What do to in Lagos this week: Feb 19-25, 2024

Art, wine, psychedelics, crafting, yoga, coffee workshop & more.

Back with another edition of FRESHLY SQUEEZED and this one is bursting at the seams!!! Saturday is going to explode!💥

So much good stuff going on! Spring must be on the way because new places are opening and everything is coming back to life.

Some highlights from the week ahead include:

  • a collage workshop ✂ 

  • an Art & Wine evening 🍷🎨

  • full moon ceremonies 🌕

  • a fancy winery lunch experience 🍽️

  • a dance workshop extravaganza 👯‍♂️ with Portugal’s Got Talent Golden buzzer recipient

  • Psychedelic education 🍄

Another week full of potential adventures awaits you…

And remember:
You are awesome 🙂.

This weeks special events✨

Lots more Regular events down below

Tuesday, Feb 20

Collage Workshop ✂ 
We personally love a good collage session. Collage artist, Maya Mitten leads this fun workshop to unleash your creative powers. Registration required
18–20:00 | 15€ | at Barbosa Bar & Kitchen

Wednesday, Feb 21

Yoga & Reiki with Breakfast 🧘‍♀️🥐
Refresh, reset and be empowered for the day, then enjoy a social brekkie.
9:30–11:00 | 18€ inc. breakfast /14€ without. Book here | at La Casa del Corpo 

Lagos Women’s walks🚶🏻‍♀️(beach walk)
9:50 | free | Meet at Bar Quim Parking, Meia Praia. Info: fb group & Insta 

Mens walk and talk Lagos🚶🏻‍♂️
A safe, non judgmental space for men to walk and talk. Promoting positive mental health. Updates via their insta page 
14:00 | free | meet at the Lagos Fortress

Thursday, Feb 22

Heated Flow Yoga 🧘🏼‍♂️
Similar to Bikram Yoga, this practice follows a specific sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises in a heated room. Cosy!
7:30–8:30 | 12€ Book here | at Casa Sakra (this location)

Digital Nomads Meetup 🍸
Have an afterwork drink and meet some people at this relaxed social gathering.
19:00–21:30 | free | at Barbosa Bar & Kitchen

Quiz Night 🧠
Enjoy drinks, laughs and impressing others with your random knowledge.
19:30 | free | at The Collab bar

Friday, Feb 23

Art & Wine Workshop 🎨🍷
Dab a little paint, sip a little wine… Sounds like a good time to us! This may have sold out already, so follow Maluka to not miss out next time!
17–20:00 | 25€ inc. wine & materials | at Maluka.Collective in Luz

Connect: Authentic Relating Game night 🫶
Delve into the three levels of communication, teaching you how to create deeper connections and understand the complexities of human behaviour. Led by Relationship & Dating Coach Silja Silbuch.
18:30 | 15–25€ Registration required, here | at La Casa del Corpo

Aeropress Workshop ☕️
Nick from Beany bunch will take you through the delights of brewing AeroPress coffee. Suitable for beginners. Info and booking via their insta.
16:00 | 35€ | at The Studio Coffee Lagos

Full Moon Ceremony 🌕
Led by Joanne, this session includes a full moon meditation, Cacao, journaling & individual readings of how to harness your energy. Info and booking here.
19–21:30 | 30€ | at Transform to bliss (Luz-Burgau)

Saturday, Feb 24

À MESA shared lunch experience 🍷🌳
The first of a monthly series of gastronomic events, inspired by authentic, family-style Algarve cuisine, hosted at this beautiful winery estate. 
13:00 | 85€ book here | at Morgado do Quintão (Lagoa, 25 min 🚗)

Cacao Ceremony for Mamas 💕
For Mamas only: Through breathwork, sound journeys, cacao & more, rediscover your authenticity and ignite that inner spark of creativity and confidence.
16–18:00 | 20€ Book here | at Arco Preloved 

Rugby Six Nations 🏉
14:15 Wales vs Ireland. 16:45 Scotland vs. England
Catch the games at The Collab bar or PIE Lagos 

Full Moon Ceremony 🌕
Join a moon circle with Chi Motion Lifestyle, including cacao, guided visualisations, healing & manifestation practices, journaling and breathwork.
18:30–20:30 | 18:50–22€ | in Luz. Join the WhatsApp group for info.

