Throughout the year, Bermuda hosts a plethora of events covering a wide range of interests.
Bermuda Marathon Weekend
January 18-20, 2013,
Front Street, City of Hamilton and the National Sports Centre, Frog Lane, Devonshire
Set against a backdrop of pastel coloured buildings, lush greenery and tropical blue water, the Bermuda Marathon Weekend is the perfect destination event. Spread over three days, this event features a series of mile races, a 10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon and the popular Bermuda Triangle Challenge.
Participants can choose to run just one or two races and for some the Bermuda Triangle Challenge, three races in three days, will provide an unforgettable experience.
Online registration: www.bermudaraceweekend.com
Bermuda Regional Tournament 2013
January 26-February 1, 2013,
Fairmont Southampton, 101 South Road, Southampton
For a fantastic, first class bridge vacation, the Bermuda Regional offers seven memorable days of bridge, panel shows and other entertainment all held at the Fairmont Southampton. The Bermuda Regional is in a class of its own and introducing in 2013 is Bermuda Gold, a 0-750 games offering gold points.
Information, participation and detailed schedule, visit www.bermudaregional.com. If making offline reservations, ask for the Regional Bridge Rate.
Katrina Van Pelt, Bermuda Regional Tournament Chairman, email firstname.lastname@example.org Fairmont Southampton Hotel Reservations, tel 800 441 1414 or the hotel directly at 441 238 8000, fax 441 239 6916, email email@example.com.
Dockyard Glassworks & the Bermuda Rum Cake Company
Sightseeing > Royal Naval Dockyard
Hot glass studio and working micro bakery, with glassblowing and flameworking demonstrations daily. Custom orders available.
One Maritime Lane
Sandys Parish (West End)
Tel: 441 234 4216
Fax: 441 234 3813
Hours: 9am-6pm daily; 8am-10pm when cruise ships are in port
National Museum of Bermuda incorporating the Bermuda Maritime Museum
Sightseeing > Royal Naval Dockyard
The Bermuda Maritime Museum is set within the Keep, a sprawling six-acre fortress at the edge of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Admission includes eight historic buildings such as old munitions warehouses and the newly restored Commissioner's House, the first prefabricated cast and wrought iron house in the world. Exhibitions include the Bermuda Slavery Exhibit, one devoted to the ancestry of the island's Portuguese community and other displays that highlight Bermuda's maritime history. Our popular and immersive Dolphin Quest programme is also set within the Keep. Whether taking in some local history, stunning views from the ramparts, or exploring Bermuda's largest fort, there is plenty to see and learn at this important cultural attraction.
Royal Naval Dockyard
Ireland Island, Sandys Parish (West End)
Tel: 441 234 1418
Hours: 9:30am-4:30pm daily, except Christmas Day.
Admission: BM$10 (adults), BM$8 (seniors), BM$5 (children ages 5-15)
Verdmont House Museum
Sightseeing > Historic Houses
This fascinating old house is considered one of our most significant historic buildings. Built c. 1710, Verdmont is a unique example of early Georgian architecture; it has remained virtually unchanged for 300 years. The museum features an extensive collection of antiques including Bermuda-made cedar furniture, portraits, English and Chinese porcelain, and a child's nursery. The gardens boast an assortment of herbs, old roses and fruit trees. The sweeping South Shore view is spectacular.
Smith's Parish (East End)
Tel: 441 236 7369
Hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday through Saturday, closed New Year's Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Admission: BM$5 (adults), BM$2 (children ages 6-18) Combination ticket to all three Trust museums: BM$10