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8th Annual S.E.A. Community Center: Rails to Trails Festival

December 14
Armstrong Park, 4950 Harvey Avenue
Elkton, FL United States

The S.E.A. Resource Center in rural Armstrong, Florida hosts their 8th annual Rails to Trails Festival, a community celebration of its Gullah Geechee heritage which coincides with a BikeFlorida trail ride to Armstrong.  A portion of the proceeds from the ride will go towards a project to build a community and cultural center at the […]

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11:00 am

Geechee Sweetgrass Basket Making Class

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Pluff Mud Mercantile, 2408 Ashley River Rd. Unit R
Charleston, SC 29414 United States
$85

What does the class include? All materials and 2.5 hours of instruction. By the end of the class you will have all of the basic skills of sweetgrass basket weaving. Based on your pace you may have completed a small handle sweetgrass basket or be well on your way to completing the basket and starting […]

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12:00 pm

AFRICA AND ITS GULLAH GEECHEE CONNECTIONS

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until January 31, 2020

This exhibit showcases the personal collection of Willis Hakim Jones, a local historian, and collector of Gullah Geechee artifacts and memorabilia, and features works by Gullah Geechee artists Jerydine Bennet Taylor and Aleathia Chisolm. The Beach Institute is proud to celebrate the cultural and historical nexus between Africa and Gullah Geechee culture through this impressive […]

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2:00 pm

Night pun Disya iland – A Gullah Night On the Town

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd.
St. Helena Island, SC 29220
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Free

St. Helena Library's 8th Annual Gullah Night On The Town will celebrate the history and culture of Ghana and its connection with the Gullah Geechee People. Dr. Walter C. Rucker, Professor from Emory University will present a lecture at 2 PM on Ghana and the Gold Coast. Young Farmers of the Lowcountry will present a […]

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7:00 pm

Victoria A. Smalls Private Collection – Opening Gala

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Stanley Arts Building, 103 Lee Avenue
Hampton, SC 29924 United States
$50

Celebrate the inaugural viewing of this important collection of Gullah Geechee art and artifacts. Gathered from the private collection of Victoria A. Smalls, director of History and Culture at historic Penn Center. A lifelong resident of St. Helena Island, her collection includes originals never before exhibited for the public. Enjoy authentic Gullah Geechee cuisine, live […]

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