Viva Italia! Pistarckle Theater in Tillett Gardens will host an Italian food, wine, music and chocolate festival tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The festival brings Italy to the islands as it showcases culinary creations paired with Italian wines and decadent chocolates. Musical, theatrical a…

Artist, educator and culture producer La Vaughn Belle will be the guest speaker at this month’s In Good Company to be held Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Company House Hotel. The free social hour celebrates local entrepreneurs and business owners. As a visual artist, Belle’s work has centered a…

Sausagefest 2020 will be held Saturday starting at 4 p.m. at Ziggy’s Island Market in Estate Solitude, St. Croix. Sample dozens of sausage dishes from around the world, while enjoying live music by Jahnee Redlocks and Da Re a We, sausage trivia, raffles and more. Proceeds from food sales and…

One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. Join the Forum for a screening of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Antilles School’s Prior-Jolleck Hall. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the duo of Eric Owens an…

Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction, St. John will be hosting the opening of the art exhibition “The Samuel Siblings” tonight at 6 p.m., with live music by Eva Chinnery and Friends. The exhibition will feature new works by brother and sister artists, Avelino and Karen Samuel, born and r…

The first Jazz in the Park concert this year will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight inside the bandstand on the lawn of Fort Christiansvaern. The event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in the National Park Service lot, which will remain open until 8 p.m. tonight.

Enjoy a moonlit tour of the St. George Village Botanical Gardens on St. Croix Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. led by Executive Director Dewey Hollister. The tour is followed by a concert by Danish guitarist Soren Madsen, known for playing everything from Mozart to Metallica.

The United Way of the U.S. Virgin Islands will host a Jewels & Gems Masquerade Gala Saturday at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The fundraiser supports the Community First Initiative to establish multipurpose community centers throughout the territory. The centers …

Get an inside look at life in the palace with a live screening of the National Theater’s “The Audience” Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Prior-Jollek Hall at Antilles School, presented by The Forum.

Take your taste buds on a tour of the world with Antilles School Parent Teacher Association’s International Dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the school’s Mark C. Marin Center. Celebrate the island’s diverse community with a sampling of dishes and desserts. Tickets for students are $15;…

The two-day Bordeaux Farmers Rasta Agricultural and Cultural Vegan Food Fair will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday in Bordeaux. The fair, under the theme “23 Years of Hardship, Hurricanes & Happiness,” is hosted by Conch Shell Media and We Grow Food Inc., and will feature agricul…

The Forum presents a Metropolitan Opera screening of Madame Butterfly from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Prior-Jollek Hall on the Antilles School campus on St Thomas.

The party doesn’t stop after the Crucian Christmas Festival Adults’ Parade. Sunday, enjoy Jou’Day, a second daytime J’ouvert from Bassin Triangle to downtown Christiansted beginning at 10 a.m. That night, starting at 8 p.m., Stanleyville Festival Village will host entertainers such as VIO In…

The Crucian Christmas Festival will wrap up this weekend with a frenzy of color, music, dancing and revelry at the Adults’ Parade Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. The parade begins in front of Claude O. Markoe Elementary School and winds its way to the Stanleyville Festival Village.

The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce and the V.I. Tourism Department are hosting the annual Miracle on Main Street and Lighted Boat Parade tonight. Downtown stores and restaurants will offer specials throughout the day and stay open through 10 p.m. Plan to come out and enjoy the entir…

The Forum will present a lecture by Egyptologist Mark Lehner on the latest results in the search for the palace of Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid, at 8 tonight at Antilles School’s Prior Jolleck Hall.

The Christmas Spoken Here Caribbean Christmas market and holiday celebration, an island tradition for more than 20 years, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. George Village Botanical Garden on St. Croix.

2019 Beauty & the Beast Triathlon will be held Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The run heads east from Christiansted through the grounds of the Buccaneer Beach and Golf Resort. Drawing participants from across the globe, there will be three races will be offered, long distance, sprint an…

The West Indian Co. and the Havensight Merchants Association will hold the 35th annual tree lighting event at 6 tonight with Santa distributing gifts to the first 1,000 children. The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., kicks off with a parade featuring the Charlotte Amalie Marching Ha…

The V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy will hold its annual Las Vegas Night, dubbed “A Golden Night Under the Stars,” beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at Paradise Point on St. Thomas. Plan to stay to the end at 2 a.m. Organizers promise a night of glitz and glamour, ga…

St. John Landsharks will host their annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K and 1-mile kids’ fun run at 8 a.m. Thursday. Thanksgiving prizes will be awarded to the top five men and women finishers, and there will be prizes for kids. Starting from the Annaberg Ruins parking lot, the 5K run wil…

Author Sherman Thomas will sign his book, “A Bottle of Water,” on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction. The book is the personal testimony of a football coach and award-winning weight lifter who was hit by a speeding car while on his way to purchase a bottle of wate…

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