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Guinea Jubilee marks 35th year

This weekend will mark the 35th anniversary of the Guinea Jubilee, and the Guinea Jubilee Committee has been working tirelessly to ensure this year’s event will be one of the best yet.

The two-day event, which begins Friday and continues throughout the day Saturday, will feature cultural activities, arts and crafts exhibits, a parade, and delicious seafood, concluding with a fireworks show.

Tara Thomas, who chairs the committee along with her husband Brook, said the arts, crafts and food booths will open Friday at 3 p.m. and festival-goers will be able to enjoy musical entertainment by The Janitors that evening at 7.

The events on Saturday kick off bright and early with the annual Crab Walk/Run at 7:30 from Buck Rowe’s Store and the Pedal the Loop Bike Ride at 7:45 from Marvin Crane’s office building. Booths will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, along with children’s games and rides.

The Guinea Jubilee Car Show, which is run by the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers,...

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