June 11th, 2014: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Troops!


IMPORTANT NOTE: Event organisers, just to give you plenty of notice – there will NOT be a post the week of Wednesday, June 25th, so after next week’s post on Wednesday, June 18th, the next post will be Wednesday, July 11th.  Please make sure that you submit your event details in plenty of time to be included on the June 18th post so that you don’t miss out on your event being featured.


Happy Father’s Day to all the dads on Sunday and hope you all have a great holiday weekend.  Here is the latest round-up of what’s happening in Bermuda:


Red Logo

Red Steakhouse and Bar have kindly provided details of their weekly events for the month.

On Wednesdays you can enjoy Steel Pan Performances by Robert Symons and allow his music to take you to your own personal paradise. From 5.30pm until 9pm, lovely relaxing rhythms will make the steel pan as warm as a tropical island breeze.

With an open air patio overlooking the water, Red is one of Front Street’s hottest spots to spend your Friday Night.  Happy Hour will run from 4pm until 7pm with drink specials including $4 highballs, $5 beers, and $6 on select house wines. Dinner reservations are welcome or just enjoy light bites from the bar menu in the lounge or patio.  The talented DJ Ole begins every Friday at 10.30pm and plays a mix of popular music, remixed old favorites and Latin vibe music until 2.30am.

On Saturday evenings, guests will be offered a complimentary amuse bouche and palate cleanser by Executive Chef Chad Mitchell. Ukulele artist Mike Hind will then be creating the vibe throughout dinner. He is a true entertainer playing songs on request and adding in his own unique lyrics for humour until 10.30pm. Late night entertainment will them be provided by The Big Chill’s DJ Felix who will be playing the best in house, deep house and late night jams.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Red at 292-7331.



0612 Lemon Tree World Cup

Good news for football (soccer) fans as Lemon Tree will be broadcasting live World Cup games on 4 large outdoor TVs from Thursday, June 12th until Sunday, July 13th.

The schedule of games will be available at Lemon Tree Cafe, along with drink promotions, prize giveaways and a BBQ menu, so you are invited to bring your friends and enjoy watching the game live from the comfort of their back patio.

For more information, contact lemontree@transact.bm or visit their Facebook Page.



0612 Nonsuch Excursions

BUEI and LookBermuda invite you to see Nonsuch Island through the lens of National Geographic photographer, David Liittschwager, and LookBermuda’s J-P Rouja on Thursday, June 12th.

Nonsuch Excursions with NatGeo’s David Liittschwager & J-P Rouja promises to be an evening filled with highlights from their Nonsuch excursions including videos, photos and an update on this year’s cahow season and CahowCam. For more information www.nonsuchisland.com.

Doors open at 6.30pm with Happy Hour prices on drinks at Harbourfront. The lecture itself will start at 7.30pm and Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount to anyone dining there before or after the event. Reservations are available from 6pm – please mention the lecture when booking to avail of the discount.

Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for non-members and available by calling 294-0204 or visiting Oceans Gift Shop at BUEI.


0613 Journeys of War Baby

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art invite you to join them in the Rick Faries Gallery for the opening reception of the exhibition, The Journeys of War Baby, on Friday, June 13th.

The reception will run from 5.30pm until 7pm and the show will feature documentary photographs made by Warren Brown during his epic around the world adventures on his sailboat War Baby.

Each photograph is accompanied by a brief anecdote offering insight to the featured location, providing a taste of the experience of traveling by sail to some of the most remote destinations on our planet. The exhibit will run until June 25th.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or artmworks@logic.bm.


Azu Beastro Happy Hour

The Bermuda Zoological Society’s Azu Beastro are bringing back their weekly BBQ, Ribs, Reptiles and ‘Ritas, on Fridays from 5.30pm until 9pm throughout the summer.

This is a family-friendly happy hour with a picturesque view of Harrington Sound from the outside deck.

There is no cover charge so you can stop by just for the $7 Blue Macaw Margarita or stay for the all-you-can-eat BBQ at a cost of $32 for adults ($30 for members) or $14 for children under 9 ($12 for members).

Azu Beastro will also be serving dinner on Thursday and Saturday nights from 5.30pm until 9.30pm throughout the summer.

For reservations, call 296-2429 or view the menu on www.bzs.bm/azu.

Reservation will be required to gain entry to Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo after hours.


