2007 Calendar of Events & Public Holidays in Antigua and Barbuda

January

Mon, 1st
– New Year’s Day: Public Holiday
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda – ‘Step Back in Time.’
For further information: 268-462-1469/4930

Sat, 6th – Sat, 27th
– Exhibition at Harmony Hall
For further information: 268-460-4120
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Mark Browne.
For further information: 268-462-2332 www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com.

Sat, 20th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group).
For further information: 268-462-6236

Sat, 20th – Sun, 21st
– Antigua Yacht Club – Round the Island Race.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.

February
– Black History Month
For further information call Cultural Division: 268-462-3586
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda: ‘History of Cricket in the OECS’
For further information: 268-462-1469/4930.
– Exhibition at Harmony Hall
For further information: 268-460-4120 or visit www.harmonyhallantigua.com

Sat, 3rd – Sat, 24th
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Jerry Cajko.
For further information: 268-462-2332 or visit www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com.

Sat, 17th – Sun, 18th
– Jolly Harbour Yacht Club-Valentine’s Day Regatta.
For further information call Tommy Patterson: 268-461-6300, or visit www.jollyharbouryachtclub.com.
– Ministry of Sports presents ‘Sports Woman & Man of the Year Award.’
For further information: 268-562-1102/03.

Sat, 17th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– Western Night
For further information call Solveig Nitchmann at the Spring Hill Riding Club: 268-773-3139.
– Antigua Yacht Club – ‘Caribbean Swan Regatta’
Further information Tel: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.

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March
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
For further information: 268-462-1469/4930

Sat, 3rd – Sat, 31st
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Gilly Gobinet & Sarah Fuller.
For further information: 268-462-2332 or visit www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com.

Sat, 3rd – Sun, 4th
– Antiguan Open Golf Tournament.
For further information call the Cedar Valley Golf Course: 268-462-0161
– Exhibition at Harmony Hall.
Further information: 268-460-4120 or visit www.harmonyhallantigua.com.
– Competitive Music Festival at Multipurpose Centre.
For further information call the Cultural Division: 268-462-3586

Sat, 10th – Sun, 11th
– Antigua Yacht Club – Antigua International Laser Open.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.

Sat, 17th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.

Sat, 24th – Mon, 26th
– Antigua Yacht Club 7th Mega Yacht Challenge.
Further information: 268-460-1799 or www.antiguayachtclub.com.

Tue, 27th
– ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 – Super Eight Series.
For further information visit www.cricketworldcup.com.

Thu, 29th – Fri, 30th
– ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 – Super Eight Series.
For further information visit www.cricketworldcup.com.

Fri, 31st
– DIGICEL 1st Anniversary Celebrations a DSC Promotion
For further information contact Gordon ‘Banks’ Derrick: 268-562-6012/14 or e-mail DSCPromotions@candw.ag.

April
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda featuring Antigua Sailing Week
For further information: 268-462-1469/4930
– Exhibition at Harmony Hall featuring Dany Levreau.
For further information: 268-460-4120

Mon, 2nd
– ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 – Super Eight Series.
For further information visit www.cricketworldcup.com.

Wed, 4th
– ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 – Super Eight Series.
For further information visit www.cricketworldcup.com.

Fri, 6th
– Good Friday – Public Holiday

Sat, 7th – Sat 28th
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Jenny Freestone.
Further information: 268-462-2332 or visit www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com

Sun, 8th
– ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 – Super Eight Series.
For further information visit www.cricketworldcup.com.

Mon, 9th
– Easter Monday – Public Holiday

Sun, 15th
– Ministry of Tourism Annual Model Boat Race Competition.
For further information call the Ministry of Tourism: 268-462-0480
– Interschool Fitness Pageant venue Multipurpose Cultural Centre.
For further information call Steve Williams: 268-460-8328
– National Youth Choir Production.
For further information call the Cultural Division: 268-462-3586
– Cake, Plant, and Flower Show.
For further information call the Cultural Division: 268-462-3586
– FEI World Dressage Challenge.
For further information call Solveig Nitchmann at the Spring Hill Riding Club: 268-773-3139

Thu, 19th – Tue, 24th
– 21st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguaclassics.com

Thurs, 20th – Tue, 25th
– Antigua Yacht Regatta. For further information, call 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.
– Back II Life Antigua 2005. For further information contact either Jeff Hadeed at 268-726-6969 / jeff@bigbanana-antigua.com, or Nigel Gore (UK) 44-797-344-0785 / Nigel@hype.co.uk.

Fri, 21st
– Field Trip organized by the Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Further information: 268-462-6236

Wed, 26th
– Antigua Yacht Club – Guadeloupe to Antigua Race.
Further information Tel: 268-460-1799 or www.antiguayachtclub.com.

