June 22nd, 2016: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Troops!

 

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Hope you all had a great holiday weekend – do Wednesdays still count as Hump Day when it’s only a four-day week?

Here are the latest events to be added to the Bermuda summer calendar – as always don’t forget to check out the Quick Recap section at the bottom of this post  for a full listing of all upcoming events, including those previously covered in previous posts.

 

 

06:27Cambridge Beaches Monday Night Buffet BBQ

Why should weekends end on a Sunday, especially during the summer?  Stretch out that weekend vibe at the return of Cambridge Beaches’ Monday Night Buffet BBQ.

From 7pm until 10pm, you can save your Monday night dinner for Tuesday as Cambridge Beaches invite you to sit under the stars and jam to DJ Uncle.  If you have a boat, you are encouraged to moor up at their dock.  Please note that Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa welcomes guests aged 13 years and older year-round, and the BBQ will run until October 31st.

The cost is $45, plus 17% grats, for all you can eat.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact concierge@cambeach.bm or 234-0331.

 

0627 Defenders of Bermuda

Visit three of the more popular Forts at the tip of St. George and learn their role and how they fit into the beehive of the garrison at the Defenders of Bermuda: World Heritage Fort Tour on Mondays and Thursdays.

The Fort Bus will pick up passengers on Town Square at 6pm, visiting the Alexandra Battery and Gates Fort, passing other significant landmarks and buildings before touring Fort St. Catherine.  The Fort St. Catherine Tour will be done by lanterns, showing the visitor how it would have been for the soldiers to operate within the Fort during their time.

Tickets are $25 per adult, $12 for children, and available from St. George’s Visitor Information Centre, or by calling or emailing the Fort.  Maximum capacity is 14 persons.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 297-1920, 534-1920 or fortstcatherine@logic.bm.

 

 

0623 Sunset Reggae at Tobacco Bay

Lay back and chill out with your favourite cocktail at Sunset Reggae at Tobacco Bay Beach, every Monday and Thursday throughout the summer.

Recently voted the the top ranked visitor attraction in Bermuda for 2016, Tobacco Bay Beach Bar & Restaurant, promise to wow you with live reggae performances as the sun goes down, from 6pm until 9pm each week.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact 705-SAND (7263), info@tobaccobay.bm, or visit www.TobaccoBay.bm.

 

 

0623 Sunset Beach BBQ at Cabana

Enjoy the iconic Sunset Beach BBQ at Cabana at Fairmont Southampton every Thursday throughout the summer.

From 6pm until 10pm, music will be courtesy of a live island DJ as you choose your favourites from the hot fire pit and then watch the waves
crash next to Horseshoe Bay as you sample some of the dessert buffet selections.

The cost is $49 per person.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.

 

0623 BMDS Taming of the Shrew

Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and come see Shakespeare under the stars as the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) proudly presents Shakespeare in the Park: The Taming of the Shrew, starting on Thursday, June 23rd.

This production of Shakespeare’s lighthearted comedy will take place in Victoria Park with evening shows at 7pm on Thursday, June 23rd, Friday, June 24th, Thursday, June 30th and Friday and Saturday, July 1st and 2nd, and a 2pm matinee performance on Sunday, June 26th.  No seating will be provided so you are invited to bring your own small chair or blanket.

Tickets are $30 for the evening performances and $20 for the matinee.

Tickets available at www.pTix.bm and at Daylesford box office one hour before show.

For more information, visit www.bmds.bm.

 

Event

Young buccaneers aged between 5 and 12 are invited to a Pirate Party aboard the Deliverance, every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer.

From 11am until noon, weekly until September 29th, you can bring your Pirates aboard the Deliverance to walk the plank.  This is a fun-filled party for all summer campers with snacks, games and story telling.  All camps must book a week in advance.

The cost is $15 per child and all participants/camps must be registered and paid before attending.

For more information, or to register your child, contact 335-1958 or wildherbsnplantsofbda@gmail.com.

 

0624 Reggae Bonfires at Tobacco Bay

Celebrate the weekend in style at Reggae Bonfires at Tobacco Bay Beach every Friday and Saturday throughout the summer.

Recently voted the the top ranked visitor attraction in Bermuda for 2016, Tobacco Bay Beach Bar & Restaurant, promise to wow you with live bonfire performances with acoustic guitar and full reggae band, from 6pm until 9pm each week.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact 705-SAND (7263), info@tobaccobay.bm, or visit www.TobaccoBay.bm.

