Abaco (Bahamas) Calendar of Events for 2014
- May 1, 2014 - 6:29:26 PM
The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present the
2014 Calendar of Events for the Abacos courtesy of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Office, Abaco.
Calm waters, warm breezes and panoramic beauty
make this 120-mile–long chain of islands a boating and sailing paradise.
But it’s not just the sea that attracts travelers from around the
world. Those who prefer to explore by land will find championship golf
courses on Treasure Cay, charming colonial towns on Green Turtle and
Elbow Cays, and countless hotels, restaurants and bars throughout The
Grand Bahama Stem Cell Conference to Bring Global Experts Together
- Jan 5, 2013 - 4:47:42 PM
The International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) has announced its Global
Conference to be held at the Grand Lucayan Resort in
Bahama, February 19-22, 2014. The conference, titled “
Bridging the Gap:
Research to Point of Care,” brings together medical scientists,
clinicians, regulatory experts, and investors to discuss topics ranging
from progress in the field of research, clinical protocols, and the
process of responsibly bringing to market promising therapies to fight
“Prospective investors interested in this field of
medicine now have an opportunity to meet and hear from many of the
foremost authorities in the world and understand the many commercial
opportunities that are now available to them,” said Douglas Hammond,
president of STEMSO...
Bahamian Holidays Announced for 2014
- Jan 3, 2013 - 5:17:22 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
The following days will be observed as Public Holidays during the Year 2014:
New Year’s Day - 1st January (Wednesday)
Majority Rule Day - 10th January (Friday)
Good Friday - 18th April (Friday)
Easter Monday - 21st April (Monday)....
New Providence Events Calendar
- Aug 13, 2014 - 9:00:40 PM
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Grand Bahama Events Calendar
- Aug 6, 2014 - 9:30:38 AM
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Family Islands Events Calendar
- Aug 1, 2014 - 3:35:38 PM
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2014 Miss Grand Bahama Pageant Finale this Sunday
- Jul 25, 2014 - 10:38:47 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -
With the mission of transforming
“our young women into true ambassadors for our country," The Miss Grand
Bahama Organization is dedicated to grooming young women of Grand
Bahama into purpose-driven, community-minded, beautiful young ladies.
"Our new queen should be a young lady who is very mature, intelligent,
confident, and someone who is easy to work with, and shows gratitude. Most importantly one
who wants to give back to the her community,” said Glenn Davis, Miss
Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization Director. "We also want our contestants to enjoy and grow through this experience."
Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival is UNDERWAY
- Jul 19, 2014 - 10:52:58 AM
Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival takes place at Taino Beach on July 18th and
Under the leadership of committee chairman, and new Freeport City Council Chairman, Chervita Campbell, the team
is determined to make this year's Regatta the best ever, and the entire
Grand Bahama community is encouraged to get involved and support the
continuance of a sloop sailing regatta for the island.
While sailing and racing is going on
at sea, Taino Beach park will be buzzing with activity. The
Heritage Committee is busy planning to ensure that there will be ample
native food, entertainment, and activities such as plaiting the maypole,
etc., as well as arts and crafts on display...
Upcoming Events for Miss Teen Bahamas International 2014
- May 8, 2014 - 2:04:34 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - This years' Miss Teen
Bahamas International held their contestant debut during a white party
on April 11th, and one of these lovely young women will be crowned
Miss Teen Bahamas International MTBI 2014 Calender of Events :
May 10th -
at Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza.Tickets:
May 17th -
Fashion Couture & Supermodel Competition starts
8pm at the
Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza.
1st Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival takes place Saturday!
- Apr 5, 2014 - 12:16:59 PM
Freeport GBI- This Saturday, April 5th, 2014 beginning at 3pm West
Pioneers Way, Downtown Freeport will sound off with the First Annual Grand
Bahama Band Festival.
This musical extravaganza will feature local and national
bands, high schools and community organizations including but not limited to:
Bahamas Brass Band, Legends Marching Band, Pioneers Marching Band, Pathfinders
Marching Band, Shiloh Eagles Band, BMES Rake n' Scrape and Pop Bands, and many
more. There will also be a special guest appearance by the Fort Myers Marching
Band out of South Florida...
Baha Mar Outlines Environmental Commitment in New Book
- Mar 18, 2014 - 3:47:36 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas – The natural beauty of
The Bahamas is a major attraction for tourists and part of the quality
of life in The Bahamas. As an important partner in the tourism industry
and a part of the local community, environmental awareness has been a
central concept of Baha Mar. The company has outlined its
environmentally conscious business practices in a recently published
booklet, ‘Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability’. The booklet
shares current environmental practices such as re-nourishing Cable Beach
and taking steps to increase the marine life near the shoreline as well
as future plans such as a ‘Farm Fresh Initiative’ to purchase local and
sustainable food for the resort. Baha Mar will also use
state-of-the-art technology such as smart thermostats and LED lighting
to reduce waste and to efficiently use energy, water and other natural
Bimini Sands & Neal Watson’s ‘Hammer Headquarters’ Announce: Shark Showdown 2014 Photography Week
- Feb 20, 2014 - 10:39:45 PM
Underwater Photo Workshop/Competition Takes Place 2/22-3/1/14
BIMINI, Bahamas – Bimini Sands Resort & Marina in the Bahamas and
its on-site dive operation, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, are proud
to announce they will host
Shark Showdown Photography Week on
Feb 22 – March 1, 2014. An exciting underwater photography workshop
& competition focused on capturing spectacular images of Great
Hammerhead, Caribbean Reef and Bull sharks in their element, the event
features world-renowned underwater photographer David Doubilet and
innovative shark specialist Jeremiah Sullivan, founder of Shark Armor,
along with other experts.
