September 21, 2020

January events at Camana Bay


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home-holidayCamana Bay, Grand Cayman (Thursday 8 January): From gaining a stamp for India in your culinary passport to sleeping in and serving up a homemade brunch to cheering on stand-up paddlers as they race across the finish line to dining on a private island with surf ‘n’ turf and renowned guests – there is always something happening at Camana Bay!


Food & Wine Pairing Class

The art of food and wine pairing can sometimes be quite daunting. In this class, you’ll be enlightened to the complexities of wine and gain the confidence to understand your own palate better, anticipate the wines you’ll like and enjoy pairing them up with foods in the future. The cost is CI$65 per person. For details and registration, call 345.623.2665 or email [email protected].

Tuesday 13 January 6-8pm, Bon Vivant


The Bookends Club

Join The Bookends Club when they meet to review their latest pick, Gloria by Kerry Young. Come share your insights and impressions in an open discussion. The Bookends Club gathers at Books & Books on the second Wednesday of every month and new members are always welcome.

Wednesday 14 January 7-8:30pm, Books & Books


Drum Circle

Professional drummers Randy Chollette, Damion Thaxter and Eden Hurlston of the musical group I Am Percussion Ensemble bring the Town Centre to life with a jam session featuring African, Cuban and Caymanian rhythms. All are invited to join the jam or just enjoy the show.

Saturday 17 January 5-7pm, Gardenia Court


The Ultimate Surf ‘n’ Turf Dinner at Ortanique – Cayman Cookout

Join Ortanique’s celebrity chef Cindy Hutson and visiting award-winning chef Peter Vauthy of Red, the Steakhouse restaurant for their ULTIMATE SURF ‘n’ TURF dinner. This exclusive one-night event is a foodie’s dream as the menu is a perfect marriage of Chef Cindy’s famous fresh and local seafood dishes with Chef Peter’s succulent dry-aged Certified Angus beef plates that have made his restaurant one of the 10 best steakhouses in the USA. The evening starts with delectable hors d’oeuvres and Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne followed by a world-class five-course dinner. Each course will be perfectly paired with top- rated wines from Plumpjack and CADE wineries. Your experience will culminate with unforgettable house-made desserts complemented with the sweet and bubbly iconic Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec Champagne. The cost is CI$180. For details and reservations, email [email protected].

Saturday 17 January 7pm, The Island


Best of Brunch Cooking Class

Whether you’re too tired to wait in line at your local hot spot, preparing a lavish brunch or rustling up a quick pre-work breakfast, it’s time to treat yourself to perfect home-cooked eggs! Let Petar of Lauren’s Café tempt your taste buds with dishes such as eggs Benedict, crêpes and the perfect omelette. With a tempting menu like this, who wants to sleep in? The cost is CI$65 per person. For details and registration, call 345.623.2665 or email [email protected].

Wednesday 21 January 6-8pm, Bon Vivant



Join Cayman’s most talented poets and performers who share their work during an open mic night of poetry and readings. Share your own work or listen to others. Floetry takes place every third Wednesday of the month and is free and open to the public.

Wednesday 21 January 7-8:30pm, Books & Books


Ortanique’s Caja China Island Pig Roast

Join Ortanique for their Island Pig Roast to kick start the New Year! Join Chef Mike as he fires up the Caja China grill for an evening of endless treats. Kick off your shoes and enjoy an award-winning Bacardi mojito, then join your friends for a family-style pig roast dinner under the stars. Cap off the evening by dancing the night away to the sweet sounds of DJ Glenroy. It’s an all-you-can-eat feast with bottomless mojitos, beer, wine and spirits! The cost is CI$75 for adults and CI$30 for kids under 12. Gratuities are included. Reservations are required, call 345.640.7710.

Saturday 24 January 6-10pm, The Island

Rum Run Distance Race Finish

The Cayman Islands Rum Run Stand-Up Paddle Board Challenge is a weekend filled with racing, clinics, demos and prize giving. Open to paddlers of all abilities, the weekend includes fun team events and professional instruction with proceeds to benefit ARK Cayman. Come to The Island to see the finish of the

distance race and join the celebration afterwards at Mizu. To find a full list of events, visit

Sunday 25 January 1pm, The Island


Nosotros Spanish Floetry

Spanish-speaking poets and performers—and those who simply enjoy la lengua de Cervantes—are invited to join Nosotros, a group whose mission is to build bridges and create connections through culture, for their monthly open mic night. Nosotros gathers at Books & Books on the fourth Wednesday of every month and all are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Michel Powery at 345.917.0335.

