August 6th, 2014: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Kids!


Hope you all had a wonderful Cup Match and that you have now fully recovered from all the festivities.  It’s always a little quieter than usual in the weeks that follow but there are still plenty of Bermuda summer events going on:


0808 Outta Bounds Live at Taste 141

Taste 141 invite you to start off your weekend with live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, August 8th.

The band will be performing from 7pm until 10pm and there is no cover charge.

For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.





0809 Tasteful Jamaican Night

Fill your plate over and over again with favourites such as jerk chicken, ackee and salt fish, and much much more at Muse’s Tasteful Jamaican Night on Saturday, August 9th.

This will be an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner with reservations available from 6pm.

The cost is $42 per person.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 296-8788.


0809 Lillian's 65th Birthday Celebration

You are invited to bring your chairs for Lillian’s 65th Birthday Celebration in Victoria Park on Saturday, August 9th.

From 6pm until 9pm, this concert in the park will feature Tricray Astwood, Big Snipes, Septimus, Toni Robinson, Pat O’Connor, Larrita Adderley, Paul Smith, Calvin Busby, For God’s Purpose Dance Ministry, Vernon Temple Praise Dancers and DJ Jason Burrows.

Refreshments will be served. Admission is free, although a love offering will be taken in aid of Vernon Temple AME Dance ministry.

For more information, contact Lillian Robinson on 737-2072.



0809 NVCC Quest Night

The game is afoot as North Village Community Club (NVCC) presents Quest Night, a fun-filled adult only event at Place’s Place on Saturday, August 9th.

Starting at 7pm, this is a scavenger hunt that does not require you to leave the building as you already have everything you need to participate.

The Quest Master for the evening will be Nadanja Bailey and you can also enjoy free hors d’oevres, with drinks available for sale.

There will be a maximum of 5 people per team, at a cost of $20 per person.

This event is a fundraiser for the junior netball trip to Orlando, Florida in October 2014 to participate in the inaugural Disney International Youth Netball Tournament.

For more information, or to book your team, contact 505-0027.


0809 Jamaican Annual Independence Day Cruise

The Jamaican Association (Bermuda) presents their Annual Independence Cruise aboard the MV Bermudian on Saturday, August 9th.

The boat will have two pickup points, departing Dockyard at 8pm, and departing Albouy’s Point at 9pm, returning to Dockyard at 1am.

The ticket price includes a full meal, cash bar, and music by Magnum Force and Ranger Force with DJ Jackstain.

Tickets are $60 at the dock or $50 in advance from Fish and Tings, Jamaican Grill, Kit n Caboodle, D&C Grill, Money Shop, or JAB members.

For more information, contact or visit


0801 Pickled Onion Open Mic Jam

Aspiring musicians, come and showcase your band, or just sing your heart out, at Graffiti Park’s weekly Open Mic Jam every Tuesday at Pickled Onion.

This is from 9.30pm and you are invited to join the fun by bringing your own instruments/voices or by making use of the bass, drums, guitars and keys that are available.

There is no cover charge and the Jam will run weekly until December 30th.

For more information, call 295-2263.



0816 Tropical Treasures Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise

The third of Discovery Wines Summer Sunset Cruise Series aboard the Ana Luna will be their Tropical Treasures Cruise on Saturday, August 16th.

The boat will leave the dock at Grotto Bay at 7pm, returning at 9pm, and promises a Tropical-themed sunset cruise featuring Latin-focused Caribbean hors d’oeuvres and a few of our South American favourite wines.

Tickets are $75 per person and spaces are limited.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact 296-WINE (9463) or


0830 DanceSations Summer Recital

There are two opportunities to see some of Bermuda’s most talented dancers in action at the DanceSations Annual Summer Dance Recital at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall.

There will be two shows on Saturday, August 30th, at 2pm and 7pm. Both shows will be jam-packed with exciting dances and energetic dancers, with genres of dance including hip-hop, ballet, modern, jazz, and pointe.

Tickets are $25 and available from Children are welcome but everyone must have a ticket.

For more information, visit





Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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


Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: Freedom Quest: Black in Bermuda 1616-1834 – August 6th

**NEW  Outta Bounds at Taste 141 – August 8th

Etudes: Bermuda Civic Ballet Summer Selections 2014 – August 8th and 9th

**NEW  Tasteful Jamaican Night at Muse – August 9th

**NEW  Lillian’s 65th Birthday Celebration – August 9th

**NEW  NVCC Quest Night –  August 9th

**NEW  Jamaican Association (Bermuda) Annual Independence Cruise – August 9th

Summer Sundays: Island Rhythms – August 10th

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: Llewellyn Hollis, Fisherman – August 13th

Bermuda Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation 27th Annual Night of Champions – August 16th

Cobbs Hill Gospel Chapel Annual Community BBQ – August 16th

**NEW  Wine Tasting Sunset Cruises: Tropical Treasures – August 16th

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series – Riddle of the Crest – August 20th

2nd Annual Fun Golf Open – August 23rd

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition: Sand Sculpting Clinics – August 23rd and 24th

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – August 30th

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

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: St. David’s: An Island Near Bermuda – August 27th

Troika Bermuda’s Work in Progress #5: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – August 28th to 30th

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – August 30th

**NEW  DanceSations Annual Summer Dance Recital – August 30th

Raleigh Bermuda Monte Carlo Casino Classic – September 13th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Paint for Peace Exhibit Opening – September 18th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day Concert – September 19th

Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon & Carnival – September 20th

Learn Bridge In A Day – September 20th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day 5K Road Race – September 21st

British Schools Fair Bermuda – September 24th and 25th

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




Spicelands Fun Camp – June 30th to September 5th

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

Miles of Smiles Hospitality Camp – August 18th to 22nd

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

Tale of Two Cities Exhibition – January 17th to September

Treasure Island – July 11th to August 13th

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

Homer’s Cafe Display: Abstractuality by Neal J.F. Morris – July 18th to August 14th

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

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Highlights from the BNG Collection

Current Exhibits at BNG East – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 8th to August 26th

Onions Gallery: Emerging Artists 2014

Edinburgh Gallery: Faces of Kiwoko: A Journey to the Ugandan Busy by Dee Storey

Studios A & B: Our History in Hats by Ronnie Chameau and Donna Pink


Here’s a great video, showcasing Bermuda at its best:



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


Enjoy the rest of the week!



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