Wed, 26th – Tue, May 1st
– Back II Life Antigua 2007 ‘Soul to Soul’
For further information contact Jeff Hadeed: 268-464-8392 / jeff@bigbanana-antigua.com or Nigel Gore (UK) 44-797-344-0785 /nigel@hype.co.uk.

Sun, 29th – Sat, May 5th
– 40th Antigua Sailing Week.
For further information: 268-562-3276 / 268-462-8872 or visit www.sailingweek.com.

May
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda featuring ‘from cane to molasses’
For further information: 268-462-1469/4930

Sat, 5th – Sat, 26th
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Portraits.
For further information: 268-462-2332 or visit www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com.
– Blindness Awareness Month.
Further information Tel: 268-462-0663

Mon, 7th
– Labour Day – Public Holiday
– Red Cross Day.
For further information: 268-462-0800
– 34th Annual Antigua Tennis Week at Curtain Bluff Hotel.
Further information: 268-462-8400

Sun, 13th
– DSC Promotion Mother’s Day Show.
For further information call Gordon ‘Banks’ Derrick: 268-562-6012/14 or e-mail DSCPromotions@candw.ag.
– 41st Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament.
Venue Catamaran, Falmouth Harbour. For further information call Mr. Philip Shoul: 268-460-7400 or 268-726-4700
– International Museums’ Day.
For further information call the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda: 268-462-1469 / 4930.

Sat, 19th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.

Thu, 24th – Mon, 28th
– Barbuda’s CARIBANA.
For further information call the Barbuda Council: 268-460-0077

Sat, 26th
– International Anglican Food Fair venue Deanery Grounds.
For further information call The Deanery: 268-462-0820
– St. Paul’s Cultural Festival.
For further information: 268-562-5303 / 268-561-0588

Mon, 28th
– Whit Monday – Public Holiday

June
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda ‘Blown Away’
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930

Sat, 2nd – Sat, 30th
– Exhibition at Woods Gallery featuring Woods Gallery Photographers.
For further information: 268-462-2332 or visit www.antigua-artist-gallery.originalcaribbeanart.com.

Sat, 2nd
– ‘Calypso Spektakula’ 14th Anniversary
For further information call Gordon ‘Banks’ Derrick: 268-562-6012 / 14 or e-mail DSCPromotions@candw.ag.
– World Environmental Day.
For further information call the Environment Division: 268-462-4625 / 7278
– Antigua’s 5th Annual International Amateur Badminton Tournament venue Perry Bay Multipurpose Centre
For further information contact: 268-560-9981 / 773-2649 or UK: 44-208-808-7679 Fax: 44-208-493-1332
– Antigua Yacht Club – Green Island Weekend (full Moon).
Further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.
– Olympic Day Run.
Further information: 268-462-3476

Sat, 16th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– Mr. & Mrs. Antigua Bodybuilding Championship.
For further information call Steve Williams: 268-460-8328
– Antigua Leg of Equestrian Association. Jnr. Jumping Competition.
For further information call Solveig Nitchmann: 268-773-3139

July
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda featuring ‘Carnival I love you’.
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930
– Holy Family Catholic Parish Bazaar & Food Fair.
For further information: 268-461-1127

Sat, 21st
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– Wadadli Day – Cultural Extravaganza.
For further information call the Cultural Division: 268-462-3586

Sat, 28th – Sun, 29th
– Sir Vivian Richards Heineken Golf Classic.
For further information call the Cedar Valley Golf Course: 268-462-0161.

Sat, 28th
– 50th Antigua Carnival Celebrations.
For further information: 268-462-4707 / 268-462-0194 or visit www.antiguacarnival.com.
– Turtle Watch at Pasture Beach, Long Island (Jumby Bay).
Further information call the Environmental Awareness Group: 268-462-6236

August
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda featuring Carnival.
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930.

Mon, 6th
– Carnival Monday – Public Holiday (J’ouvert)

Tue, 7th
– Carnival Tuesday – Public Holiday (Last Lap)
– Carib Cable Golf Tournament.
For further information call the Cedar Valley Golf Course: 268-462-0161

Sat, 18th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– Turtle Watch (members only).
For further information call the Environmental Awareness Group: 268-462-6236

September
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930
– Royal Antigua & Barbuda Police Force Week of Activities.
Further information call the Police Headquarters: 268-462-0360

Sat, 15th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– OECS Volleyball Championship venue YMCA Sports Complex.
For further information call Wilbur Harrigan: 462-0827
– Turtle Watch at Pasture Beach, Long Island (Jumby Bay).
For further information call the Environmental Awareness Group: 268-462-6236

October
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930

Sat, 13th
– Antigua Yacht Club – Ladies Laser Open.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.
– National Warri Festival.
For further information call Cyril ‘September’ Christian: 268-461-6400 or Fitzroy Phillip: 268-461-1615

Sun, 14th – Mon, 15th
– Antigua Yacht Club – Team Racing Championship.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com

Sat, 20th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– World Food Day.
For further information call the Ministry of Agriculture: 268-462-1213 / 462-1007/8/9
– Jolly Harbour Yacht Club – Annual Regatta.
For further information call Tommy Patterson: 268-461-6300 or visit www.jollyharbouryachtclub.com.

