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Brookgreen Gardens Gullah Geechee Program Series – Down by the Riverside and Other Spirituals

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Price Of Admission
Brookgreen Gardens invites its guest to sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage.  Information from groundbreaking books about Gullah culture, Charles Joyner’s Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community (1984), and Daise’s Reminiscences of Sea Island Heritage (1986), as well as personal insights will be featured.  Come ready to sing, clap, stomp, enjoy!
When:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 1:00pm
Daily General Admission Tickets
Children 3 and under  Free
Children 4-12  $10
Adults 13-64  $18
Seniors 65 & Over  $16

Details

Date:
October 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Price Of Admission
Website:
https://www.brookgreen.org/events/gullah-geechee-program-series-down-riverside-and-other-spirituals

Venue

Brookgreen Gardens
1931 Brookgreen Drive
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 United States
Phone:
843-235-6000
Website:
www.brookgreen.org

Organizer

Brookgreen Gardens
Phone:
843-235-6000