- By Chrystal Kanyuck-Abel
Sunshine MusicCatch the laid-back music of Orange County, California's The Wheeland Brothers at Myett's in Cane Garden Bay at 7pm on Saturday, Dec. 10th.
Nate and Travis Wheeland pride themselves on positivity in their musical set, which includes everything from acoustic rock to ukulele lullabies, and even what they call "flip-flop hip-hop."
Late Night Shopping
The merchants at Wickham's Cay 2 are staying open late for their second annual Neighborhood Night on Tuesday, Dec. 13th.
Visit House, The Gallery, Odd Box Designs, Tico, Eastern Caribbean Soap Company, Bless Hands Spa, Stems florist and Hiho Caribbean until 9pm.
Head to the Catholic Community Center in Virgin Gorda on Saturday the 10th to find out who will be the next Mr. GQ.
Five men will take the stage for this adults-only affair that's part of the early Virgin Gorda Easter Festival celebrations.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Diva Dance at Pier Park
Tortola Dance Project will perform Pop Divas, set to songs by your favorite musical divas from the 1970s through today, at Myett's Chill Zone in the Tortola Pier Park on Saturday the 10th at 8pm. The party continues with DJ Dolphin after the performance.
A Cinderella Christmas
Watch how dreams come true at Christmas time in the Althea Scatliffe Primary School's production A Cinderella Christmas on Thursday the 8th at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall.
The show features appearances by Kenrick and Adrianne Davis, The Acapella Fellas, and Kimberly Fahie as well as the PTA Choir, junior and senior student choirs, the Striders Fungi Band, Bells and Drum Corps, and the grades 2 and 4 dancers.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children and are available at the school or from ASPS parents.
Sleeping BeautyKilli Killi Arts Company's live musical comedy Sleeping Beauty is this weekend at the rooftop of Save the Seed Energy Center.
Performances are Friday the 9th at 7pm, Saturday the 10th at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday the 11th at 10am and 6:30pm.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids, or get a family four-pack for $50. For more information, call Cloudia at 343-7320.
Christmas Bells in the City
Get into the spirit of the season with a series of events around Road Town. On Friday the 9th, catch Poetry in the Park featuring local poets and spoken word artists at Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park beginning at 7pm. On Sunday the 11th, get your photo taken with Santa and enjoy the annual Clash of the Carolers competition at the Queen Elizabeth II Park from 3-6pm.
All White Party
Don your best white outfit for Pure All White at Island Sizzle in Baghers Bay on Saturday the 10th. Music by DY Dre, DJ Galang, Rama De Boss, DJ Avalanche and DJ Chubby. Tickets cost $15 in advance from Hazem Beauty Supply, or more at the door.
Swimsuits are the dress code for the Wet Glow party Saturday the 10th in the OneStop Mall parking lot, where there will be water trucks, swimming pools and entertainment by Kylo and Stylee Band, DJ Mac Millim A Team Band, Cool Breeze Band and Big Shaw & Rain Man. The party goes from 7pm to 2am, and tickets cost $25 in advance from Hazem's Beauty Supply or more a the door.
The BVI Red Cross will welcome the Christmas season with a tree lighting and carol singing at Christmas Sing Out on Friday the 9th.
The event begins with an open house at the BVI Red Cross headquarters in John's Hole from 5-7pm, then continues with a musical Christmas program featuring local talent like the Zion Singers from 7-9pm. They'll also close out the night by choosing the winner of their grand car raffle.
The Virgin Gorda Community is invited to the next BugOut BVI cleanup to help reduce mosquito breeding sites in The Valley on Saturday the 10th.
Meet the group at 7am in the parking lot of the H Lavity Stoutt Community College for a couple of hours of community service and island fellowship.
College Christmas Concert
Talented student and community musicians will put on the annual H Lavity Stoutt Community College Christmas Concert on Saturday the 10th at 8pm. Featuring chamber music, jazz, and various choral performances, the concert – in its 22nd year – is always a crowd pleaser. Admission is $20 and tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance from CCT, Sunny Caribbee or Bella Blooms.
Join the BVI Football Association for a weekend of local sports at the AO Shirley Recreations Grounds. First on Saturday the 10th, catch Wolues versus Panthers at 5pm and One Love United versus Sugar Boys at 7pm. On Sunday the 11th it's VG United versus Islanders at 5pm and Old Madrid versus Rebels at 7pm. Admission costs $3 and you can buy food and drinks at the field. There will also be giveaways from Flow and Stag beer.