I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

Albert Einstein

It has been one of those hectic Fridays and as it draws to an end, I find myself gravitating towards Einstein’s words of living a simple and unassuming manner of life especially this weekend…I want to live free and light and I have a few ideas of where I can do just that, read on and find out.

Concours D’Elegance, Ngong Racecourse

concoursKenya’s premier motor event is back and the 17th of November promises to be an exciting day out for car enthusiasts starting from 9:00 a.m at the Ngong Racecourse. The 43rd Africa Concours d’Elegance is a competition to find the best vintage cars and motorcycles based on criteria set by the event organizers. Advance tickets are retailing at Kshs 600 (adults) and Kshs 300 (kids) and can be purchased from the CBA banks. Tickets purchased at the gate will retail for Kshs 700 (adults) and Kshs 350 (kids). For more info, call: +254 (0)20 229 793 / +254(0)20 316 160.

Bizarre Bazaar, Karura Forest

BB-useIt is never too early to start shopping for the perfect Christmas gift. In fact this is the perfect moment to beat the last minute Christmas shopping hustle and bustle, get your loved ones gifts perfectly suited for them at the Bizarre Bazaar Christmas Craft Festival on the 16th of November. The event will be held at Karura Forest (Limuru Road) from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be affordable goods such as clothing, jewellery , eco chic products, furniture, household products and more.

The children will also be catered for in this event, you do not have to rush your shopping in order to keep them from getting grumpy because they will be kept entertained and occupied with loads of fun activities planned for them at the festival such as jumping castles and pottery.

Tickets cost Kshs. 300 for adults and Kshs 100 for under eighteens. For more information call : +254 701 395 902 or email info@bizbazevents.com . You also learn  more about the event on their Facebook page by clicking here.

Lavish Divas

lavishCalling on all models and all fashionistas where ever they may be, this is your chance for recognition and good money. Auditions for this premier fashion event have been on going from the first week of November at the Lavish Lounge, Moi Avenue (IBEA Building) .The actual events will be held on a weekly basis and the judges will include, among many others, renowned model Adby Askar and keeping the crowd entertained will be none other than comedian JB, who will be one of the MCs at the event.

At the end of the competition, the winner will walk away with Kshs 50,000 and the runners up will be recipients of gift vouchers. If you would like more information on this Lavish event or if you would like to take part in it, send an email to wanjohieg@gmail.com


A Touch of Kitenge Party

kitenge-24Taurus events presents ‘A Touch of Kitenge’ which is an African theme night on the 15th of November, starting at 9:00 p.m. Guests are required to have a touch of kitenge in their outfits, be it in their shoes, clothes or accessories.  The entire event will be recorded live by  SOUNDCITY,  a leading African entertainment TV Station. G Money and DJ Kafi (Homeboyz Radio) will be on the decks making sure that the ‘party’ is at the Skyluxx Lounge

Tickets can be purchased at the gate at only  Kshs 500 each. For more info, visit the Touch of Kitenge Facebook Page


OneTouchLive Exhibition

ONETOUCH-LIVE-exhibition_Poster-wSFinally on our list this week is an exhibition by a group of Kenyan photographers who set out into Africa’s terrains after experiencing Nairobi’s best destinations, and take with them their cameras to document the experience. What started out as a hobby and a fun trip, ended up being a serious project, now dubbed, #ShootingAfrica. Attend the exhibition from the 16th to the 22nd of November ,between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Michael Joseph Centre to see exclusive images from the Kenyan photographers. Photos will be on sale.

We would really like to hear from you and get to interact with you though our other social media sites, so be sure to follow us on twitter and like our Facebook page, but until next time I bid you a fond farewell.


Written by Maureen Mwangi, a Mvuli Hotels staff member