 

0623 Sunset Reggae at Tobacco Bay

Spend all day at Tobacco Bay at their Sunday Beach Party, running weekly throughout the summer.

From 1pm until 5pm each week throughout the summer, you can enjoy a weekly-rotating variety of entertainment, which rotates weekly.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact 705-SAND (7263), info@tobaccobay.bm, or visit www.TobaccoBay.bm.

 

0627 Summer Adventure Camp

Summer Adventure Camp 2016 will run from Monday, June 27th until Wednesday, July 27th.

From 8.30am until 3.30pm at Dellwood Middle School, the camp will combine professional teaching with outdoor adventure for the perfect combination to an enriching summer for your child.  Aftercare is also available.

The cost is $120 per week.

For more information, or to learn how you may sign your child up for free, contact enrichment@areteacad.org or visit www.areteacad.org/sac2016.

 

 

 

0627 Wimbledon at Fairmont Southampton

It’s that time of the year again – get your tennis whites ready to court some attention as you celebrate all things Wimbledon at Fairmont Southampton from Monday, June 27th until Sunday, July 10th.

Newport, a Gastropub, will be serving up a special offer from June 27th until July 10th.  If your party wears white from head to toe, you will receive a complimentary jug of Pimms. Traditional strawberries with cream will also be on offer.

Jasmine Lounge will also be more than a match as they will be featuring Cucumber and Salmon Triple Decker Sandwiches, Eton Mess and The Wimbledon Cocktail throughout the tournament.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.

 

0627 Adult Art Sessions

Express your creativity over the summer in a relaxing and fun environment at Create2Connect with Den&Ken Studio’s Adult Art Sessions, starting on Monday, June 27th.

From 6.30pm until 8pm at Windreach, you can learn techniques of painting, collages and mix-media with artist Kendra L. Earls.  This will run weekly until August 6th.

The cost is $35 per session or $180 for 6 weeks.

For more information, or to register, contact denandkenstudio@yahoo.com or 333-0191.

 

0627 Adult Art Sessions

Come and experience creating music intuitively at Drumming Circle with Dennis Joaquin every Tuesday this summer, starting on Tuesday, June 28th.

From 6.30pm until 8pm at Windreach, you can learn the basics of drumming using congas and percussions.

The cost is $120 for 6 weeks.

For more information, or to register, contact denandkenstudio@yahoo.com or 333-0191.

 

0630 Beginners Yoga Course

The Yoga Centre encourage you to build your strength and flexibility at their Beginners Yoga 12-Session Course, starting on Thursday, June 30th.

Running from 5.30pm until 7pm, the course is aimed at first time beginners, those with limited experience, and those who would like a refresher.  It includes an introduction to asanas (poses), breathing practices and deep relaxation. Adaptations for individual body types will enable students to develop awareness and build confidence in their personal practice. The course will be taught be a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 hrs senior teacher.

The cost is $260.

For more information, or to register, contact yogacentrebermuda@gmail.com or 295-7525.

 

Celebrate Canada Day with some culinary Canadian specials at Fairmont Southampton on Friday, July 1st.

Jasmine Lounge restaurant in the hotel lobby will be offering Caesars and Prince Edward Island (PEI) mussels.

Fancy Moosehead Beer and Bison Burgers? Then head over to Cabana Bar & Grill at their private beach near Horseshoe Bay from 11am until 5pm.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.

 

Event

To celebrate all members who were involved with the organisation from 1952 through 2016, The Bermuda Junior Chamber (Jaycees) will hold a Reunion Dinner on Saturday, July 2nd.

Taking place at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club in Paget, the fun starts at 7pm with a reception, followed by a buffet dinner. It promises to be an evening full of memories, an exchange of stories of the Jaycee history in Bermuda, fellowship, and camaraderie.

Tickets are $75 per person.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Winette Phillips on 238-1575.

 

0702 Summer Jazz Jam

Under the distinguished patronage of the Hon. Paula A. Cox, C.B.E., J.P., and Mr. Germain Nkeuleu, the Berkeley Educational Society is proud to present its 3rd Annual Summer Jazz Jam on Saturday, July 2nd.

