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Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade

The climax of the Bahamian Christmas is the Junkanoo Parade.  This parade is a tradition that has been passed down through generations for many years. Music is made from cowbells, goatskin drums and a number of other instruments, while the colorful costumes are designed from cardboard and crepe paper.

Run For Pompey

EXUMA, Bahamas (November 9, 2019) - The year was 1830. Like many places in the world, slavery was a way of life in the Bahamas.

So when John Rolle, a British Lord and plantation owner on Exuma, declared that 77 slaves must be transferred to work on Cat Island, it was understood that families would be separated. Lives splintered. All accepted this fate, except Pompey.

Stuart Manor Homecoming Festival

This weekend of celebration kicks off on Friday evening with a concert in the park at Stuart Manor featuring national and local artists. On Saturday morning, there is a bicycle race from Ramsey to Stuart Manor, followed by a day filled with activities on the park for the whole family: bouncing castles for the kids, competitions, raffle drawing, eats and drinks, a fashion show, prizes and surprises. A church service will be held on Sunday morning and a beach picnic in the afternoon.

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