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EVENTS 2002
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JAN : 01 - JUNKANOO, NASSAU (BEFORE THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY,
WHEN EUROPEAN PLANTERS DESIGNATED CHRISTMAS AS A
HOLIDAY FOR THEIR SLAVES. THE AFRICAN SLAVES,
KNOWING VERY LITTLE ABOUT CHRISTIANITY,CELEBRATED
BY SINGING AND DANCING TRADITION AFRICAN MUSIC)
01-31DEC- INTERNATIONAL AMERICA'S CUP CHALLENGE YACHT RACE
IN NASSAU
30 - ANNUAL EBONY FASHION FAIR

FEB : 02-03 - 16TH ANNUAL FARMER'S CAY FESTIVAL, EXUMS ISLAND
02-04 - ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL, ABACO BEACH RESORT
MID FEB - ANNUAL VALENTINE MASSACRE REGATTA, NASSAU

MAY : 19-24 - PARADISE ISLAND BILLFISH CHAMPIONSHIP
30-02JUN- ELEUTHERA ANNUAL PINEAPPLE FESTIVAL, ELEUTHERA
ISLAND

JUN : 04-09 - GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND BOAT SHOW
06 - FOX HILL DAY CELEBRATION, PARADISE ISLAND
21-23 - GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND SAILING REGATTA
NO DATE - JUNKANOO IN JUNE HERITAGE FESTIVAL, NASSAU

JUL : 02-09 - ANNUAL REGATTA TIME- 5 SERIES SAILBOAT RACE ON
THE SEA OF ABACO
06 - PARROTT JUNGLE'S GARDEN OF THE GROVES
(A CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA COMPLETE WITH FIREWORKS
IN CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN AND BAHAMANIAN
INDEPENDENCE), GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND

AUG : 02-05 - EMANCIPATION DAY CELEBRATIONS, NASSAU
04-08 - ANNUAL BIG GAME CLUB FAMILY REGATTA, NASSAU
05-09 - BAHAMAHOST SUMMER CAMP- FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN THE
AGES OF 9-11, WHERE CHILDREN WILL ABLE TO GO ON
FIELD TRIPS AND GET INVOLVED IN TEAM WORK
17 - BERNIE BUTLER BASRA SWIM RACE, GRAND BAHAMA
31 - GREAT ABACO TRIATHLON, ABACO

SEP : 19-21 - BAHAMAS CULINARY CLASSIC- CULINARY COMPETITION &
A CULTURAL FAIR ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS EVENT
IN NASSAU
26-28 - ANNUAL BAHAMAS SUPERBOAT CHALLENGE, PARADISE
ISLAND

OCT : 04-06 - BAHAMASARTS FESTIVAL, PARADISE ISLAND
05 - ANNUAL KALIK JUNKANOO RUSH-OUT COMPETITION,
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
09-13 - NORTH ELEUTHERA SAILING REGATTA, ELEUTHERA ISLAND
11 - ANNUAL MCCLEAN'S TOWN CONCH CRACKING CONTEST,
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
19-20 - ANNUAL INT'L CULTURAL WEEKEND, PARADISE ISLAND
24-26 - ALL ABACO SAILING REGATTA, ABACO
26 - BAHAMAS NATIONAL TRUST ART & WINE FESTIVAL
IN NASSAU

NOV : 02 - ANNUAL GRAND BAHAMA CONCHMAN TRIATHLON, GRAND
BAHAMA ISLAND
04 - AUTEC WINTER ART & CRAFT FAIR, NASSAU
08-10 - THE SENIOR PGA 36-HOLE GOLF TOURNAMENT, LUCAYA
- THE LUCAYAN CRYSTAL PRO-AM COMPETITION, GRAND
BAHAMA ISLAND
21-22 - ANNUAL ELEUTHERA ISLANDS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
NO DATE - ANNUAL ONE BAHAMAS MUSIC AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL
IN NASSAU

DEC - 06-07 - FESTIVAL NOELLE- FESTIVITIES INCLUDE WINE TASTING
LIVE MUSIC AND ARTS & CRAFTS, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
24 - JUNKARIBO PARADE, NASSAU
25 - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE, BIMINI ISLAND



