Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture

Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 from 11:00am to 6:00pm

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Now in its 41st year, this free outdoor festival brings musician, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site.

Jubilee is a celebration everyone can enjoy and features live music and entertainment, artist demonstrations, historic storytelling, reenactors and marketplace vendors selling a variety of ware, products and art. A children’s area will be available with educational and family-friendly activities. In addition, there will be more than 10 vendors selling food, non-alcoholic beverages, and beer and wine.

Throughout the day, guests are invited to take house tours of the Mann-Simons Site and the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House for $1. African American Historic Sites Bus Tours will also be available

Performance Line-Up:

11 a.m. - Jubilee Choirs

11:30a.m. - Felton Eaddy

12:30p.m. - Benedict College Concert Choir

1:15 p.m. - The Vault Studios (32-pc Step & Dance Team)

2:00p.m. - SunRhé

3:00p.m. - Dwele

3:45p.m. - Benny Starr & The Four 20s Band

5:00p.m. - Musical Solutions