ST. CROIX — Residents braved the heat on Sunday to converge at Estate Bethlehem Sugar Factory for the annual Crucian Coconut Festival.

The daylong event, billed as fun for the entire family, brought hundreds out to the historic area to sample drinks, soups and desserts made from the husky fruit.

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