January 1
New Year's Day (Holiday)
Besides being the New year, this is Inauguration Day for the new Governor John deJongh and Lt. Governor Gregory Francis.
January 2
Inaugural Gala Balls (Holiday)
The Governor will be holding three Inaugural Balls on the island of St. Croix tonight.
January 3
Caribbean Night - Festival Village
King and Queen of the Band
Tonight in the Festival Village, the King and Queen of the Band will be crowned at 10PM.
January 4 (Holiday)
J'ouvert Celebration - Frederiksted
J'ouvert is the celebration which opens the New Year with masquerading and revelry reaching a crescendo as a tramp of scantily clad individuals beginning at 5AM. Literally, J'ouvert means "I Open". A person will seemingly come alive, once again, in a new year. In earlier times it was known as "Foreday Marnin'" because it was so early in the day before first light. This year the Fabulous Stroka Band, Extaushun Band, Digital Band and X-Press Band all accompanied the J'ouvert celebration.
Crucian-Rican Tramp - Christiansted
Christiansted also was awakened early on Thursday morning by a tramp accompanied by Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights. They truly have been sleepless this Festival season.
Old Time Breakfast - Christiansted Market
After the Christiansted Tramp, there was an "Ole Timey Breakfast" at the Christian "Shan" Hendricks Vegetable Market in the heart of town.
Saltfish and Johnny cakes, Dumb Bread and other traditional foods were served.
Food, Arts and Crafts Fair - Frederiksted
Food Fair 2007
Festival would not be the same without the culinary delights of local cooks who keep the traditional foods of our culture alive and on our palates. This year the Fair was in honor of Ireece Joseph one of our preserve makers.
Calypso Finals - Island Center
Tonight at Island Center, the Calypso Finals will be held at 8PM. All who passed the elimination portion will be vying for Calypsonian of the Year.
January 5
Festival Children's Parade (Holiday)
Today is the Children's Parade beginning at 10AM with floats from the various schools. The parade will end up at the Festival Village.
Festival Village - Latin Night
Tonight the Festival Village hosts Latin Night with bands from Puerto Rico, Liquid Sounds Brass and Sabor Latino.
January 6
Festival Adult Parade - Three Kings Day (Holiday)
Three Kings Parade Part 2
Three Kings Parade Part 3
January 13
Car Racing Time Trials
Free admission to watch the time trials leading up to Sunday's car races. 3PM at the St. Croix Motor Complex.
January 14
Car Races - V.I. versus Puerto Rico
Car Races this weekend determine who is the best. Will it be the Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico? Admission required to get into this event.
Watch out for the Bandelero, he'll be burning up the track!
VI Cycling Federation Race
Team Twin City announces the bike race Anything Goes #1 La Vallee to Clover Crest 16 mile race, 7AM.
January 15 (Holiday)
Martin Luther King's Day
Today we honor a great man who fought a peaceful fight for the rights of minorities in America.
January 21
VI Cycling Federation Time Trial
Team Twin City announces the East End Time Trial - clockwise from Solitude Store, 13 mile race, 7AM.
January 25
VI Farmer's Cooperative "OPEN HOUSE"
VIFC is having an OPEN HOUSE to "christen" their new headquarters at 1102 Estate Richmond, East of the Richmond Post Office. The space was formerly the Campaign Headquarters for the Delegate to Congress, Dr. Donna Christensen.
Open House is from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
January 27
Car Races
Today there are car races at the St. Croix Moto Complex starting at 3PM.
February 4
VI Cycling Federation Race
Team Twin City announces the South Shore Loop to Lowry Hill Loop - "El Ocho" - to old South Shore Cafe. Women's and Sport Race 15 miles, Expert 21 miles, Elite 42 miles. 7AM
February 11
VI Cycling Federation - Valentine's Day Women's Time Trial
Team Twin City announces a Time Trial from Divi Divi to South Shore Cafe, 6 miles, 7AM.
