May 2018 Celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Now that spring is in full effect, the days are definitely not wasted in the
Gullah/Geechee Nation. In fact, this is the time for continued cultural celebration! The Gullah/Geechee Nation is hosting events every weekend in May. Bring de famlee and cum fa jayn we!
at the Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Memorial Park on historic St. Helena Island, SC Saturday, May 5, 2018 10 am to 3 pm in celebration of “Biker Month.” This is a family friendly celebration at the “Gullah/Geechee Bike & Beauty” St. Helena Island Community Market. Gullah/Geechee cuisine and items will be on sale while folks dance to an R &B mix by DJ Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™). Get your passes here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gullahgeechee-bike-beauty-2018-tickets-41681986945
at the Saturday, May 12, 2018 Noon to 3 pm Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities (LAMC) in North Charleston, SC the host ‘s Tech Up Step Up Program Gullah/Geechee Angel Network Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation presenting This interactive community dialogue is intergenerational. Bring de chillun and de eldas fa yeddi who webe. Register here: “WEBE Wakanda: Gullah/Geechee & Technology.” https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webe-wakanda-gullahgeechee-technology-tech-up-step-community-dialogue-tickets-45254977857
featuring Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 am to 5 pm Sandy Island hosts its first Community Cultural Event Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Ron Daise. Tickets include the boat ride to and a tour of the island. Go to www.toursdesandyisland.com.
The final weekend of the month, the
will host Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition De Gullah Root Experience Tour for groups that are coming into Beaufort County, SC for the annual Gullah Festival. Fa mo bout disya, gwine ta www.GullahGeechee.us and www.GullahGeechee.net.
Ef hunnuh wan kno bout de @GullahGeechee, cum fa yeddi frum we!
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