July 6th, 2016: Bermuda Events Update
Happy Hump Day! This is Bri, filling in for Claire while she’s on vacation – don’t worry, I’m here to make sure that you won’t miss any updates on the latest events to be added to the Bermuda Summer Calendar in her absence. 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:
Radnor Road Christian Fellowship’s Vacation Bible School will run from Monday, July 4th until Friday, July 8th.
This will run from 6pm until 8:30pm and is open to all aged 2 to 102.
There will be Puppet Ministry for early birds at 4:30pm, Christian Community Speakers at 5:30pm, and dinner served nightly.
This event is free and you can sign up on the day.
For more information, or to register in advance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Deaconess Lovett Talbot on 737-8364, or Deaconess Melba Smith on 704-4673.
Grab a sweet deal every Wednesday night at Robin Hood, when Kids Eat Free!
From 5pm till 10pm, kids under the age of 12 can enjoy a free meal from the kids menu when accompanied by a paying adult. Per every adult entree, you get one free kids entree (main course only). This promotion will run until the end of summer.
For more information, contact any of the managers at Robin Hood on 295-3314.
Come and join a group of people who love to have fun and enjoy a night of painting at a Painting Seahorses Party on Saturday, July 8th.
From 6pm until 8pm at the Civil and Military Lodge on King Street, you will be guided step-by-step to take home with you a beautiful work of art. You are welcome to bring beverages, wine or snacks, if you choose, and are asked to wear appropriate clothing or bring an apron.
This painting class is suitable for all ability levels and no experience is necessary.
The cost is $55 per person and you will be provided with brushes, paint, a canvas, even wine glasses to use.
For more information, or to register, contact email@example.com.
Bring your chair and/or blanket and enjoy a night of movies as the Corporation of St. George’s presents Movies in the Square, on Friday, July 8th.
Starting at 6:30pm in King’s Square, this promises to be a full fun evening with a DJ to set the mood, followed by two movies under the stars. Zootopia will begin at 8:30pm, followed by the second film, The Intern.
Refreshments will be available for sale.
For more information, contact the Corporation of St. George’s at 297- 1532.
Every Friday night, join Louis and Friends for a Night of House and Techno at Muse Restaurant and Skybar, on Front Street.
From 8pm onwards, you can watch the sunset over the harbour while enjoying the smooth vibes of DJ Louis Muloka. July 8th will feature Louis and Tim. This event will run weekly until the end of summer, with the exception of Cup Match Week when the event will be moved to Wednesday, July 27th.
Entry is free. Drinks are $5 for beer, $6.50 for wine and $4 for soda.
Designed to take enthusiastic children and their guardians into the world of puppetry, the BSOA are hosting a Paper Puppet Workshop on Saturday, July 9th.
From 10am to 4pm, kids will be shown an easy and enjoyable method to puppet building, as well as how to put on their own puppet show adventures. The skills learned in the workshop can be carried over into playtime immediately, allowing children to start building their own puppets the moment they get home.
The cost per child is $40 for members, or $45 for non-members.
For more information, or to sign up, contact the BSOA on 292-3824 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grab a bargain at the Car Boot Sale on Saturday, July 9th.
From 9pm until 2pm at St. Mark’s Church Hall in Smith’s Parish, you can shop a variety of items, including household items, clothing, baked goods, plants, and jewellery.
For more information, or to book a table, contact email@example.com.
The Bermuda Arts Centre Dockyard are opening their latest show 32N 64W on Sunday, July 10th.
This is a juried members’ show, featuring small works in all media.
Local painters will create works inspired by Bermuda scenes and scenarios for this revolving show which will run until August 9th. As a work is sold it will be replaced with new work, to offer repeat visitors a new look every time.
Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is wheelchair accessible.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ArtBermuda.com.
Ready for tee-off? The British Open Golf Tournament at Royal Troon is attracting golf aficionados from all over the world this week so, if you’re in Bermuda, head to Fairmont Southampton to watch the rounds and indulge in a few specials from Sunday, July 10th until Sunday, July 17th.