Shark Showdown Photo Week follows the
inaugural Shark Showdown Film & Video week, which will take place at
Bimini Sands on 1/25 - 2/1/14. Both events are scheduled to take place
during the annual Great Hammerhead migration...
Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Ball: February 15th
- Feb 7, 2014 - 3:10:57 PM
HEART BALL IS COMING UP: “Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Vision…Championing the Cause of Children!"
For fifty years, The
Annual Heart Ball has served as the major fund raiser to aid the Sir
Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation. On
Saturday, February 15, 2014,
The Heart Ball Committee will host the
50th Annual Heart Ball at Melia
Nassau Beach Resort, formerly the Sheraton Nassau. The Heart Ball
Committee is very excited about this achievement and invites Corporate
Bahamas and the public to come and share this historical moment with
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous announces Fishing Tournament, Live Auction, Kool & the Gang, and comedian Dennis Miller
- Nov 21, 2013 - 4:43:08 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will
host the Second Annual Fishing Tournament on Friday, November 22
followed by a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala
Saturday, November 23 at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas with a special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller.
Bahamas is well known as one of the greatest sport fishing destinations
in the world, making it the perfect setting for the Second Annual
Fishing Tournament. Guests will enjoy a leisurely day fishing for
Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and more. Prizes will be awarded for
Overall Top and Biggest Fish Overall. Winners will be announced and
trophies awarded during the Hot Havana Nights poolside party Friday
Red Rose Ball Charity Event, November 2nd
- Nov 2, 2013 - 12:00:30 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Come, take a journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt with us as The
Red Rose Ball Committee host it’s 14th, Annual Charity Event scheduled for Saturday,
November 2nd, 2013, Cocktails and Awards presentation at 7:00 p.m. and Dinner at 8:00pm under the theme:
“A journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt”, where it all began.
event will be held under the distinguish patronage of the Prime
Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G.
Christie and Mrs. Bernadette Christie in the Grand Ballroom at the Grand
Lucayan. We invite you to join us for a wonderful evening as the Red
Rose Ball Committee promises to make this an exciting and entertaining
event while at the same time supporting a worthy cause.
Pink Pearl Restaurant presents "Conch N' Tings" with the Apple Elliott Band: October 25th
- Oct 16, 2013 - 4:46:17 PM
Grand Bahama Island - On Friday,
October 25th, all
roads will lead to Bootle Bay, West End for Pink Pearl Restaurant's
Conch N' Tings!
This event will launch Pink
Pearl's new menu featuring the delectable taste of Conch, a Bahamian
delicacy and signature food item of The Bahamas. If Conch is not your
fancy, we'll also have our local Lobster or Crab & Dough.
Entry for this event
is $40 and we'll provide you with a complimentary drink, and samplings
of ALL our conch dishes, lobster, and crab & dough. Make us your
island getaway and enjoy the ocean view and our locally-flavoured food
Abaco Upcoming Events: September - December 2013
- Aug 29, 2013 - 10:42:20 PM
Bahamas - Welcome to The Abacos. Calm waters, warm breezes and panoramic
beauty make this 120-mile–long chain of islands a boating and sailing
paradise. But it’s not just the sea that attracts travelers from around
the world. Those who prefer to explore by land will find championship
golf courses on Treasure Cay, charming colonial towns on Green Turtle
and Elbow Cays, and countless hotels, restaurants and bars throughout
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Abaco Tourist Office
in Marsh Harbour provides the public with the following calendar of
events they endorse throughout September 2013 through December 2013
Supermodel of the Bahamas to unveil 2013 contestants, June 22nd
- Jun 20, 2013 - 1:35:43 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
#1 Model Search in The Bahamas will unveil it's 2013 contestants on
Saturday, June 22nd at 1pm at the Towne Hotel in Nassau. The theme is
Supermodel of the Bahamas was founded by Oilinsha
Coakley, owner of Oilinsha Models and Talent. "We discover new faces.
Candidates are then trained and pushed to perform, whereupon it becomes
obvious after photo shoots, runway shows, and interviews, who is made
for the life of a model."
Nassau Music Society presents"Une Soirée Musicale" with cellist, Kenneth Law and pianist, Christy Lee
- Jan 17, 2013 - 8:52:31 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
Nassau Music Society, under the Patronage of His Excellency, Sir Arthur
Foulkes, Governor General of The Bahamas, will continue it's 2012-2013
concert season by holding 2 concerts on Friday, January 18, 2013 (8PM)at
St. Paul's Church Hall, Lyford Cay and on Sunday, January 20, 2013
(5:30PM) at St. Andrew's Kirk, Shirley & Princes Street.
Society will feature Kenneth Law, cellist accompanied by Christy Lee,
pianist, in an evening entitled: "Une Soirée Musicale" (a Musical
Evening). The duo will interpret works from French composers such as
Gabriel FAURE, Maurice RAVEL,
2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball : Saturday, November 10th
- Nov 9, 2012 - 3:42:10 AM
The Hope Ball
Committee has recruited a team of volunteers to help raise funds for the
various cancer related programs coordinated by the Cancer Society Grand
Bahama Branch at the
Venetian Masquerade 2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball
being held under the distinguished patronage of their Excellencies Sir
Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and
Masquerade kicks off with cocktails at 7:00 p.m. on
Saturday, November 10th
in the Grand Ballroom, at the Grand Lucayan Resort and dinner
at 8:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to wear their uniquely designed
masks on arrival...