0614 Twilight Heroes Weekend

The Twilight Summer Series is moving Westward for their next edition and will be showing blockbuster movies under the stars at T.N. Tatem Middle School Field on Saturday, June 14th and Sunday, June 15th.

June 14th’s event will start at 6pm with pre-movie entertainment before the screening of Man of Steel at 8.45pm, followed by Thor: The Dark World at 11.20pm.

Since the 15th is on Father’s Day and is also the day before Heroes Day, this event will also be a Community Fun Day from 2pm. Members of the Bermuda Police Service, Bermuda Fire Service, Bermuda Regiment and St. John’s Ambulance will be in attendance with some of their vehicles/appliances so that the public can see and learn about them up close. The Regiment will have one of their ceremonial canons on display.

The Amazing Spider-Man will be screened at 8.45pm, followed by Iron Man 3 at 11.25pm.

Attendees can also enjoy train rides, pony rides, fun castles, PS4 gaming on 10ft and 16ft screens, food vendors and much more.

Admission is free.

For more information, visit www.twilightent.com.


0614 Tapestry 2014

Experience the music, art, dance, gymnastics and more that is Tapestry 2014, a creative and performing arts showcase at Somersfield Academy on Saturday, June 14th.

The show will run from 6.30pm until 8pm and performing acts will include the Somersfield Star Orchestra, The Bermy Bouncers, Bermuda School of Music Steel Orchestra, Chrysda Smith, LeBlanc Dancers, MYP Violin Group, Jackson Boys Hip Hop Dancers, The Somersfield Girls’ Fiddle Group, Warwick Academy Jazz Band and many more.

Patron tickets are $50 (which includes cocktail hour), adults are $25 and children are $10.

Tickets available at www.BDAtix.bm or at Somersfield Academy.




0615 Fathers Day at Snorkel Park

Snorkel Park Beach invite you to spend Father’s Day with them from 9am on Sunday, June 15th.

Kids can take part in the treasure hunt, inflatable race or the Father’s Day colouring contest and you can listen to the live band Working Title while you enjoy an all day BBQ and Pig Roast.

In addition, their featured watersports, jetski tours, oceanfront cabana and bed rentals, and all beach amenities will be available.

Entry is $10 or free if you are under 12.

For more details, visit www.snorkelparkbeach.com.


0615 Cafe Lido Fathers Day

Celebrate your dad with a 3 course Father’s Day menu specially prepared for the occasion at Cafe Lido on Sunday, June 15th.

Reservations are available between 11.30am and 2.30pm and afterwards, you can enjoy live World Cup games at Deep Lounge.

The cost is $55 per person, plus 17% grats, and costs 50% for children under 10.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-9884 or manager@lido.bm.



0615 Father's Day at Cafe Coco

Café Coco are offering a Father’s Day Special Menu for lunch and dinner on Sunday, June 15th.

In addition to the usual a la carte menu, there will be a special 3 course Menu at a cost of $49 per person.

Lunch is served from 12pm to 3pm and dinner is served from 7pm to 9pm.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-5416 or deals@cocoreef.bm.


0615 Bermuda Latin Vibes

Red Steakhouse and Bermuda Latin Vibes are hosting a Father’s Day Salsa and Bachata Social on Sunday, June 15th.

From 7pm until late, DJ Mezcla will be playing your favourite salsa and bachata hits. Happy Hour drinks prices will be available, as will Red’s tapas menu.

Newbies and experienced dancers alike are all welcome and there is no cover charge.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Red at 292-7331.


0615 Old School at Snorkel Park

Dance the night away under the stars to the best of the 70s, 80s and 90s at Snorkel Park Beach’s Old School Party in Club Aqua on Sunday, June 15th.

Doors open at 10pm. There will be a $3 Happy Hour until midnight, music by Reality Sound and drink specials all night until the evening ends at 3am.

Admission to Club Aqua is $10 and free for ladies before 11pm.

To make it easier for locals to get to the Club, there is a new Fun Bus to and from Hamilton. For more details visit www.snorkelparkbeach.com.

For more information, contact Snorkel Park at 234-3100 or info@snorkelparkbeach.com.


0618 Sand Between Your Toes

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo (BAMZ) invite you to learn more about the origins of our island home at a free illustrated talk by Dr. Bruce Rueger, visiting Assistant Professor of Geology at Colby College, Maine on Wednesday, June 18th.

