The first Sunday after Labor Day, the GHA honors the local community by announcing the Grand Marshal for the Guinea Jubilee, introducing the Guinea Jubilee Pageant, Scholarship, and Children’s Art Contest Winners, unveiling the annual T-shirt, and our annual Homemade Guinea Cake Silent Auction. This free community day features history, stories of Guinea, memorabilia displays, and a great time to visit with friends and neighbors!


ruritan club event
homemade cake silent auction

Homemade Cake Silent Auction 

grandmarshal display

Grand Marshal Display 

the kellum family

The Kellum family

“Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future”

Sunday, September 8, 2024
at the Abingdon Ruritan Club

DOORS OPEN at 1:30 p.m.

Homemade Guinea Cake Silent Auction Begins Opening Bids: $25.00 & Sold to the highest bidder!

PROGRAM begins at 2:00 p.m.
Welcome and GHA History

Recognition: Past Grand Marshals,
Scholarship & Student Art Contest Winners

Introduction: Guinea Jubilee Pageant Winners

Unveiling of 2024 T-Shirt

Guinea Watermen’s Memorial &
Announcement of 2024 Grand Marshal

Guinea Cake Baker Recognition & Auction Winners

Spend time visiting with friends and neighbors.
Hope to see you there!!

deadrise workboat raffle

Deadrise Workboat 

guinea history display

Guinea History

annual t-shirt unveiling display

Annual T-Shirt Unveiling