February 14
Valentine's Vow Renewals at Carambola
This year, several couples renewed their vows under the sun and before the Caribbean Sea at Carambola Beach Resort. Love was in the air as it should always be.
February 17, 18, and 19 (Holiday)
President's Day Weekend
St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair - Part 1
Agrifest Part 2
Agrifest Part 3
The St. Croix Agricultural and Food Fair 2007 themed "Make Things Happen - Revive Agriculture in 2007" takes place this weekend.
Mardi Croix Parade 2007 - Feb 17
Twelve Noon begins the Mardi Croix Parade in Cane Bay, put on by Krewe de Croix. This year's theme is "Puttin' on the Ritz".
Fine Arts Exhibit at Good Hope
Good Hope School hosts the Fine Arts Exhibit this weekend. Artists and woodworkers will be exhibiting their works.
STX Animal Welfare Center - Fur Ball
Tonight is the Annual Fur Ball to raise money for the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center's continued operations. Elizabeth's at the Palms at Pelican Cove. Dinner, dancing and auctions.
February 18
VI Cycling Federation Race
Team Twin City announces the "Angel Encarnacion" La Grange Circuit Race - Frederiksted. Women's and Sport 13.5 miles, Expert 27 miles, Elite 42 miles. 7AM.
Horse Racing - Randall "Doc" James Racetrack
Today at 1PM are horse races at the track.
February 21
Wednesdays On The Waterfront
Music, Art or Dancing every Wednesday on the Waterfront in Frederiksted. Tonight's entertainment by the St. Croix Complex Steel Band.
February 23, 24, 25
St. Croix Orchid Society Show
The 36th Annual showing of orchids takes place this weekend. This year's "Carnival of Orchids" takes place at the American Legion Hall in Christiansted. Fri 3-6pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-3pm. See some of the beauties of the island.
February 24
African Dance Class - St. Gerard's Hall
There is a free African Dance Class for the community in honor of Black History Month today at 12:00 Noon at St. Gerard's Hall, Frederiksted. Bring your Lappas, Dancing Feet, drums and percussion instruments. Instruction by Mary Nana Adwoa Lewis, St. Croix Sankofa, Per Ankh, Dembaya, Guardians of Culture, Sista Kayode and Bamboula Haven.
February 25
VI Cycling Federation Time Trial
Team Twin City announces the South Shore Time Trial #1 - Ha'penny to Divi, 9 mile race, 7AM.
Hiking Association Walk - Est. Thomas
The St. Croix Hiking Association is having a walk to the Estate Thomas Experimental Teak Forest with Olasee Davis. Meet at Sion Farm Shopping Center parking lot at 7:00AM.
March 4
East End Triathlon
Team Twin City announces a Sprint in the East End Triathlon.
March 10-11
Flower and Fine Arts Show 2007
Today at The St. George Village Botanical Gardens is the Annual Flower and Fine Arts Show. The show features local artists' paintings, bonsai exhibits, garden tours, vendors and much more.
St. Croix Pony Club Exhibition
The St. Croix Pony Club will have their annual exhibition at the West End Pony Club in Frederiksted this weekend. Saturday from 8:30am to 3:30pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Individual horse competitions including, dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be featured as well as a Young Rider Derby on Sunday.
March 16
Sunset Jazz
Every third Friday of the month is Sunset Jazz sponsored by the Frederiksted Economic Development Association (FEDA) on the Frederiksted Fort Beach from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs and a towel if you plan to take a dip. Come out and hear guest jazz players. Tonight is Don Moors and Friends. Free event. Drinks and food on sale.
March 16-31
Roy Lawaetz Transfer Exhibit
This year's Roy Lawaetz Transfer exhibition will be ongoing in the Fort Frederik Museum from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

Tonight The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts in conjuction with the Fort Frederik Transfer exhibition will also, be hosting a TRANSFER//07-90 exhibit at 5:00pm at CMCArts. This installation is an interactive project including art by Janet Cook-Rutnik, Edgar Endress, Lori Lee, and Edgar O. Lake. There will be posters given out to the public. Archival portraits of Virgin Islanders will be on display.
