The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to host The Black Moses Freedom Festival celebrating the legacy of Harriet Tubman on the 160th Anniversary of her June 2, 1863 victory mission on the Combahee River in Beaufort County.
The event will be held June 2 through June 4, 2023, featuring holistic health introductions and demos, as well as financial literacy, and urban agriculture workshops to engage the community in activities that contribute to improving their quality of life.
The Black Moses Freedom Festival is an opportunity for organizations and local businesses to collaborate with the community through ideas that educate, focusing on local history, economic empowerment, transitioning to healthier life choices, agricultural sustainability, land ownership, art, and heritage to strengthen the community.
The theme of The Black Moses Freedom Festival is “Educate to Empower through Art, Entertainment, and Engagement” This theme reminds us that simple, daily acts of prevention, like choosing local fresh fruits and vegetables over frozen or canned vegetables, today, can lead to healthier lives for each of us, supports local farmers and business, which results in happier healthier communities, tomorrow.
The Black Moses Freedom Festival will provide opportunities for our community to explore, learn, and exercise new paradigms of what liberation means through themes of economic empowerment, agricultural equality, art, wellness imperatives, culture, and community.
June 2nd 3pm – 9pm
Welcome of the Drum, Libation Ceremony, Open Mic Jam Session
Kayaking Combahee River Tour 10am, Combahee River Tour (Bus w/ Patt Gunn) 11am, Festival 12pm-6pm, Sip & Paint at Gullah Art Gallery at 4pm, Liberation Mixer/Performances 7:30-11pm
Sunday Salutations: yoga, meditation, sound bowls, acupuncture 12pm-2pm. 2pm: Tea Tasting and Brunch with Wayne of Ashford Tea Company inside Sandies at the Gullah Jazz Cafe at the BCBCC.
To purchase tickets to the event, and to selected workshops and activities, visit eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-black-moses-freedom-festival-tickets-527782199767
For more information about this event, including vending, performances, workshops and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.BlackMosesFreedomFestival.com.