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  • Uncover ARTS

    NOVEMBER 2016 APRIL 2017

    PRESENTED BY

    GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDAMinistry of Social Development and SportsDepartment of Community and Cultural Affairs

    GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDAMinistry of Social Development and SportsDepartment of Community and Cultural Affairs

    GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDAMinistry of Social Development and Sports

    Department of Community and Cultural Affairs

    GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDAMinistry of Social Development and Sports

    Department of Community and Cultural Affairs

    GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDAMinistry of Tourism Development and TransportDepartment of Civil Aviation

    The Insider's Guide to Bermuda's Cultural Treasures and Activities

  • Welcome!We are so glad that youre here

    and hope youll enjoy some of the

    activities designed to enhance your

    adventures around our beautiful

    Island. Partake in the curated list

    of the most captivating cultural,

    historical and musical experiences

    in Bermuda.

    NOTE: Several of the activities listed have participation limits

    and specific start and end dates and times which are noted

    in their detailed descriptions. Outdoor events are weather

    dependent, please check listing if rain date applies.

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    Public HolidaysFriday, November 11, 2016 Remembrance Day

    Sunday, December 25, 2016 Christmas Day(also observed on December 26)

    Monday, December 26, 2016 Boxing Day(also observed on December 27)

    Sunday, January 1, 2017 New Years Day(also observed on January 2)

    Friday, April 14, 2017 Good Friday

    Please note: Activities do not take place on public holidays

  • Bermuda Marathon WeekendJanuary 13 January 15

    This weekend, Bermuda turns into a runners paradise with the Bermuda Triangle Challenge, the 10k and the Half Marathon events. Catch one of these exciting races to watch some of the worlds top elite runners go head-to-head.

    Visit bermudaraceweekend.com

    Treat yourself to an evening dedicated to the Arts. Featuring many international acts including Country star Jessica Lynn, Grammy award-winning Jazz artist Arturo OFarrill and a performance of Shakespeares Twelfth Night starring Bermudas own Jason Eddy, this years performances are sure to be better than ever!

    Bermuda Festival of the Performing ArtsJanuary 13 March 4

    February Jessica Lynn 1Tenors Un Limited 3-4Fandango 7-8Arturo OFarrill Latin Jazz Octet 10-11Complexions Contemporary Ballet 22-23Circus Incognitus 25-26 Last Train to Nibroc 28

    MarchLast Train to Nibroc 1The Company Men 3-4

    January Vocalosity 13-14 Catapult 17-18 Joey Alexander Trio 21Twelfth Night 24-25 Graffiti Classics 28-29Jessica Lynn 31

    Visit bermudafestival.org

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    Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery Openings Opening Exhibition Dates: November 18 | December 9 | January 6 | February 3 March 3 | March 24 | April 21

    Join in the fun over an artful happy hour featuring conversation and cocktails among the works of talented Bermudian artists. Affectionately known as The Peoples Gallery, this local art scene is a favourite for all.

    Location: City Hall & Arts Centre, City of Hamilton Visit bsoa.bm

    February 3 5

    Broadway is in Bermuda! This all-Bermudian cast that had the crowd cheering for more is back by popular demand performing the hit musical, THE COLOR PURPLE. A testament to the power of love and a celebration of life, this theatrical performance based on Alice Walkers Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a story of hope and inspiration. Follow lead character, Celie, through her emotional journey as she finds strength to triumph and overcome adversity. Location: The Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts, Devonshire | Price: $70 general admission; $125 patrons

    Performance Times:February 3 & 4 doors open 7:00 pm for a 7:30 pm showtimeFebruary 5 doors open 2:30 pm for a 3:00 pm showtime Tickets available on ptix.bm

    TROIKA Bermuda presents Work In Progress #6 - THE COLOR PURPLE

    Events

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  • Restaurant WeeksJanuary 12 February 3

    Food loversdine at our top restaurants to discover Bermudian culinary delights that will leave you wanting more. New this year is a 2-course prix fixe lunch menu, giving foodies even more opportunity to taste and explore. Enjoy and rate your Bermudian-inspired menu for a chance to win your next meal in Bermuda on us through our Peoples Choice Award.

    For additional details, visit gotobermuda.com

    Signature Event!

