Penn Center Heritage Celebration

49. Penn Center Heritage Celebration

A three day long event, the Heritage Days Celebration at the Penn Center is a fun, festive event for everyone. The Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history comes alive with folk arts, food, music, and crafts. As the first African-American school establish for freed slaves, the 50-acre historical site of the Penn School is the perfect location for the festival. Throughout the festival there are live demonstrations of West African/Gullah cultural connections, including bateau making, quilting, basket making, net making, and even rice production in an authentic rice shack. Gullah storytellers, gospel singers, drummers, and dancers all participate in the celebration. There is also a craft fair, a parade, a fish fry and gospel extravaganza! Don’t miss out!

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The Big List!

Here's what others enjoy

B.L. says:

"We love to go crabbing or either to buy some blue craabs"

Meta Mercer says:

"Water sports, boating, carriage rides, shopping, touring old homes, antiquing, eating, visiting historic sites, sunbathing"

Sandra Loving says:

"Beach"

Shelly Clemmer says:

"Relaxing Fishing Kayaking"

Cynthia Stansberry says:

"I would love to share this list with my clients planning to visit the Hilton Head/Beaufort area this August."

Faye says:

"Things to do with small children "

Gary says:

"Adventure,walk the beach and see historic sites"

jan dean says:

"We love the outdoors, swimming, fishing, hunting. We would like to see some of South Carolina mountains, monuments, some history of South Carolina. We have one daughter that just loves to shop the thrifty shops. Love the opportunity to see South Carolina finest. Thank you. "

candy lafreniere says:

"Fishing, Sightseeing"

Marti says:

"Beautiful city "

Jim Broden says:

"Fort Fremont"

Suzann Whiteley says:

"Dancing in the Waterfront Pavilion, carriage rides through the beautiful streets, visiting the lovely Bookstore on main street, enjoying a afternoon sitting on the swings on the waterfront, I would love to come to your Tour of Homes sometime. and Dream about the way live was there years ago!!!"

Lisa Haigler says:

"Fishing"

William Wester says:

"Interested in Fishing and the local Resturants."