August 10th, 2016: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Kids!

 

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Hope you’re all making the most of the summer while it’s still here – if you need some more inspiration, then here’s your latest island events update from paradise!

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 earlier posts:

 

 

0811 Rum Bum BBQ with Live Entertainment-horz

Rum Bum Beach Bar at Horseshoe Bay Beach invite you to celebrate Thursday to Sunday with them at their series of BBQs with Live Entertainment this summer.

The Simons Brothers, playing on Thursdays from 8pm until late, are a young local band that play reggae, soul and top 40.

On Fridays from 8pm until late, Working Title will be playing covers of popular songs and Top 40.

Conscious Bermuda, performing from 8pm until late on Saturdays, play reggae, including old skool reggae.

Finally, Sunday Funday will be a summer beach party, featuring frozen drinks all day, sunset happy hour from 5pm until 8pm, and live entertainment, courtesy of a DJ from 5pm.

On each of the nights, there will also be a BBQ from 6pm until 10pm – a copy of the a la carte menu can be viewed here.

There is no cover charge and these will run weekly until mid-September.

For more information, contact 238-0088 or visit www.RumBumBeachBar.com.

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

Enjoy some family-friendly fun, featuring movies, games, and other fun activities, on many Friday nights throughout the summer, at the Corporation of St. George’s UNESCO Street Festival, which has added some new dates to their lineup!

Games Night
will run from 6.30pm until 10pm on August 26th, and will include games for all ages, including ping pong, X-Box, Playstation games, and much more.

Movie Night will be after sunset on September 2nd, while Music Nights will include Line Dancing on August 12th and DJ Music on August 19th, both running from 6.30pm until 10pm.

Food vendors will be on hand to sell refreshments and you are invited to bring your chair.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact H. Courtney Trott Jr, JP at ctrott@stgeorge.bm or 297-1532, or visit www.CorpStGeorge.bm.

 

0813 AF Smith Back to School Fair

Students of all ages from Kindergarten to College are invited to A.F Smith’s 3rd Annual Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 13th.

From 11.30am until 4.30pm, there’ll be food stalls, games, face painting, fun castles, music, entertainment and so much more.  Dunk-A-Teacher for $1 and all proceeds will go towards helping Chewstick to give the youth a place to showcase talent again.

As well as loads of prize giveaways, you can also shop their store for great back to school savings.

Admission is free and parking will be at BAA.

To register and be in with a chance to win their Grand Prize, visit the link here.

For more information, contact Sophia Araujo, Director of Marketing, on 292-1882 or love@afsmith.bm.

 

 

0813 Old School Reggae Cruise Part 4

You are promised nothing but the best in Old School Reggae, including dancehall, culture, lover’s rock and everything else, at the Old School Reggae Cruise: Part 4 on Saturday, August 13th.

From 9pm aboard Calico Jack’s Pirate Ship, music will be provided by Starlight, Black Star, Supatone and Stalwart, with some special guest artists on board and a cash bar.

Boarding will begin at Albuoy’s Point at 8.30pm, returning by midnight, with early boarding at Dockyard from 7pm, returning at around 1am.

Tickets are $35 and available from event DJs.

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

 

 

0818 Full Moon Party

Rum Bum Beach Bar at Horseshoe Bay Beach invite you to celebrate August’s Sturgeon Moon at their Full Moon Party on Thursday, August 18th

The Simons Brothers, a young local band that play reggae, soul and top 40, will be playing their usual Thursday slot, but this week will also be followed by a DJ.

Their Thursday BBQ will also be running from 6pm until 10pm – a copy of the a la carte menu can be viewed here.

There is no cover charge and you can expect some glow-in-the-dark accessories.

For more information, contact info@rumbumbeachbar.com

 

 

Event

Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale on Saturday, August 20th.

This will run from 9am to 2pm and promises lots of bargains on clothing, shoes, children’s clothes, household items, toys, jewellery, CDs, DVDs, and lots more.  Why not enjoy a cup of coffee and a hot dog while shopping?

For more information, contact Carol Carvalho on 747-3377.

 

Bermuda Docs

The August edition of the Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series will be on Sunday, August 21st in the usual location of the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI.

Genius will be showing at 3pm.  This is a stirring drama, starring Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman.

This will be followed at 5.15pm by Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, a documentary about African American athletes at the 1936 Olympic Games.

Tickets are $15 and available at Oceans Gift Shop or by calling 294-0204.

For more information, visit www.BermudaDocs.com.

 

0826 Robin Hood Booze Cruise

The Robin Hood Football men and Netball ladies invite you to get merry with them on their Season Kickoff Booze Cruise on Friday, August 26th.

