UPCOMING EVENTS: A Type of Toad @ Scaramouche - Jan 11 Elmore Stoutt "the Fungi Master @ HLSCC - Jan 17National Theatre Live @ HLSCC "A Small family Business" - Jan 31Farmer's Week - Feb 6-13Sweethearts of the Caribbean & Classic Yacht Regatta - Feb 13-15Spencer's Theater of Illusioin @ HLSCC - Mar 6Dark & Stormy Regatta - Mar 6-9First Ultra Marathon - April 25
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Pre-Christmas Round Up

Still looking for that last minute present, then stop by Little Switzerland on Friday, 19th December for their customer appreciation holiday party. Starting at 10am, they will have special pricing all day, entertainment, refreshments and more. Body Glam Cosmetics in Fish Bay are having 30% off from 18th December to 24th December, open Sundays they have gift cards available and a free gift with any purchase $50 or more.

On Saturday, 20th December don't miss the inimitable Surf N' Wash with KMS Carwash and Kelly's on Frenchman's Cay. Get your car washed from 8am and enjoy music, lobster and other dishes from noon till late with DJ Wiz and DJ Mac Milli. Then later, head to Quito's for their Naughty or Nice Bash 2014 featuring DJ Dre and DJ Miguel Labadie, there will be prizes for the best dressed and a free drink for the first 50 ladies – so dress to impress!

Christmas Eve

Head to Quito's for traditional Christmas Eve dinner celebrations with the Foggy Mountain Boys and Quito plays solo from 6:30 to 9:30pm. Or enjoy fine dining at Scaramouche, which is hosting a Gala Dinner consisting of a seven-course tasting menu and Jazz Saxophone by G-Smooth.

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, forget the cooking and go to the 1748 Restaurant at Long Bay for brunch where a special menu awaits for only $30 per person including a complementary mimosa. Later, head to Myett's, "Kapeye" is back and playing for their sunset happier hour followed by a romantic dinner and Christmas concert by vocal/trumpet duo Mad Romance. At Peg Legs, also enjoy a traditional Christmas Buffet and Suckling Pig for $35 per person and over on Virgin Gorda, Fischer's Cove are having a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings and music by G-Smooth on saxophone for only $28 per person.

Post Christmas Events

Continue the celebrations at Scaramouche Lounge Bar on Friday, 26th December with their Black and Diamonds party featuring DJ Jay Negril who will be playing deep soulful house music from 8pm. A Type of Toad will be playing at Myett's on Tuesday, 30th December for their end of year concert on the beach.

Wickham's Cay – Nights

New Year's Eve/Old Year's Night New Year's Eve or as it is also known, Old Year's Night - is full of exciting parties to welcome in 2015 in style. Topping the bill is Foxy's legendary Old Year's Night Carnival, which is being heralded as the Best party of 2014! The Caribbean BBQ starts at 6:30pm and entertainment includes Roy Cape All Starrs with Blaxx, Final Faze, DJ Avalanche, Fire Dancers and Carnival troupe. In West-End, head out to the Fish 'N Lime for a three course set dinner including the catch of the day, DJ, photo-booth, dancing and a champagne toast and sky lanterns at midnight. Or, get along to Long Bay's 1748 Restaurant for their special dinner menu and live entertainment by 4 Strong +.

Old Year's Night will be celebrated in style at Myett's with a holiday themed dinner menu, party favors and Mad Romance live on stage to bring in the New Year with complementary champagne at midnight.

At Peg Legs enjoy a 4-course meal, a glass of champagne and dance the night away to the DJ at the Beach Bar. Pusser's are having their celebratory 4-course dinners at Marina Cay and West-End with champagne at midnight and party favors. Bamboushay Lounge are bringing in the new year by hosting their first annual NYE Hat Party at their Ultimate New Year's Eve Celebration and at Quito's start the evening with their half-price happy hour before enjoying the "Ring Out the Old Dinner," all finished off with Old Year's Night Celebrations with Quito and The Edge.

Winter Teen Dance Intensive

If the kids are getting bored over the holidays and are aged between 12 and 19, sign them up for BVI Dance School's Winter Teen Dance Intensive for 3 days from 29th December to 31st December where they will cover many types of dancing from Hip-Hop and Break Dancing to Ballet and Yoga. Contact Diandra Jones at diandradance@gmail.com or call 546-2459 to reserve your space.

Tree of Hands

The Tree of Hands is all about making sure every child receives a Christmas gift, so please give up some of your time this year and help sort, label and wrap gifts to deliver to children this holiday season!

Please join us this year at Bamboushay Lounge on Thursday, 18th December from 6:30pm and don't forget to bring your scissors, tape, ribbon and wrapping paper and help spred some Chritmas cheer!!