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									                            2007 Calendar of Events

JANUARY

1-7        Crucian Christmas Festival, St. Croix (340) 719-3379

10         Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden
           This occurs every second Wednesday of the month

13-14      Candlelight Concert Estate Whim, St. Thomas (340) 772-0598

13         Angelique Kidjo, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas
           (340) 693-1559

24         Otis Taylor Arts Alive Classics in the Garden, Tillet Garden,
           St. Thomas 8 p.m. (340) 779-4940

27         Playing Ring: A Journey into Quadrille, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St.
           Thomas (340) 693 1559 In 2006 Reichhold Center received rave reviews
           for Playing Ring, a celebration of the rich history of quelbe music. Playing
           Ring II, the follow-up, demonstrates the grace and beauty of quadrille
           dance, pairing the top dance groups with local quelbe musicians. The
           evening includes a traditional marketplace filled with crafts and food.

FEBRUARY

2          Gardens By Moonlight, St. George Village Botanical Garden,
           St. Croix (340) 692-2874

3          “Mardi Gras” Fundraiser, All Saints Cathedral School, Wyndham Sugar
           Bay Resort, Contact: Kenneth Bell (340) 774 8588 x 5123, St. Thomas

4          Ms. U.S. Virgin Islands Universe Pageant, Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort,
           Contact: Denise Green contact (340) 998 3575 C and (340) 777 9205 H,
           St. Thomas
9       Valentines Day Jump-up, Christiansted          Retailers     &   Restaurant
        Association, St. Croix (340) 773-2148

10      Valentine Ball, Humane Society, Marriott Frenchman’s Reef, Contact:
        Avril Bonelli (340) 775 0559, St. Thomas

10-11   St. Croix Yacht Club International Regatta, St. Croix (340) 773-9531

10-11   St. Croix Yacht Club Valentine Optimist Regatta, St. Croix
        (340) 773-9531

14      Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
        (340) 692-2874

14      Amadeus Trio – Arts Alive Classics in the Garden, Tillet Gardens,
        St. Thomas – 8 p.m. (340) 779-4940

16      Moscow String Quartet, Reichhold Center for the Arts, 340 693 1559, St.
        Thomas

17      Eta Phi Beta Debutante Ball, “Symphony in G”, Marriott Frenchman’s
        Reef, Contact: Lorraine Baa (340) 513 091, St. Thomas

16-17   Candlelight Concert Estate Whim, St. Thomas (340) 772-0598

16-19   Twentieth Annual Caribbean Fine Art Exhibit, Good Hope School, St.
        Thomas features the original artwork of more than 50 Caribbean artists.
        Work includes watercolors, oils, acrylics, sculpture, woodworking,
        pottery, photography, and more. This year’s feature artist for our
        commemorative event is The Good Hope School’s own, Phyllis Biddle.
        For more information call (340) 772-0022.

17-19   Annual Agriculture & Food Fair Agrifest, St. Croix (340) 778-0997

17      Morgan Heritage, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas
        (340) 693-1550

23      Movie Night Good Hope School, St. Thomas (340) 772-0022 6 pm
        Concession stand will be open. Movie appropriate for all ages.

24      11th Annual 8 Tuff Miles Race, St. John at 7:15 a.m. For more information
        visit www.8tuffmiles.com

24      SEA Creatures Masquerade Ball, Divi Casion, St. Croix. Fund raising
        event for the St. Croix Environmental Association. For more information
        call (340)773-1989
27-28     Folk Life Festival, Annaberg Ruins, St. John (340) 779-4940



MARCH

2-5       2007 University of the Virgin Islands Little Theatre presents Caribbean
          Babylon, UVI Little Theatre, 8:00pm, St. Thomas

4         Gail L Francis Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser, Palm Court Harbour
          View, Contact: Juel Harrigan, (340) 998 9629, St. Thomas

9         Flower & Fine Art Festival Artists’ Reception & Sale, St. George Village
          Botanical Garden, St. Croix (340) 692-2874

10-11     Flower & Fine Art Festival /Nursery Sale, St. George Village Botanical
          Garden, St. Croix (340) 692-2874

9-11      2007 University of the Virgin Islands Little Theatre presents Caribbean
          Babylon, UVI Little Theatre, 8:00pm, St. Thomas

9-10      Candlelight Concert Estate Whim, St. Croix (340) 772-0598

10        Savion Glover, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas (340) 693-1559
          Savion Glover has emerged as the force keeping tap dance genre alive.
          Glover can tap out a slow syncopated style to the music of Bach, match
          the intricate improvisations of McCoy Tyner or kick out a series of high-
          flying moves to a funk groove. His 1996 Broadway show “Bring in Da
          Noise, Bring in Da Funk” earned him a Tony Award for best
          choreography.

