September 7th, 2016: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Troops!


September 7th

Welcome to the first post of September and the start of Lobster Season on the island!

Here is the lowdown on what has been added to the calendar since last week’s Bermuda events update.

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:



September marks the opening month of Lobster Season in Bermuda and, to celebrate the fresh seafood arriving back on your plates, the Fairmont Southampton’s Ocean Club is thrilled to host Lobsterfest all month long.

Offering lobster specials and a 4-course lobster menu, the Ocean Club is open daily for dinner from 6pm until 10pm, presenting the freshest local catch in a relaxed sea-side setting.  Dress code is anything from swimwear to seersucker.

Start with a delicious Lobster Volcano Roll with wasabi mayo, then enjoy Lobster & Potato Cake with pico de gallo as well as a half Bermuda Spiny Lobster with grilled asparagus. For dessert, savour a pineapple carpaccio with coconut sorbet and ginger soil.

The cost of the set menu is $99 per person, plus gratuities.

For more information, or to book your dinner table, contact 239-6968 or book online on OpenTable.

0911 Bermuda Arts Centre Plein Air 14

The Bermuda Arts Centre invites you to the Bermuda Plein Air’s 14th Annual Show, opening on Sunday, September 11th.

The Plein Air group meet every Sunday at a different location. This show will depict one year of accomplishments in all media.  This is a chance to see behind Bermuda’s normal scenes with historic homes, hidden architecture, and gardens, along with views of the Island that you might pass by every day.

The opening is from 5.30pm until 7pm on Sunday, September 11th and the show runs until October 7th.

Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, contact, or visit


0913 Pole Fitness Teaser Class

Try something different while having a fantastic workout at Lotus Mind Body Spirit Wellness Centre at their Pole Fitness Teaser Class on Tuesday or Friday, September 13th or 16th.

From 7.45pm until 8.45pm on the Tuesday, or from 5.30pm until 6.30pm on the Friday, you will learn some easy elegant walks, poses, spins, and preparations for climbs. This class focuses on developing and improving your strength, coordination, stamina and grace in the art of pole dancing for fitness. You will also learn a short combination in each class.

The cost is $15.

For more information, contact 296-5900 or


0916 Wine Tasting at Fort St Catherine

Promising a special event that is not to be missed, enjoy an evening of sunset views, raffles, music and food, as you join the St. George’s Parish Council and supporting sponsor Burrows Lightbourn for a special Wine Tasting Event at Fort St. Catherine on Friday, September 16th.

Starting at 6.30pm, this annual fundraiser supports community initiatives in the East End, including their Father’s Day primary school breakfast, Christmas Hampers, and SGPC Scholarship.

Tickets are $50, includes supper snacks, and are available at

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact




0315 Car Boot Sale

Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale on Saturday, September 17th.

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

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


0917 Nadanjas 40th Birthday Comedy Show

Prepare to laugh your tail off at Nadanja’s 40th Birthday Comedy Show on Saturday, September 17th.

Starting at 8.30pm in the Fairmont Southampton’s Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre, Nadanja, one of Bermuda’s premier entertainers, will celebrate his special day with a comedy show featuring some of his international comedian friends – B-Phlat from Philadelphia, Imagine from New York and T.K.Kirkland from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Turning 40 is a big deal so Nadanja has also secured two celebrities to be a part of his event, namely Keisha Knight-Pulliam (better known as Rudy Huxtable from The Cosby Show) and Lamman Rucker (from Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?), who will also grace the stage that night. But of course, the show would not be complete without two of our local comics, Bootsie and Jah, who will also be performing.

Tickets are $65 for general admission and $125 for VIPs, and available from Kit “n” Caboodle, Rotisserie Grill, 27th Century Boutique and  Part of the proceeds will go towards Bermuda Autism support and education.  VIP tickets include a meet and greet with the celebrities, table seating and a complimentary drink.

For more information, contact 337- 6501.