March 17
St. Patrick's Day Parade 2007
St. Paddie's Day Parade is today. Wear your green to this event! There will be different categories for this parade. Best Of The best is the one to shoot for. 11:00am Sharp!
March 18
VI Family Tree & History Exhibition
Today from 1:00pm tp 5:00pm at the Educational Complex' Cafeteria there will be on display the historical research into the island connections of many many families. Come and see the results of this research. You may even find a part of yourself you didn't know existed. This event is free.
Horse Racing - Randall "Doc" James Racetrack
Today there is horse racing. Post Time 1:00pm.
March 23
Quadrille Evening in the Square
Tonight, from 9:00pm to 1:00am, join in the quadrille dance in Customs House Square in Fredereiksted Town. All are welcome.
March 25
Spring Artisans' Show
Today at Whim Plantation Museum in Frederiksted the St. Croix Landmarks Society will hold the Spring Artisans' Show and Starving Artists Day. There will be tours of the Greathouse and grounds, exhibits of arts & crafts, Crucian food and drinks, plants, product and a cash bar. The museum store will also be open with a wide selection of gifts and mahogany reproduction furniture. 10:00am to 5:00pm
United Way Chili Cookoff
Today is the 6th Annual Chili Cookoff sponsored by the United Way at Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Come and taste some fabulous chili for a good cause. Free Admission.
March 31
Transfer Day (Holiday)
Today, on March 31, 1917, the Danish Virgin Islands became the United States Virgin Islands with a ceremonial Changing of the Flag. One had the choice of remaining a Danish subject and heading to the motherland or staying in the islands or emigrating to the continental U.S. as a U.S. citizen.
April 1
West Is Best Triathlon - Coconuts on the Beach
West Is Best - Part 1
West Is Best - Part 2
April 5
Holy Thursday (Holiday)
The beginning of Holy Week in the Virgin Islands. This Easter season will culminate with Easter Monday. Government is closed for the holy season following St. Thomas Carnival.
April 6
Good Friday (Holiday)
The most holy day of Holy Week. Blue laws apply in the Virgin Islands on this day. No liquor is sold in most establishments.
April 8
Easter Sunday
All the festivities of Easter apply. The bunny and the eggs, peeps and a big dinner. Also, this weekend, many Virgin Islanders camp out on the beaches for the entire 4-5 day weekend.
Horse Races at Randall "Doc" James Racetrack
April 9
Easter Monday (Holiday)
The day to relax from the former festivities and get ready to go back to work.
April 19
7th Annual Taste of St. Croix
The 7th Annual Taste of St. Croix takes place tonight at the Divi Carina Bay Resort. Lots of good eats at this event. Get there early because the bites go fast. Sample the best St. Croix has to offer. This year, there will be six different categories for judging. The winner gets to go to Florida for the Taste of the Caribbean competition.
April 19-20
Eco Fair - Botanical Gardens
For two days at St. George Village Botanical Gardens the St. Croix Environmental Association (SEA) will host an Eco Fair.
April 22
Earth Day
THE day to seriously consider our home planet. So, how have you been treating our shared terra firma lately? We can, each, do better to reduce our carbon footprint on the earth. Turn off energy-using devices when not needed, unplug and be aware of the materials you have around you.
May 4
Christiansted Jump Up
May 6
Iron Man Triathlon
May 13
Mother's Day
May 27-29
St. Croix Dolphins International Meet
May 28
Memorial Day Observed (Holiday)
Today we honor all of our soldiers and service personnel both fallen and actively serving.
June 3
23rd Annual Women Race
This Sunday in Christiansted the Women Race to benefit the Women's Coalition. Over 500 women and girls walk, run and jog for this event.
Boy Scouts Royak Regatta
Today the Annual Innovative Boy Scouts Royak Regatta takes place out at Divi Carina Bay Resort. An event to benefit The Boy Scouts of America Virgin Islands Council. Food, fun and competition for families youth groups and church groups.
