Montserrat Announces Calabash Festival

The island of Montserrat has announced the first annual Montserrat Calabash Festival. "Calabash: An Explosion of Culture" will run July 18–23. Festivities include a Calabash Exhibition at the Montserrat National Trust; a Calabash Food Fair; Calabash "Nite Lime" where revelers can enjoy a live band featuring local and Caribbean entertainers, and an adventure hike culminating with a Calabash Breakfast. Additional activities include a Calabash Cultural Expo; a "Round De Island" Calabash Ferry Tour that will showcase views of the former capital of Plymouth, and a Beach Splash Barbeque and Closing Ceremony at Little Bay. For further information contact Florence Joseph at flogriff@candw.ms.