September 4th, 2013

Morning Ladies and Gents!


Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend, doing things you enjoy with people you care about.  Anyway, lots of Bermuda events coming up – here are the latest:

TEN Monthly Wine Tasting

Ten Cafe & Bar’s next Monthly Wine Tasting will be on Thursday, September 5th.  Burrows & Lightbourn will present four different wines and Chef Mike Knight will be serving four canapes to complement them.  The tasting will begin at 6pm and the cost is $25 per person.  To secure your spot, contact 295-0857 or



Outta Bounds

Taste 141 invite you to rock your weekend with cocktails and live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, September 6th.  The band will be performing from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and there is no cover charge.  For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.




Venetian September

The Venetian yacht will once again be offering the ultimate waterfront dining view as it hosts its final Dinner Cruise of the season on Saturday, September 7th. The evening will include a gourmet dinner with wine, a welcome glass of prosecco and a dessert buffet at a cost of $195 per person.  There are three tables of eight available and you can book a maximum of one table or just book two individuals seats at a table to mix and mingle.   The boat will depart Albuoy’s Point at 6.30pm, returning at 10.30pm.   For more details, or to reserve, contact or 704-3000.



Paris Manhattan

The monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing Paris-Manhattan on Tuesday, September 10th at 8pm at BUEI. Tickets are $5 for members, $10 for non-members and $5 students. Full details can be found at





Celebrating Wellness

The Department of Health in partnership with the Corporation of Hamilton, Chamber of Commerce and other health partners will once again be hosting Celebrating Wellness in Victoria Park on Wednesday, September 11th. This free event is part of the ongoing Move More Campaign and Caribbean Wellness Day, encouraging the public to move more and lead a healthy lifestyle.  This year’s theme will focus on Youth and is entitled Love That Body: Safeguarding the health of our youth for a brighter future.  From 5pm until 8pm, you’ll have access to Health Screenings and Healthy Food Vendors, as well as entertainment and activities to get you moving, such as Skate Park, CrossFit, Bermuda Institute Steel Band, Zumba, Jazzercise, Gynastics Association, Local Dance Groups, Jump Rope Teams, Nordic Walking and more.  For more information contact or 278-6500.

Fort Night Fever

If you missed the previous two, this is your last chance to enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing and more at an island-style extravaganza in the beautiful open-air setting of Fort Hamilton on Friday, September 20th.  From 7pm until 11pm, the Fort Night Fever Finale  will include an Open BBQ Buffet and dessert bar, and you can join in with optional walking tours through the depths of the Fort (comfortable shoes recommended).   Hosts will serve you complimentary swizzle all evening or you can wander to the full bar and experience a variety of Bermuda Cocktails prepared by Gosling’s mixologists.  The live band will keep you dancing all night long with reggae, calypso, soca and some modern pop favourites, while a fire limbo show will challenge you to join in for a crowning of King and Queen of Limbo.  Tickets cost $60 and are available from

Holistic Fair

Another opportunity to explore alternative therapies and lifestyles at the next Holistic Fair on Saturday, September 21st. From 10am until 5pm at My Sereni-Tea, you can enjoy mini sessions from local practitioners for $1 per minute, as well as discounts in the shop, draw prizes, and new health products.  For more information, contact or 296-2114.



Ferry Reach Footsteps into a Forgotten History

The next in the Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Ferry Reach: Footsteps into a Forgotten History on Sunday, September 22nd.  This will be the 2nd Annual Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego Memorial Lecture and the speaker will be Lance Furbert.  The walking tour will begin at Ferry Reach Park entrance at 4.30pm and comfortable shoes are recommended.  You are also invited to bring your own picnic for glowworm viewing after the tour.  This event is free to the public.  For more details, or to secure your spot, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or, or visit



ANCOP International (Bermuda) invite you to join them in their 2013 ANCOP Walk at Horseshoe Bay on Sunday, September 29th. ANCOP (ANswering the Cry Of the Poor) in an international network with a mission of improving the quality of life of poor families and to improve the communities where they live through a sustainable and holistic approach.  This 5K Beach to Beach walk  is open to anyone and assembly time is 8.30am. The registration fee is $35, or $25 for students, and proceeds will benefit  the ANCOP Child Sponsorship Programme and other local projects of ANCOP in cooperation with Centre Against Abuse and St. Vincent de Paul Society. The First 100 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. To register, email or register online at For more information, visit