Sand Between Your Toes – Volcanic Sand, That Is, A Layman’s Glimpse of Ancient Bermuda: Fragments of the Volcanic Pedestal will take place at 7pm in the Education classrooms at BAMZ.

This event is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

To reserve a seat, please email Lisa Greene at llgreene@gov.bm, or call 293-2727 ext. 2123.


0621Pre Cup Match Teabreak and Fashion Show

St. George’s and Somerset fans alike are both welcome to come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon taking a journey to Cup Match on Saturday, June 21st

Under the distinguished patronage of Mr. & Mrs. Eldon Raynor, Vernon Temple AME Church are hosting a Pre-Cup Match Teabreak and Fashion Show fundraiser from 4pm to 6pm at the Heron Bay School. This is an opportunity to hear details of past matches as conveyed by some of the legendary stars of Cup Match.

Tickets are $100 for sponsors, $30 for patrons and $20 for general admission.

Tickets are available from the church office at 238-1178 or Vernon Temple St. George’s members.


0621 Summer Solstice Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise

One of the best places to enjoy a Bermuda sunset is from the water – which is why Discovery Wines have brought back their summer sunset cruise series aboard the Ana Luna.

The first is a celebration of the start of summer with their Summer Solstice cruise on Saturday, June 21st.

The boat will leave the dock at Grotto Bay at 7pm, returning at 9pm, and they promise to tantalise your tastebuds with an hors d’oeuvres and wine pairing reflective of summer.

Tickets are $75 per person and spaces are limited.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact 296-WINE (9463) or events@discoverywines.bm.


0625 How Much Would You Pay To See Me

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda presents its second How Much Would You Pay to See Me…? Fundraiser.

Local celebrities have volunteered to raise funds for the charity by doing a variety of crazy dares live on stage at Harbour Nights on Wednesday, June 25th.

Each participant is aiming to raise at least $1,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda through encouraging members of the community to make a pledge to see them do their dares. The contestants for 2014 are Senator Jeff Baron, Wayne Furbert JP, MP, Ed Christopher (Town Crier), Principal Charles Joynes (Northlands Primary), DJ Bitsy (Hott 107.5), Kristin White, Andrew Griffith, Chris Famous, Don Burgess (Bermuda Sun), Dwayne Caines, Katie Arnfield (Miss Bermuda), DJ Chubb & Sherri Berri (Vibe 103), Fancy (Power 95), Brother Richie (Hott 107.5) and Gavin “Djata” Smith (Chewstick).

There are 15 dares in total and these include spending a few minutes in a case of cockroaches, jumping overboard in a gown, kissing a pig, dressing in drag, acting like a dog and being wrapped in toilet paper.

To make a donation towards one of one of the contestants, visit www.BDAtix.bm and click on the “How Much Would You Pay To See Me…?” link.

​For more information, contact 232-2802 or bbbs@logic.bm.


0704 Mickeys July 4th

Expect a one of a kind US Independence Day Celebration at Mickey’s Beach Bistro on Friday, July 4th.

This will feature a special dinner menu at Mickey’s Beach Bistro, fireworks on the beach at 9.30pm, and live music at Sea Breeze Lounge.

The cost is $75 per person, or $50 for children under 10, plus 17% grats.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-9884 or manager@lido.bm.



0711 Masterworks Tucker Sisters

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art invite you to join them in the ​Mezzanine Gallery for the opening reception of the exhibition, The Tucker Sisters: Under the Yellow Flag, from 5.30pm until 7pm on Friday, July 11th.

Ethel Tucker (1874-1962) and her sister Catharine (1879-1970) made a huge contribution to the artistic fabric of the Bermuda life in the first half of the 20th century. Their entrepreneurial spirit left a beloved legacy, which still resonates today through memories of the Little Green Door Tea Shop and the gift shop on Queen Street, the Little Green Shop.

The exhibit will run until October 10th.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or artmworks@logic.bm.







Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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


HOP Society: Art Sessions for Seniors – June 10th, 17th, 24th and July 1st

New Artists Workshop with Jana Matusz – June 11th

**NEW  Nonsuch Excursions with NatGeo’s David Liittschwager & J-P Rouja – June 12th

**NEW  World Cup at Lemon Tree – June 12th to July 13th

Adult Docent Programme at Bermuda National Gallery – June 13th

Barbados Association of Bermuda Summer Cruise: Bajan Explosion – June 13th

Pure: The 5th Annual All White Party – June 13th

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

La Leche League of Bermuda Monthly Series Meeting – June 14th

Downing’s Wreck: The Story of The Sea Venture – June 14th

Cobbs Hill Community Connect Gospel Explosion – June 14th

**NEW  Tapestry 2014: A Creative and Performing Arts Showcase – June 14th

**NEW  Twilight Summer Series: Heroes Day Weekend – June 14th and 15th

Father’s Day Brunch at The Reefs – June 15th

Figure-Drawing Workshop with Jana Matusz – June 15th

**NEW  Father’s Day at Snorkel Park – June 15th

**NEW  Father’s Day at Cafe Lido – June 15th

**NEW  Father’s Day Special Menu at Coco Reef – June 15th

**NEW  Father’s Day Salsa and Bachata Social at Red – June 15th

**NEW  Old School Party at Snorkel Park – June 15th

**NEW  Illustrated Talk: Sand Between Your Toes – Volcanic Sand, That Is – June 18th

Bermuda Folklife Documentary Series: Seagull Racing and Llewellyn Hollis, Fisherman – June 19th

Bluebird Box Live Auction – June 20th

Soca Junkies – June 20th

Bermuda Toastmasters Awards Banquet – June 21st

Bermuda Summer Soul-stice – June 21st

Bermuda All Stars Jam – June 21st

**NEW  Pre Cup Match Afternoon Teabreak & Fashion Show – June 21st

**NEW  Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise: Summer Solstice – June 21st

Bermuda Chamber Choir: Summer in Europe – June 21st and 22nd

32sixtyfour Paddle Race Series: Race 2 – June 22nd

Bermuda Karate Institute: 14th Lepercq Memorial Tournament – June 22nd

**NEW  How Much Would You Pay to See Me…? Fundraiser – June 25th

Rumble in Paradise: International Sound Clash – June 28th

REEF Watch 2014 – June 28th

**NEW  4th of July Celebrations at Mickey’s – July 4th

32sixtyfour Paddle Race Series: Race 3 – July 6th

Miss Bermuda Pageant – July 6th

City Fashion Festival: Evolution – July 7th to 12th

Plough: St. George’s 402nd Birthday –  July 11th

32sixtyfour Paddle Race Series: Race 4 – July 20th

Cup Match Fever: The International Edition – August 1st

7th Annual ITF Bermuda Beach Tennis International Tournament – August 26th and 27th

British Schools Fair Bermuda – September 24th and 25th

Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2014 International Championship All Breed Dog Shows – October 18th and 19th




BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Whales – starts June 26th

KAF’s Land & Sea Weekly Summer Camp – weekly from June 30th to July 21st

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Disaster – starts June 30th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Sea Myths, Sea Serpents & Superstitions – starts July 7th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Prehistoric Seas – starts July 14th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Dissection – starts July 21st

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Pirates – starts July 28th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Bermuda – starts August 4th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Sharks – starts August 11th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Sea Myths, Sea Serpents & Superstitions – starts August 18th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Wild Weather – starts August 25th



Art Exhibits

Current Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

Ever The Twain Shall Meet – January 17th to June

Tale of Two Cities Exhibition – January 17th to September

Sky Gazer by Alan Smith – May 30th to June 11th

**NEW  The Journeys of War Baby  by Photographer Warren Brown – June 13th to 25th

Treasure Island – July 11th to August 13th

**NEW  The Tucker Sisters: Under the Yellow Flag – July 11th to October 10th

Kal Draws Bermuda: Satirical Pen Takes on Island Life – August 15th to 27th

SPArt on Sabbatical Exhibition at Common Ground – ongoing

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – January 24th to May 31st

Michael Walsh: Contemporary Conversation
Highlights from the BNG Collection
Book Launch of Bermuda National Gallery: An Introduction

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – May 16th to June 3rd

Onions Gallery: KAF Spring Showcase: Art Happens Here
Edinburgh Gallery: Repurposed, Beauty from Broken by Corrina Rego
Studios A and B: Organus, Series 1 – Roots Rock Reggae by Jerome Stovell

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – June 6th to June 20th

Bluebird Box Show and Auction – June 6th to June 20th



Enjoy the rest of the week!




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