14        Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
          (340) 692-2874

14        Hara Hickman, Arts Alive Classics in the Garden, Tillet Gardens,
          St. Thomas 8 p.m. (340) 775-1405

16 – 18   “Cirque on Ice”, An ice skating show with a circus twist, MCM Center
          Antilles School, St. Thomas

21-25     Steve Simon presents 5th Annual St. John Blues Festival, St. John 7 p.m.
          www.stjohnbluesfestival.com; main concert March 24, Coral Bay Ball
          Field.
23-25   34th International Rolex Regatta, American Yacht Harbor, St. Thomas
        (340) 775-6454

24      Addy Awards Gala, Ad Club, Wyndham Sugar Bay, Contact: Neil
        Lambert, (340) 715 0235, St. Thomas

25      Young Entrepreneurs Gala, Senator Shawn Malone Office, Wyndham
        Sugar Bay, Contact: Rochelle Todman, (340) 693 3599, St. Thomas


31      Transfer Day, Lawaetz Museum, St. Croix (340) 772-1539

31      Morgan Heritage, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas
        (340) 693-1550

31      Antilles School Auction, Marriott Frenchman’s Reef, St. Thomas


APRIL

4       Valerie Capers Trio, Arts Alive Classics in the Garden, Tillet Gardens,
        St. Thomas 8 p.m. (340) 775-1405

8       Carnival Prince & Princess Selection Show, Lionel Roberts Stadium,
        (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

11      Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
        (340) 692-2874

13-14   Candlelight Concert Estate Whim, St. Croix (340) 772-0598

14      Carnival Queen Selection Show, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776 3112,
        St. Thomas

14      The Good Hope School’s Family Fun Day, St. Croix (340) 772-0022
        A carnival celebration for the entire community. Come out and learn,
        play, eat, and enjoy!
15      Carnival Toddlers Derby, Lionel Roberts Stadium (5pm) (340) 776 3112,
        St. Thomas
15      Carnival Traditional Games, Lionel Roberts Stadium (7pm) (340) 776
        3112, St. Thomas

16      Carnival at Schneider Regional Medical Center, Hospital Lobby (First
        Floor) (340 776 3112, St. Thomas
17      Carnival Junior Calypso Competition, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776
        3112, St. Thomas

18      Carnival Cruzan’s Cultural Night/King & Queen of the Band, Lionel
        Roberts Stadium, (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

19      Carnival Band-O-Rama, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776 3112, St.
        Thomas
19-20   Eco Fair w/ St. Croix Environmental Association, St. George Village
        Botanical Garden (340) 692-2874

19      A Taste of St. Croix, St. Croix, (340) 692-9922

20      Earth Day Environmental Fair, National Park, St. John
        (340) 779-4940

20      Opening of Carnival Rides, Fort Christian Parking Lot, (340) 776 3112,
        St. Thomas

20      Carnival Latin/Calypso Music Night, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776
        3112, St. Thomas

21      Carnival Heineken Calypso Revue, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776
        3112, St. Thomas

22      Carnival Water Sports Activities, Charlotte Amalie Harbour, (340) 776
        3112, St. Thomas

22      Carnival Steelband Jamboree, Lionel Roberts Stadium, (340) 776 3112,
        St. Thomas

23      Carnival Opening of “Bolo’s Music Studio”, Fort Christian Parking Lot,
        340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

24      Carnival Pre-Teen Tramp, Rothschild Francis Square to Children’s
        Village, (6pm) (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

24      Carnival Senior Citizen’s Quelbe Tramp, Rothschild Francis Square to
        Carnival Village (8pm), (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

25      Carnival Cultural Fair – “Murie’s Native Cookshop” Honoring Muriel
        Lettsome, Emancipation Garden, (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

26      Carnival Roas-A-Time (J’ouvert) Warm-up(12:30am) to Roast –A-Time,
        Roast-A-Time (4am) Veteran’s Drive, (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas
26      Carnival Coors Light V.I. Calypso Competition, Lionel Roberts Stadium,
        (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

27      Carnival Children’s Parade, Rothchild Francis Square to Lionel Roberts
        Stadium, (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

28      Carnival Adult’s Parade, Western Cementary to Lionel Roberts
        Stadium,(10am), (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

