July 26th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update
Excited yet? Cup Match is right around the corner and the Bermuda Calendar is already packed with lots of fun things to do. Here are the latest events to be added to the Bermuda Calendar since last week – 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 added in previous posts.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear new scientific findings from lionfish expert Dr. Corey Eddy, as BUEI Talks presents: Lionfish, Dusky Sharks, Hogmouth Fry…Oh My! on Thursday, July 27th.
Dr. Corey Eddy looks beyond the infamous and invasive lionfish to explore other species in our ocean.
The lecture starts 7.30pm in the Tradewinds Auditorium. 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 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 cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students, and are non-refundable within 24 hours of the event.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 294-0204 or visit BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.
Innovation Campus and Beach Club at Ariel Sands believe there is no better way to end the month of July than with drinks on the beach and invite you to what promises to be an unforgettable night as they host their Happy Hour & Bonfire @ Hub Culture on Friday, July 28th.
From 6pm until Midnight, you can mix and mingle with locals and visitors while listening to DJ Rico Don play your favourite songs. The Virtual Reality room will also be open, offering sightseeing in New York and tennis.
Tickets cost $40 when purchased through the Hub Culture online store at HubCulture.com, or $50 by calling 703-0030 or 533-7667. The ticket price includes a premium drink, appetisers, s’mores and access to the Virtual Reality room.
For more information, contact 703-0030 or 533-7667.
Fairmont Southampton is turning up the heat this summer with their August Spa Specials at Willow Stream Spa, starting on Tuesday, August 1st.
For the month of August only, the Spa is offering Super Summertime Pick and Mix packages. Choose a Bermuda Aromatherapy Massage, Touched by the Sole, Willow Stream’s pampering foot treatment, a Hydropeptide Facial or Gentle Body Scrub. Or, select the Organics 4 Men Facial, the Focus and Fix Massage, Bath Therapy or a Shampoo and Style.
The cost for two signature treatments is $265, or bask in the luxury of three treatments for $399. A gratuity fee of 17% will be added to your bill.
For more information, or to book your appointment, contact 239-6924.
Bringing you the biggest anthems and the greatest party tunes all night long, get ready for Soca vs Reggae 2017: We Jammin’ Still on Friday, August 4th.
From 8pm until 2am at Tiger Bay in St. George’s, this year’s lineup is jam-packed with reggae and soca stars including Elephant Man, Problem Child, DJ Rusty G, Fadda Fox, DJ Stephen1, YGS and Willy Chin.
General tickets are $65, and there are a limited number of VIP tickets available for $150, which include front stage access, complimentary food/drink, limited reserved paid parking (call 336-9871 to reserve), and a separate entrance.
Tickets are available from pTix.bm, The Rotisserie Grill, Toxic Rose Boutique, Stefanel Bermuda, Choices Menswear, Kit N Caboodle, Fish N’ Tings, Audio Visual Electronics (in Hamilton and Somerset), and Platinum Entertainment (in Somerset).
For more information, contact 336-9871.
Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church’s Car Boot Sale on Saturday, August 19th.
This will run from 9am until 2pm and promises lots of great bargains in clothes, shoes, children’s and baby clothes, toys, household goods, DVDs, CDs, books, jewellery and lots more. You can even enjoy a cup of coffee and a hot dog while shopping.
For more information, contact Carol Carvalho 747 3377.
Promising nothing but the best in old school reggae, dancehall, culture, lover’s rock and dubplates- Smirnoff, Heineken, and Johnnie Walker Present: Old School Reggae Cruise Pt. 6 on Saturday, August 19th.
Early boarding is from 7pm until 7.30pm in Dockyard, and then from 8.30pm until 9pm at Albuoy’s Point, aboard Calico Jack’s floating bar.
From 9pm until Midnight, you’ll party to music provided by OGS Genesis, Stalwart, Supatone, Lenky Boy – plus a special 90s style performance from Bermudian artist, Corvin Melody who will sing his biggest songs on original riddims.
