August 23rd, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Happy Hump Day! 

Here are the latest events that have been 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 complete listing of all upcoming events including those previously covered in previous posts.

Don’t forget to submit details of your own event to – a basic listing is completely free!



Scribbles Art Shack invites you to come out with friends and family to enjoy an outdoors art experience at their next Summer Sunset Painting event as the sunsets on Saturday, August 26th.

This will start at 6pm at Flatts Inlet across from Brightside Guest Apartments on the open lawn, where you can expect an evening for mature folk and a relaxing vibe – welcoming both novice and expert painters. The evening will be facilitated by artists Carlos Trott and Chrisanthi Bartley from start to finish.

They encourage you to bring your own beverages and food. Parking will be available in the car park across from BAMZ Aquarium and Zoo.

The cost is $45 per person which includes supplies.

There are a limited number of places available and you are asked to RSVP by August 22nd (extended date) online at

For information, contact



Back by popular demand for a third showing, BUEI Screens presents Churchill on Sunday, August 27th.

Ninety-six hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, fearful of repeating the invasion of Gallipoli in 1915, attempts to stop the planned invasion of Normandy. Only with the support of his wife, Clementine, can the prime minister avoid physical and mental collapse as he struggles with his severe reservations over Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

The film starts at 5:15pm in BUEI’s Tradewinds Auditorium.
Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  The restaurant opens for dinner at 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 $15 or $10 for students. Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of the event.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact 294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.




Enjoy a night of electronic music as The Rum Cellar at Fairmont Southampton host Nostalgia on Saturday, August 26th. **UPDATE This event has been cancelled**

From 9pm until 2am at the resorts new pop-up, this event is the first of a two-part series featuring DJs: Ego Clash & Giles Lorimer Turner who will be playing house and techno music.

An exclusive VIP area with bottle service is available on reservation only. Reservations must be made prior to 6pm by calling 238-8000.

There is no cover charge and the dress code is smart casual.

For more information, contact




Aimed at diabetics, pre-diabetics, and their family members, you can learn how to reclaim your health with the Reversing Diabetes Mission Course starting on Thursday, August 31st.

This 4-week class will meet two days per week on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30pm until 8pm at Windreach. Attendees will be given a workbook and textbook and there will be a media presentation, as well as food tasting.

The cost is $75.  Registration will be open at Windreach on Monday, August 28th from 6:30pm, or contact

For more information contact, 517-4117.




Bringing you a four-day festival featuring some of the best entertainers in Bermuda, be sure to come out as PinkSand Entertainment presents the Made in Bermuda Festival 2017 starting on Friday, September 1st, running until Monday, September 4th.

Made in Bermuda is said to be the only event of its kind, featuring an entire cast of Bermudian performers as the main attraction.

The festival kicks off with Friday’s Rising Stars Concert starting 7pm at CedarBridge Cafetorium, this will feature the best of Bermuda’s up and coming stars. Tickets cost $15 and are available at People’s Pharmacy.

Next is the Early Worm Party, on Saturday, September 2nd starting 10pm at Inferno Lounge. Promising a sophisticated experience, the Early Worm Party is the official warm-up for the main event.
Tickets cost $20 and will be available at the door.

The main event will be a Live Concert on Sunday, September 3rd. This event will feature all Bermudian artists, including; Sia Spence, LiveWires, Sheila Smith, Cush Evans and the Wall Street Band, on the main stage. There will also be a variety of performances and displays throughout the festival courtyard. Guests can expect to mingle around the event’s courtyard enjoying the night’s myriad of entertainment, food, and drink in one of the lounge areas before taking their assigned seat for the concert start. All seating is reserved.

Doors open 6pm for a 7pm showtime start at the Cedarbridge Academy Courtyard.

Tickets for this event cost $75 for general admission or $125 for VIP which includes a separate entrance, the best seating, access to the VIP lounge including food and drinks, and preferred parking. Tickets are available from

To close out the festival, the final event Float BDA will be on Monday, September 4th. This will run from 12pm until 7pm at Tobacco Bay Beach, where you are invited to come and enjoy some fun in the sun before summer ends. There is no cover charge for this event.

