September 27th, 2013

Happy Friday!


Just a quickie before the weekend:

Swizzle Oktoberfest

The Swizzle Inn, Bailey’s Bay have started their Oktoberfest celebrations in September!  The festivities began on Thursday, September 26th and will run daily until October 6th.  The Beer Tent with authentic Oktoberfest tables, benches, decorations and music is set up and Swizzle Inn have imported Paulaner Oktoberfest Draft Beer, direct from Munich.  For soakage, Bavarian guest chef Edi Guntl has prepared a full Oktoberfest menu, including schnitzels, sausages, sauerbraten, dumplings, goulash, strudel and more authentic German delights.  For more information, or for group bookings, contact 293-1854 or



Super Saturday at Masterworks

Super Saturday at Masterworks is back for a new season from September 28th.  Each month has a different theme and this one will be Transportation, where families can participate in free themed arts and craft activities from 10am until 2pm.  There is no need to register so you can just turn up on the day.  For more information, contact 299-400 or visit




Dakarai Tucker Variety Show

To raise funds while recognising the 5 year milestone of his passing, the Dakarai Tucker Scholarship Fund Variety Show will be on Saturday, September 28th at 7pm in the Warwick Academy PPMH Hall.  Bootsie will be the MC for the evening and entertainment will include Ryan Bean, McCartney Darrell, In Motion School of Dance, Bermuda Institute’s Steel Pans, Alex Miranthis, Francesca Dill, United Dance Productions, Sandy’s Middle School Drum Line, the Seventh Day Adventist Choir, Celine Morton Fashion Showcase, eyewear by Mystiques and Touché Accessories, and more.  Ryan Miller, the young man who received Dakarai’s heart, will be flying to Bermuda with his family to attend the show.  Tickets cost $20 and are available from the Warwick Academy main office or online at  Tickets can also be purchased on the door on the night.  Proceeds will benefit the Dakarai Tucker Scholarship Fund and organ transplants.  More information is available at the Warwick Academy web site here.

Mexican at Ten

Chef Mike Knight will be at a new venue for one night only on Monday, September 30th as the Ten Cafe & Bar chef will be hosting a Modern Mexican Food & Wine Evening at 6.30pm at Bistro J.  The cost is $75 per person, which includes a welcome cocktail, 4 course dinner, wines and gratuites.  ​To reserve your spot, contact 296-8546 or




MAMA Car Boot Sale

Whether you’re looking for a bargain or have stuff to sell, you’ll be delighted to know that the MAMA Car Boot Sale will be at Mount St. Agnes on Saturday, October 5th from 9am until noon. This event will be of particular interest to anyone with a baby on the way, or who needs to update what they already have, as stalls will be selling toys, books, baby stuff and tea/coffee/baked goods with a bouncy castle to keep the little ones amused while you shop. Entry is free.  For more information, contact



Piano and Jazz Fest Part 2

After the resounding success of part one on September 8th,  Part 2 of the Bermuda International Piano & Jazz Festival will be held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church on Sunday, October 20th.  The Festival will begin at 4pm and will highlight the talented piano performers Bermuda has produced with performances from The Giant Steps Band, Raymond George, Brian Herbert, Mrs. Elizabeth Gumbs, Jonathon Tankard and Dr. Wayne Bucknor, Associate Professor of Music at Oakwood University in Alabama.  This event is organised by St. Paul A.M.E. with Atlantic Publishing House and MyThyme Productions, known for their surprise opening acts, under the distinguished patronage of Mr. & Mrs. Tucker and Mrs. Lois Weeks.  Tickets are $30 and are available from St. Paul A.M.E.  For more details, contact Dale Butler on or 505-3409.

Young Friends Dinner

**This event has been postponed** Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art hosts its annual Young Friends Dinner at 7pm on Saturday, November 9th. This year you can jump ‘n’ jive the night away as the dinner will be a Rockin’ 50’s Party theme at the Harbour Front Restaurant.  The evening will include dinner from 50’s inspired food stations, an open bar, silent auction, raffles, a Bacardi signature drink and prizes for the best dressed.  Tickets are $150 and available from Masterworks.  They must be purchased by November 1st.  For more information, contact Masterworks on 299-4000 or visit



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section:


P.A.L.S. Mad Hair Day – September 27th

Soul Mate: Documentary Screening and Discussion – September 27th

ISACA Bermuda Annual Conference – September 27th

Fashion Night Out – September 27th

Bermuda Environmental Alliance: A Latin Night for Planet Earth – September 27th

La Serena Express Opening Event – September 27th

Tiaras and Bow Ties Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance – September 28th

