9th Annual STRONG THREADS 2016 – African American Heritage Festival & Celebration
An Evening With JENNIFER HOLLIDAY “The Original Dream Girl”
2x Grammy Award Winner & Tony Winning Broadway Star
Saturday, February 20th, 2016 11am – 5pm
STRONG THREADS 2016 is a ***FREE EVENT*** and will be held at THE ST JOHN HOLISTIC WELLNESS CENTER, 222 J.W. NEAL CIRCLE, HOPKINS, SC 29061.
Strong Threads is an annual ONE DAY Historical Event with Music, Dancing, Workshops, Food & Entertainment Festival. African American Heritage Celebration & Festival. The ever popular STRONG THREADS event is a unique opportunity to celebrate and educate the community through entertainment about their African American History, the people, and the rich heritage of Lower Richland County.
There will be dancing, singing, food, live music/entertainment/performers/vendors, workshops, youth games and much more! This year’s special guest will feature An Evening with 2x Grammy Winner & Tony Award Winning Broadway Star MISS. JENNIFER HOLLIDAY (The Original Dream Girl).
With other musical and special guests such as Gospel and Inspirational Recording Artist REGINA SKEETERS, Rock, Pop, & Soul Multi-talented artist MO MUSIC, MELODIC HEARTZ, The African dancing and drumming of THE ABATSU DANCERS From Hilton Head, SC, Author & Special Guest Author Jonathan Green, Audrey Smalls (Ceo) of the Black Inventors Museum and so much more!
This year the festival theme is TEACH PEACE bringing awareness to teaching global peace as well as teaching peace to our communities.
VENDORS: Some of the CAROLINA’S MOST POPULAR VENDORS will also be on site! To become a food and non-food vendor call 803-719-1871, should you reach the voicemail please leave your name, email address, and mailing address and a reply will be sent within 48 hours or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com .
STRONG THREADS is sponsored by the Southeast Rural Community Outreach and is a local heritage tourism event made possible by a grant from the Richland County Hospitality Tax Fund.
**** FOOD & NON-FOOD VENDORS WANTED (803) 719-1871 *****
No matter the age or interest, there are activities for everyone!
Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day out in Lower Richland County.
A full schedule of events will be available on the Strong Threads website at www.strongthreads.com and our facebook page www.facebook.com/strongthreads – Instagram/Twitter: Strong Threads– check often for updates!
Strong Threads is sponsored by the Southeast Rural Community Outreach (SERCO) and the Richland County Hospitality Tax Fund.
2016/02/20 - 2016/02/20
Additional time info:
This is a Free event; doors open at 11am and close at 5:00pm.