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African American Heritage Festival
African American Heritage Festival
Educators throughout the Lowcountry and beyond are invited to bring their students to the 2015 African American Heritage Festival. Through demonstrations, performances, and hands-on experiences, students will explore African American history and culture from its roots in Africa to the Americas, especially South Carolina.

Performances
  • Harriet Tubman and the Civil War
  • The Magic of Stories and Music from Sierra Leone
  • Exploring Gullah Culture
  • Capoeira Charleston

Time
The festival will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on February 27, 2015. Students will have the opportunity to visit each exhibit area throughout the day.

Location
North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
8888 University Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29406
Map

Lunch 
Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch, and concessions will also be available for purchase throughout the day. 

Registration 
Registration is $8 per student. One chaperone per every eight students receives free admission. Pre-registration is required to participate in this event, and payment is required at time of registration. Please call 843-795-4386 to register.

SC Social Studies Standards Addressed by African American Heritage Day

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Standards-Based Education Programs

Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission offers Standards-Based Education programs at nearly all of your county parks. Click here for more information on other exciting programs.




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