November 1st, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Morning Kids!


Halloween is over and November is here – which means that Christmas stuff will be everywhere you look from now on!  Lots of island events will be happening between now and then, so time will fly by..

As always, be sure to check out the Quick Recap Section at the bottom of this post for a full listing of all upcoming Bermuda 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!


The P.A.L.S. 37th Annual Holiday and Craft Fair will be held on Saturday November 4th.

From 10am until 4pm at St Paul’s Church, in the Paget Christian Education Centre, you can come to shop, stay for lunch and bingo and then a raffle draw.  They promise lots of fun, with stalls to include white elephant, golden elephant, jewellery, shoes, books, plants, crafts items, baked goods, children’s items, cards and calendars and outside craft tables.  Donations will be accepted for all stalls until Friday November 3rd at P.A.L.S. Headquarters.

For more information, contact 236-7257.



With more food options and great entertainment, celebrate a traditional local greeze at the best event on four wheels at Bermuda’s Food Truck Festival on Sunday, November 5th.

Running from noon until 5pm at Pitt’s Bay Road and Barr’s Bay Park, food vendors participating this year include DeGraff’s Lunch Counter, Scoops n Cones Ice Cream Truck, Jor-Jay’s Lunch Wagon, J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza, Nonna’s Kitchen*, Twisted Spoon, Wild Herbs & Plants of Bermuda*, Bermuda Cupcake Company, Duch Pops, Hotdog Delight, Ashley’s Lemonade Stand, Food Truck, Grillin’ Stix, Coco Vida*, and Dandy Donuts (*vegan options available).

The entertainment line-up will include The Simons Brothers, Prestege, Cush Evans, In Motion Dance Group, Working Title and DJ Rusty G.

This event is free so you would just have to pay for the food and beverages that you want to sample on-site.

For more information, contact 296-9200.


Travel Edge, formerly Worldview Travel, invite you to join them for a free presentation on What’s New in Cruising in 2018 on Tuesday, November 7th.

From 5.30pm at the Hamilton Princess, Adam Rog from Travel Edge will present the new cruise ships, destinations, features, and board in Bermuda options. Attending will be representatives form Silversea Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, amongst others.

For more information, contact Pat Trott at 299-8717.



Did you know that the business courses you’ve taken at Bermuda College count towards beginning your studies for the Canadian CPA?  Find out more at one of two CPA Atlantic Information Sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th.

From 5.30pm in Hallet Hall H115 on the Tuesday and from 1pm in West Hall W108 on the Wednesday, you can join the CPA Atlantic School of Business for one of their on-campus information sessions hosted by Student Recruitment Advisor Amy Burridge.  Pizza will be provided at the Wednesday session.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact Amy Burridge at




Gather your smartest friends and head to the new Boundary Sports Bar and Grille at Fairmont Southampton for Quiz Night on Wednesday, November 8th.

From 7pm until 9.30pm in the former Bacci location, Quiz Master Mike Bishop will guide you through an evening of fun, with the chance to win great prizes.

Grand prize is a dinner for two at the new Mediterra restaurant ($200 voucher), second prize a 50-minute massage at Willow Stream Spa, third prize a lunch for two at the new Boundary Sports Bar and Grille ($100 voucher).

Guests who like the new Boundary Facebook page and present proof during Quiz Night, will receive their second drink for free.  Terms and conditions apply.  The offer is limited to one drink per person and a selection of beverages – Champagne is excluded and you must be over 18 for alcoholic beverages).

Boundary is the only sports bar in Bermuda’s West End. Bold and artisanal, their chefs craft smoked-to-perfection barbecue and other pub favorites. Boundary promises to be just the establishment to indulge your cravings; where you unwind in their comfortable and inviting space as you watch all the action and enjoy an unbeatable meal. From Premier League rivalries and weekly NFL games to Golf and the NHL, Boundary has it all. Whether you’re bellying up to the bar for one of their many beer selections or relaxing in their cozy lounge, you’re sure to have a great view of all the games from every seat in the house.  Boundary Sports Bar and Grille will be open from 5pm until 12.30am Monday to Thursday, 5pm until 1am on Fridays, and from 11am until 1am on Saturday and Sunday.  The dress code is Resort Casual.

The entry fee is $5 per person, with a maximum of 4 players per team.  Reservations are recommended to secure your table and can be booked by calling the hotel directly, online at OpenTable,  or when you make an online room reservation. You can also call the hotel directly.

For more information, contact the hotel at 238-8000.


You are invited to bring your lunch and create an action plan at It’s HOW Many Days Til’ Christmas?!?  Tools for When You Feel Like You’ve Done Nothing & Have Everything To Do on Friday, November 10th.

From noon until 1.30pm at Benedict Associates on Front Street, this interactive and engaging Lunch & Learn by Julia Pitt will help you to garner strategies for dealing with a demanding and overwhelming “To Do” list and make progress on a currently challenging task – this can be related to home or work, personal or professional.

This event is free for Benedict EAP members and $25 for non EAP members.

For more information, or to RSVP by November 7th, contact or 295.2070 ext. 0.


Come help judges Nikita Robinson, Nadanja Bailey and Lamont Robinson, along with MC Power Girl, choose Bermuda’s next Lip Sync Champion at the Family Centre Lip Sync Battle on Friday, November 17th.