0917 Housestyle Takeover on the Dock

Presenting another installment of the Housestyle Takeover’s Summer Series, Housestyle Takeover on the Dock will be on Saturday, September 17th.

From 10pm at the Hook and Hold bar on The Dock at The Blue Water Anglers Club, you are invited to come on down and absorb the hypnotic vibes of House Music and dance under the stars with Siid James and Friends at Bermuda’s monthly House Music Dance Party.

There is no cover charge and this event is sponsored by Smirnoff and Heineken.

For more info email


0920 Pickering College Visit Bermuda

Potential new students and parents will have the opportunity to speak about the benefits of a Pickering College education as Pickering College’s Admission Associate, Mrs. Claudia Chavez will be in Bermuda from Tuesday, September 20th until Thursday, September 22nd.

Established in 1842, and located on a beautiful 42 acre campus in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, Pickering College is a co-educational independent day (Kindergarten–Grade 12) and boarding school (Grades 7–12) accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

During her stay, Mrs. Chavez will be meeting with prospective families on a one-to-one basis, assisting with the completion of applications and conducting in-person student and family interviews.

Mrs. Chavez is available to have one-on-one meetings at the Fairmont Hamilton Princes Hotel from 8am until 2pm on the 21st and 22nd, with some evening openings from 6pm until 8.30pm on the 20th.

For more information, to set up an appointment for more detailed information about Pickering College, or to schedule an interview, contact


0924 Masterworks Super Saturdays Secret Garden

Enjoy some free art activities in the Botanical Gardens as Masterworks Education presents Super Saturdays: Secret Garden on Saturday, September 24th.

Each month has a different theme and this one will be Secret Garden.  From 10am until 2pm, children and their families will be encouraged to participate in three free secret garden-themed creative activities for all ages.  Masterworks offer this event once a month to the community as their give back to get everyone involved with art.

Homer’s Cafe will also be open, so you can enjoy a delicious lunch with the family after taking part.

There is no need to register so you can just turn up on the day.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or visit


0928 Employment Law Series

For anyone who wants to gain more information on employment law, Bermuda Human Resources Association and Appleby cordially invite you
to an informative Employment Law Presentation on Wednesday, September 28th.

Held at Appleby from 12.45pm, they will discuss Employment tribunals, Termination for cause, Immigration pitfalls for HR professionals, and PIPA.  The past Human Rights Commissioner will be there to discuss the employment tribunal, and possibly conduct a mock trial. They’ll discuss the legality of terminating employees for cause and the latest pitfalls and issues with work permits and Immigration. They will also be discussing the personal data protection act coming into force soon.  A light lunch will be served.

For members of the public, the cost is $30, and $15 for BHRA active members.

For more information, or to RSVP by September 23rd, contact


1118 Wine and Design

Promising the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation, discover a different night out at Fairmont Southampton’s Wine & Design on Friday, November 18th.

The event will run from 7pm until 10pm in the Poinciana Foyer and includes all supplies, wine and hors d’oeuvres. After the event, you will get to take home the masterpiece that you just created.

The cost is $79 per person.

For more information, or to reserve your seat, contact Rochelle Quinn at Fairmont Southampton at or 239-6908.







Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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




**NEW  Lobsterfest at Ocean Club – from September 1st to 30th

0907 The Art of Watercolour Talk

The Art of Watercolour Talk – September 7th

0908 Author and Artist Networking Event at BNL

Author and Artist Networking Event: Book Publishing and Promotion @ BNL – September 8th

0909 Resilient Book Talk and Signing

Resilient Book Release: Book Talk & Signing – September 9th

0909 Back to School Movie Night

Back to School Free Movie Night – September 9th

0910 Tumble Tots Bermuda Fall Term

Tumble Tots Bermuda Fall Term – starts September 10th

0910 Friends of Hospice Glow Party Night at the Taj Mahal

Friends of Hospice Glow Party: A Night at the Taj Mahal – September 10th

0911 Gombey Festival

Gombey Festival 2016 – September 10th

0910 Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood

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

0911 Richard Allen AME Womens Day

Richard Allen AME Church: 2016 Women’s Day Services – September 11th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: A Sparkling Show – September 12th