Sat, 27th
– ANJO Insurance Breast Friends Golf Tournament.
For further information call the Cedar Valley Golf Course: 268-462-0161

Wed, 31st
– Heritage (National Dress) Day.
For further information call the Ministry of Culture: 268-562-5303
– Antigua Open Bridge Tournament.
For further information: 268-462-1459 or e-mail jamesp@candw.ag
– CEA Dressage Competition.
For further information call Solveig Nitchmann at the Spring Hill Riding Club: 268-773-3139
– Spring Gardens Moravian Independence Food Fair.
For further information: 268-560-4149
– ‘Jubilation’ 4thAnnual World Gospel Festival.
For further information call the Ministry of Culture: 268-562-5303
– Turtle Watch at Pasture Beach, Long Island (Jumby Bay).
For further information call the Environmental Awareness Group: 268-462-6236

November
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda. ‘Christmas in November’
Further information Tel: 268-462-1469/4930
– Arbor Month activities.
Further information Tel: 268-462-4625/7278 Environment Division

Thu, 1st
– Antigua & Barbuda’s Independence Day (26th Anniversary) – Public Holiday
– Ceremonial Parade & Independence Food Fair.
For further information call the Ministry of Culture: 268-562-5303.

Sat, 3rd – Sun, 4th
– WIOC Calcutta Tournament.
Further information Tel: 268-462-0161 Cedar Valley Golf Course

Sat, 17th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.

Fri, 23rd – Sun, 25th
– ‘Moods of Pan’ hosted by Gemonites Steel Orchestra.
For further information call Patrick Johnson: 268-773-6633 or Joseph Henry: 268-727-0267
– Ebenezer Methodist Church Bazaar.
For further information: 268-462-3864
– Mr. Physique.
For further information call Steve Williams: 268-460-8328
– Inaugural Boat Rowing Regatta.
For further information call the Ministry of Tourism: 268-462-0480 or the Antigua Marine & Trades Assoc: 268-562-5085
– Blue Water Rally.
For further information call the Ministry of Tourism: 268-462-0480
– Turtle Watch at Pasture Beach, Long Island (Jumby Bay).
Further information call the Environmental Awareness Group: 268-462-6236

December
– Exhibition at Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
For further information: 268-462-1469 / 4930
– National Youth Choir Production.
For further information call the Cultural Division: 268-462-3586
– Exhibition at Harmony Hall.
For further information: 268-460-4120
– World Aids Day
For further information call the Aids Secretariat: 268-462-5975 / 9605
– Annual Tourism Week.
For further information call the Ministry of Tourism: 268-462-0480
– Rubson Raid Turquoise.
For further information call the Ministry of Tourism: 268-462-0480

Wed, 5th – Mon, 10th
– 46th Antigua Charter Yacht Show (Industry Show).
For further information: 268-460-1530 or visit www.antigua-charter-yacht-meeting.com.

Sat, 8th
Caribbean Comedy Festival.
For further information call Gordon ‘Banks’ Derrick: 268-562-6012/14 or e-mail DSCPromotions@candw.ag.

Sun, 9th
– V.C. Bird Day – Public Holiday to commemorate the life of the Late Dr. V.C. Bird Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda
– Antigua Yacht Club – High Tide Series.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.
– Antigua Yacht Club – ZOOM 8 Championship.
For further information: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.

Sat, 15th
– Field Trip organized by the EAG (Environmental Awareness Group)
For further information: 268-462-6236.
– Christmas Masquerade Party.
For further information call the Museum of Antigua & Barbuda: 268-462-1469 / 4930.
– Champagne Party in Nelson’s Dockyard.
For further information call Hans Smit of Goldsmitty: 268-462-4601.

Tue, 25th
– Christmas Day – Public Holiday

Wed, 26th
– Boxing Day – Public Holiday

Mon, 31st
– Antigua Yacht Club – Nelson’s Pursuit.
For further information call: 268-460-1799 or visit www.antiguayachtclub.com.

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism would like to remind travelers of new passport requirements: Beginning January 8, 2007, the U.S. Department of State will require all U.S. citizens traveling via air or sea to present a valid passport for travel and re-entry into the United States. For information on obtaining a U.S. passport, visit the U S Passport Services Web site: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html or contact the U.S National Passport Information Center, (877) 487-2778.

Travelers to Antigua can now take advantage of Delta Air Line’s direct service from Atlanta, GA on Saturdays and Wednesdays (log on to Delta.com to book). Non-stop flights to Antigua are also available when flying BWIA (from New York), Continental Airlines (from Newark, NJ) and US Airways (from Charlotte, NC).

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