There is no cover charge for this event.

For more information, contact




Join to watch or compete in the 2017 PGTC Open presented by Martini & Bacardi Seniors Cup starting on Saturday, September 2nd running until Saturday, September 9th.

The PGTC (Pomander Gate Tennis Club) Open presented by Martini is an event sanctioned by the BLTA offering ranking points to local players aged 18 years and older, while The Bacardi Seniors Cup is an unsanctioned event for players aged 40 years and older.

The two tournaments will be played concurrently at Pomander Gate Tennis Club, each weekday starting at 5:30pm, and on the weekend starting 9am.

This event is free for spectators while the cost to enter into the tournament starts at $20 per player. Players can download entry forms from

For more information, contact the Club Manager at or 236-5400.




Are you ready for the surge?! Messy mayhem is on the horizon as NOVA Mas International presents Radiate…Riddim, Ruckus, Rave! on Saturday, September 2nd.

Starting at 10pm at Moresby Plain (Ireland Rangers Field) in Dockyard, this is a paint-infused riddim rave (so dress for the mess!) as Quest, their tribal icon, will shower you in color to highlight your night.

Where the splash fades but the riddim and vibes remain, you are invited to come and experience the rush at this wet-and-wild event featuring international DJ’s Scratch Master (of Slam 101 FM Barbados and Power 95 Grenada) and Jah Lion Sound (of Hot 107.9 FM Atlanta) as well as Bermuda’s own DJ IBreeze and Mr. Genius.

Tickets cost $30, more at the door, and are available from Fish N’ Tings, Impressions Hair Artistry and

This event is sponsored by ONE Communications, WKD, Stoli Vodka & Pepsi. Security will be tight and anti-social behavior will not be tolerated.

For more information, contact or 707-NOVA.



Celebrate Labor Day with celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson himself as the Princess Beach Club host their BBQ & Fish Fry on Monday, September 4th.

From 7pm until 10pm at their location at Sinky Bay on South Shore, this promises to be a fun, casual and delicious evening you won’t want to miss with a full BBQ buffet, live entertainment, and a live demonstration on how to cook a whole grilled fish by Marcus himself.

The cost is $88 with no added gratuities and tickets are available on

For more information, contact 298-2028 or





Relieve pain and restore health as the Yoga Centre are offering a Therapeutic Yoga for Low Back Program starting on Tuesday, September 5th.

Running weekly from 5:30pm until 7:30pm on Tuesdays until October 17th, this is a 7-week course for students of all levels and abilities, with a focus on the relief of low back tension and pain. Students will learn how to build a strong foundation of support in the low back, pelvis, hips, and legs, increase circulation to the low back, change habitual movement patterns, and establish a daily practice beneficial to ongoing low back health.

The course is taught by a senior Yoga Alliance RYT 500, Essential Low Back Program® certified teacher.

The cost of the series is $200.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-0190.



For first-time beginners, those with limited experience, and those who would like a back-to-basics refresher, the Yoga Centre are offering a Beginner’s Yoga 12-week Course starting on Saturday, September 9th.

From 3:30pm until 5pm on Saturdays, this course provides a well-rounded introduction to level one poses (asanas), functional breathing, deep relaxation and mindful awareness. Students will learn how to practice safe yoga and gain an understanding of the mechanics and essential benefits of each asana and yoga practice to determine how best to incorporate them into their personal practice.

The course is taught by a senior Yoga Alliance RYT 500 teacher, with specialized certification in Adaptive Yoga.

The cost for the series is $260. Make-up vouchers are available for a maximum of two missed classes.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-0190.




Studio One Fitness invites you to enjoy your favourite class or try something new as they hold their Studio One Showcase on Saturday, September 16th.

