September 30th, 2010

Morning all!


  • Bacardi Brand Master Apprentice, David Cid is coming to Bermuda to teach us all about Bacardi Rums!  Mr. Cid will hosting a FREE Bacardi Presentation and Rum-Tasting to showcase the most awarded premium rums in the world.  You can learn about the history of Bacardi and then get to taste Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Gold, Bacardi Select, Bacardi 8 and Bacardi Reserve Limitada.  Note that I say TASTE – this is not an open bar!  There will be separate presentations for bartenders, from 3pm until 4pm, and for the general public from 6pm until 6.30pm.  On Tuesday, October 5th, this will be at Grotto Bay, Wednesday, October 6th will be at The Reefs and Thursday, October 7th will be at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess.  To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer Smith at or 538-5087 before Saturday, October 2nd.  Here is a bio of David Cid and here is a flyer for the event


  • Looking for a different way to meet new people?  The Under the Moongate Supper Club aims to meet once a month at selected hotels and restaurants throughout the island.  Their inaugural dinner is on Tuesday, October 12th at Bacci and the cost is $65 per person, which includes gratuity but excludes drinks.  Here is page 1 and [page 2 of the menu.  The food is served family-style so that you get to try a little of everything.  If you’re interested, RSVP to before October 6th.  Here’s the flyer!


  • For a Friday night with a difference, Cambridge Beaches presents Soirée at Shutters Poolside Lounge on Friday, October 15th from 8.30pm until 12am.  The $35 entry fee includes 3 drinks, Happy Hour prices all night and DJ Fozzy spinning deep house, lounge and chill tunes.  A complimentary ferry will be leaving Albuoy’s Point at 8.30pm and returning to town at 12am.  For tickets email or call 234 0331 Ext. 341.  Here’s the flyer. **UPDATE:  This has been cancelled due to the weather.


  • If a full weekend of yoga, meditation and detox sounds like an excellent idea to you, then get yourself to the Inner Peace Retreat with Dr. Bianca Baudendistel at Cambridge Beaches from Friday, October 22nd until Sunday, October 24th.  This is being billed as a Journey of Spiritual Self-Discovery and includes Inner Peace Training & Meditation, 2 nights in a Deluxe Room, vegan breakfast/lunch/dinners, 4 yoga sessions, two 50 minute spa treatments of choice (must be pre-booked), and use of the Aromatherapy Steam Room, Herbal Sauna, Cooling Crystal Mist Room and Rainfall Shower plus a 20% discount on additional Ocean Spa treatments.  The cost is $1,230 based on single occupancy and $2,006 based on double occupancy, inclusive of taxes and gratuities.  For more information, you can call the Ocean Spa at 234 3636 or email  Here’s the flyer.



Quick Recap

Bermuda Hockey Federation Wine-Tasting Series – September 30th

Bermuda Music Festival 2010– September 30th to October 2nd

Cambridge Beaches Around the World Wine-Pairing Dinner  – October 1st

SalsaMania’s Back to School Jam – October 1st

The Alchemy of Love – October 2nd

Bermuda Police Service Gymkhana – October 2nd

TRFC Band Jam – October 2nd

Partner Re 13th Annual 5K Run and Walk– October 3rd

Bacardi Rum Presentation – October 5th to 7th

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Annual Breast Cancer Walk – October 6th

G&S The Best Little Wh*rehouse in Texas – October 6th to 16th

First Olde Towne Market St. Georges – October 7th (**UPDATE** Postponed until further notice)

Oktoberfest at Snorkel Park – October 9th

Under the Moongate Supper Club – October 12th

Evolution of the Trail: The 6th International African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference & Gala – October 14th to 17th

Soirée at Shutters Poolside Lounge – October 15th

27th PGA Grand Slam of Golf – October 18th to 20th

Pre-show Party for Sybil’s Dynamic International Female Impersonators – October 21st

Bermuda Docs – October 22nd to 24th

Inner Peace Retreat at Cambridge Beaches – October 22nd to 24th

Sybil’s Dynamic International Female Impersonators – October 23rd

Melange Fundraising Cocktail Evening – October 23rd

Summer Breeze presented by Kappa Alpha Psi – October 29th

Flashdance Retro 80s Costume Party – October 29th

Dream Dare Dance 2nd Annual Conference for Women – October 30th

TRFC Blood – October 30th

Latin presents Halloween 2010 – October 30th

World Rugby Classic Week – November 5th to 12th

The Hilarious Comedy of Hypnotist Fernandez – November 12th to 13th

SheROX Bermuda Triathalon – November 14th

Weekend Film Series – November 21st

Caledonian Society of Bermuda’s St. Andrew’s Ball 2010– November 27th

Bermuda Hockey Federation Wine-Tasting Series – December 2nd

TRFC Fight Night XII: Festive Fists – December 4th

Weekend Film Series – January 16th

Weekend Film Series – February 20th



Think there’s too much war and violence in the world?  Good news – World War I officially ends on Sunday!  Whew, that’s a relief:



MONKEY NEWS:  No matter how cool your job is, don’t you wish you could tell people that you are a Giant Aggressive Monkey Handler, patrolling the streets looking for  mini-monkey mischief?  Wonder if there’s a special course you need to do:



Have a great weekend!





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