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Celebrate Gullah Heritage with free Saturday programs

  • Saturday, February 8, 2014

Celebrate Gullah heritage! The National Park Service, in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant, is sponsoring a series of free cultural programs at Charles Pinckney National Historic site every Saturday at 2 p.m. during March.

• March 1

Veronica Gerald & Jesse Gantt, food culture

Vera Manigault, sweetgrass basket demonstration

Alada “Muima” Shinault-Small, African tales

NIA Productions, African drumming & dance

• March 8

Lincoln Middle High School, steel drums

Carolyn ‘Jabulile' White, Sea Island storyteller

Vermelle & Andrew Rodrigues, quilting & toys

Vera Manigault, sweetgrass basket demonstration

• March 15

Stall High School, steel drums

Anita Singleton-Prather, ‘Pearlie Sue' Gullah Tales

Elijah Ford, sweetgrass basket demonstration

• March 22

Sharon & Frank Murray, rice production

Dorothy Montgomery, quilting

Vera Manigault, sweetgrass basket demonstration

• March 29

Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, spirituals

William Rouse, sweetgrass basket demonstration

Jeanette Lee, sweetgrass basket demonstration

For more information, call (843) 881-5516 or visit us on the Web at NPS.gov/chpi.

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