The Crucian Cultural Group presented a mobile lantern motorcade, "Culture, Heritage and Tradition – Dem Lanterns Moving Again," on Friday evening.
The "Made in the USVI" pop-up shop opened on Friday in downtown Charlotte Amalie, revealing a sneak peek of the items that local Virgin Islanders have to offer.
The Calypso Monarch Competition has, in the past, been a much anticipated and well-attended event on St. Croix during the Crucian Christmas Festivals. Island Center was packed with people as the performers sang of the issues of the day.
By Thursday evening, around sunset in Cruz Bay, it was apparent that Christmas was around the corner. Literally. Dozens of families lined up in their cars and trucks to view a drive-by holiday fete and gift giveaway, courtesy of Government House.
Santa came early this year at St. George Village Botanical Garden on Saturday for the second annual "Breakfast with Santa." The event brought two groups of about fifty people excited to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus in his red suit.
Christmas, Hannukah, Solstice, Kwanzaa, the New Year – with much to celebrate during the winter months, Sing St. John, will be sharing a selection of songs spanning all of the traditions during a free Zoom concert on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7:00 p.m. AST (6:00 p.m. EST.)
Queens, Princesses, Duchesses, and an occasional Prince and Duke have held court over the Christmas festivities on St. Croix.
A poetry and prose installation at Mango Tango's upcoming Grand Holiday Bazaar offers critical commentary on climate change, but with a twist: the poems superimposed onto the nature photography by Shaun Pennington offers a view of the world through the eyes of the animals impacted by changes in our environment.
The Annual Giving Team hopes to have volunteers for their 2021 Christmas Gift-Wrapping Campaign on Saturday, Dec. 11 from noon to 7 p.m. at Tutu Park Mall on St. Thomas.
It was a night out with the community for the Virgin Islands Police Department, Crime Prevention Unit, which hosted "Cruzan Winter Festival Community Night Out" on Saturday at the Renholdt Jackson "Whim" Ballpark on St. Croix.