A Celebration of African Culture

A Celebration of African Culture:  New Castle County’s 2023 Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration A…
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Location
Walnut Street YMCA
Date
Saturday, February 4
Time
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Event Details

Date
Saturday, February 4
Time
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Upcoming Event Dates

  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location

Walnut Street YMCA
1000 North Walnut Street ,
Wilmington, DE 19801

Presented By
Walnut Street YMCA
New Castle County Department of Community Services
Event Type
Ticket Cost
FREE

Event Website

Description

A Celebration of African Culture:  New Castle County’s 2023 Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration

A Celebration of African Culture, the 2023 Black History Month kick-off celebration will explore the deep roots of African culture through performances, demonstrations, history displays, and food tastings. This event will also feature information tables and merchant vendors. All ages. FREE

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Schedule

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Crafts
  • Vendors
  • Demonstrations
  • Performances
  • Food Tastings
  • Historical Display

Performances/ Speakers 

11 a.m.                Drum Call with Gadangme Delaware,

Lift Every Voice and Sing The Black National Anthem

Welcome

11:30 a.m.            The Bayard School Borchestra

12:00 p.m.            Pieces of a Dream Dance

12:30 p.m.            Afrodisiac Dance Troupe – University of Delaware

1:00 p.m.             Baba HaminEL “The Meaning and Value of African Culture”

1:45 p.m.            Essense Legacy Drumline and Drill Team

Map

Nearby

Parking

Willing Street,
Wilmington, DE
0.51 miles
815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
1.34 miles

Food & Drink

824 N. Market Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.19 miles
11th & Market Streets,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.19 miles
11th & Market Streets,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.19 miles
1232 N. King Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.21 miles
42 West 11th Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.22 miles
831 N. Market Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.23 miles

Hotels

700 King St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.24 miles
1007 North Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.27 miles
422 Delaware Avenue,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.40 miles
815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
1.34 miles