This will be held on the Upper Courtyard of the Berkeley Institute from 7pm, and will be hosted by the inimitable Elton Richardson. Featured performers include the Chris Darrell Trio, Dayton Wharton, Francine Rollins, The Unit (John Lee), Connie Hill, Phiemma Caisey, Leviticus, John Woolridge with Kiana Madeiros and N’Kosi Hollis. Intriguingly, Mrs. Florenz Maxwell will begin the evening with a story.  Funds derived from the Third Annual Summer Jazz Jam will benefit the David Austin Wilson Memorial Award and the Austin Randolph Thomas Scholarship.

Tickets are $50 for Patrons, $30 for general admission and $25 for seniors, and are available from the Berkeley Institute (Ms Anderson on 292-4752), The Harbourmaster in Washington Mall, Robertson’s Drug Store in St. George’s, online at www.BDAtix.bm, or by contacting Marva Bridgewater on 599-3723 or Michael Swan on 332-0226.

 

 

 

0716 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

“Eat ’em to Beat ’em” is the advice being given to us to deal with the pesky and destructive Lionfish which have invaded our reefs and are harming the ecosystem.  That means that it’s time to dust off those spears and mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament, taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) on Saturday, July 16th.

The tournament starts at sun up and all boats must be at the BIOS dock for the 3pm weigh-in.

From 2.30pm, all are invited to party-with-a-purpose at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), to enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of live music, DJs, lionfish tasting, a Gosling’s bar, lionfish handling, kids arts and crafts, and more, until 7.30pm.

Entry to the party is free.  The tournament entry costs $25 and includes an awesome t-shirt.  To register, visit www.reefspect.com.

For more information, contact selange@gmail.com or matt.g.strong@gmail.com.

 

0808 Allen Camp 2016

Sponsored by the A.M.E. Churches of Bermuda, Allen Camp is a week-long overnight Christian Camp on Darrell’s Island, running from Monday, August 8th until Saturday, August 13th.

Activities include Bible Studies, arts & crafts, swimming, liturgical dance, fishing, outdoor activities, guest speakers, movie night, and much more.

The cost is $200 and completed forms can be returned at any of the AME Churches in Bermuda by the registration deadline of July 8th. No registrations will be accepted at the dock.

For more information, or to obtain a registration form, visit their Facebook Page.

 

Promising another lively and thought-provoking evening, PechaKucha Bermuda is hosting its 16th Edition on Thursday, August 18th.

From 6pm until 9.30pm at Chewstick, different presenters will speak on a subject they are passionate about.

PechaKucha Bermuda Nights are a simple, effective and entertaining way of telling a story or idea. Each speaker shows 20 images to accompany their presentation, each image the speaker can only speak for 20 seconds.

Since there is no pausing or going back, speakers have no choice but to keep to their allotted time. Following each presentation is a 3 minute 20 second question and answer session where the audience has the opportunity to ask the presenter questions.

There is no cover charge but donations will be accepted.

For more information, please visit the PechaKucha Bermuda Facebook page, or contact Nicky Gurrett at 295-4597.

 

 

 

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

 

 

 

 

0609 Leroyfest Within

Leroyfest: Intimate – June 22nd

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – June 22nd and 23rd

Event

**NEW Jaycee Reunion – July 2nd

0623 Sushi, Sam and Somm

Sushi, Sam & Somm – June 23rd

0623 BMDS Taming of the Shrew

**NEW  Shakespeare in the Park: The Taming of the Shrew – June 23rd, 24th, 26th, 30th and July 1st and 2nd

0609 Leroyfest Within

Leroyfest: Salt of the Earth – June 24th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – June 24th

0625 Prospect Secondary School 30 Year Reunion

Prospect Secondary School for Girls 30 Year School Reunion – June 25th

The Don Spencer Comedy Hypnotist Show – June 25th

0609 Leroyfest Within

Leroyfest: Hidden Spaces – June 25th

0625 Foil Fest Safari

Foil Fest Safari – June 25th

0525 Foil Fest 2016

Foil Fest 2016 featuring Artemis Racing, ORACLE TEAM USA and SoftBank Team Japan – June 25th

0625 St George Rotary Club Fish Fry

St. George Rotary Club Fish Fry – June 25th

0626 Lepercq Memorial

Lepercq Memorial Tournament – June 26th

0626 Nick Silk Drawing

Nick Silk Drawing Workshop at Masterworks – June 26th

0131 Urban Market

The Urban Market – June 26th

0627 Learn To Row

Learn to Row Camp: Adult Course – starts June 27th

0627 Summer Adventure Camp

**NEW  Summer Adventure Camp – June 27th to July 27th

0627 Adult Art Sessions

**NEW  Create2Connect with Den&Ken Studio: Adult Art Sessions – starts June 27th

0627 Wimbledon at Fairmont Southampton

**NEW  Wimbledon Specials at Fairmont Southampton – June 27th to July 10th

0627 Adult Art Sessions

**NEW  Create2Connect with Den&Ken Studio: Drumming Circle – starts June 28th

0628 BNL Summer Reading

On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!: Summer Reading Program – June 28th to August 13th

