WHAT'S ON IN ANTIGUA THIS WEEKWednesday 26th June 2013
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
Thursday Night is Concierge Appreciation Night at Al Porto, inviting all out whether you are concierge or not, to enjoy complimentary appetizers and a drink on them from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, with all you can eat pasta following and music by Mackenzie Brown with Rico and the 4-Play Band. Join them on Sunday as well for their Canada Day Celebration, featuring Lobster specials, live music by Mackenzie Brown and happy hour.
The Shiva’s dance production “The way you love me” continues this weekend, with two shows for adults over 16 on Friday and Saturday, and one for the whole family on Sunday. The production aims to amplify messages surrounding the plight of child abuse and takes place at the UWI Centre.
This Saturday, come out to Sugar Club to celebrate the start of a Perfect Summer, along with Rob and Will’s birthdays, with music by DJ Deon and Charlie, with guest DJ Anya. There will be bottle and hookah service available for which you can reserve a table early.
Mark the calendar for next Thursday July 4th when Coconut Grove will host a Steakhouse Choice Night, with a menu that’s all about beef, featuring Rib Eye Steak, Short Ribs, Beef Tenderloin and an array of tasty sides with Key Lime Pie for dessert.
Make a plan to stop by The Blu Pineapple Restaurant & Bar for dinner or brunch on Saturday or Sunday, or for one of their weekly specials: Blu Wednesdays with drink specials, Friday date night with a complimentary appetizer or dessert, and the weekly Sunday Pizza Party.
The Atlantic View Restaurant at ABHTI is hosting their last few lunches this week, opening each week day from noon to 2:00 pm with their final service on Friday, serving delectable dishes prepared by their culinary arts students under the guidance of leading chef instructors.
The Blue Marlin Restaurant and Bar, located at Anchorage Inn, now offers daily specials for EC$20 with a complimentary local drink. Dine in or pick up, or take advantage of their delivery service at EC$5 around St John’s and free for orders of four or more.
Due to demand, Hamilton’s Wine Bar & Bistro is staying open through June and July, opening Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays for lunch and dinner overlooking the beautiful Nelson’s Dockyard.
Next Thursday July 4th, Ristorante Paparazzi will reopen and serve dinner from Thursdays through Sundays, opening each evening at 6:30 pm.
SDP by the Sea, the old Salty Dogs Pub situated next to Paparazzi, will return for next season in October, offering a new menu focus on Indian and Moroccan food, as well as new services like scooter and sup/paddle board rentals, and of course a great place to dine, drink and enjoy good company.
The Top Ranking National Cycling Championships is set for this Sunday, starting the race in front of the Top Ranking Building on Old Parham Road.
The Crow’s Nest will host their monthly Farmer’s Market this Saturday, inviting all out to check out the organic, homemade and fresh products and invest in our economy, local farmers and produce.
Why did Horatio Nelson hate living in Antigua? Find out at the screening of “Nelson’s Caribbean Hellhole: An 18th Century Navy Graveyard uncovered”, which is a BBC Documentary filmed in Antigua. The documentary uncovers fascinating history from digs performed in English Harbour, and you can watch it on Saturday at the Museum, from 7:00 pm.
The Seed Drive for Arbor Month continues as the Environment Division Nursery keeps on calling for fruit seeds for their nursery. Bring seed donations to the Nursery located in the Botanical Gardens to assist with this.
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