It’s a whole new year, and Cayman offers plenty of ways to enjoy it!
6th. Kick the year off with One Dog at a Time at the One Dog Jog. Proceeds from the event will help fund the organisation’s ongoing dog rescue efforts. odaat.ky/events
16th–20th. Celebrity chef Eric Ripert hosts the 11th edition of the Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Get ready for a weekend with talented chefs and wine and spirits experts. caymancookout.com
20th. Head to Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park to enjoy the games, crafts, magic show, performances and more on Family Fun Day. botanic-park.ky
24th–26th; 31st–Feb. 2nd. Cayman Drama Society is delighted to bring you Educating Rita, a play by Willy Russell that was made into an award-winning movie starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters. cds.ky
26th. Enjoy a sampling of Cayman’s diverse flavours, culinary influences, local produce and cocktails at the 30th Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival — sponsored by Cayman Airways — held at the Festival Green in Camana Bay. tasteofcayman.org
6th–8th. The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS19) is an annual conference whose 80-plus guest speakers examine the impact of digital disruption and other key trends shaping finance. cais.ky
9th. The Cayman Rugby & Football Union (CRFU) National Men’s 15s hit the pitch for the Health City Cayman Big Game 10 against Guyana. Kick off at 4 p.m. at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. caymanrugby.com
15th–16th. KAABOO Cayman invites festivalgoers for two days of musical performances, art installations, comedy shows, gourmet cuisine and craft cocktails, and more. kaaboocayman.com
24th. The annual Off the Beaten Track (OTBT) charity event is celebrating its 10th year as the Cayman Islands’ only 50-kilometre off-road ultra-marathon and relay race. offthebeatentrack.ky
28th. The Cayman Economic Outlook 2019 conference at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa brings together leading thinkers and doers to explore and discuss how global business, technology, science, finance, politics and culture shape the Cayman economy. fidelityceo.com
DJ Cardiac is at the deck at Bar Crudo — part of Guy Harvey’s Restaurant & Bar on the waterfront in George Town. Enjoy happy hour drink specials and, of course, the beats. guyharveys.ky
At the weekly Farmers & Artisans Market held at The Paseo in Camana Bay, you can see and purchase all that is grown and made in the Islands, as dozens of growers and purveyors offer fresh produce, speciality foods, jewellery, skin care products, crafts, teas, flowers and more. camanabay.com
Go down the rabbit hole for Anchor & Den’s afternoon tea with a twist, inspired by the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Alice in Wonderland. Expect creative blends designed by the experts at Tea Time, cool cakes and ever-changing “Drink Me” potions, as well as classic high-tea staples.
Author: Sole Sastre