June 28th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Good morning!

Hope you all are having a good week and aren’t too bummed out about the result of the America’s Cup. With the AC having finally come to a close, things should be back to normal soon – and there’s still plenty to do in Bermuda! Here are the latest events that have been added to the Bermuda Calendar since last week. And as always, be sure 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.



Bringing you yet another inspiring and educational event, BUEI Talks presents: Race For Water … The Odyssey on Thursday, June 29th.

Join them for an unforgettable evening as hear about the mission, journey and achievements of the Race for Water Odyssey. Find out what it’s like to journey around the world fuelled only by sun, sea and air from members of this epic vessel’s crew. Hear first-hand about their scientific results out of Bermuda. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity before they depart on the next leg of their expedition around the world.

The lecture starts at 7:30pm in the Tradewinds Auditorium. Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to ticket holders dining there before or after the event.  Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar and 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.

Tickets for the lecture are $20 for members, $25 for non-members, $10 for students and are available by calling 294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop. Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of event.


Enjoy a day of treasure-hunting at St. Mark’s Car Boot Sale on Saturday, July 1st.

From 9am until 2pm at St. Mark’s Church Hall in Smith’s, you can shop for lots of bargains on offer including gifts, household items, jewellery, toys, books, home baked goods and much more.

For more information, contact herbie@northrock.bm



Back by popular demand (and not to be missed!) is an opportunity to experience a truly unique dinner at Dining with the Chefs, recommencing on Saturday, July 1st.

Every Saturday from 7pm at Little Venice Restaurant & Wine Bar, you can enjoy a personal dining experience as you spend the evening with Chef Michele from Sorrento, Italy and his team.

Savour an exquisitely hand-crafted, carefully selected menu from The Little Venice’s creative Kitchen Team. Relax with friends at your own table and hear about the passion and inspiration that drives their Chefs. The regular a la carte menu is also available.

The price is $64.75 per person, plus gratuities. Reservations are strongly recommended.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call 295-3503



Make your way to the East End for a chance to have lunch with a difference at the Kiwanis Club of St. George’s Grand Silent Auction on Sunday, July 2nd.

Held from 2pm until 4pm at Clearwater Beach, there you will be able to place silent bids on a variety of meals and then enjoy your success. Up for auction will be an array of basket lunches with a collection of lunch foods, snacks, deserts, and drinks.

Kiwanis is a global organisation dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. The main thrust of the Kiwanis Club of St. George’s is serving the children of the world, and this Grand Silent Auction will raise funds for the club’s administrative purposes.

You are invited to bring a friend, test your bidding skills, have fun, enjoy a great meal, and help the Kiwanis Club of St. George’s continue to serve children in Bermuda and around the world.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact Kiwanis Club of St George at 297-2974, or 734-2701.



Nakternl Entertainment and Corona invites you to come and party at Bermuda’s only day/night party designed for the true lovers of house music at Housestyle Takeover on the Beach on Tuesday, July 2nd.

From 2pm until 10pm at Rum Bum Beach Bar at Horseshoe Bay Beach, you can come and party from the afternoon until the night to sounds of Mike Shawr, Siid James, Bermuda Cal and Double O. spinning all things house.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, contact info@nakternlentertainment.com
or visit www.NakternlEntertainment.com.



Get ready for a biblical adventure – Operation Artic, Exploring the Coolest Book on the Planet – at the Evangelical Church’s Vacation Bible School from Sunday, July 2nd until Thursday, July 6th.

This is aimed at children aged from 5 to 12 years old and will run from 6.15pm until 8.30pm.

This is a free camp and pre-registration is preferred but not mandatory.

For more information, or to pre-register, contact the Church office at office@ecb.bm



True reggae lovers are invited to an all vinyl tribute dance for Mr. Kent Outerbridge, aka Fadda Dub, the founder of Dub City, at A Tribute to Father Dub on Saturday, July 1st.**UPDATE: This event will now take place on Sunday, September 3rd at Devonshire Recreation Club.**

From 9pm until 3am at Devonshire Rec. Parking Lot, this event is being hosted by Conscious J with musical selections by Magnum Force Int’l,  Jones Town Int’l,  Black Lion, Reality Sound, Lenky Boy Movement, Dub City Int’l, Blackstar, and Nuclear Weapon. There will also be a special guest appearance/performance by Jamaica’s own reggae legend, Luciano aka JahMessengeJah. **UPDATE On the recent passing of his mother Luciano regrets he will not be able to make it to perform at this event.**

**UPDATE Tickets cost $25 and are available at the door, from Ptix.bm, Jamaican Grill, Fish N’ Tings or Dub City Variety.  Partial proceeds will go towards the Bermuda Diabetes Association.

For more information, contact One Love Promotions at 333-1843.



For one night only, the Black Horse Tavern will reopen to host the St. David’s Island Fish Fry on Friday, July 7th.

From 6pm until around 8pm, the menu will include a cup of fish chowder, fresh Bermuda fish, coleslaw, peas and rice, a roll, dessert, and one glass of wine. There will also be a donations bar for wine and beer.

The cost is $60 for members, $75 for non-members, and all proceeds will benefit St. David’s Island Historical Society, a registered charity.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact rspurling@logic.bm, 297-1953, mchameau@ibl.bm, or 292-1387.



Kick off Cup Match early at the Headway Hair and Beauty Show on Friday, July 28th.

From 4.30pm until 6.30pm at the Washington Mall, you can join them for free drinks and nibbles, while picking up ideas on how to wear your hair, from informal beach styles to traditional or edgy wedding hair. There will also be lots of free giveaways and a draw worth $500 for eyebrow tattooing, the ultimate beach/wedding accessory.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, visit www.Facebook.com/HeadwayHairBody/.



The Bermuda Football Association will be hosting its 1st Annual BFA Corporate Wellness Beach Soccer Tournament on Saturday, August 19th.

From 10am until 6pm at Horseshoe Bay Beach, corporate teams are invited to participate in this event which will start with a wellness warm-up, followed by a round robin beach soccer tournament.

All are invited to come out and watch this event, which will include food and drinks for sale, and fun/ live commentary by a DJ, with all proceeds to be donated to the registered charity, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Bermuda.

The cost to participate is $1000 per teams of 10, consisting of 8 members, with two spots complimentary for a Big & Little Match pair. Registration can be done online at www.bermudafa.com 

This event is free to attend for spectators.

For more information, contact pratteray@hotmail.com



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





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)

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

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

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

**NEW BUEI Talks presents: Race for Water … The Odyssey – 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 St Marks Car Boot Sale – July 1st

**NEW Dining with the Chefs – starts July 1st

150 Anniversary Canada Day Beach BBQ – July 1st

Bermuda Invitational Permit Track Meet – July 1st

**NEW A Tribute to Father Dub – July 1st **UPDATE: This Event has been postponed until September 3rd**

**NEW Housestyle Takeover on the Beach – July 2nd

**NEW Evangelical Church Vacation Bible School – July 2nd to July 6th

**NEW Kiwanis Grand Silent Auction – July 2nd

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

4th July Wine Cruise – July 4th

Biz Camp 2017 – July 6th

**NEW St. David’s Island Fish Fry – July 7th

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 Headway Hair and Beauty Show – July 28th

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

**NEW BFA Corporate Wellness Beach Soccer Tournament – August 19th

Art with a Twist – August 22nd

Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th

Cocktails and Cannons – August 28th



**DATE & VENUE CHANGE** A Tribute to Father Dub – September 3rd

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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