June 16
2nd Annual Battle on the Beach
Today, the Martial Arts Exhibit is at the Good Hope School Auditorium/Gym for the second year.
Contestants of all ages compete for top ranks as martial artists.
June 17
Father's Day
Today we honor our fathers. The men who made it possible for us to be here.
June 23
Emancipation Panel
The History, Culture and Tradition Foundation, Inc. presents an Emancipation Panel hosted by the Society of V.I. Historians in the St. Croix Legislative Conference Room at 10:00 AM.
June 24
V.I. Bartender Olympics
This year's Virgin Islands Bartender Olympics benefits the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center at Hotel on the Cay from 12-6 PM. Island bartenders and servers vie for the titles and cash that goes along with the titles of "Best Bartender" and "Best Server" in the V.I. Champion bartending skills will be on display and other prizes and giveaways will dot the event. $25 admission, $30 at the door includes admission, ferry ride, food and drink ticket. Bring puppy or kitten canned food for an extra drink ticket. Lots of fun.
Visit www.vibartenderolympics.com for more info.
June 30
Donkey Races
The History, Culture and Tradition Foundation, Inc. present, as part of the 2007 Emancipation Commemoration Schedule of Activities, Donkey Races hosted by the Gentlemen of Jones at Paul E. Joseph Stadium at 1:00 PM. Bring a blanket to sit on because this event will be truly traditional!
Emancipation Caruso
Tonight, the History, Culture & Tradition Foundation, Inc. presents an Emancipation Caruso at 7PM at the Whim Plantation Museum.
July 1
Mango Melee
Today, Mango Melee takes place at the St. George Village Botanical Garden. The 'Mango Dis Mango Dat' competition and the Mango Eating Contest are two of the highlights of the day. Along with the mango displays this year, there will be banana displays. Vendors will have local crafts on sale and local food will be for sale. 12 Noon to 6:30 PM.
Horseracing - Randall "Doc" James Racetrack
Emancipation Horseracing takes place today starting at 1PM.
Emancipation Photo Exhibit
Today from 4PM tp 7PM at Fort Frederik Museum there will be a historical photo display for this year's Emancipation Celebration.
July 2
Emancipation Tea Meeting
Tonight at 7PM in Customs House Square in Frederiksted the Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Committee will conduct a traditional Tea Meeting.
July 3
Emancipation Day (Holiday)
July 3, 1848 was the day of freedom for the Danish West Indian enslaved Africans. Today at 1PM an Emancipation Re-enactment Program will take place at Customs House Square in Frederiksted. Featured artists are the members of Caribbean Dance Company and Historian Mario Moorhead.
Cultural Performances
At 4PM today, at Customs House Square in Frederiksted a number of Cultural performances will be exhibited for Emancipation Day.
Emancipation Street Quadrille Dance
Tonight from 8PM to Midnight, in Customs House Square, the Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Committee will hold an Emancipation Street Quadrille Dance with Native Rhythm Band and caller Curtis Williams.
July 4
Independence Day (Holiday)
Another day commemmorating our freedom. Today it is America's freedom from England. We are doubly free. Fireworks display tonight is sponsored by FEDA.
July 13
Alexander Hamilton Jump-Up
Tonight is the Alexander Hamilton Jump-Up in Christiansted Town sponsored by the Christiansted Restaurant and Retail Association. The theme for this event is "Celebrating our Crucian Caribbean Culture". Secret Alexander Hamiltons will be walking around town. If you spot one, ask if he is Alexander Hamilton and if you are right, you will be given a ten dollar bill! You can't beat that.
July 29
St. Croix Animal Shelter's 31st Annual Clambake
Today is the Clambake at Elizabeth's at the Palms from 11 AM to 5 PM. Food, fun, raffles and entertainment by the Santa Cruz Brass.
August 4
World Music Under the Stars
The World Music Under the Stars concert will take place at 7:30PM on the grounds of the Whim Plantation Museum. This first in the series performance is titled "Traditions of Bluegrass".
