- By Jane Bakewell
Myett's Celebrates 21!
Come out and celebrate a special week at Myett's culminating in a 21st birthday celebration on Saturday, November 30th. For US ex-pats and others, who embrace the holiday of Thanksgiving a traditional turkey feast will be served on Thursday the 28th along with music by Brian Neale. Don't miss Friday night with a special Restaurant Week Menu and live vibes by Candyman. But hold onto your party shoes for Saturday evening's anniversary celebration with Soca dynamo, Elvis White. Back by popular demand Brain Neale will start to warm things up with music from 3pm to 6pm when the Elvis White Band will take the stage until 9pm. Dinner choices will come from the Restaurant Week Special menus.
Facial Hair Face-Off
If your male co-workers, this past month have been sprouting unusual facial hair styles including moustaches and beards – it has all been for a worthy cause! Head to Nanny Cay Beach this Saturday, November 30th for the Movember Party and Moustache Competition, which begins at 7pm. MoBros will line up and be judged, prizes will be awarded, and best of all, the proceeds will go to aid in Prostate and Testicular Cancer Research.
Anegada Lobster Fest
Special ferry prices and lobster specials are the draw for the Saturday 30th and Dec 1st two-day Lobster Fest on Anegada. Lobster tastes are available at five different restaurants and you can catch a shuttle that will carry you to the various locations.
Anegada Reef Hotel will have music including MJ Blues and Evolution Band on Saturday plus Sunday's lineup includes; Quito, Too Smooth Band and DJ Spuggy. The ferry departs both days from Virgin Gorda at 10am and Beef Island at 10:15 am returning at 6pm for $30 round trip adults and children under 12years $20. DJs Taurus and Push Pop will be aboard to entertain on Sunday's ride.
VISAR Market Day
Visar's Market Day stalls will be set up from 8am to 3pm and lining the Old Festival Ground on Saturday, November 30th teeming with bargains on books, clothes, household items and many a sundry item you weren't even thinking you were looking for. Raffle tickets will be on sale with chances for amazing prizes and as always, barbeque, drinks and special baked foods will be on sale. Come on out for the fun and the chance to help support a worthy sea rescue organization.
Black Friday – the traditional big sale day after Thanksgiving is launching off with Digicel offering up to 99% off on Smartphones and Early Bird Specials on their line of Blackberrys, Nokias, Alcatels and Galaxy phones. The Tortola store opens at 7am on Friday, November 29th for early morning bargain seekers.
Fundraiser for the Philippines
The Filipino Association of the BVI will be hosting a fundraiser for victims of the Typhoon Haiyan on Friday, November 29 at Le Grand Cafe Deux. $7 entrance fee live - The Filipino Band begins at 7pm.
Health Walk for BVIDA
The BVI Diabetes Association encourages all to come out for the walk on Saturday, the 30th that culminates the Diabetes Awareness month of November. Registration is at 5:30m at the BVIDA office and the walk starts off at Sir Olva George's Plaza at 6am. Fresh fruits and tea along with a goody bag will be served after.
Turkey Round Up
A Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers! Thanksgiving specials will be featured in many local restaurants including: Myett's, Pusser's, Plumrose, Fish n' Lime, Quito's, 1748 at Long Bay and Caravela's, Scrub Island.