Bold Beautiful Bermudians

The October instalment of the popular  Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Bold, Beautiful Bermudians on Saturday, October 5th at 3pm at Grotto Bay Beach Resort.  The speakers for the afternoon will be Meredith Ebbin, Andrew Bermingham, Ronald Lightbourne and Lisabet Outerbridge.  The cost is $10 for the talk and tea.  For more details, or to secure your spot, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or, or visit



Gilbert and Sullivan South Pacific

Who needs Broadway – the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda are saving you the airfare as they are back with their annual October production.  This year’s offering is their version of the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, South Pacific, which will run at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall from Thursday, October 10th to Saturday, October 19th (except on the 14th).  Performances will be at 8pm daily with a matinee at 3pm on Sunday, October 13th.  On Opening Night, there will be a complimentary cocktail reception in the foyer.  Tickets are $55 and available now from


Breast Cancer Walk

Sponsored by BF&M,  the 17th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk will be on Wednesday, October 16th at 6pm. The walk starts and finishes at Barr’s Bay Park and registration costs $30, with free walk packs while supplies last. Registration is available online at or from BF&M, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, or Sportseller. For more information, contact 236-1001or




Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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


**NEW  Monthly Wine Tasting at Ten – September 5th

**NEW  Rock The Night Away with Outta Bounds – September 6th

AcroYoga Basecamp: Bermuda with Daniel Scott – September 6th to 8th

Summer Saturdays: Middle School Dance – September 7th

**NEW  Venetian Dinner Cruise – September 7th

The Bermuda International Piano & Jazz Festival – September 8th

Hamilton Parish Friendly Society Trustees High Tea – September 8th

Women’s Beginner Tennis Series – starts September 9th

LifeThyme CrossFit Kids – starts September 9th

**NEW  L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Paris-Manhattan – September 10th

**NEW  Celebrating Wellness – September 11th

Bermuda National Gallery: PartnerRe Art Lecture Series with Sanford Biggers – September 13th

Bermuda Nights – September 14th

Bermuda Folk Club Open Mic Night featuring Mike and Alana – September 14th

Raleigh Bermuda’s Monte Carlo Casino Classic – September 14th

Beating of the Retreat Ceremony at Royal Naval Dockyard – September 16th

SAGE Commission Public Meeting at St. James Church Hall, Somerset – September 16th

SAGE Commission Public Meeting at Penno’s Wharf, St. George’s – September 17th

SAGE Commission Public Meeting at Mount Saint Agnes – September 19th

Family Movie Nights Under the Stars – September 20th

**NEW  Fort Night Fever Finale – September 20th

2nd Annual Lennon Bermuda Peace Day Concert – September 21st

**NEW  Holistic Fair – September 21st

**NEW  Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series: Ferry Reach: Footsteps into a Forgotten History – September 22nd

Beating of the Retreat Ceremony at Harbour Nights – September 25th

British Schools Fair Bermuda – September 25th and 26th

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

Bermuda Nights – September 28th

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

**NEW  2013 ANCOP Walk – September 29th

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

The Family Centre’s Beach Bash – October 4th

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

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

6th Annual Charman Prize at Masterworks – 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 June 28th October 12th

**NEW  17th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk – October 16th

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

Bermuda Nights – October 26th

Bermuda Nights – November 23rd

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

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

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until August 31st

Eyes on the World Exhibit

Women Artists in the Bermuda National Gallery Collection

Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery

Meredith Andrews: Portraits of Power Exhibit

Drawing with Light: Photography in Bermuda Exhibit at Masterworks – until September 1st

Candle-Lite: Love’s Takin’ Over Exhibition by K. LaVonne at Common Ground – May 9th to September 5th

Homer’s Cafe Display at Masterworks: Mark Henderson – July 13th to August 9th

Aqua at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard – July 28th to August 22nd

Breathing Exhibit by Jim Kuhlman at Masterworks – August 9th to 28th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 9th to 27th

Onions Gallery and Studios A and B: 60th Anniversary Invitational Show
Edinburgh Gallery: Emerging Artists

Homer’s Cafe Display: Zoe Dyson – August 10th to September 13th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 30th to September 18th

Onions Gallery:  TrashArt – Litter-Arti Show 2013
Studio A:  Kimberley Tucker
Studio B: Kocchakorn Marchand & Manuel Palacio
Edinburgh Gallery:  Bermuda Feline Assistance Bureau’s 21st Anniversary Celebration Poster Art Competition

Masterworks Artist in Residence Exhibit: Joe La Morte – September 13th to 23rd

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


An interesting little video showing some of the initiatives that the Bermuda Zoological Society have going on. The little red monkeys with the funny hair are my favourites:


If you can’t view the above video, please click here.


Enjoy the rest of the week!



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