- By Jan Critchley
Excitement is in the air with another musical extravaganza this Saturday as HLSCC gears up for their ever-popular Summer Concert on May 18th. This, the finale of the college's 19th Performing Arts Series features talent from five musical ensembles including the HLSCC Brass and Woodwind Ensembles, the Chamber Ensemble, the Jazz Ensemble and the College Choral. HLSCC Performing Arts Co-ordinator, Mrs. Linette Baa said, "The genres range from classical and jazz to contemporary music – so there is something for everyone to enjoy." Tickets are available from LIME, HLSCC Bookstore, Bella Blooms, UMI Fashions and Sunny Caribbee. The show starts at 8pm, and the tickets are $20.
For something different this Saturday, head over to Myett's at 3pm for "The Pampered Chef Show" that will be presenting a diverse line of kitchen wear and specialty chef items that will definitely put the fun back into your kitchen! Complimentary wine tasting, food recipes, a raffle and an opportunity to view the spa facilities are all on offer – even a baby-sitting service is available by calling 495-9649.
A Taurus Affair
Don't miss a night of DJ decadence, at the All White Taurus Affair at Mulligan's this Saturday, May 18th from 9pm. Top DJ's Wiz, Bertrum, Dre and Unity Sound will be playing great sounds to keep you dancing hard all night long. With free snacks, a free birthday shot and $5 entry fee that gets you a Coors Light – this is one event not to be bullish about – so get down to Mulligan's this weekend and shake your groove thing.
Anegada Pursuit Race and Cruise
The RBVIYC's Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race and Cruise will take place this weekend, Saturday, 18th May and Sunday, 19th May. This year the boats will leave from the Inner Harbor in Road Town before racing to the famous atoll of Anegada. Following the racing, competitors and will head straight to the Anegada Reef Hotel where a predictably awesome party with Goslings and Red Stripe specials, food and music to dance under the stars to. Please attend the skipper's meeting at the RBVIYC at 6pm on Friday evening. Awesome.
Long Bay Brunch
Celebrate the weekend with a lovely long brunch this Sunday at Long Bay with a free Mimosa or Bloody Mary. Every Sunday from 11am to 3pm, the chef creates fabulous dishes to tempt your tastebuds. With breathtaking ocean views, this is definitely what Sundays are all about, please call 495-4252 for reservations.
As part of International Museum Day on Friday, May 17th and to mark the occasion there will be four historical tours of Main Street that highlights areas of cultural and historic interest from 9am. Sir Olva George's Plaza will be transformed into a traditional market place from 11am and to bring the day to a fitting close, at 4pm, residents are asked to join a re-enactment of the 1949 March that was led by Theodore Faulkner that saw the BVI having it's own Government just one year later in 1950.