The Original Gullah Festival 2022

Presents

“Celebrating Our Gullah Roots”
Dedicated to Peter and Mary Dawson

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, May 27, 2022 

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

 

Workshops - Gullah Village

Basket Weaving Workshop- 11:00am-12:00pm~ $30 (per attendee)
Percussion (Drum) Making Workshop- 12:30pm-1:30pm~ $30 (per attendee)
Quilting Making Workshop- 2:00pm-3:00pm~ $30 (per attendee)
Chair Yoga Demonstration- 3:30pm-4:15pm~ Free

 

 

Additional Friday Attractions, May 27, 2022 Events

10:00am-3:00pm- Lest We Forget-Times To Remember (Walk Through)
Admission: Free Will Offering
Tabernacle Baptist Church
901 Craven Street
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


5:00pm We Wear the Mask Lecture ~ Learn about Gullah Geechee Culture, History, Beliefs
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education- Brookgreen Gardens
Admission: $30 (per attendee)
Tabernacle Baptist Church - Savon House
901 Craven Street
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


6:00pm Storytelling ~ Drummers and Dancers , Sierra Leone, West Africa

 

9:00pm-12:00am – Friday Night- All White Attire Gullah Caribbean Party
DJ – Wilbur Bryant ~ Caterer – Mae Francis Washington Catering

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Pavilion ~ 1010 Bay Street, Beaufort, South Carolina

     ($35 on-line and $35 at the gate)

Gullah Tours (See front gate for information during the festival.)

 

The Gullah VillageLocated inside

 

The Vendor MarketOpen to the public

 

(Times and Entertainers are subject to change)

 

 

Saturday May 28, 2022  

10:00am Wona Womalon African Drum Call
10:15am Aunt Pearlie Sue and Gullah Kinfolk
10:45am Louise Cohen
11:15am Voices of de Gullah People Singers
11:45am Lowcountry African Drummers and Dancers, Sheldon, SC
12:30pm Official Welcome Ceremony
2:00pm Ron Daise- Gullah Game
2:30pm Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters
3:00pm Dani’s Dance Dynamics
3:30pm Dr. Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers
4:00pm Danilella Chives Fashion Show
4:30pm Bruce Ingram- Storytelling
4:45pm Pazanta Byars- Spoken Word
5:00pm Wona Womalon African Dancers & Drummers
5:30pm Nycir Keen – Reenactment-General Robert Smalls
6:00pm Fresh Vibe Band
6:30pm Grandpa Bam- Gospel Comedian
7:00pm Single Leg Amputees Sports Association Sierra Leone, West Africa
8:00pm Gwen Yvette Band

Saturday, May 28, 2022 – Workshops – Gullah Village
Basket Weaving Workshop- 11:00am-12:00pm~ $30 (per attendee)
Percussion (Drum) Making Workshop- 12:30pm-1:30pm ~ $30 (per attendee)
Quilting Making Workshop- 2:00pm-3:00pm~ $30 (per attendee)
Gullah Art Embellishment- 3:30pm-4:30pm~ $40 (per attendee)

Additional Saturday Attractions, May 28, 2022 Events
10:00am-3:00pm- Lest We Forget-Times To Remember (Walk Through)
Admission: Free Will Offering
Tabernacle Baptist Church, 901 Craven Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

 

Aunt Pearlie Sue and Gullah Kinfolk ~ Presents
“Decoration Day”~ Broadway Back In Da Woods Musical Production
Saturday, May 28, 2022 @ 3:00pm and 5:00pm
Center for the Arts~ USC-Beaufort ~801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
For Ticket Prices, go to www.gullahkinfolktravelingtheater.org

                                 

Gullah Tours (See front gate for information during the festival.)

 

The Gullah Village (Located inside) & The Vendor Market(Open to the public)

 

(Times and Entertainers are subject to change)

 

Sunday May 29, 2022 

 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM     Hour of Power Worship Service

Pastor Isaac Gordon, III-Bountiful Word Ministries ,Sheldon, SC (Donations Accepted)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Rededication of the Commemorative Marker

Foot of 11th St - Port Royal, SC

 

2:00pm Drum Call – Willie Bleach
2:15pm Beaufort Mass Choir~ Beaufort, SC
2:35pm Natasha Robinson – Reenactment - Harriet Tubman
2:50pm Dani’s Dance Dynamics
3:10pm Historical Reenactment Group
3:25pm Storytelling Drummers and Dancers , Sierra Leone, West Africa
3:45pm QSmalls – Gullah Rap Artist
4:00pm Recording Gospel Artist Edward Rhodes and The Xenia Group
4:20pm Devin Smalls- Gospel Mime Artist
4:30pm Single Leg Amputees Sports Association, Sierra Leone, West Africa
4:50pm Patrick Duncan- Storytelling
5:10pm The B & B Band
5:30pm Musical Presentations

6:30 PM – 7:15 PM  Unity Circle (Form a circle around the park and connect)

(Times and Entertainers are subject to change)