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EVENTS 2001
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JAN : 01 - JUNKANOO, NASSAU (BEFORE THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY,
WHEN EUROPEAN PLANTERS DESIGNATED CHRISTMAS AS A HOLIDAY
FOR THEIR SLAVES. THE AFRICAN SLAVES, KNOWING VERY LITTLE
ABOUT CHRISTIANITY, CELEBRATED BY SINGING AND DANCING)
01 - POLAR BEAR SWIM, NASSAU
01-02 - NEW YEAR'S SAILING REGATTA, MONTAGU BAY
11-14 - MICHAEL JORDAN CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL, PARADISE ISLAND
NO DATE - NASSAU CLASSIC CAR FESTIVAL
NO DATE - BAHAMAS PRINCESS RESORT & CASINO CRYSTAL
PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT

FEB : MID FEB - ANNUAL VALENTINE MASSACRE REGATTA, NASSAU
EARLY - FARMER'S CAY FESTIVAL, EXUMA
LAST - GEORGE TOWN CRUISING REGATTA, EXUMA
NO DATE - SPRING BREAK SEASON

MAR : MID MAR - BACARDI RUM CUP, PARADISE ISLAND
MID MAR - INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOW AND OBEDIENCE TRIALS
MID MAR - HOPE TOWN HERITAGE DAY, ABACO

APR : LATE - FAMILY ISLAND REGATTA
LATE - BAHAMAS HERITAGE FESTIVAL, NASSAU & PARADISE ISLAND

MAY : 20-25 - PARADISE ISLAND BILLFISH CHAMPIONSHIP, PARADISE ISLAND
31-03JUN- ELEUTHERA ANNUAL PINEAPPLE FESTIVAL, ELEUTHERA ISLAND
NO DATE - LONG ISLAND SAILING REGATTA, LONG ISLAND

JUN : 05-10 - GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND BOAT SHOW, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
07 - FOX HILL DAY CELEBRATION, PARADISE ISLAND
22-24 - GRAND BAHAMA SAILING REGATTA, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
NO DATE - PINEAPPLE FESTIVAL, ELEUTHERA

JUL : 03-10 - ANNUAL REGATTA TIME, ABACO
08 - PARROTT JUNGLE'S GARDEN OF THE GROVES, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
MID - MISS COMMONWEALTH BEAUTY PAGEANT, NASSAU
NO DATE - BEER FESTIVAL, EXUMA

AUG : 05-09 - ANNUAL BIG GAME CLUB FAMILY REGATTA, NASSAU
06-10 - BAHAMAHOST SUMMER CAMP, PARADISE ISLAND
NO DATE - MISS BAHAMAS BEAUTY PAGEANT, NASSAU

SEP : 01 - GREAT ABACO TRIATHLON, ABACO
27-29 - ANNUAL BAHAMAS SUPERBOAT CHALLENGE, PARADISE ISLAND

OCT : 06 - ANNUAL KALIK JUNKANOO RUSH-OUT, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
10-13 - NORTH ELEUTHERA SAILING REGATTA, ELEUTHERA ISLAND
12 - ANNUAL MCCLEAN'S TOWN CONCH CRACKING CONTEST,
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
20-21 - ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL WEEKEND, PARADISE ISLAND
21 - BAHAMAS NATIONAL TRUST ART & WINE FESTIVAL, NASSAU
25-27 - ALL ABACO SAILING REGATTA, ABACO
MID - 26TH ANNUAL MCCLEAN'S TOWN CONCH CRACKING CONTEST
MID - INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL WEEKEND

NOV : 03 - ANNUAL GRAND BAHAMA CONCHMAN TRIATHLON, BAHAMA ISLAND
12-18 - THE LUCAYAN CRYSTAL PRO-AM, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
22-23 - ANNUAL ELEUTHERA ISLANDS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR,
ELEUTHERA ISLAND
EARLY - ALL ABACO SAILING REGATTA
MID - BAHAMAS WAHOO TOURNAMENT
LATE - ANDROS COMMUNITY AWARENESS WEEK

DEC : 25 - JUNKARIBO PARADE, NASSAU
NO DATE - AUTHENTIC BAHAMIAN CHRISTMAS TRADE SHOW, NASSAU
NO DATE - POLICE BAND CHRISTMAS AND CLASSIC CONCERT
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