Jasmine Lounge will be featuring a special menu with Classic Beef Wellington and Sand Trap Cocktail from July 10th until the 17th. If this gets you in the golf mood, hit a few balls yourself next door at the resort’s Turtle Hill Golf Club, a Par Three 18 hole Championship golf course.
For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.
Children between the ages of 5-13 can exercise their creativity this summer at the Masterworks Kid’s Summer Art Camps with the next one beginning Monday, July 11th.
Starting daily at 8:30am, the camps will run weekly at Masterworks until September 2nd, with the exception of CupMatch week from Monday, July 25th to the 29th when there will be no camp. Each week kids will have fun creating up to 15 pieces of art influenced by Masterworks own collection. There are two teachers and two assistants for each group of 20 kids, and all teachers are SUNSMART and SCARS accredited.
The cost is $300 for members, $350 for non-members and $375 to sign up with an annual membership.
For more information, or to register your child, contact 299-4000 or email@example.com.
Discover a different night out at Fairmont Southampton’s Wine & Design, on July 15th.
Starting at 7pm in the Poinciana Foyer, this new event is the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation, suitable for persons 18 years and older. Combining wine and hors d’oeuvres with art supplies, the event will be led by local artist Carlos Trott, who will give tips and instruction to help you create your very own piece of art to take home at the end of the night.
The cost is $69 per person.
For more information or to reserve your seat, contact Rochelle Quinn at Fairmont Southampton, at Rochelle.Quinn@Fairmont.com or 239-6908.
Committed to curating unique lifestyle experiences, Bungalow 56 will host Janet Feder in Concert on Friday, July 15th.
The first show will begin 6pm at Bungalow 56, opened by “Queen of Drums” Onika Best and the second show, at 8pm will be opened by Bass player Derek Symonds.
Janet Feder is widely known for pioneering composition for prepared guitar and has been featured on numerous recordings, radio programs and film scores including the international acclaimed solo album Songs With Words.
Tickets are $39 for members and $49 for non-members, and can be purchased online at Ptix.bm, from the Polished Nail Boutique on Reid Street, or at the door for $55.
For more information, contact Glen Wilks on 599-5292 or Glen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale on Saturday, July 16th.
This will run from 9am to 2pm and promises lots of bargains on clothes, shoes, bags, household items, jewellery, children’s clothes & shoes, toys, DVDs, CDs, books and more!
For more information, contact Carol Carvalho on 747-3377.
The July edition of the Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series will be on Sunday, July 17th in the usual location of the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI.
Our Kind of Traitor will be showing at 3pm. This is a spy thriller starring Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris.
This will be followed at 5.15pm by Tickled, in which a filmmaker investigates a story that is stranger than fiction.
Tickets are $15 and available at Oceans Gift Shop or by calling 294-0204.
For more information, visit www.BermudaDocs.com.
Enjoy a night of laughter with Def Jam vs Comicview vs Bad Boys of Comedy at the International Comedy Show on Friday, July 22nd.
Showtime is at 8.30pm at the Ruth Seaton James Centre, preceded by Happy Hour from 5pm until 7pm at The Grand.
Hosted by comedian Sleepy Floyd from New York, other international comedians who will be performing include Kenny Williams, Barbara Carlyle, and Nema, with Bermuda’s own Eddie G and Robert Somner.
Come out for a delightful evening of fun and trivia at the Learning Disabilities Association of Bermuda Quiz Night on Saturday, July 23rd.
From 8pm to 11pm at Docksider’s Pub, you can help and have fun at the same time! This event will be hosted by Mike Bishop, and is organised by the Learning Disabilities Association of Bermuda to raise funds and increase their efforts in the community to support families and advocate for better educational and health services. Part of the proceeds will go towards a LDAB scholarship.
The cost is $50 per team with a max of 5 people allowed. There will be many raffle prizes and tickets can be purchased on the day.
You can sign up on www.BDAtix.bm or show up on the day.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
If you’re looking for something different to do in the evening, you want to meet new people or perhaps learn a new skill then you might be interested in Art with a Twist on Tuesday July 26th.