From 8am until 1pm at City Hall Car Park, you can try a variety of free fitness classes including; Spinning, Zumba, Body Combat, Body Step, CxWorx (Core), Yoga and Pole Fitness (in studio), taught by some of Bermuda’s premier instructors. They will also offer free fitness testing, body composition, giveaways, healthy snacks, studio tours and special sign up deals.

Pre-registration is not required, although some classes will have number restrictions, so you will be admitted on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, contact Studio One at 296-5553 or





The West Indian Association of Bermuda are jammin’ still! and invite you to come join them aboard the M.V. Bermuda Longtail for the WIA Caribbean End of Summer Cruise on Saturday, September 23.

Boarding begins at 7pm from Albuoy’s Point, departing promptly at 8pm. Guests can expect to groove to reggae and wave flags to soca with music by Bermuda’s own Da Matrix DJ Ninja Cutty and International DJ out of Washington DC, DJ Majestic. There will also be Caribbean cuisine provided and a cash bar.

Limited early bird tickets are available for $60 (until September 2nd) and cost $65 thereafter or $55 for current members. New members can also join to take advantage of this price but must pay membership dues of $20 at the time of purchase.

Tickets include the food and are available from any WIA member or contact Asha on 537-2742, Damian on 524-2216, Marcia on 331-2776 or Sarah on 595-7499.

For more information, contact WIA members or email the association at





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






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



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



Saturday Summer Night Live Road Show 2017 – August 12th, 19th, & 26th and September 2nd & 9th

20th Volume Pechakucha Bermuda: Dockside Edition – August 24th

**NEW Summer Sunset Painting – August 26th

Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th

OUTBermuda Family Fun Day – August 26th

Practice in the Park – August 26th

**NEW Nostalgia – August 26th **UPDATE This event is now cancelled**

**NEW BUEI Screens presents: Churchill – August 27th

Cocktails and Cannons – August 28th

Vegan Cooking With Wild Herbs N Plants In Bermuda – starts August 28th

**NEW Reversing Diabetes Mission Course – starts August 31st



Free Health Check: Taking it to the Streets – September 1st

**NEW Made in Bermuda Festival: Rising Stars Concert – September 1st

Bermuda Sand Castle Competition – September 2nd

**NEW Made in Bermuda Festival: Early Worm Party – September 2nd

**NEW 2017 PGTC Open Presented by Martini & Bacardi Seniors Cup – September 2nd until September 9th

**NEW Radiate…Riddim, Ruckus, Rave! – September 2nd

**NEW Made in Bermuda Festival: Live Concert – September 3rd

A Tribute to Father Dub – September 3rd

**NEW Made in Bermuda Festival: Float BDA – September 4th

**NEW Princess Beach Club BBQ & Fish Fry – September 4th

**NEW Therapeutic Yoga Low Back Program – starts September 5th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 7th

Create Your Sacred Space Within – starts September 7th

Duckhorn & Decoy Wine Tasting – September 7th

Wine & Design – September 7th

Family Centre Beach Bash – September 8th

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

**NEW Beginner’s Yoga 12-week Course – starts September 9th

Zumbini – September 9th

The Rhythm Lab’s Vegan Jazz Gathering – September 9th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

**NEW Studio One Fitness Showcase – September 16th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 17th

Art with a Twist – September 19th

Reza Edge of Illusion Tour – September 22nd and 23rd

**NEW WIA Caribbean End of Summer Cruise – September 23rd

Free Health Check: Taking it to the Streets – September 22nd

Reiki Level One Training – September 24th

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

KPMG Front Street Mile Trials – November 25th



Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

Art with a Twist – December 19th



2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: KPMG Front Street Mile – January 12th

2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: Bermuda 10K and 10K Walk – January 13th

2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: Bermuda Marathon and Half Marathon – January 14th



Art Exhibits


Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art


Bermuda National Gallery

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda Society of Arts – July 28th to August 29th

  • Onions Gallery & Studio B: Members Summer Show 2017
  • Edinburgh Gallery & Studio A: Plastics Gone Wild


Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard


Enjoy the rest of the week!









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