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Sea Island Holiday Celebration
December 7 - December 9
Artwork by Diane Britton-Dunham Griffin
Experience the real “Wakanda” when you come home to Beaufort and celebrate the rich beauty of the Gullah heritage this Christmas season!
Friday, December 7
Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish
Join Aunt Pearlie Sue & The Gullah Kinfolk as they deliver a rousing and historical original musical, Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish…Freedom Comin’. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. $12 for age 7-17.
Location: USC Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St. 7pm
Abbreviated version of Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish…Freedom Comin’. Tickets are $9 for students and $15 for senior citizens
Location: USC Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St. 9:30am, 10:30am, and 11:30am
Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8
Gullah Reconstruction Tours
Find out about the rich Gullah heritage in a fun and educational two-hour tour of Beaufort’s nationally recognized Reconstruction monuments starting at the Beaufort Black County Chamber of Commerce Multiplex Center.
Location: 801 Bladen St 10am and 1pm both days
Saturday, December 8th
A Taste of Gullah Christmas Buffet, Artist Showcase, & More
Enjoy Gullah Holiday dishes, arts and crafts, an open house tour, and live Christmas variety show. Food is $20 for adults and $10 for children. Proceeds from sales will be donated to the United Community Task Force Youth Program.
Location: Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Multiplex Center, 801 Bladen St. 11am until 3pm.
Sunday, December 9th
Christmas High Tea & Gullah Storytelling
There will be storytelling and music with the Gullah Kinfolk, along with plenty of teapots. Admission is $35 for adults and $15 for those under 17.
Location: Sea Island Center, 876 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena Island 12:30pm until 2pm
St. Helena Island Gullah
See historical and beautiful buildings, and folk art, on St. Helena Island. Tickets are $35.
Location: Sea Island Center, 876 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena Island Noon
Saturday, December 8th, Friday & Saturday December 14th, 15th, 21st, & 22nd
Gullah Jazz Cafe Christmas Dinner Theater and Gullah Soul Food Buffet
Enjoy live music, dancing, and a buffet. Perfect for your holiday parties or Night on the Town. $45 per person. Wine is sold separately.
For more information and reservations to these events, contact the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce at (843)-986-1102 or visit www.bcbcc.org.