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!
Saturday, May 5, 2018 10 am to 3 pm at the Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Memorial Park on historic St. Helena Island, SC “Gullah/Geechee Bike & Beauty” in celebration of “Biker Month.” This is a family friendly celebration at the 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
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Noon to 3 pm at the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities (LAMC) in North Charleston, SC the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network‘s Tech Up Step Up Program host Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation presenting “WEBE Wakanda: Gullah/Geechee & Technology.” This interactive community dialogue is intergenerational. Bring de chillun and de eldas fa yeddi who webe. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webe-wakanda-gullahgeechee-technology-tech-up-step-community-dialogue-tickets-45254977857
Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 am to 5 pm Sandy Island hosts its first Community Cultural Event featuring 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 Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will host 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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