Thursday, Jun. 6, 2019 to Monday, Jun. 10, 2019

 This annual musical festival, held every year during the Bahamas Labour Day weekend, is the signature event for Cat Island. It showcases the sensuous, rhythmic vibe of the island's premier Rake and Scrape music, performed by local and national artists. It also features a Gospel concert, Battle of the Rake & Scrape Bands, quadrille dancing, a children's corner with games and a fishermen and farmers' market. During the festival, guests can partake of “Down Home” Cat Island cuisine, purchase locally made crafts such as jewelry and straw items. Part of the proceeds from the festival are used to provide a scholarship to a deserving local high school graduate. The venue is near the Arthur's Town Airport.

Gospel Night - Thursday June 6th
Festival - Friday June 7th and Saturday June 8th
Beach Party - Sunday June 9th
Activities - Monday June 10th 

Location: 
Arthur's Town
Cat Island
Bahamas
Contact Information:
Kay Chriswell, secretary of the Rake n Scrape committee
242-357-3576
kaychriswell@hotmail.com

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The information or details for this event may change at any given time and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, or The Government of The Bahamas, will not be held liable for any decisions made based upon it.