The cruise will be aboard the Elizabeth, which will depart Albuoy’s Point at 7.45pm, returning at 11pm.  Pre-party happy hour food will also be available at the Robin Hood beforehand from 5pm.

Tickets are $60 each and include an open bar.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact any Robin Hood member or rosy.graham@lancashiregroup.com.

 

0826 Pause Old School Traffic Light Party

To celebrate Bri turning 35, 3TMPromotions brings you Pause: Old School Traffic Light Party on Friday, August 26th.

From 10pm at Hook & Hold Bar, located on the dockside of Blue Water Anglers Club, you are invited to wear the colours that represent your status – Red (Taken), Yellow (Proceed with Caution) or Green (Single) – and enjoy music courtesy of DJ iBreeze of King Jyrus Sound and DJ D’Nice

Tickets are $20 per person.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact 707-0827 or bribri2781@gmail.com, visit Secrets.

 

 

 

0830 BUEI Talks Science of Saving Cetaceans

Our oceans are in crisis. Human impacts on wild dolphins and whales are increasing. Understanding those impacts and the needs of wild cetaceans is crucial to their survival.  Learn more about this important topic as BUEI Talks and Dolphin Quest present The Science of Saving Cetaceans on Tuesday, August 30th.

Meet world renowned dolphin expert Randall Wells, PhD and discover how wild dolphins have been affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Learn how Bermuda’s deep-diving dolphins echolocate to find prey and how they compare to other incredible deep-diving toothed whales from marine mammal biologist Frants Jensen. Hear how these leading marine mammal biologists and their collaborators are unlocking the secrets of dolphin and whale behaviour and physiology and why this is critical to cetacean conservation.

The lecture will start in the Tradewinds Auditorium at 7.30pm on each evening.  Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar with Sushi Happy Hour prices on selected sushi and drinks available until 6.30pm.  The full menu will be available from 6pm.  Please mention the lecture when booking to avail of the discount and note that it cannot be combined with any other special offers.  For dinner reservations call 295-4207.

The cost of the lecture is $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 294-0204 or visit the Oceans Gift Shop at BUEI.

 

0907 The Art of Watercolour Talk

James TooGood invites you to a free Talk on The Art of Watercolour on Wednesday, September 7th.

From 6pm until 8pm at Bermuda Society of Arts, James will discuss all the best ways to create a great watercolour masterpiece.

The workshop is free but registration is required.

For more information, or to register, contact Carla-Faye or Nzingha on 292-3824.

 

 

 

0910 Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood

Artists of all levels are invited to brush up on your skills at a Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood on Saturday and Sunday, September 10th and 11th.

Running from 10am until 4pm at Bermuda Society of Arts each day, this 2-day weekend workshop will cover linear and aerial perspective, how to capture a feeling of light, ways to paint clouds and water, among other interest of the participants.

The cost is $180 for members and $200 for non-members.

For more information, or to register, contact Carla-Faye or Nzingha on 292-3824.

 

 

 

0921 Coloured Pencil Workshop

Join artist Margaret Best in exploring exciting new materials and techniques with coloured pencil that make people stop and say – Is that really coloured pencil? at A Discovering Coloured Pencil Workshop with Margaret Best on Wednesday, September 21st.

Margaret Best is an expert in coloured pencil and enjoys teaching newcomers to art, newcomers to botanical art or established artists in any genre to discover the joys of this medium.  Whether you are a complete beginner or whether you are an artist seeking to discover what this medium is all about – this workshop is for you.

The workshop will run from 4pm until 7pm at Bermuda Society of Arts.

The cost is $75 for members and $95 for non-members.

For more information, or to register, contact Carla-Faye or Nzingha on 292-3824.

 

0929 Waterlot Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner

Waterlot Inn invite you to join them  for a fantastic Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner on on Thursday, September 29th

From 7pm, a representative from Franciscan Winery will be on hand to guide guests on this Five Course culinary journey through the Napa Valley.

Gracefully nestled dockside on Jew’s Bay, the historic Waterlot Inn has helped define Bermuda’s steakhouse experience for nearly 350 years.  It offers breathtaking sunsets and proudly boasts both AAA Four Diamond and Wine Spectator Awards. Serving the finest steaks and chops, this classic dining room has introduced a newly updated and inspired menu that spans time-honoured signature specialties and incorporates bold new flavors. Fresh ingredients, unique preparation and award-winning service surrounded by warm furnishings are the hallmarks of The Waterlot Inn.

The cost is $140 per person for over-18s, plus 17% gratuities. Limited spaces are available.