Wednesday 28 January 7-8:30pm, Books & Books


Cayman Islands Humane Society’s Fashion For The Animals

The Cayman Islands Humane Society is putting the finishing touches on preparations for their annual fashion show fundraiser. The event will feature fashions from NKY and animals from the shelter. The cost is CI$30 for general admittance, which includes a glass of wine upon entry or you can enjoy the evening in the VIP Lounge for CI$75, which includes canapés with a bottle of wine. All proceeds will benefit the Cayman Islands Humane Society, Cayman Animal Rescue

Enthusiasts, Feline Friends and Canine Friends. For more details, visit

Thursday 29 January 5:30pm, The Paseo


Indian Infusions Cooking Class

Who can resist a spicy curry, comforting dhal, or fragrant chutney? Take a class and soon you’ll be cooking authentic Indian quicker than you can say ‘chapati’.

Chef Tony Rozario of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink will be teaching this class for an exciting evening bursting with flavour. The cost is CI$65 per person. For details and registration, call 345.623.2665 or email [email protected].

Thursday 29 January 6-8pm, Bon Vivant

Cuisine of the Sun Dinner Series

Take a trip to exotic sunny destinations with Ortanique’s “Cuisine of the Sun” Dinners. Each month, one of Ortanique’s talented chefs will create a three-course dinner with wine pairings, based on the cuisine from his or her homeland. Experience flavours from India this month, created in true Ortanique style using only the freshest ingredients. Reservations are required, call 345.640.7710. The cost is CI$65 per guest not including gratuities.

Thursday 29 January 7pm, Ortanique

Weekly Rituals


Mojito Madness

Mondays don’t have to be a drag with CI$5 mojitos! Ortanique offers Mojito Madness all day 11:30am to 10:30pm as well as CI$5 breadfruit fish tacos from 11:30am-7pm.

Mondays 11:30am-10:30pm, Ortanique


Happiest Hours

Experience the Happiest of Hours from 4-7pm, Monday through Saturday at Upper Crust. Enjoy a selection of fine wines, beers and small plates all at their

“Happiest Hours” pricing with CI$7.95 wines and CI$5 small plates.

Mondays through Saturdays 4-7pm, Upper Crust Bistro


Wine 101 Classes

A series of interactive classes that offer an introduction to the wonderful world of wine. Every week, an in-house sommelier offers insight into a different topic, such as varietal, region, country or process, as well as featured wines to sample.

Mondays 6-7pm, West Indies Wine Company


Imagination Playground

A fun, interactive concept in play, 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 robots; build imaginary places, like houses, islands and cities; invent new games and dramatic scenarios; or simply make new friends. Imagination Playground is on The Crescent every Wednesday and Saturday, and free for all to enjoy.

Wednesdays and Saturdays 10am-7pm, The Crescent

Story Time

Books & Books invites infants, toddlers and their parents to join them at Regal Cinemas Camana Bay every Wednesday at 10:30am to read exciting new books and sing along to beloved children’s songs.

Wednesdays 10:30am, Regal Cinemas Camana Bay


Farmers & Artisans Market

Discover an array of local purveyors offering products and experiences found only in Cayman at Camana Bay’s weekly market. Come early for the widest selection of fresh produce and farm goods then browse an eclectic selection of artisanal products and handicrafts. The festivities pick up throughout the evening as more artisans join and the Market is infused with entertainment, including art and cultural demonstrations and liv e music.

Wednesdays 12-7pm, The Paseo


Newly ‘WED’nesday

Treat someone special to Cayman’s ultimate date night. Enjoy a romantic three-course dinner for two with a glass of bubbles or house wine each and a pair of Regal Cinemas movie tickets. The cost is just CI$80 per couple, gratuities not included.

Wednesdays 5:30-10pm, Ortanique


Open Canvas

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. Painters can contact [email protected] to reserve an easel and must bring their own art supplies. For more details, call 345.946.6633.

Wednesdays 7pm, KARoo

The Flavour Tour

Experience The Flavour Tour, a guided dining adventure featuring local ingredients presented in the signature styles of Abacus, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, Mizu and Ortanique. Start the evening with a Champagne toast at West Indies Wine Company then enjoy four small plate courses complemented by featured wine or cocktail pairings before returning to West Indies Wine Company for a taste of one of their 80 vintages. The cost is CI$69 per person all- inclusive and tickets are available at West Indies Wine Company. Tours can also be customised for private groups of 12-20 guests. For more details, call 345.640.9492.