The Surf Experience reopens 🏄🏻‍♀️
Haven’t learnt to surf yet? Join a Surf experience day trip - guaranteed fun, tasty lunch, transport, equipment and the most experienced instruction included (32 years in business)! Leaving 8:30 daily from the Surf Experience (town centre) | insta

Toy Workshop 🧸
Marta Belo leads a fun toy making workshop for kids 8-16 years.
15–17:00 | 15€ | at LAC

Sunday, Feb 25

Dance Workshop Extravaganza! 💥👯‍♂️🪩
Join incredible instructors: Vincii, recipient of the Golden Buzzer on Portugal Got Talent, and Sarah Donkor, the visionary behind Urban Dance Studio, for an unforgettable dance experience. All levels welcome! More info
10:00 | Early bird price (by 19.2) 15€. Book via WhatsApp: +351 916 022 719 | at Urban dance studio

Rugby Six Nations 🏉
15:00: France vs Italy. Catch it at The Collab bar or PIE Lagos

Coming up…

Monday Feb 26: Psilocybin workshop🍄. More resources on this interesting topic below (Stuff we’re digging section) …
17–18:30 | 5-10€ | at Quiksilver Lagos | Register here

This week is going to be amazing!

Other stuff we’re digging💫:

You’ve no doubt noticed psychedelics (inc. Psilocybin🍄, LSD and MDMA) regularly appearing in the news, as positive developments regarding their many mental heath benefits are constantly being made.
If this topic interests you, here are some resources we like:

*If you are facing some tough times at the moment, we generally recommend dosing up on good times, with good people. Don’t be afraid to reach out to friends and mental health professionals. As this newsletter has shown me, most people have huge hearts and want to support others 💕. You just need to let them know.

Need more? Regularly happening:

  • Pub Quiz💡 Every Monday, 20:00 at The Star bar. Free

  • Musa Mondays🥟: Get a free portion of Wontons with any MUSA beer at The Collab bar

  • Salsa & Bachata Dance classes & Party 💃 Tuesdays 20:00 at at Guanabana. 5€/45 min class. Social dancing from 21:30

  • Zenergy Run Club 🏃🏽🍄 Wed. 7:30am, free. Meet at Luz beach parking
    Check the Facebook group for more info.

  • Coworking & Coffee 👩🏻‍💻 Every Wednesday 10–15:00. Various locations. Meet this friendly group to work & lunch together. WhatApp group

  • Vivo Mercado 🍏 Wed. from 17:00. Produce market + social occasion. here

  • Join Cadela Carlota for Volunteer Dog Walking🐕: Wed, Sat, Sun, 9-13:00

  • Aerial Yoga🤸 Mon. & Wed (timetable here) at La Casa del Corpo Lagos

  • Vinyasa, Hatha and Ashtanga yoga classes daily at Inlight

  • Iyengar inspired Yoga🧘‍♀️ Tues & Fri 9:30–10:45, 12€ at Casa Sakra (this location)

  • Pilates every morning at the Pilates room, from 15€

  • A full agenda of Yoga, Pilates & dance at The Movement Lab 12€

  • Daily Dance classes 👯‍♀️(Hip-hop, Afrobeat, Highheels, Strong & flexible, Freestyle, Breaking etc) at Urban dance studio

  • Digital Nomads Meetup🍸, Thursdays 19:00–21:30 at Barbosa Bar & Kitchen

  • Friday Happiness Pizza Party🍕, every Friday in Monchique insta | web

  • Bootcamp Fit N Flow Lagos 💪 every Sat. 9:00, 10€, Batata Beach, join their Whats App group for updates & info.

  • Lagos Farmers Market🫐, every Saturday morning here

  • Karaoke 🎤 Every Sat. 23:00, free at Val’s bar

Got an upcoming event to share? We’d love to include it:

Hot jobs!🔥:

Empanadas&Co. is looking for a waitress from March. Fluent PT & EN required. CVs to [email protected]

Sunrays Kitchen is hiring for a full-time front of house position. PT & English speaking, full season commitment. [email protected] | insta

Bica Bikes/The Mountain Bike adventure is looking for Bike shop staff / mechanic / bike guide. Summer & all-year-round positions. Send your CV to [email protected]

Wakepark Lagos is looking for a manager and staff. Great place to work! [email protected] | WakeparkLagos.com

Algarve Watersport has lots of positions open!: F&B, Social media, Houskeeping, drivers, marketing & more. [email protected]

Coffee&Waves is looking for a barista, baker & service staff. CVs to [email protected]

Got a job vacancy? Please share the info with us:

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If you’ve read this far, you can do anything! 💪 I believe in you!