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Fall Heritage Festival, St. George Village Botanical Garden, October 10, 12-4 pm

 
KLJ555
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Hi,
I got this email and thought I'd pass it along, in case anyone is interested. Kim

St. George Village Botanical Garden [infoatthegarden1@gmail.com]

Come, have lunch and spend the afternoon. EVENTS ARE UNDER COVER IN THE GREAT HALL! Learn about the rich history of the property at Estate St. George. Enjoy the music of Bully and the Kafooners, hear a dramatization of the real stories of 7 enslaved Africans who were either born on, lived on, worked on, or died on the sugarcane plantation of Estate St. George. See demonstrations about the history of the fascinating people/plant interactions such as basket weaving, creating plant fibers, calabash shell art, and the heritage of using plants for medicinal purposes (from a 5th generation Bush Doctor!). Thanks to all the rain you will have the opportunity to see Mint Gut flowing.
All this and much more! Scroll down for the full schedule of events!

FALL HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Admission: Adults $5, Children $2

Sunday October 10, 2010
12 PM – 4 PM
Schedule of Events

Activities

12:00 -12:30 Calabash Crafts Veronica Gordon

12:00 - 4:00 Blacksmith Shop demonstration Richard Waugh

12:15 Blowing of Tutu (Conch Shell) Junie Bomba Allick

12:30 & 1:45 Curator available for Q & A in Museum Gary Bourdon

12:30 -1:30 Carita (Sanseviera)–Fiber cleaning & weaving Veronica Gordon

12:30 – 3:30 Cassava Bread Baking & More Aziyza Shabazz

1:00 -1:15 Junior Quadrille Dancers Pearl B Larsen School

1:15 -1:45 Frances Christensen biographical readings Michelle Moore

2:00 - 4:00 Basket Weaving Judy Bain

2:30 – 3:00 Enslaved people life dramatizations Per Ankh Dance Troupe

3:00 - 3:30 Bamboula Dance Per Ankh Dance Troupe

3:30 Herb Garden Tour (meet in East Gallery) Veronica Gordon

Kids’ Games & Activities

12:30 - 3:30 Traditional games Petrine Allen & Friends

1:00 – 4:00 Donkey Cart Rides Stephen O’Dea & Eeyore

Food

1200 Traditional Island food by Good to Chew - $10
Kallaloo, Curried Chicken, Goat Water, Fish w/Creole Sauce,
Conch (if available), Tamarind Balls
1200 Desserts Laverne Bates
Local Juices Hazel St. Ange
Music

12:30 -2:30 Bully & the Musical Kafooners

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