28      Carnival Fireworks Salute to V.I.N.G., (9pm), Charlotte Amalie Harbour,
        (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas

28      Carnival Calypso Spectakula, (10pm), Carnival Village, (340) 776 3112,
        St. Thomas

28      Carnival Last Lap, Carnival Village in Fort Christian Parking Lot, (12:00
        midnight to 2:00pm) (340) 776 3112, St. Thomas


MAY

4       Jump Up, St. Croix

5-6     Springtime Music and Arts Festival, Tillet Gardens, St. Thomas
        10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (340) 799-4940

6       Iron Man Triathlon race, St. Croix (340) 773-8456

9       Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
        (340) 692-2874

12      Mother’s Day Nursery Sale, St. George Village Botanical Garden,
        St. Croix (340) 692-2874

12      Ailey II, Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas (340) 693-1559
        Alvin Ailey II has gained worldwide acclaim as a premiere ensemble
        within the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with dance routines that
        are contemporary, athletic and sexy. The troupe’s dance suites alternate
        between the sadness of fated relationships in “Bitter Suite” to the
        celebration of African American heritage in “Revelations.”

14-18   Destination Symposium, St. Thomas
25-26    STEP Afrika! – Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas
        (340) 693-1559 The handclapping, foot stomping rhythms of Step Afrika
        take center stage at Island Center on St. Croix, May 25 and Reichhold
        Center for the Arts on May 26. The Washington D.C.-based group
        demonstrates the African-American phenomenon of “stepping,” which is
        used by African American college students to portray pride in their
        fraternities and sororities.

JUNE

13      Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Gardens, St. Croix
        (340) 692-2874

17      Humane Society Mahogany Run Golf Tournament, St.Thomas
        (340) 777-6006

18      Organic Art Day

30      Donkey Races, Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Emancipation
        Commemoration, St. Croix (340) 277-7485

30      Gardens By Moonlight, St. George Village Botanical Garden,
        St. Croix (340) 692-2874

JULY

1       Mango Melee / Nursery Sale, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St.
        Croix (340) 692-2874

1       African Art & Pictures Exhibit in Fort Frederik Museum. Yesterday,
        Today & Tomorrow Emancipation Commemoration, St. Croix (340)277-
        7485

2       Tea Meeting in Buddhoe Park. Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
        Emancipation Commemoration, St.Croix (340)277-7485

3       VI Emancipation Re-enactment in Buddhoe Park. Yesterday, Today &
        Tomorrow Emancipation Commemoration, St.Croix (340)277-7485

4       Independence Day Celebration, Frederiksted Waterfront. Yesterday,
        Today & Tomorrow Emancipation Commemoration,St.Croix (340) 277-
        7485

11      Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
        (340) 692-2874
14         Jump Up, St. Croix

23         Hurricane Supplication Day, St. Croix

AUGUST

3          USVI Folklife Festival, Agriculture Fair Grounds, St. Croix

5          The Beacon Schools of the Virgin Islands Celebrity Golf Tournament,
           Mahogany Run Golf Course, St. Thomas (340) 777-9300

8          Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
           (340) 692-2874

25-26      St. Thomas Open, Mahogany Run Golf Course, St. Thomas
           (340) 777-6006

SEPTEMBER

3          Labor Day

12         Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
           (340) 692-2874

OCTOBER

10         Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
           (340) 692-2874

6-8        Columbus Day /Virgin Islands- Puerto Rico Friendship Day is a local
           celebration of the friendship between the neighboring islands in the United
           States Virgin Islands. St. Croix, (340) 778-6446

15         Hurricane Thanksgiving Day

26         Gardens By Moonlight, St. George Village Botanical Garden,
           St. Croix (340) 692-2874

NOVEMBER

1          D.Hamilton Jackson Day, Grove Place, St. Croix (340)719-3227

4-6        33rd Annual Fall Charter Yacht Show, Crown Bay, St. Thomas
           (340) 774-3944

14         Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
              (340) 692-2874

DECEMBER

7             Christmas Gala at the Gardens, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St.
              Croix (340) 692-2874

8             Miracle on Main Street, Chamber of Commerce, St. Thomas
              (340) 776-0100

9             Christmas Spoken Here / Nursery Sale, St. George Village Botanical
              Garden, St. Croix (340) 692-2874

12            Grow and Learn, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix
              (340) 692-2874

Dec.22-Jan 6, 2008 Crucian Christmas Festival, St.Croix (340) 719-3379

								
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