This weekend's line-up of activities, brought to you courtesy 'What's On'
FRIDAY (20TH AUGUST)
1) EAST MEETS WEST
Fine Wine. Great food. Bishop's Cottage Family Dinners, the place to be. Bring your own bottles if you like.
Venue: Bishop's Cottage, Bishop Aboyade Cole Street. VI, Lagos
SATURDAY (21st AUGUST)
1) 'SASHAY AS WE SAY' - FASHION SHOW
A fashion show with a difference, organised by Trendy, Bold & Righteous (TBR) featuring mind-blowing designs from ONYX & PEARL amongst other designers!
Venue: Daystar Christian Center, 71 Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Lagos.
Red Carpet begins at 3pm
2) 'THIS IS HOW WE DO' SOUP KITCHEN
Charity group 'This Is How We Do' goes to the streets. An excellent initiative for feeding the masses.
Just bring cartons of indomie and boiled eggs!
Venue: Kuramo Beach or Makoko (TBC) [Contact email@example.com]
3) MONTHLY SPEAKER SERIES
Learn from seasoned mentors, the intricacies of Business, Entrepreneurship and Life in general.
This month hosts the Founder and Chairman of Telnet Nigeria Limited, Dr. Nadu Denloye. Come interact with Dr. Denloye as she shares her business and life experiences with young professionals.
Venue: New Dawn Events Centre, off Ligali Ayorinde Str., VI. (Across the road from Landmark Events Centre)Time: 10am Entry: FREE (please come with your business cards)
4) 3RD INTERNATIONAL ART EXPO
Organised jointly since 2008 by the National Gallery of Art (NGA) and the Art Galleries Association of Nigeria (AGAN), the exhibition will, as usual, feature artworks from Nigerian galleries and participants from outside the country. It will run till Thursday, 26th August.
Venue: National Museum, Onikan, Lagos,
Schedule: Daily from August 21 - August 26
5) FARAFINA BOOKS AT MINI-TRADE FAIR
Farafina titles will be available at giveaway prices (50% off) at the Christ the King Catholic Church mini tradefair holding this weekend.
Venue:CKC, 60, Igbehinadun Street, Akowonjo, Agege, Lagos.
Time: 10am (Both Saturday and Sunday)
6) OSUN OSOGBO FESTIVAL
If you happen to be in that neck of the woods, then be sure to attend this festival to celebrate the Osun Heritage.
Activities include lighting of a 500-year-old 16 point lamp, an art exhibition, golf competition, traditional wrestling, a cultural film show and a beauty pageant. It will run till the 27th of August.
Venue: Osogbo, Osun State
Dates: 16th - 27th August
7) FEMME FATALE (ABUJA)
A coalition of female rappers Sasha, Kel, Lami, Eva, Mo'Cheddah, Waje this Saturday!
Venue: Play Sports Bar & Grill, 167 Adetokunbo Ademola Str. opposite Peniel Apartments, Wuse2, Abuja
Time: Red Carpet at 9pm. By IV only, call 07066604384
SUNDAY (22ND AUGUST)
1) THIS LOVE THINGCome, learn about love, speak your mind and hear the mind of God at J-Ville.
Venue: The INCUBATOR, COD Church Rd, Dideolu Estate, Off Ligali Ayorinde Str., VI, Lagos.
2) HOTR COMBINED SERVICE
Two Special Combined Services at the New Expo Centre with ministering pastor, Paul Adefarasin.
Venue: The New Eko Hotel Expo Centre, Adetokunbo Ademola Str. VI, Lagos
3) OZORA 1-DAY UNFORGETTABLE SALE
Hobnob with Ozora at Robert's while shopping for contemporary timeless dresses, kaftans in silk, chiffon and Ozora's exclusive embellished purses.
Venue: Robert's Cafe, 16 Akin Olugbade Str. VI, Lagos
Time: 1pm - 9pm
4) SETIA STORE OPENING
An electronic, home and furniture store stocking also fragrances, candles, art work, other home decor and more.
Venue: Shop 7a/b Eleganza Shopping Complex, KM 22 Lekki-Ajah Exp. Way opposite VGC
Time: 2pm - 8pm
5) THEATRE AT TERRA: THE LION AND THE JEWEL
As it continues its 4th annual "Season of Wole Soyinka", the Theatre@Terra presents the Classic Comedy, "The Lion and the Jewel", directed by Wole Oguntokun.
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Street, VI, Lagos
Time: 3pm and 6pm (Every Sunday in August)
6) ABUJA WRITER'S FORUM
Weekly reading and critique sessions.
Venue: 2nd Floor Hamdala Plaza, Jimmy Carter Crescent, Off Area 11 Junction, Abuja
7) GORDONS AND FRIENDS
Comedy and Music featuring Basket Mouth, I go die, Gandoki, Seyi Law, Helen Paul, etc. Performances by Omawumi, African China, Durella, Ebony Band and many others.
Venue: Orchid Event Centre, Lekki Exp. Way (700metres from Chevron opposit Oluwanishola House)
Time: 5pm - 10pm Tickets: N3,000 and 5,000 (call 0803266239)
MONDAY (23RD AUGUST)
STAGE PLAY AUDITIONS
Auditions for 'Ajai The Boy Slave' based on the life and times of Samuel Ajai Crowther will take place on Monday.
The play is written and will be directed by Wole Oguntokun.
Venue: The Green Park, 16 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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