February 2020 in Bermuda – Calendar Highlights

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Photo: Bermuda Islands Pipe Band at Fort Hamilton 

February 2020 in Bermuda – Calendar Highlights

Follow The Sun
February through June, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget
Over the past 150 years many artists sailed to Bermuda to escape the harsh northern winters – this exhibit showcases the artwork of the early 20th century Plein Air artists with artwork from Masterwork’s permanent collection.
Info: BermudaMasterworks.org, 441 299 4000

Bermuda Festival Of The Performing Arts
February 1-29, various venues
A festival of outstanding music, theatre and dance by celebrated international performers with culturally diverse events. February features Broadway classics, Shakespeare, jazz and a string quartet.
Info: BermudaFestival.org, PTix.bm, 441 295 1291

Wine And Design
February 21, 6-8 pm, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget
Join this artistic social outlet to unleash your inner creativity through imaginative painting. $65 non-members, $45 members.
Info: BermudaMasterworks.org, 441 299 4000

The Met Opera: Live In Hd
February 22, 5 pm, BUEI, Crow Lane, Pembroke
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society and BUEI present Puccini’s Madame Butterfly opera on film. Tickets $40.
Info: PTix.bm, 441 294 0204

Why Art? Why Now?
February 28 – March 6, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget
Masterworks and the Bermuda Government have partnered to tap into the Bermudian community’s creative energy in this unique exhibit open to six to 18 year-olds, encouraging them to express anti-violence feelings through art.
Info: BermudaMasterworks.org, 441 299 4000

Ongoing

Hamilton Guided Walking Tour
Monday, 10.30 am, Bermuda National Library, Queen Street
This informative guided walking tour departs from the Bermuda National Library verandah and visits historic sites in Bermuda’s capital city. The walk ends at Fort Hamilton at 12 noon. Free.
Info: 292-1681

Skirling Ceremony at Fort Hamilton
Monday, 12 noon, Fort Hamilton
The Bermuda Islands Pipe Band’s bagpipers and drummers perform the “skirl” and are joined by kilted dancers at the fortress overlooking the City of Hamilton. Free.
Info: 441 292 1681

Bermuda Cookery Demonstration
Monday, 12:30 pm, Fort Hamilton
A Bermudian chef creates a local dish for guests to sample following the Skirling Ceremony. Free.
Info: 441 292 1681

Bermuda Gombey Revue
Tuesday, 4.15 pm, Pier 6, Front Street, Hamilton
Don’t miss a live performance by Bermuda’s Gombey dancers and drummers. Bring your cameras and enjoy the infectious rhythms and vivid costumes. Free.
Info: 441 292 1681

Somerset Boat Tour
Thursday, 10 am – 11:35 am, Somerset Country Squire, Sandys
This boat tour takes you past charming homes and beautiful inlets of Somerset while you learn about Bermuda’s history and includes a visit to the Vixen shipwreck to feed the fish. Come early for a complimentary coffee and Danish. No reservations are taken, however there is limited capacity on board the boat. In the case of inclement weather, a walking tour will take place. Free.
Info: 441 292 1681 Somerset Boat Tour

Discovering the Royal Naval Dockyard
Thursday, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm, Royal Naval Dockyard
Enjoy a guided tour through the development of the Dockyard, from cedar forest to fortified base. Tour departs from the “Dockyard Tour” sign in front of the Cooperage on Maritime Lane, next to the Craft Market. Free.
Info: 441 292 1681 Discovering the Royal Naval Dockyard

Farmers Market
Saturday, 8 am – 12 noon, JJ Outerbridge Building, Botanical Gardens, Paget
Fresh produce, baked goods, arts and crafts are available at this seasonal farmers’ market.
Info: 441 535 7973

African Bermuda Dispersion Cultural Tour with Titan Express  
Saturday, 10 am – 12 noon, Visitor Service Centre, Front Street, Hamilton
Journey into an untold legacy and learn about our Island’s history on the “African Bermuda Dispersion Cultural Tour”. Roughly 60 percent of Bermudians are of African ancestry, many of whom are descendants of West Indian and West African slaves brought here during the 18th century.
Tickets $15.00 from Titan Express Bermuda.
Info 441 234 1096.

Dolphin Demonstrations
Daily, 1.30 – 1.40 pm, Dolphin Quest, National Museum of Bermuda, Royal Naval Dockyard
The free 10-minute Dolphin Demonstration focuses on a specific topic each day and is hosted by marine mammal specialists who will be available afterwards for guest questions.
Info: 441 234 4464

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February 2020 in Bermuda – Calendar Highlights