From 6.30pm to 9pm at Masterworks, you can create your own masterpiece to take home whilst sipping cocktails in an inspirational setting. Led by local artist Adrienne Smatt, each workshop has a different theme and for the month of July she will be working with acrylics. Come alone or with a group, but you must be 18 years or older as this adult workshop will be paired with cocktails provided by Twisted Spoon.
The cost is $100 for members and $125 for non-members, which includes all materials and two cocktails. Class size is limited, so you are encouraged to book your spot asap.
For more information, or to pre-register contact 299-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
Wimbledon Specials at Fairmont Southampton – starts June 27 to July 10th
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!: Summer Reading Program – June 28th to August 13th
Vacation Bible School – July 3rd to 7th
LIV Bermuda: July 4th Pool Party – July 4th
Champagne and Fireworks on the Ana Luna – July 4th
Dolphin Quest Connect to Nature Summer Camp – July 4th to September 2nd
Summer Squash Camp 2016 – weekly from July 4th to August 12th
Learn to Row Camp: Junior Camp Session 1 – starts July 4th
**NEW Masterworks Summer Art Camp – weekly from July 4th to September 2nd
July 4th Beach BBQ – July 4th
UEFA Euro Football Championship at Jasmine Lounge – July 4th to 10th
**NEW Radnor Road Christian Fellowship’s Vacation Bible School – July 4th to the 8th
**NEW Painting Party: Seahorses – July 8th
**NEW Friday Night of House & Techno – starts July 8th
Sportz Mania 2016 Summer Multi-Sport Programs – starts July 9th
**NEW Car Boot Sale – July 9th
**NEW Paper Puppet Workshop – July 9th
Nick Silk Drawing Workshop at Masterworks – July10th
Bermuda Fashion Festival: Evolution Retail Show – July 10th
**NEW British Open Golf Tournament Specials at Jasmine Lounge – July 10th to 17th
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Abyss/Titanic – starts July 11th
Irish Dancing Camp/Workshops – July 11th to 16th
Bermuda Fashion Festival: Hair and Beauty Show – July 11th
Bermuda Fashion Festival: Celebrity Golf Classic – July 13th
**VENUE CHANGE** Bastille Day Celebration – July 14th
**NEW Wine & Design – July 15th
**NEW Janet Feder in Concert – July 15th
Bermuda Fashion Festival: Coach Black Tie Gala – July 16th
Groundswell Lionfish Tournament 2016 – July 16th
**NEW Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – July 16th
**NEW Our Kind of Traitor at Weekend Film Series – July 17th
**NEW Tickled at Weekend Film Series – July 17th
Learn to Row Camp: Junior Camp Session 2 – starts July 18th
Young Ambassadors Middle School Summer Programme – July 18th to September 1st
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Sharks – starts July 18th
Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – July 21st
Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – July 21st and 22nd
**NEW International Comedy Show – July 22nd
**NEW Learning Disabilities Association of Bermuda Quiz Night – July 23rd
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Pirates – starts July 25th
**NEW Art with a Twist– July 26th
2016 Cup Match Classic – July 28th & 29th
Housestyle Takeover – July 30th
Non Mariners Safari on the Ana Luna – July 31st
The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – August 5th
Allen Camp 2016 – starts August 8th
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Disaster – starts August 8th
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Prehistoric Seas – starts August 15th
Pechakucha Bermuda Night Volume 16 – August 18th
Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – August 18th
Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 20th and 21st
Summer Camps: Dabble in Myths, Serpents & Superstitions – starts August 22nd
The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – August 26th
BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Wild Weather – starts August 29th
The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – September 2nd
Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – September 15th
Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 18th and 19th
Bermuda Sloop Foundation 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 30th
An Evening of Spirited Celebration – October 7th
**DATE CHANGE Bermuda Toastmasters 20th Anniversary Banquet –
June 25th October 15th
Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 18th and 19th
Art for Sail: Auction of Painted Sloops – October 20th
2017 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 13th to 15th
Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
SPArt at Common Ground
- SPArt presents Vibrant Essence – April 15th to July 13th
Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
- Up Country Down Country – until December 31st
- It’s Only Natural – June 3rd to 28th
- Hail to the Queen – June 21st to November 15th
- 441 – July 1st to 27th
Enjoy the rest of the week!