0630 Autism Spectrum Disorder Lecture

Lecture: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Commonly Occurring Conditions – June 30th

0630 Beginners Yoga Course

**NEW  Beginner’s Yoga 12-Session Course – starts June 30th

0701 Fantastic Friday D'Usse Edition

LIV Bermuda: Fantastic Friday – July 1st

**NEW  Canada Day Specials at Fairmont Southampton – July 1st

0615 Yoga Foundation Course

Yoga Foundation Course – starts July 2nd

0702 ACIB Canada Day Beach Party

Annual ACIB Canada Day BBQ Beach Party – July 2nd

0702 Youth Summer Jam

Youth Summer Jam – July 2nd

0702 Kardias Tea with a Twist

The Kardias Club Annual Tea with a Twist – July 2nd

0702 LIV Bermuda Dreams

LIV Bermuda: Dreams: 5th Anniversary Celebration – July 2nd

0702 Summer Jazz Jam

**NEW  Summer Jazz Jam – July 2nd

0702 Portuguese Festival 2016

21st Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit – July 2nd and 3rd

0703 Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School – July 3rd to 7th

0704 LIV Bermuda July 4th Pool Party

LIV Bermuda: July 4th Pool Party – July 4th

Event

Champagne and Fireworks on the Ana Luna – July 4th

0704 Dolphin Quest Connecting to Nature Camps Summer

Dolphin Quest Connect to Nature Summer Camp – July 4th to September 2nd

0704 Summer Squash Camp

Summer Squash Camp 2016 – weekly from July 4th to August 12th

0627 Learn To Row

Learn to Row Camp: Junior Camp Session 1 – starts July 4th

0706 Pizzazz Hair and Beauty Show

Bermuda International Collections: Pizzazz Hair and Beauty Show – July 6th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – July 8th

0709 Sportz Mania's Summer Multi Sport Programs

Sportz Mania 2016 Summer Multi-Sport Programs – starts July 9th

0626 Nick Silk Drawing

Nick Silk Drawing Workshop at Masterworks – July10th

0710 Evolution Retail Show

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Evolution Retail Show – July 10th

0711 Hair and Beauty Show

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Hair and Beauty Show – July 11th

0712 International Designer Show

Bermuda Fashion Festival: International Designer Show – July 12th

0713 Celebrity Golf Classic

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Celebrity Golf Classic – July 13th

0714 Clarien Local Designer Show

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Clarien Local Designer Show – July 14th

0714 Bastille Day

Bastille Day Celebration – July 14th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – July 15th

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Coach Black Tie Gala – July 16th

0716 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

**NEW  Groundswell Lionfish Tournament 2016 – July 16th

0627 Learn To Row

Learn to Row Camp: Junior Camp Session 2 – starts July 18th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – July 21st and 22nd

0725 Bermuda Toastmasters 20 Anniversary Banquet

Bermuda Toastmasters 20th Anniversary Banquet – July 25th

0627 Wimbledon at Fairmont Southampton

**NEW  Wimbledon Specials at Fairmont Southampton – June 27th to July 10th

Event

Non Mariners Safari on the Ana Luna – July 31st

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – August 5th

0808 Allen Camp 2016

**NEW  Allen Camp 2016 – starts August 8th

Event

**NEW  Pechakucha Bermuda Night Volume 16 – August 18th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 20th and 21st

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – August 26th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – September 2nd

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 18th and 19th

Event

Bermuda Sloop Foundation 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 30th

Raleigh Bermuda 4th Annual Hamilton Harbour Casino Classic Fundraiser – October 1st

1007 Evening of Spirited Celebration

An Evening of Spirited Celebration – October 7th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 18th and 19th

Art for Sail: Auction of Painted Sloops – October 20th

Bermuda Marathon Weekend

2017 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 13th to 15th

 

 

Art Exhibits

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

 

Common Ground Logo

SPArt at Common Ground

 

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com or www.BermudaEvents.com

 

 

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