0912 CPA Women's Leadership Conference

CPA Bermuda Women’s Leadership Conference: It’s Your Move – September 12th and 13th


L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: On Voulait Tout Casser – September 13th

0913 Pole Fitness Teaser Class

**NEW  Pole Fitness Teaser Class – September 13th or 16th


Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – September 15th

0915 Uncorked Bermuda Summer 2016

Uncorked! Summer 2016 – September 15th

0915 Yoga Getting Down to Basics

Getting Down to Basics: New Beginners 12-Week Course – starts September 15th

0916 PALS Mad Hair Day

P.A.L.S. Mad Hair Day and After Party – September 16th

0916 Folk n Funny

Folk ‘N Funny – September 16th

0916 Wine Tasting at Fort St Catherine

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Fort St. Catherine – September 16th

0917 Slipaways vs Inferno

Slipaways Vs Inferno – September 17th

0315 Car Boot Sale

**NEW  Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – September 17th

0917 Nadanjas 40th Birthday Comedy Show

**NEW  Nadanja’s 40th Birthday Comedy Show – September 17th

0917 Housestyle Takeover on the Dock

**NEW  Housestyle Takeover On The Dock – September 17th

0917 Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood

Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood – September 17th and 18th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

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


3rd Annual Tomasz Tabor Memorial Golf Tournament & Raffle – September 19th


Inner Sanctuary Training – starts September 19th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: Blind Chardonnay Tasting – September 20th

0920 Pickering College Visit Bermuda

**NEW  Pickering College Visit Bermuda – September 20th to 22nd

0921 Coloured Pencil Workshop

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

0924 St George Rotary Club Fish Fry and Raffle

 St. George Rotary Club Fish Fry – September 24th

0924 Masterworks Super Saturdays Secret Garden

**NEW  Masterworks Education presents Super Saturdays: Secret Garden – September 24th

0924 Seeing Red Painting Red with Margaret Best

 Seeing Red, Painting Red Workshop with Margaret Best – September 24th and 25th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: Blind Pinot Noir Tasting – September 26th

0928 Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best

Quintessentially Bermudian: Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best – September 28th

0928 Employment Law Series

**NEW  Employment Law Series – September 28th

0929 Waterlot Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner

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

0929 Oktoberfest at Frog and Onion

 Oktoberfest 2016 at Frog and Onion – September 29th to October 2nd


Bermuda Sloop Foundation 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 30th

0930 Heather Nova Live in Concert

Heather Nova Live in Concert – September 30th

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

1001 Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best

Quintessentially Bermudian: Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best – October 1st and 2nd

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: White Wines of Italy – October 4th

1007 Evening of Spirited Celebration

An Evening of Spirited Celebration – October 7th

1008 Hat Making 101

Hat Making 101 – October 8th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: Red Wines of Italy – October 10th

0725 Bermuda Toastmasters 20 Anniversary Banquet

Bermuda Toastmasters 20th Anniversary BanquetJune 25th October 15th

1015 Bermuda Guild of Stitchery

Bermuda Guild of Stitchery Bi-Annual Tea and Sale – October 15th

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

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: 5 Course Wine Dinner – October 20th


The Inner World of the Chakras: The Seven Keys to Happiness – October 29th & 30th

1118 Wine and Design

**NEW  Wine & Design Event – November 18th

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 September 11th
  • **NEW  Plein Air 14 – September 11th to October 7th


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


Bermuda Society of Arts BSoA Logo

Bermuda Society of Arts – August 26th to September 13th

  • Onions Gallery:  Fresh Emerging Artists
  • Edinburgh Gallery: Fashion Forward


Enjoy the rest of the week!



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