From 7pm in Fairmont Southampton’s Poinciana Ballroom, you can enjoy lots of live entertainment, a complimentary reception and the chance to cast your vote for your favorite lip syncers.  Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $75 or $100 depending on closeness to the stage. Seats are at tables of 10 and tickets can be purchased at  All funds go towards supporting Family Centre’s vital Child & Family Counselling services.

For more information, contact


In response to positive feedback regarding the initial conference, a follow-up workshop, Living Life The Titus 2 Way, The Adorned Series, Women Mentoring Women Follow-Up is  and will take place on Saturday, November 18th.

Based on Titus 2:3-5, this workshop will explore more intimately what it means to be a Titus 2 woman based on the criteria listed by the Apostle Paul.

From 2pm until 5.30pm at Willowbank, the afternoon begins with a review of the conference, followed by a time of sharing and discussion. A delicious afternoon tea provides the perfect setting for connecting with women of different cultures and denominations. It is also an excellent opportunity for women of all ages to discover how much they have in common as well as learn that differences can be solved through conversation.

An interactive presentation exploring family life in 2017 by Judith Brooks, Family Counsellor & Parent Education Supervisor, The Child Development Programme, ends the workshop.

Tickets are $55.

For more information, or to book and pay for your spot, contact 234-1616 or


Prof. Eddie Ming cordially invites you and your family and friends to The Rhythm Lab’s Vegan Jazz Gathering on Saturday, November 18th.

From 7pm until 10pm at the Rhythm Lab, next to St. George’s Community Centre, this event features live jazz music, featuring Bermuda’s own jazz saxophonist, Dr. Keith Lee.  Also, a delicious and healthy vegan buffet dinner and freshly brewed herbal beverages will be prepared in-house for their guests.

This unique event promises good value, and is an occasion for families and friends to get together for some relaxation and enjoyment.  The dress code is Smart Casual.

The cost for the evening is $30 for general admission and $50 for Patrons. The proceeds will go to the Drum School.  There is limited indoor seating so you are asked to RSVP with the number in your party so that they have an idea of how many to cater for.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact 297-2874, 297-8422, or


Thyme invite you to their November Wine Tasting, hosted by Gosling’s on Wednesday, November 22nd.

This will be from 5.30pm until 9.30pm, with nibbles included.

The cost is $25 per person, with a tapas menu available at an additional cost.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact 236-1379 or or





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




MOvember: Shave the Date – November 1st

Cocktails and Cannons – November 1st

Building Your Brand – November 1st

Bermuda Fashion Festival: International Designer Show – November 1st

BUEI Films: Bermuda Premiere of Heal – November 1st

Global Entrepreneurship Month Proclamation – November 2nd

Junior Boarding School Fair – November 2nd to 4th

Free Lunchtime Concert – November 3rd

Evening Wear Sale – November 3rd

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Local Designer Show – November 3rd

One Stop Shopping Craft Fair – November 4th

Bermuda Fashion Festival: Bermuda Fashion Expo – November 4th

Family Fall Festival – November 4th

Quiz Night – November 4th

World Rugby Classic: Kick Off Party – November 4th

**NEW  P.A.L.S. 37th Annual Fair – November 4th

Skippy Kick – November 5th

Royal Wrapsody – November 5th

Bermuda Philharmonic Orchestra: Autumn Classics Featuring Guest Violinist Mairead Hickey – November 5th

**NEW  Food Truck Festival – November 5th

World Rugby Classic – November 5th to 11th

Form Follows Function – November 7th

**NEW  What’s New in Cruising for 2018 – November 7th

**NEW  CPA Atlantic Information Sessions – November 7th and 8th

**NEW  Quiz Night at Boundary Sports Bar and Grille – November 8th

**NEW  It’s HOW Many Days Til’ Christmas?!? Tools for When You Feel Like You’ve Done Nothing & Have Everything To Do – November 10th

XL Catlin Man on the Run 5K – November 12th

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Sage Femme – November 14th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th

**DATE CHANGE Louis Latour 2015 Vintage Wine EventOctober 26th November 16th

**NEW  Family Centre Lip Sync Battle – November 17th

RHM International Presents: Speak Up, Overcome, Survive – November 18th

Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning Open House – November 18th

Somersfield Academy’s Peddler’s Porch Event – November 18th

**NEW  Living Life Together The Titus 2 Way – November 18th

**NEW  The Rhythm Lab’s Vegan Jazz Gathering – November 18th

Art with a Twist – November 21st

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Thyme – November 22nd

Thanksgiving at Cafe Lido – November 23rd

Thanksgiving Dinner – November 23rd

KPMG Front Street Mile Trials – November 25th

FoH/Hannover Re Walk and Run – November 26th

CTY Bermuda’s 12th Annual Math Olympiad – November 26th



Christmas Shopping Drop Off – December 2nd, 9th & 16th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

The Bermuda School of Music presents: Joy to the World – December 15th and 16th

Art with a Twist – December 19th

Christmas Brunch at Cafe Lido – December 25th

New Year’s Eve at Cafe Lido – December 31st



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



Free Lunchtime Concert – March 2nd



Free Lunchtime Concert – June 1st



Art Exhibits


Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art


Bermuda National Gallery

 Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery


Bermuda Society of Arts – October 27th to November 14th

  • Edinburgh Gallery: Foliage to Fashion: Book Launch and Hat Exhibit by Donna Pink and Ronnie Chameau
  • Onions Gallery: What is Old New Again
  • Studios A&B: BSoA Sessions: Life Drawing 


Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard



Enjoy the rest of the week!









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