The grounds open at 6:00Pm for a Picnic Dinner. You can bring your own and spread a blanket or buy Southern chicken platters or salads and sandwiches, etc., from Shenanigans and Turtles Deli, who will be catering. St. Croix Landmarks Society can be reached at (340)772-0598 for more information.
August 17 - CANCELLED due to Hurricane Dean
Sunset Jazz - August in Frederiksted
Sunset Jazz this August in Frederiksted will be broadcast LIVE by WWOZ-New Orleans and can be heard along the Gulf Coast as well as by live stream on the Web. 6PM at the original/newly renovated waterfront location along Strand Street, Frederiksted.
While you are in town, stop in at the Carribean Museum Center for the Arts and see the display of Jymmy Dunn's art collection. Also, wander around town and check out some of the stores like Cultural Creations of the VI.
August 26
Kallaloo - Gumbo Cookoff
Krewe de Croix is at it again. This time it is a Kallaloo and Gumbo Cookoff at Sylvie's Bar & Restaurant in La Vallee on the North Shore. Restaurants and individual cooks compete bragging rights. This event takes place from 12 Noon to 4 PM. Individual tastings are 50 cents each and there are prizes for first, second and third places, plus a People's Choice award. Junie and the Jungle Band will provide the musical entertainment.
September 2
Labor Day Horseracing - Randall "Doc" James Racetrack 1PM
September 3 (Holiday)
Labor Day
A day of rest for all who toil. Relax and have fun.
September 12
Rosh Hashanah
Ramadan
Today, at sundown begins the New Year according to the Jewish Calendar. This begins the year 5768.
Ramadan also begins at sundown. Let us pray for the healing of the nations.
September 15
VIPR Friendship - Thanksgiving Service
Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Friendship Month is here. It is the time of year when we show our appreciation for each other and all of our cross-cultural heritage.
To start the Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Friendship celebration this year, there will be a free and public Thanskgiving service at the Sunny Isle Seventh Day Adventist Church at 6:00PM.
September 16
VIPR Friendship - Queen Show
6:00PM at Frederik E. Dorsch Cultural Center.
September 21
Yom Kippur
At sundown tonight, the Jewish celebration of the Day of Atonement begins. Make peace.
September 29
VIPR Friendship - Guateque Cultural Presentation
Guateque Folkloric Ballet de Puerto Rico and the St. Croix Heritage Dancers will perform at Island Center for the Performing Arts at 8:00PM.
September 30
VIPR Friendship - AREYTO
A Family Affair at Whim Plantation Museum at 1:00PM. There will be cultural dances by Guateque Folkloric Ballet de Puerto Rico, St. Croix Heritage Dancers, and Plaiting of the May Pole. Lots of food, arts and crafts and music will be featured that represent our shared culture.
October 1
Contract Day - Fireburn Re-enactment
October 1 was traditionally the day when all labor contracts were renewed for the workers on the various Estates. The Fireburn of 1878 is re-enacted on this day. The Fireburn was a conflagration that took place when the four Queens rallied the workers to burn down part of Frederiksted Town and some of the Greathouses.
October 5
First Friday - Christiansted Town
The Christiansted Restaurant and Retailer's Association hosts the evening event tonight. From 5-9 PM there will be specials at downtown bars and restaurants as well as a treasure hunt coordianted by participating businesses. Prizes and discounts. It is a night of early bird shopping.
October 5 - October 8
Columbus Day Weekend - VIPR Friendship Village (Holiday)
The Agricutural Fair Grounds at Lower Love will play host to the VIPR Friendship Village during the Columbus Day weekend. This year's theme is "Vieques en Santa Cruz" (Vieques in St. Croix).
Don't miss the many activities, great food and great music. Vamos a bailar!
October 6
VI/PR Friendship Car Racing
The Caribbean Drag Racing Association and Auto World are presenting VI/PR Friendship Day races this weekend. Competing will be cars from St. Thomas and possibly Puerto Rico along with the Crucian cars. Saturday's races will have music by Outta Phaz Sounds.