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    Enjoy taking a step back in time listening to master storyteller Mark Twain over a 3-course candle-lit dinner at one of the Islands finest restaurants, Fourways Inn. See for yourself why TripAdvisor describes this new dining offering as truly unforgettable.

    Date: The show will commence on Mondays. Please note there will be no show from December 19 January 9Location: Fourways Inn, 1 Middle Road, PagetPrice: $140 per person (includes a 3-course meal, 2 drinks, gratuities and show) Visit marktwain.bm

    A Memorable Evening In BermudaMondays | 7:00 pm

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    Take A Bite Out Of Bermuda (TABOOB) Food TourRoyal Naval Dockyard, Ferry Dock11:00 am 2:00 pm

    Eat like a local on this foodie tour of Bermuda visiting the Islands western landmarks, sites and attractions. This new tour gives you insider knowledge of the Islands food culture. You will surely come away with a favourite!

    Dates: Monday Friday, excluding Bermuda public holidaysPrice: $85 per person, cash only at departureFor reservations, visit toursbermuda.com or call 441-705-6606

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  • If you havent checked wreck diving off your bucket list, now is the time. As the wreck diving capital of the Atlantic with more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere in the world, Bermuda is one of the few places you can dive on wrecks dating from the 1600s. Dive in for your next adventure!

    For more information, please visit or contact:

    Diving in Bermuda

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    Hartleys Helmet DivingThis up close and personal diving experience allows you to be one with the sea. Walk along the sandy ocean bottom touching the marine life and marvel at the coral reefs. This underwater adventure is one that you will never forget!

    Price: $95 per diver; $45 for ridersTime: Tour time 3-4 hoursTo book, visit hartleybermuda.com or call 441-234-3535 (tour based on appointment only)

    Dive Bermuda, 441-238-2332, bermudascuba.com

    Dive Bermuda at Grotto Bay Beach Resort, 441-293-7319 bermudascubagrottobay.com

    Blue Water Divers, 441-234-1034, divebermuda.com

    Fantasea Diving & Watersports, 441-236-3483, fantasea.bm

    Tuckers Point Dive & Water Sports Centre, 441-298-4050 divinginbermuda.com

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    Must Dos

    On & Off the Mat Yoga RetreatTransform and ascend to heights unknown among the most

    beautiful vistas Bermuda has to offer. This 3-day, 4-night yoga retreat created by GoKinetix will lighten your spirit and awaken

    your senses. Your all-inclusive yoga package features trail runs, breakfast, spa treatments and more!

    Dates: November 24 28 | January 5 9February 9 13 | March 9 13 | April 13 17 | May 4 8

    For pricing details and to book your unique yoga experience visit, gokinetix.com or call 441-704-0701

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  • Family Fun

    Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & ZooDaily, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish

    Come face to face with lemurs, sea turtles and seals at the Bermuda Aquarium, a favourite Island attraction for 90 years. Plus, see wildlife from places as far away as Australia and Madagascar. Be amazed by the 145,000-gallon North Rock coral reef exhibit and learn about Bermudas natural heritage in the Natural History Museum.

    Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors and children 5-12 years, under 5 years FREEAzu Beastro open daily, 9:00 am 4:00 pmCall 441-293-2727 or visit bamz.org

    Bermuda UnderwaterExploration InstituteDaily, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Exciting, amazing and educationalthats what the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is all about! A unique experience awaits at BUEI where you can explore on your own or call in advance to book a guide for an informative tour about our oceans, marine life and large shell collections. Enjoy the new interactive Americas Cup exhibit Built to Win and complete your underwater exploration with cutting-edge technology that allows you to explore our reefs and beyonda virtual dive, a virtual shark cage, a shipwreck gallery and so much more. Perfect for all ages.

    Location: 40 Crow Lane, PembrokePrice: $15 adults, $10 seniors, $8 children, 6 yrs and under FREECall 441-292-7219 or visit buei.bm

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    Dolphin DemonstrationsWednesday Sunday | 1:30 pm

    Be inspired and amazed by dolphins! Observe a delightful celebration full of fun and dolphin discovery. Learn how the Dolphin Quest marine mammal specialists take care of their dolphin family and how you can help protect our shared ocean environment. Each demonstration is unique and the topics change daily. Special moments are also available immediately following the exhibition.