Wednesdays 7-9pm, West Indies Wine Company


Customisable Flavour Tours

Experience tantalising flavours and refreshing drinks in the company of your closet friends and family at Camana Bay’s customisable Flavour Tour available throughout the week, except for Fridays and Sundays for private groups of 12-20 people. To book your custom private tour, email [email protected].


Prime Rib Night

Enjoy a night free from cooking every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with a Prime Rib feast featuring whole roasted prime rib, roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled green asparagus, brandy-flamed green peppercorn sauce and sauce Béarnaise or substitute sides with Abacus Salad. You can choose your portions with petite 10-ounce CI$26, medium 12-ounce CI$31 and grande 14-ounce CI$36.

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 5:30-10pm, Abacus


Tea Time in Silhouette

Enjoy freshly made tea by Tea Time in Cayman when you browse through Silhouette’s lingerie and sleepwear selections every Saturday.

Saturdays 10am-9pm, Silhouette


Story & Craft Time

Every Saturday at 10:30am, young readers and their parents can join the storytellers at Books & Books for exciting new tales and crafts that inspire imagination and creativity.

Saturdays 10:30am, Books & Books


Lifestyle Brunch

Join Abacus every Saturday 11am-3pm for a refreshing Lifestyle Brunch – the perfect way to start a wonderful weekend! Enjoy signature breakfast creations like eggs Benedict, Belgium waffles and create-your-own omelettes. To make a reservation, call 345.623.8282.

Saturdays 11am-3pm, Abacus


Ladies Lounge

Every Saturday night, ladies can spend an evening in Ortanique’s bar and lounge and enjoy their second round of either Fantinel Prosecco or specialty Absolut cocktail on the house!

Saturdays 4-10:30pm, Ortanique


Tai Chi with C.A.S.K.

Join Sensei Greg Reid from C.A.S.K. Karate for a series of free Tai Chi lessons on The Crescent. Leave feeling calm and rejuvenated after one hour of gentle exercise, mental focus and meditation – the perfect start to a leisurely Sunday morning! Tai Chi is a comprehensive series of gentle physical movements and breathing techniques with mental and spiritual intent. Calming and rejuvenating, it exercises and creates balance between the body, mind and spirit. Classes focus on body alignment, breathing, muscle stretching, internal energy (chi) control and self-defense. For more details, contact C.A.S.K. at 345.925.3367. Sundays 8:30-9:30am, The Crescent


Genuine Brunch

Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink’s diverse a-la-carte brunch menu features a variety of small plates perfect for sharing. The chefs use local, sustainable ingredients from the island’s farms to infuse Caribbean flavour into dishes that are fresh, simple and pure. Enjoy freshly squeezed juices, homemade sodas, all- you-care-to-drink sparkling for CI$19, classic cocktails and more. For reservations, call 345.640.6433.

Sundays 11am-3pm, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink


Barefoot BBQ

Join KARoo every Sunday for an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet. Savour a tasty selection of fresh off-the-grill favourites with all the traditional BBQ fixings for CI$25 per person. Children 12 and under eat for only CI$12. Enjoy 20% off all drinks and “all-you-can-bubble” for CI$19. Coming by boat? Show your boat key and get one bottle of bubbles on the house! For more details, call 345.946.6633.

Sundays 11am-3pm, KARoo


Dim Sum Brunch

Enjoy an expanded selection of dim sum and more at Mizu’s Dim Sum Brunch every Sunday. Indulge in a selection of appetizers, soups and sushi with an array of noodle, rice and main dishes. The bar includes bubbles, house wine, domestic bottles of beer and mixed well drinks. The cost is CI$49 per person all- inclusive and reservations are required at 345.640.0001.

Sundays 11:30am-3pm, Mizu


BYOB: Bring Your Own Brunch

Every Sunday, BYOB: Bring Your Own Brunch to West Indies Wine Company! Bring your own nibbles, sit back and relax on the covered patio on The Paseo and find the perfect pairing from a choice of 80 different wines, 12 select brews and six bubbles – all available by the glass! Enjoy Happy Hour prices all day long, including 20% off taste, half and full glasses, as well as daily beer specials.

Sundays 1-9pm, West Indies Wine Company


Caribbean Sunday Funday

Join Ortanique with a Caribbean Sunday “Funday” all day! Caribbean-style buffet brunch every Sunday 12-4pm. CI$30 per guest, CI$45 includes endless bubbles. Dinner is from 4:30-9:30pm with an a-la-carte menu featuring Caribbean favourites. For reservations, call 345.640.7710.

Sundays 12-4pm Brunch and 4:30-9:30pm Dinner, Ortanique

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