Bermuda Nights – September 28th

Haiti Village Health’s First Annual Golf Tournament – September 28th

Discovery Wines BBQ – September 28th

InterNations International Networking Party – September 28th

SCARS Quiz Night at Docksider – September 28th

**NEW  Super Saturdays at Masterworks: Transportation – September 28th

**NEW  Dakarai Tucker Scholarship Fund Variety Show – September 28th

2013 ANCOP Walk – September 29th

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Fundraising Luncheon – September 29th

Marsden First United Methodist Church Organ and Violin Concert – September 29th

**NEW  Modern Mexican Food & Wine Evening at Bistro J – September 30th

Sedgwick’s 11th Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market – October 2nd

The Family Centre’s Beach Bash – October 4th

BHS 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Beer and Bavarian Food Tasting Fundraiser – October 4th

Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series: Bold, Beautiful Bermudians – October 5th

Bermuda National Gallery: Docent Workshop for Educators – October 5th

Kaleidoscopic Jamboree – October 5th

Tomorrow’s Voices 3rd Annual Bounce for Autism Fun Day – October 5th

CURB Fundraiser BBQ – October 5th

**NEW  MAMA Car Boot Sale – October 5th

2013 Bacardi Seniors Open Tennis Tournament – October 5th to 12th

The Bermuda Calypso Festival – October 6th

PartnerRe Women’s 5K Run & Walk – October 6th

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Paris-Manhattan – October 8th

DNUG Quiz Night – October 9th

Oktoberfest at Frog & Onion – October 10th to 13th

Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda: South Pacific – October 10th to 19th

Lemon Tree’s Turkey in the Park PartySeptember 20th October 11th

Nourish Your Body, Mind and Soul through Yoga with Sianna Sherman – October 11th to 13th

Royal Challenge – October 12th

Free Your Creative Spirit – starts October 12th

The West Market – October 12th

Lord Make Me Laugh – October 12th

Melange’s Annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser – October 12th

Bermuda Folk Club: Canadian Open Mic Night – October 12th

23rd Annual Bermuda Round-the-Sound Open Water Charity Swimathon – October 13th

The Bermuda Comedy Masters Festival – October 13th

17th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk – October 16th

Pembroke Rotary Club Cocktail Party – October 17th

TEDx Bermuda – October 19th

Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2013 Bermuda Dog Shows  – October 19th and 20th

**NEW  The Bermuda International Church Piano & Jazz Festival (Part 2) – October 20th

Bermuda Nights – October 26th

Bermuda Long Drive Championship – October 26th

Scary Party Halloween Bash at Cosmopolitan – October 26th

Friends of Hospice Walk to Remember – October 27th

Caravan to Cuba: Command Performance – November 2nd

Bermuda Karate Institute: 26th Annual Skippy Kick – November 3rd

**NEW  Masterworks Young Friends Dinner – November 9th

The West Market – November 16th

Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking – November 17th

Bermuda National Gallery Student Art Competition Deadline – November 21st

Bermuda Nights – November 23rd

Thanksgiving Buffet at Grotto Bay – November 28th

Application Deadline for Bermuda National Gallery: 2014 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Bermuda Art – December 6th

Christmas Eve Menu at Grotto Bay – December 24th

Christmas Champagne Brunch at Grotto Bay – December 25th

Boxing Day Menu at Grotto Bay – December 26th

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dancing at Grotto Bay – December 31st

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – January 11th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Shostakovich’s The Nose – February 1st

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Puccini’s Tosca – February 22nd

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Verdi’s Falstaff – March 15th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Dvorák’s Rusalka – March 29th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Borodin’s Prince Igor – April 26th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Mozart’s Così fan tutte – May 31st

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Rossini’s La Cenerentola – June 14th


Art Exhibits

BNG East: Contemporary Conversation by James Cooper – June 15th to November 23rd

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – September 13th to November 23rd

Charlotte Anna Lefroy Botanicals from the Bermuda National Trust Collection
Meredith Andrews: Fathers
Eyes on the World Extension (new work)

Current Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

Homer’s Cafe Display: Jill Raine – September 14th to October 17th

6th Annual Charman Prize at Masterworks – October 11th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – September 20th to October 8th

Onions Gallery:  Members’ Fall Show
Studio A:  Exhibit A: Plan B Dreamers by Hannah Strang and Erika Mattatall
Studio B: Commonplace Beauty by Vanessa Turner
Studio C: The National Office for Seniors and the Physically Challenged (NOSPC): The Art of Opportunity Showcase
Edinburgh Gallery: KAF

SPArt on Sabbatical Exhibition at Common Ground – ongoing



Have a wonderful weekend!



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