November kicks off as Movember with the Movember Opening Night celebration at The King’s Head on Nov. 1. You can enjoy live auctions, drink specials, raffle prizes and giveaways, while showing your support to the Cayman Islands Cancer Foundation and prostate cancer awareness month. In the spirit of giving back to the community, Feed Our Future is hosting their 8th Annual Island Roast in support of the foundation on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Camana Bay Beach. Experience some of the island’s most delicious Caribbean fare while dancing under the stars and showing your support to the local charity. At the end of the month, on Nov. 24, the Pink Ladies Bazaar is back with their annual charity fundraiser, featuring their homemade tea, distinctive handmade crafts, a white elephant sale, and much more!
Mark your calendars for the start of the Town Centre’s holiday events and weekly happenings! The Holiday Craft Market starts on Nov. 14. followed by the most beloved event of the year with the Annual Tree Lighting happening on Saturday, Nov. 17. Come out and watch the town transform into a sparkling wonderland with inspiring performances, holiday cheer and a special appearance by Santa himself!
End the month of November with the start of the Holiday Moonlight & Movies series on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Come out to the Crescent every Tuesday and snuggle up under stars for a festive family-friendly flick shown on our giant blow-up screen. On, Thursday, Nov. 29 stop by Gardenia Court with your list and your best holiday outfit to snap photos with Santa himself. On the same day you can head over to Cassia Court for Cayman HospiceCare’s Light Up a Life in celebration and remembrance of our loved ones who are only with us in spirit.
Start off your holiday season by showing support and enjoying the holiday festivities at Camana Bay!
Classics at the Cinema
Tuesdays throughout Nov., 7 p.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Camana Bay Cinema features a classic movie every Tuesday as part of its Classics at the Cinema series. Shown in the VIP theatre, tickets are CI$20 per person and include a small popcorn. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/classics.
*November 6: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1966, G)
*November 13: Robocop (1987, R)
*November 20: The Sound of Music (1965, G)
*November 27: Predator (1987, R)
*Movies are subject to change.
Camana Bay Cinema’s Kids Club
Saturdays throughout Nov., 10 a.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Kids and adults can take in classic family-friendly movies with brighter lights and softer sounds every Saturday. Tickets are CI$5 per person. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/kids-club.
*Nov. 3: Matilda (1996, PG)
*Nov. 10: The Croods (PG)
*Nov. 17: Shark Tale (PG)
*Nov. 24: Madagascar (PG)
*Movies are subject to change.
Movember Opening Night
Thursday, Nov. 1, 5-10 p.m., The King’s Head
The King’s Head will host Movember’s opening night for the second year in a row. There will be live auctions, drink specials, music, raffle prizes and giveaways. This event will raise funds for the Cayman Cancer Foundation in support of prostate cancer awareness month. For more details, contact +1.345.925.7732.
Book Signing with Local Author, Kimberley Antonette Conolly
Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:45-11:15 a.m., Books & Books
Stop by Books & Books for a book signing with local author, Kimberley Antonette Connolly She will be signing her latest novel, The Harmonizing Truth.
Feed Our Future 8th Annual Island Roast
Saturday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Camana Bay Beach
Join Feed Our Future for its 8th Annual Island Roast and feast your eyes and whet your appetite as local chefs and leading restaurants serve up delicious Caribbean fare before you. Then sip on tropical cocktails and dance to the music of Selecta Renegade. Tickets are CI$175 and includes entry plus all food and drink for the evening. For tickets and information, call +1.345.916.0923 or email [email protected].
Wednesdays, Nov. 14 through Dec. 19 (except Dec. 5, see note below), 12-7 p.m., the Paseo
Throughout the holiday season, Camana Bay’s popular weekly Farmers & Artisans Market will be infused with Christmas cheer. The final market of the year will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Please note: there will not be a market on Wednesday, Dec. 5 due to set up for the NKY Fashion Week event.
Annual Tree Lighting
Saturday, Nov. 17, 4-11 p.m., the Crescent
It’s the start of the holiday season and Camana Bay will transform into a sparkling wonderland with holiday tunes, inspiring performances, an appearance by Santa and the lighting of our majestic Christmas tree starting at 6 p.m. Come out early for a holiday-themed craft market from 4 p.m. Stay for the after-party and dance the night away with music under the stars from 9-11 p.m.
