Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 61

Events APRIL 8 Run Dirty, Bahamahealth Mud Run This event includes a 5 mile run with more than 20 obstacles throughout the race. It is focused on encouraging healthy living, vibrant exercise, team comradery and group participation. www.bahamahealth.com APRIL Bahamas Billfish Tournaments Four competitions, taking place at four different venues and times: Chub Cay Championship April 5th - 8th, 2017 The Abaco Beach White Marlin Tournament April 19th - 24th, 2017 3rd Annual White Marlin Smackdown April 24th - 26th, 2017 Guana Cay Championship April 26th - 29th, 2017 MAY 31 - JUNE 3 Long Island Regatta This is the second largest sailboat competition in The Bahamas. Anyone can participate. There is lots to eat and drink, including tasty native mutton dishes, plus a kids’ corner, games for the entire family and performances by local bands. JUNE 1 - JUNE 5 Eleuthera Pineapple Festival This is an annual festival which celebrates the tradition of pineapple farming in Eleuthera, and honors the pineapple farmers for their outstanding contributions to the community. Participate in pineapple-themed activities, such as a pineapple eating contest, pineapple cooking contest, old time pineapple crazy sports, 40-mile pineapple cycling classic, a triathlon, plaiting of the pineapple pole, Little Miss Pineapple Pageant, non-stop pineapple party time with live entertainme nt, beverage treats, and much more. www.bahamas.com View from Hope Town Lighthouse © Bahamas Ministry of Tourism