Join the St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Family at the Heritage Days Celebration 2014!

32nd Annual Heritage Days Celebration

Thursday, November 6, 2014

9 am to 10 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum

York W. Bailey Museum

3-5 pm Opening Ceremony & Founders’ Memorial

5-8:30 pm “Taste of the Sea Islands” at Campbell Cafeteria

6-7 pm “Road to Remembrance” at Frissell Community House

7-8 pm Traditional Praise Service at Bethesda Christian Center

8-10 pm Wine & Cheese Exhibition Opening at York W. Bailey Museum featuring

Artist of the Year

Sonja Griffin Evans

Sonja Griffin

View the Gullah/Geechee TV interview with the Artist of the Year and the Saturday presentation by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation:

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Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th

Artists & Authors Row at the Gullah Roots Village

featuring

Jewelry Maker Rose Willis

Artists Saundra Renee Smith

Artists Marquita Willis

Painter Claudette Walker

Painter Geraldine Smith

Painter Gwen Williams

Author Stanley White

Folk Artist Bruce ingram

Gullah Wood Burner Minister Johnnie Simmons

Quilter Bridgett Murray

Sweetgrass Basket Maker Michael Smalls

Artist Christopher Smalls

Quilter Lynn Smalls

Quilter Georgia Givens

Gullah/Geechee Traditional Quilter Carolee Holmes Brown

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Friday, November 7, 2014

9 am to 9 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum

9 am-1 pm “Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property” Workshop in Frissell Hall

3-5 pm Heritage Symposium: “Penn Center: A History Preserved” in Darrah Hall

2014 Heritage Days Symposium

5-10 pm Vendors Village Family Celebration featuring music by DJ Sporty with De Sugga Shack

DJ Sporty of Johns Island SC

5-10 pm “Juke Joint Jam” in Darrah Hall (ADULTS ONLY)

featuring

Legendary Blues Artist Roy C

and a Tribute to James Brown

with DJ Sweet Music Man

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Saturday, November 8, 2014

8 am-10 am Highway 21/Sea Island Parkway is CLOSED!

9 am to 4 pm Dr. Martin Luther King Drive is CLOSED!

Take Highway 21 to Ball Park Road and make a right.  Proceed to Ernest Drive and make a right.  Take Penn Center Drive to the campus.

9 am-10 am Heritage Days Parade

Heritage Days Parade on St. Helena Island

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9 am to 5 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum

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Author Talks in Frissell Community House

Frissell Community House at Penn Center

11-11:30 am

David Grim, “Swift Currents” Author Talk

12:30-1 pm 

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation “Gullah/Geechee: Africa’s Seeds in the Winds of the Diaspora”

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation book signing

2:30-3 pm

Lynn Markovich Bryant, “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud Wished the White Girl” Author Talk

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CENTER STAGE

11:00 AM—11:40 Honors Program with MC Daryl Jamison

11:40-11:50 Queen Quet Welcome Address

Heritage Days Welcome Address 2013

Noon to 5 pm

Heritage Days Center Stage with MC Martha Cooper Hudson

LADDE- LOWCOUNTRY AFRICAN DRUMMERS & DANCE ENSEMBLE

BRUCE INGRAM–Freedman Re-Enactor

DR. LONNIE BUNCH—SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE-NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

THE LEARNING TREE PREP SCHOOL

AUNT PEARLIE SUE & THE GULLAH KINFOLK

WONA WOMALAN

QUEEN QUET-”WEBE GULLAH/GEECHEE HISTO-MUSICAL” PRESENTATION

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation presents "Pun de Plantation" at the 30th Annual Heritage Days Celebration at Penn Center, Inc. on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation presents “Pun de Plantation” at the 30th Annual Heritage Days Celebration at Penn Center, Inc. on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

FINESSSE –Motivational Hip Hop Duo with Trey Nelson & Christopher Bacon of SC State University

SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE-Vocal Performance

SCOTT ALLEN GIBBS-Vocal Performance

RON DAISE  – Vocal Performance w/Family Slide Dancers

MAHOGANEE –Finale Vocal Performance 

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1st ANNUAL HERITAGE GREEK STEP SHOW

Beaufort High School Gymnasium

Doors Open at 6 pm • Show Begins at 7 pm

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SOUL SLIDE DANCE

Frissell Community House

8 pm-until

TUNE IN TO ALL THE DETAILS HERE->http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2014/11/04/harmony-of-heritage-days-gullahgeechee-celebration-pun-st-helena

For Tickets and All Access Passes call (843) 838-2432.

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2 Comments

  1. palmettoauthor

    Reblogged this on Palmetto Author and commented:
    Get a taste of some Gullah Geechee culture.

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