For more information, or to book your reservation, contact 238-8000.

 

 

 

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

 

 

0628 BNL Summer Reading

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

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

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Masterworks Summer Art Camp – weekly from July 4th to September 2nd

0718 Young Ambassadors Summer Programme

Young Ambassadors Middle School Summer Programme – July 18th to September 1st

Rio 2016 Olympics Food Specials at Fairmont Southampton – August 5th to 21st

0808 APEX Summer Speech Camp

APEX Summer Speech Camp – August 8th to 26th

0809 Art with a Twist

Art with a Twist – August 9th and 23rd

10082016ApplebyLawStudentRecep

Appleby’s 2016 Law Student Summer Reception – August 10th

0810 Secure Bermuda

Secure Bermuda 2016 – August 10th

0811 Famous for 15 Minutes

Famous For Fifteen Minutes 2016 – August 11th to 13th, then 18th to 20th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

**NEW  The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival: Line Dancing – August 12th

0813 AF Smith Back to School Fair

**NEW  A.F. Smith Back-to-School Fair – August 13th

0813 Old School Reggae Cruise Part 4

**NEW  Old School Reggae Cruise: Part 4 – August 13th

BUEISummerCamps

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Prehistoric Seas – starts August 15th

0722 Painting Parties

Painting Party: Jellyfish – August 17th

Event

Pechakucha Bermuda Night Volume 16 – August 18th

ThirstyThursdayPubRun

Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – August 18th

0818 Wine and Design

Wine & Design – August 18th

0818 Full Moon Party

**NEW  Full Moon Party – August 18th

0819 Neon Booze Cruise

Neon Booze Cruise – August 19th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

**NEW  The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival: DJ Music – August 19th

0722 Painting Parties

Painting Party: Peacock – August 20th

0820 Cobbs Hill Gospel Chapel Community BBQ

Cobbs Hill Gospel Chapel’s Annual Community BBQ – August 20th

Event

**NEW  Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – August 20th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

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

0820 Cobbs Hill Gospel Chapel Community BBQ

Cobbs Hill Gospel Chapel’s Community Open House and Church Service – August 21st

0821 Bermuda Anglers Club Junior Fishing Tournament

Bermuda Anglers Club Annual Junior Fishing Tournament – August 21st

Bermuda Docs

**NEW  Genius and Olympic Pride, American Prejudice at Weekend Film Series – August 21st

BUEISummerCamps

Summer Camps: Dabble in Myths, Serpents & Superstitions – starts August 22nd

0824 TROIKA Bermuda The Color Purple

TROIKA Bermuda’s The Color Purple – August 24th to 27th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

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

0826 Robin Hood Booze Cruise

**NEW  Robin Hood Netball and Football Season Kickoff Booze Cruise – August 26th

0826 Pause Old School Traffic Light Party

**NEW  Pause: Old School Traffic Light Party – August 26th

0826 Sup Yoga Instructor

SUP/Paddle Board Yoga Teacher Training – August 26th to 28th

0827 Pride Y2Y Scavenger Hunt

PRIDE Youth 2 Youth Scavenger Hunt – August 27th

0826 Sup Yoga Instructor

Explore Sup Yoga Workshop – August 28th

BUEISummerCamps

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Wild Weather – starts August 29th

0830 BUEI Talks Science of Saving Cetaceans

**NEW  BUEI Talks: The Science of Saving Cetaceans – August 30th

0624 Corp of St George UNESCO Street Festival

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

0903 21st Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition

The 21st Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – September 3rd

0907 The Art of Watercolour Talk

**NEW  The Art of Watercolour Talk – September 7th

0910 Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood

**NEW  Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood – September 10th and 11th

ThirstyThursdayPubRun

Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – September 15th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

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

0921 Coloured Pencil Workshop

**NEW  Is This Really Coloured Pencil: A Discovering Coloured Pencil Workshop with Margaret Best – September 21st

0921 International Schools Fair Bermuda

International Schools Fair Bermuda – September 21st and 22nd

0929 Waterlot Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner

**NEW  Waterlot Inn: Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner – September 29th

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

0725 Bermuda Toastmasters 20 Anniversary Banquet

Bermuda Toastmasters 20th Anniversary BanquetJune 25th October 15th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

**UPDATED  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

  • 32N 64W – July 10th until August 9th

 

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda National Gallery – until November 26th

  • Bermuda Biennial 2016 – It’s About Now: Memories of the Present
  • Staging Mary Prince: In Her Own Words…by international artist Joscelyn Gardner
  • The Bermuda Collection

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com or www.BermudaEvents.com

 

 

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