Kwanzaa 2019

Fee: Free.

Dates & Times


Thursday, December 26, 2019


11:00 AM


7 hours


Kwanzaa is an African-American celebration observed December 26 - January 1, that focuses on traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Enjoy a day filled with family-friendly educational activities, spoken word, performances, and workshops observing the principles of Kwanzaa.

11:00 AM - Opening remarks, libation, prayer, and Kinara lighting


11:30 AM - Performance and Drum by CUMBE

12:30 PM - KUMBA Water by Siren of the Rainforest

1:30 PM - Around the World Dance by FUSHA Dance

2:30 PM - Spiritual and African Presentation by Uptown Dance Academy

3:30 PM - Unity in the Community by Eclectic Butterfly Theatre

4:30 PM - Harriet Tubman Herself by Christina Dixon

All day - Spoken word, lectures, stepping, and singing


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Djembe

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Beading

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Gourd Bead

All day - Making Your African Person: RE-UNITY, RE-UNION, a sustainable craft workshop


All day - “An Ancestral tribute to the Principles of Kwanzaa” by Dr. Gene Peters 


Reservation or Registration: No