Gullah/Geechee Artists Featured at Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2018

De Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association will host its 5th Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from Noon to 6 pm at the Hunting Island Nature Center.  The Hunting Island Nature Center is on the left at the foot of the bridge to Fripp Island.  This marsh side of the island will be the location of the cooking of the wonderful Gullah/Geechee cuisine including roasted oysters and the serving of devil crabs, fried fish, shrimp salad, gumbo, red rice, peas and rice and more.   It will also be where traditional Gullah/Geechee fishing practices will be demonstrated.

Families and organizations are encouraged to come out and support this fundraising and family interactive event.  Bring fishing and beach gear and come out to enjoy the Paradise Pier while meeting numerous Gullah/Geechee artists.

Featured artists are Ment Nelson and Quadré Stuckey.  These native Gullah/Geechees have captured sea life from the perspective of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and will have their paintings and books on sale.  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who is also a founding member of the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association will do book, CD, and DVD signings throughout the day.

The event is being sponsored by the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, and All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™).   AMP will provide the music for the day.  So bring chairs and also your dancing shoes and come out to support the Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival!  Ef hunnuh wan nyam pun sum good ting frum de sea, disya da place fa be cum Satdee!

Obtain advance passes here in order to skip the line for the Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gullahgeechee-seafood-festival-2018-tickets-41539032364

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