Promising to be more than just a cruise, all guests will receive a complimentary welcome drink, and there will be Smirnoff, Heineken, and Johnny Walker specials all night as well as other branded giveaways.
Tickets cost $35 and available from pTix.bm, from the event DJs listed above, or call Joey on 537-6656. Space is limited and you are advised to get your ticket early.
For more information, contact Joey at 537-6656.
Unleash your creativity with Bermuda’s natural resources at the Annual Bermuda Sand Castle Competition on Saturday, September 2nd.
Sign in starts at 9.30am at the usual location of beautiful Horseshoe Bay. Sculpting begins at 10am and finishes at 4pm, followed by judging where three judges will pick first, second and third in each category and best overall winner. The categories are Family, Children (12 & under), Teenagers (13-19), or Open\Adult and there will be cash prizes.
Not sure where to start? Take advantage of the free workshops taught on the Saturday, Thursday and Friday nights leading up to the event, at 5pm. Taught by previous winners, they are designed to make sure you have all the tools tips and tricks you need to create something spectacular. Or check out their Facebook Page and Instagram @BermudaSandCastle, for inspiration and updates. This event is free for both spectators and visitors.
To sign up, message them on their Facebook Page.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
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 Sunday, September 3rd.
From 9pm until 3am under the Big Tent at National Sports Centre, 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.
Tickets cost $45 at the gate, $35 for general admission, or $25 for Early Bird tickets (until the end of July), and are available 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.
Bermuda are you ready? Because your life may never be the same after watching the world’s top touring Illusionist Reza Edge of Illusion live on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.
Doors open 8pm within the Amphitheatre at Fairmont Southampton, for a 9pm showtime start.
Tickets cost $75 and are available at The Fairmont Southampton, Audio Visual, or online at pTix.bm.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-9704.
Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
Xtreme Sports Fun Zone – June 10th to September 2nd (every other week)
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
RISE Bermuda Summer Day Camp – July 17th to August 25th
**NEW Happy Hour & Bonfire @ Hub Culture – July 28th
Headway Hair and Beauty Show – July 28th
Bermuda Civic Ballet: Civic @ 45 – July 28th and 29th
Benefit Gospel Concert – July 29th
Diamond Jubilee at the Museum – July 29th
**NEW August Spa Specials at Willow Stream Spa – starts August 1st
2017 Cup Match Classic Cricket Festival – August 3rd and 4th
**NEW Soca vs Reggae 2017: We Jammin’ Still – August 4th
Non Mariners Race & Wonderment – August 6th
Uncorked! 2017 – August 12th
Housestyle Takeover on the Beach – August 13th
Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 9th and 10th
Cocktails and Cannons – August 17th
**NEW Old School Reggae Cruise Pt. 6 – August 19th
**NEW Peace Lutheran Car Boot Sale – August 19th
BFA Corporate Wellness Beach Soccer Tournament – August 19th
Acoustic Saturday – August 19th
Night of the Shooting Stars – August 12th
Back Down Memory Lane – August 20th
Solar Eclipse 2017 Party – August 21
Art with a Twist – August 22nd
Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th
Cocktails and Cannons – August 28th
**NEW Bermuda Sand Castle Competition – September 2nd
**NEW DATE & VENUE CHANGE** A Tribute to Father Dub – September 3rd
Cocktails and Cannons – September 7th
Family Centre Beach Bash – September 8th
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
**NEW Reza Edge of Illusion Tour – September 22nd and 23rd
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
Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
- Room with a View – ongoing from January 5th
- Sorgel and Nicky Gurret – June 9th to 28th
- Art of the Gombey – June 30th to July 19th
Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery
- The Power of Art – January 27th to November 25th
Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club: Hotel Lobby
- Ewan David Eason Art Exhibition – April 7th to July 30th
Bermuda Society of Arts – July 5th to July 25th
- Onions Gallery: Practice What You Teach, by Bermuda’s top art educators
- Edinburgh Gallery: This Side of the Reef, by Chris Ingham
- Studio A&B: The Bluebird Box Exhibition
Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
Enjoy the rest of the week!