
Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 1 PM – 7 PM
Venue: Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, 292B Ajose Adeogun Street,Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08024600248 | Log on to their Website
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Bluberry Cakes Annual Charity Cake Sales Exhibition
You are invited to Bluberry Cakes Charity Cake Auction & Exhibition. This year’s theme is tagged ”Bejeweled Splendor-Sparkly n Glamorous!’.’There will be an auction of cakes, delicious desserts, cupcakes, cookies and a display of wedding cake trends for 2012 plus lots of freebies.
Date: Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 2 PM
Venue: Orchid Hotel, DBS Road, G.R.A, Asaba, Delta State.
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BUAF presents “Man Talk Woman Talk” by Ola Rotimi

BUAF is back with yet another thrilling stage performance titled “Man Talk Woman Talk” by Ola Rotimi. This play is set in a courtroom and focuses on two young adults debating the stereotypes created by the society before the Judge and the Jury, bringing to light issues they have with each other from dressing, dating, eating and all other intricacies of living in today’s Nigeria. Guests are going have a splendid day as it promises to be worth your time, money and fuel.VIP guests will also be treated to non-stop refreshing Laurent Perrier champagne.
Date:
Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: Matinee 3 PM | Evening 6 PM Daily
Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage,Off Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Price: Regular  N 2,500 | VIP N 5,000
Ticket Locations: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage,Off Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island, Lagos | The Hub Media Store, The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki | Silverbird Galleria,Plot 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Contact:
For more info, general enquiries on tickets booking Call 08087731712 | 07052098315 | E-mail [email protected] | Check out their Facebook Page | Log on to their Website
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In Conversation with Victor Ehikhamenor: Excuse Me
This Sunday you are  invited to see Life House favourite – Victor Ehikhamenor as he shares in a conversation insights on his inspiration for his non-fiction writing and the creative process.The Moderator of the day is the delectable on air sensation – Wana Udobang (Wana Wana)
Date: Sunday 4th December 2011
Time: 6 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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British Council 3 Day Creative Industry Expo
The British Council 3 Day Creative Industry Expo is kicking off this Monday.This event will cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.Participants will include companies, organizations and individuals in the different  sectors of the economy from advertising to fashion to visual arts including photography and so many others. To be a part of this log on to their Website
Date:
Monday 5th December – Wednesday 7th December 2011
Venue: Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info & general enquiries on the Event Programme, speakers & registration Log on to www.creativeexponigeria.org | Check their Facebook Page | Follow on [email protected]
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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 – [email protected] 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.

13 Comments

  1. PHILLIPST

    December 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    SO MUCH AND SO LITTLE TIME. FIRST BY D WAY

  2. Temiloluwa

    December 1, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    Wow! So many options… Leymah Gbowee at The Eagle Toastmasters Club and the shoe sale are looking very inviting…

  3. Brics

    December 1, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    GO BLUBERRRY CAKES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    am gonna be there live on sunday * dancing*

  4. bummi

    December 1, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    nice…so many events to attend.

  5. pynk

    December 1, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    dang i wanna see burma boy. got a wedding on sarruday!

  6. lilian

    December 1, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    wooooooooooow…..so many events…..*thinking*

  7. dicta

    December 1, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Wow…Can’t afford to miss d garage sale..

  8. cath

    December 1, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    Blueberry Cakesssssss alllll the way!!! This is Nigeria’s best kept secret.
    I wish I could come from London for this event. I can’t wait to see the trends for 2012. Itee is just a genius!! Hurry up and open in Lagos.

  9. Pretty

    December 2, 2011 at 7:24 am

    I must attend the Eagle Toastmasters Club event.

  10. chux

    December 2, 2011 at 8:34 am

    bum!

  11. pynk

    December 2, 2011 at 9:31 am

    man talk woman talk can get my money on sunday!

  12. jenny

    December 3, 2011 at 8:03 am

    bluberry cakes!!!!!!! all the way. i must be there

  13. Asia

    December 4, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    awwww, missed the mega shoe sale. 🙁
    http://www.assys.com.ng

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