Culture at the Cinema
Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Enjoy a pre-recorded screening of King Lear in the VIP theatre. Tickets are CI$40 per person. Must be 18 years or older to attend. For more information and tickets, visit bigscreen.ky/cultureschedule.
Pink Ladies Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 24, 2-5 p.m., the Arts & Recreation Centre
This annual charity fundraiser features delicious homemade tea, distinctive handmade crafts, a white elephant sale, a silent auction and special performances.
Holiday Moonlight & Movies
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m., the Crescent
Snuggle up under the stars for a festive family flick shown on our giant blow-up screen on the Crescent happening every Tuesday until the end of the holiday season.
Traditional Santa Photos with Picture This Studios
Thursday, November 29, 5-7 p.m., Gardenia Court
Children can enjoy the jolly old elf in his full red-and-white regalia to whisper wishes and snap memories every Thursday until the end of the holiday season. Photo packages start at CI$35.
Cayman HospiceCare’s Light Up a Life
Thursday, November 29, 5:30-9 p.m., Cassia Court
Celebrate the lives of loved ones who are with us only in spirit this holiday season by adding lights to a memorial tree during this community gathering.
Tuesdays: Imagination Playground 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the Crescent; and Camana Bay Story Time 11-11:30 a.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Children can enjoy splashing in the interactive fountains at Imagination Playground and take part in Halloween-themed interactive story readings throughout the month of October with Camana Bay Story Time. These events are free and open to the public.
Local Harvest Market
Wednesdays in Heliconia Court and Saturdays opposite Jessie’s Juice Bar until Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
From mid-August to mid-November, come out and shop for fresh and local produce from local farmers every Wednesday in Heliconia Court, located next to Cayman Dental and across from Petit Paris, and every Saturday opposite Jessie’s Juice Bar.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m., KARoo
Every Wednesday, Open Canvas provides a public venue for local artists to display their talents and work on their latest creations. Art enthusiasts can join the gathering and watch paintings come to life one brushstroke at a time. Artists can contact [email protected] to reserve an easel and must bring their own art supplies. For more details, call +1.345.946.6633.
Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., West Indies Wine Company
Savour the flavours of island life on the Camana Bay Flavour Tour! With 3 plates at Camana Bay’s restaurants, 4 beverages and 5 stops, this guided walking tour highlights local ingredients and offers a fun and diverse dining event not to be missed. The menu changes every week and is crafted the day of the tour, with fresh ingredients from the morning’s market. The cost is US$89 per person all-inclusive. To purchase tickets, visit camanabay.com/flavourtour. To enquire about private group bookings, please email [email protected] for additional information.
Friday Night Live Music
Fridays, 7-10 p.m., Abacus
Enjoy contemporary Caribbean sounds at Abacus with live entertainment on Friday evenings. Stop by for drinks before catching a movie or stay for dinner and welcome your weekend in style. For more details, call +1.345.623.8282.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the Crescent
Imagination Playground invites kids to build, dream and explore a new world every week in the Town Centre’s dancing fountains with giant foam blocks in all shapes and sizes. Little ones can recreate familiar objects like animals, rocket ships and more. This event is every Tuesday and Saturday and is free and open to the public.
Sing Along Story Time
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., Books & Books
Young readers four to seven years old and their parents can join the storytellers at Books & Books to sing along to some of their favourite books.
Saturday Night Live Music
Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., Abacus
Enjoy relaxing tunes performed live from 7-10 p.m. as you indulge in a tapas menu and drinks or treat yourself to a dinner date. For more details, call +1.345.623.8282.
Sunday BBQ Brunch
Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., KARoo
Savour a tasty selection of fresh off-the-grill favourites with all the traditional BBQ fixings for CI$30 per person and CI$12.50 for children ages 12 and under. For more details, call +1.345.946.6633.
Dim Sum Brunch
Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar
Enjoy an expanded selection of dim sum and more at Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar’s Dim Sum Brunch every Sunday. Indulge in a selection of appetisers, soups and sushi with an array of noodle, rice and main dishes. The cost is CI$49 per person all-inclusive and reservations are required at +1.345.640.0001.