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First Africans Day at Stratford Hall

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free
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Visit Stratford Hall for First Africans Day, commemorating the enslaved Africans and African Americans who built and sustained Stratford Hall and the Lee family for generations. This will be a free, full day of remembering and honoring those enslaved at Stratford Hall and their descendants, through music, dancing, art, storytelling, special tours, and lectures.

Schedule of Events:

African American Cemetery

10:00am – 10:45am: Opening Ceremony at the African American Cemetery

Oval

11:00am – 4:00pm: Food trucks and DJ

Historic Area

11:00am – 2:00pm: Historical Interpreters: Dontavius Williams, Willie Wright & Hope Wright, Harold Caldwell

11:00am – 12:00pm: Lecture by Joe McGill

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Music of the African Diaspora, SlamOne LLC

1:00pm – 2:00pm: African and African American Folktales and arts and crafts

2:00pm – 3:00pm: African Dance Demonstration: Kuumba Dance Ensemble Inc.

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Art Show with Artist, Ehi Obinyan, Available for Conversation

3:00pm – 3:45pm: Drum Circle, SlamOne LLC

4:00pm – 5:30pm: Open Mic and Storytelling in the Great House

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Closing Ceremony at the Riverfront

Registration link: https://www.simpletix.com/e/first-africans-day-tickets-159245

Details

Date:
July 27
Time:
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
Event Website

Organizer

Stratford Hall
Phone
804-493-8038
Email
awilson@stratfordhall.org
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Venue

Stratford Hall
483 Great House Road
Stratford, 22558 United States
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Phone
804-493-8038

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