Gov. Kenneth Mapp will deliver his inaugural state of the territory address at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.
Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.
Majorette troupes, high school marching bands, Queens, Princesses and other assorted parade participants will line up to continue the tradition and cleave to the cultural roots of the Crucian Carnival. The parade will be illuminated not by oil lamps but by city street lights and Christmas lights twinkling from local businesses.
Then everyone on St. Croix is invited to show their island Christmas spirit Saturday by showing up or even participating in the traditional Ole Time Night Parade with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights.