June 21st, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Happy Humpday!

It’s Bri again, covering for Claire who will be on maternity leave for the next three months. Not to worry though, here are the latest events that have been added to the Bermuda Calendar since last week. And as always, don’t forget to check out the quick re-cap section at the bottom of the post for a full list of all upcoming events including those previously covered in previous posts.



Join a group of friendly expats and locals living in Bermuda, and enjoy a summer evening chilling out over the South Shore at InterNations Bermuda Chill Out at Henry VIII on Thursday, June 22nd.

This month, they will gather from 6pm until 9pm at Henry VIII restaurant, where you enjoy of the musical talents of The Big Chill, as you dance the night away.

At InterNations no-one stands alone, so you can feel comfortable coming on your own and be guaranteed of good conversation and new connections, or feel free to invite friends.

There is no cover charge so attendees will just have to purchase their own drinks. Bar food will also be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Gillian at gkersse@ifp.bm


With so much good wine around nowadays, a little more knowledge can be a helpful thing! The Hamilton Princess Hotel has teamed up with one of Bermuda’s top suppliers, Burrows Lightbourn, to bring you Marcus’ Tuesday Night Flight, starting on Tuesday, June 27th.

Every Tuesday evening, from 5pm until 7pm, they will provide a great selection of wines and liquors for you to taste, learn about and enjoy.

The cost is $25, plus gratuities and reservations are recommended.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 298-2028 or ham.diningreservations@fairmont.com



Another great opportunity to listen to entertaining presentations on a variety of topics, presented in a quick, easy-to-digest format, as the 19th Volume of the PechaKucha Night Bermuda will be on Thursday, June 22nd.

PechaKucha Nights were started in Japan and have a 20×20 presentation format where each speaker shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. 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 40 second Q&A session with the audience.

Doors open at 6.30pm and presentations begin at 7pm. This will take place at Warwick Workman’s Club, where there will be a cash bar and food available to purchase.

Admission is free however donations are welcomed and all are invited.

For more information, visit the Pechakucha Bermuda Facebook Page or contact Nicky Gurret at gurret@northrock.bm.


Rain or shine, Canadian-style fun on the beach comes of age at the Association of Canadians in Bermuda’s (ACIB) Annual Canada Day Beach Party Celebrating Canada’s 150 Birthday at Warwick Long Bay on Saturday, July 1st.

From noon until 6pm, they will be entertaining all their Canadian, Bermudian and everywhere-else-on-the-planet-you-are-from friends with music, food and beach action at this family-friendly event in celebration of their national holiday.

In addition to some loud and proud Canadian music, Canadian beer (plus other beers and coolers), Canadian gear (exclusive t-shirts and towels) and… lots of Canadians, eh! There will also be lots of prizes and giveaways from their sponsors and vendors.
There will be lots of drink options (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and extra food available for sale. Catering will be courtesy of Island Restaurant Group, recent winners of the Best of Bermuda award for Best Caterer, and will include their true summer BBQ sizzle lineup of tasty beef burgers, chicken breast burgers and hot dogs (bag of chips or spicy peanut coleslaw for side)

This event is sponsored by Hamilton Princess, Surface Trends and  Freisenbruch-Meyer Group.

Membership to ACIB can be purchased for $25 on the day and gets you two beverages of your choice and one meal selection from the BBQ.

For more information, or if interested in volunteering, contact Sarah Murphy-Christopher at caillou_12@hotmail.com.


Promising a family-friendly event that you do not want to miss, The Bermuda National Athletics Association will be hosting the 2nd edition of the Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet on Saturday, July 1st.

From 6.30pm until 9pm at National Sports Centre, this is a professional track and field event where athletes from around the world descend upon our island for a display of amazing talent in the sport of track and field.

Events contested will be the Men’s 100m, 110m hurdles, 200m, 400m, 800m, 3000m steeplechase, Long Jump, and Shot Put, and the Women’s 100m, 100m hurdles, 400m, 800m para, and high jump.

The men’s 100m, 200m, 800m, 3000m steeplechase and long jump will feature Bermuda’s Elite athletes Tre Houston, Tyrone Smith, Shaquille Dill, Kyle Webb and Bruce DeGrilla, while the women’s high jump and 800m para will feature Sakari Famous and Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis.

There will also be local relay races featuring Bermuda primary and middle school students and food vendors will be on site.

Tickets are $17 for general admission seating, $37 for covered reserved seating, $77 for VIP tickets, and are available from www.BDAtix.bm.  VIP tickets include reserved parking, meal, wine, meet and greet with athletes.

For more information, contact 296-0951, or visit www.AthleticsBDA.com.


Come out to see the fireworks and join Discovery Wines as they celebrate with another 4th of July Wine Cruise on Tuesday, July 4th.

The cruise will be aboard the Ana Luna, which will depart from the dock at Grotto Bay at 8pm.  From then until the boat returns at 11:30pm, you’ll cruise around the Island while sampling six of their showcase wines and canapés from the USA.

Tickets are $85 per person and you are encouraged to reserve your place in advance.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Discovery Wines on 296 WINE(9463) or info@discoverywines.bm.


The Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative of Bermuda in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development’s Department of ICT Policy & Innovation and Bermuda Economic Development Corporation are conducting Biz Camp 2017 for aspiring young entrepreneurs, starting on Tuesday, July 6th.

From 9am until 3pm at Bermuda College’s Tech Hall, this camp for teens between the ages of 13 and 18, will run from July 6th to 14th, and July 17th to 25th, not including weekends.