October 7
Governor's Award Ceremony to Pioneer Families
The Governor's Office will recognize six Pioneer Families from Puerto Rico and give a Lifetime Achievement Award. This event by invitation only.
VI/PR Friendship Day Car Races
Second day of races for the VI/PR Friendship Day celebration. Today's music provided by UMB Soldiers and Xpress Band.
October 12
Taino Culture Exhibit - CMCA
From October 12 to November 12 the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts will host an exhibit opening tonight at 7PM, featuring an installation by Arroyo Rivas, Artist-in-Residence, and her interpretation of Taino art.
Also on display, artifacts of Taino culture courtesy of the St. Croix Archeological Museum.
Hispanic Library Project - Florence Williams Library
Tonight from 6PM to 9PM is the unveiling of the new Spanish Wing of the Florence Williams Public Library in Christiansted.
October 14
World Food Day at UVI
World Food Day celebrates food - how it is produced, displaying our own bounty, and giving the community information on how to be well nourished.
This year, the offer is to the first 30 participants of the sweet potato and coconut workshops to obtain a free Dwarf Coconut plant.
Come out for a nourishing lunch and pick up seedlings and education for planting your future lunches at the same time.
October 15
Hurricane Thanksgiving Day (Holiday)
The day that Virgin Islanders thank the Creator for sparing the islands from the damage wrought from these dangerous storms.
October 19
Sunset Jazz - Frederiksted Waterfront
Tonight is another Sunset Jazz performance under the stars. It should be a calm, cool evening.
October 21
Coral Reef Five Mile Swim
A five mile coral reef swim is organized by www.swimrace.com. To participate call 340-712-2102.
October 26
Gardens By Moonlight
The St. George Village Botanical Gardens will conduct a tour of their gardens on this month's Full Moon.
November 1
Liberty Day - D. Hamilton Jackson Day
Liberty Day celebrates a victory won by the labor movement of the Virgin Islands while it was still under Danish rule. Typically, it is a celebration highlighting the life of the labor leader David Hamilton Jackson and includes a traditional feast of roast beef and bread - "Bull and Bread" as we know it.
November 15-18
St. Croix Blue Bay Jazz Fest 2007
Thursday night Jazz at Tutto Bene. Friday night opens the Jazz Fest in Frederiksted at 5:30PM with big name Jazz and Blues Musicians from New Orleans. Saturday from 11:00AM on into the night Jazz continues. Also island-wide festivities at Cane Bay, Divi Carina Bay, Christiansted Town thru Sunday. Sponsored by FEDA and Cruzan Rum.
November 22
Thanksgiving Day (Holiday)
Turkey Day!
November 25
Artisans Fall Festival at Whim
Today, artists show their wares with Christmas cheer. Shop early for the Holiday season and get some authentic island-made products to give loved ones.
December 1
12th Annual Bonsai Exhibition
Today from 10AM to 5PM the St. Croix Bonsai Society is displaying 74 types of bonzai trees at Cruzan Gardens Nursery in Estate Calquohoun.
Festival Kick-Off Parade
Tonight in Christiansted Town the first parade of the Festival Season takes place. Parading returns to Christiansted.
December 2
The Prince, Princess & Duchess Pageant
The Crucian Christmas Festival Committee will hold the Festival 2007-2008 Pageant at the St. Croix Educational Complex at 4:00PM today.
December 4 - (25th of Kislev)
Hanukkah - Festival of Lights
Tonight at sunset begins Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights and the rededication of the Temple in the Jewish faith. The first candle is lit tonight. This festival continues for eight days until nightfall on December 12th, with the last candle being lit on the evening of the 11th. Cook a few potato latkes!
December 5
Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights - Christmas Serenade
Foreday mahnin' the following neighborhoods will be serenaded: Tide Village, Watergut, Contentment, Catherine's Rest, La Grande Princesse
Bring out the Guavaberry!
