36th Annual Penn Center
Heritage Days Celebration
November 8-10, 2018
Heritage Days Celebration is a three-day cultural event celebrating the Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy.
Located at Penn Center—formerly the Penn School, one of the first schools for formerly enslaved Africans and their descendants living on St. Helena Island—visitors can experience the unique setting of the 50-acre historic campus of Penn Center.
Special events for the weekend include demonstrations of West African/Gullah cultural connections, including:
Live cultural demonstrations
Gullah storytellers and re-enactors
Singers, African drummers, and dancers
Fish fry, crab crack & oyster roast
Back in the Day Jam
Center stage entertainment
Youth & Family Day with lots of educational "fun fuh de chillun and famlee" (fun for the children and family).
Penn Center is excited to announce that there are no gate admission fees for 2018.
There are costs for some Heritage events and food. Please contact us for more information by phone: (843) 838-8578 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring your outdoor folding bag chairs for comfort.
Parking fee on Penn Center’s campus (East and West). Handicapped parking will be available.
$5 per car/truck/suv/van
$25 per tour bus
Heritage Days Applications and Flyers:
Please contact us for more Heritage Days Celebration information by
Phone: (843) 838-8578 | Email: email@example.com
SELECTED Highlights from past Heritage Days celebrations:
For 2018 sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at at (843) 838-8578 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org To expedite processing, please include "2018 Heritage Days" in the subject line of your email.