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AgFair Opens With Ambitious Schedule of Events

Feb. 19, 2005 – For three exciting days this President’s Day weekend, all roads are leading to the Rafael "Bucky" Plaskett Agriculture Fair grounds for the 34th annual Agricultural and Food Fair.
Beginning Saturday and ending Monday, St. Croix will host the premier agricultural event in the Virgin Islands. Whether you are coming by plane, boat or automobile, if you are a St. Croix resident or are visiting from another Caribbean island, this year's AgFair promises to surpass expectations.
The Ag fair will feature local bands, food demonstrations, Olympic style games, food preparation competitions, a petting zoo, livestock, children’s games, calypso shows and other interesting things to do. If you want to see it all, here is a schedule of events to help you navigate the fair grounds.
Saturday
All day – Ag Olympic games
All day – Soul Train Rides and Kiddie Carnival rides
Location: Big Tent
10 am – Opening ceremonies
3pm to 6pm – Jam Cartel
Location: Middle Stage
Noon to 3pm – Dem Boys Band
3pm to 6pm – Ebenezer Methodist Steel band Orchestra
Location: East Stage
Noon to 3pm – Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights
1pm to 1:30pm – St. Croix Heritage Dancers
3pm to 6pm – Sonido Unico (Puerto Rico)
Food and Refreshment Demonstrations
Location: Leona Schulterbrandt Food Pavilion
1pm – Saltfish Gundy demonstration by Gloria Bell
2pm – Saltfish Cake demonstration by Clara Cruz
Sunday
1pm to 6pm – Ag Olympic Games
All day – Soul Train Rides and Kiddie Carnival rides
Location: Big Tent
8:30am to 1pm – Caribbean Gospel Singspiration
2pm to 6pm – Xpress Band
3pm to 6pm – Dembya Arts Conservatory Inc. (Fair Grounds)
3pm to 4pm – Junior Calypso Show
4pm to 5pm – Senior Calypso Show
Location: Middle Stage
Noon to 3pm – Pandemonics Steel Band
3pm to 6pm – Oreo Band
Location: East Stage
9am to Noon – DJ Myron
11am to 11:30am – Sparklelites Twirlers Majorettes
11:30am to Noon – St. Croix Sankofa Dancers
Noon to 3pm – Stroka Band
1:30pm to 3pm – Fair Wear Extravaganza
3pm to 6pm – St. Kitts Band
4pm to 4:30pm – Ali Paul World Famous Mocko Jumbies
Food and Refreshment Demonstrations
Location: Leona Schulterbrandt Food Pavilion
1pm – Ginger Beer demonstration by Ovril Hector
Monday
1pm to 6pm – Ag Olympic games
All day – Soul Train Rides and Kiddie Carnival rides
Location: Big Tent
Noon to 3pm – Xtaushun Band
3pm to 6pm – Reggae Extravaganza
Location: Middle Stage
Noon to 3pm – Eddie Russell Jazz Quelbe band
3pm to 6pm – Heart Attack Band
Location: East Stage
9am to Noon – DJ Myron
Noon to 3pm – Jamsie and Friends
1:pm to 3pm – West End Masqueraders
3pm to 6pm – Sabor Latino
Food and Refreshment Demonstrations
Location: Leona Schulterbrandt Food Pavilion
11:30am – Gooseberry Ice Cream demonstration by Clint Ferris
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