December 6
Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights - Christmas Serenade
Foreday mahnin again! The following neighborhoods will be serenaded: Work & Rest, Humbug, Peter's Rest, Sion Farm, Strawberry, Barren Spot.
Annual Holiday Hope Benefit
The St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association and the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of St. Croix Annual Holiday Hope Benefit. The event takes place 6:30PM at the Carambola Beach Resort and will feature a Silent Auction followed at 9:00PM by a Live Auction.
December 7
Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights - Christmas Serenade
Foreday mahnin again! The following neighborhoods will be serenaded: Mon Bijou, Calquohoun, Grove Place, Estate Carlton, Whim, La Grange, and Frederiksted Town. Bring out de Guavaberry again for de last!
2nd Annual Woodworker's Expo
Today from 1:00PM to 5:45PM and on Dec. 8th and 9th from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at the UVI Great Hall at the St. Croix Campus woodworkers from all of the Virgin Islands will be exhibiting and selling their works in various woods. Avelino Samuel of St. John, Afreekan Southwell of St. Thomas and Bien Brignoni and Rodger Nickell of St. Croix will be featured. Sponsored by UVI Cooperative Extension Service, the Department of Agriculture, VI council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the VI Department of Tourism.
First Fridays
Christiansted Town hosts shopping, dining and socializing all over town from 5-9PM. 1st Annual Christmas Tree lighting at 6:30PM on the Boardwalk. Sponsored by Christiansted Restaurant and Retail Association.
Christmas Gala at the Garden
St. George Village Botanical Garden will host the annual Chritmas Gala tonight at 6:30PM. Decorated Christmas Tree auction.
December 8
Sip and Shop in the Museum Store
St. George Village Botanical Gardens will host this event at its museum store from 10AM to 4PM.
December 9
Christmas Spoken Here
Today, from 11:00AM to 5:00PM at St. George Village Botanical Gardens the Annual Christmas Spoken Here event will take place. There will be caroling every hour by various choral groups, vendors selling food and items for the holidays and the display of the decorated trees. In addition, there will be a Christmas Cooks Food Contest for Sweet Bread, Vienna Cake, Tarts and Drinks.
Cruzan Latin-Caribbean Pig Roast
Today from 9:00AM to 9:00PM the Cruzan Latin-Caribbean Pig Roast Festival Organization will host its 3rd Annual Pig Roast. The event takes place at the Armapavie Ballpark in Castle Coakley adjacent to the Hess Road. 15 or 16 cooks will enter their porcine delights - all cooking at the same time. Prizes for the top three. Music is by Jamsie and the All Stars and Tierra Adentro.
December 14
Calypso Monarch Eliminations
The Crucian Christmas Festival Committee will be hosting the Calypso Monarch Eliminations starting at 8:00PM tonight at HarborLights in Frederiksted. 14 contestants will enter but only 7 will emerge to go on tot he finals!
December 16
Armstrong Guavaberry Ice Cream Day
This day only from morning till night Armstrong Ice Cream - an icon on the island of St. Croix will have available its famous Guavaberry Ice Cream - just for the season.
December 22
Boat Parade - Christiansted Harbour
Tonight at sunset, several pleasure craft of St. Croix will put on a display of lights, each trying to outdo the other entrants as they cut a lighted trail through the harbor. You decide who is the most beautiful. There will be carolling on the boardwalk as well as a fireworks display courtesy of HOVENSA.
December 25
Christmas (Holiday)
Christmas is here!
December 26
Christmas 2nd Day (Boxing Day) - Holiday
Today traditionally is a day of giving to the less fortunate. Today, you can give to your favorite charity.
December 31
New Year's Eve (Old Year's Day)
We call tonight Old Year's Night, stateside it is New Year's Eve. One term suggests mourning that the year has past and the other anxiously looking forward to the future. However you see it, tonight marks both an end and a beginning. Either sleep in or dance it away.
The Best of St. Croix
2007 Calendar of Events