Participants will learn how to take their potential business idea, put it through testing, and build a business plan to turn their idea into a viable business. There will also be presentations from local entrepreneurs on life as an entrepreneur and tips on how to gain success in running their business.

This camp is free and registration forms can be found online at BEDC.BM. Completed forms can be emailed to ictpolicy@gov.bm.

For more information, contact 799-9677.


Celebrating 45 years of bringing Bermudian dancers and international stars together to provide unforgettable performances, the Bermuda Civic Ballet is proud to present Civic @ 45 on Friday and Saturday, July 28th and 29th.

Showtime is at 8pm each night at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall.  This summer, visiting artistes from Japan and Europe will feature with the best of Bermuda’s dancers, in a blend of classical and modern dance.

Tickets are $40 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for students under 18, and are available from www.pTix.bm or 278-1500.

For more information, contact 293-4147.




Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section – simply click on the “One-off Events” filter to show just these events instead of the whole calendar



The Bermuda Chess Championship 2017 – May 16th to June 27th

Ana Luna America’s Cup Safari – May 26th to June 27th

ÜberVida America’s Cup Spectator Yacht – June 2nd to 27th

IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Happy Hour – June 15th, 22nd and 29th

Jimmy Keys Live at Red – until June 30th

Xtreme Sports Fun Zone – June 10th to September 2nd (every other week)

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup plus J Class and Superyacht Regattas  – June 12th to 21st

IslandKaddy’s Wine Wednesday – June 14th, 21st and 28th

IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Happy Hour – June 15th, 22nd and 29th

America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton – June 17th and 18th, then 24th to 27th

IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Gameathon – June 17th and 24th

The Pink Beach Club Summer Parties – June 17th and 24th

Summer Sunset Suppers at Willowbank – June 18th and 25th

IslandKaddy’s Monday Indoor Golf League – June 19th and 26th

Get Golf Ready – June 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th

What’s on the Menu? Managing Picky Eaters – June 21st

**NEW InterNations Bermuda Chill Out at Henry VIII – June 22nd

 **NEW Pechakucha Bermuda 19th Volume – June 22nd

Cocktails and Cannons – June 22nd

SeaKeepers Bermuda 2017 – June 22nd

Bonfires and BBQs – June 22nd

Family Folklore and Genealogical Connections – June 24th

Marley Festival – June 24th

Lepercq Memorial Tournament – June 25th

**NEW Marcus’ Tuesday Night Flight – starts June 27th

Art with a Twist – June 27th

Private Garden Tours: Peppers – June 27th

A Century in the Making: Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture – June 29th

Masterworks Exhibition Opening: Art of the Gombey – June 30th

Cocktails and Cannons – June 30th

IslandKaddy’s Demolition Driving Range Happy Hour – June 30th



**DATE CHANGE  Tutus & Superheroes: Storybook Parade – June 3rd July 1st

**NEW 150 Anniversary Canada Day Beach BBQ – July 1st

**NEW Bermuda Invitational Permit Track Meet – July 1st

Bermuda Invitational Permit Track Meet – July 1st

Bermuda Arts Centre Dockyard Exhibition Opening: Summer Open – July 2nd

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: Skills and Tournament Play – July 3rd to 7th

Junior Camps and Adult Learn to Row Camps – July 3rd to 28th

Animal Advocate Camp – July 3rd to September 1st

Destiny Summer Camp – July 3rd to September 1st

**NEW 4th July Wine Cruise – July 4th

**NEW Biz Camp 2017 – July 6th

LIV: Fantastic Friday – July 7th

LIV: Daydreams – July 8th

LIV: Dreams All White Cruise – July 8th

LIV: The Raft Up – July 9th

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: Skills and Tournament Play – July 10th to 14th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – July 11th and 12th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – July 12th

RISE Bermuda Summer Day Camp – July 17th to August 25th

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: One-Day Serving and Passing Clinic – July 18th

Introduction Session for the Parenthood: Birth to 6 Months Course – July 23rd

Art with a Twist – July 25th

**NEW Bermuda Civic Ballet: Civic @ 45 – July 28th and 29th

Diamond Jubilee at the Museum – July 29th

Differentiating Sensory from Behaviour: Linking Sensory Integration and a Strength-Based Approach to Assess and Address Challenging Behaviours in Children – July 29th



2017 Cup Match Classic Cricket Festival – August 3rd and 4th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 9th and 10th

Cocktails and Cannons – August 17th

Art with a Twist – August 22nd

Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th

Cocktails and Cannons – August 28th



Cocktails and Cannons – September 7th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 8th and 9th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 17th

Art with a Twist – September 19th

Gladys Morrell, Bermuda’s Suffragist – September 30th



Cocktails and Cannons – October 3rd

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 7th and 8th

Art with a Twist – October 24th

Cocktails and Cannons – October 31st



Cocktails and Cannons – November 1st

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th

Art with a Twist – November 21st



Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

Art with a Twist – December 19th



Art Exhibits


Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art


Bermuda National Gallery

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery


Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club: Hotel Lobby


Bermuda Society of Arts – June 16th to July 4th

  • Onions Gallery: “If You don’t Give a Sh*t, Why Should I,” by Calix Smith
  • Edinburgh Gallery: “Sailing Forever” by OmorO
  • Studio A: The Ministry of Health, Seniors, Ageing and Disability Services in conjunction with the IBA and COAB
  • Studio B: “Coming of Age” by Kyle E. Simmons


Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard


Enjoy the rest of the week!











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