Celebrate 'Famously Hot' Culture on Us
Friday, August 19, 2011 11:24 AM by Mandi Engram
Start your day at the 33rd Annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage. Jubilee celebrates the life of Celia Mann and her descendants. Although only one house stands today, the Mann-Simons site historically was a collection of commercial and domestic spaces owned and operated by the same African-American family from at least 1843 until 1970. Jubilee: Festival of Heritage takes place on August 27, 2011 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Jubilee experience includes:
â?¢ Hands-on demonstrations from some of the region's most skilled artists and craftsmen,
â?¢ Musical entertainment including R&B, jazz, blues and gospel with special performances from Drink Small and the Benedict College Concert Choir,
â?¢ Vendors with African-influenced and traditional merchandise, and
â?¢ Tours of the Mann-Simons Site, bus tours of African-American heritage sites, the Modjeska Simkins property, and
â?¢ Poster Contest, Yam Cook-Off, and Demonstration Artists!
Your Jubilee: Festival of Heritage prize includes:
â?¢ 4 tickets for a tour of the Mann-Simons Site
â?¢ 2 tickets for a bus tour of African-American heritage sites (to be redeemed the day of the Festival),
â?¢ 4 Historic House Museum Tour tickets for any Historic Columbia Foundation (can be redeemed at a later date, value $24)
â?¢ A special gift from the Museum Shop (value $25).
The 'Famously Hot' celebration continues as you make your way to the Main Street Latin Festival! You'll have plenty of time to enjoy the Festival, as After-Party festivities continue well past midnight!
The Main Street Latin Festival takes place in City Center Columbia on August 27, 2011 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. Bringing Latin culture and vitality to Columbia, SC.
The Festival brings:
â?¢ Sizzling hot Latin and Caribbean Music,
â?¢ Salsa, Grupera, Latin Pop & Reggaeton including special performances by Choco Orta, Ronny Soler, and Tito Nieves,
â?¢ Caribbean, Cuban, Mexican, & Puerto Rican Food, and
â?¢ Hands-on activities for kids to Columbia's City Center!
Your Main Street Latin Festival prize includes:
â?¢ Two tickets to the Main Street Latin Festival After Party (beginning at 9:00 pm) to enjoy a special performance by Tito Nieves and his orchestra (two general admission tickets, value $90).
â?¢ A one-night stay at the Columbia Marriott Hotel (includes room rate and taxes ' add ons such as room service are not included, value $99).
Prize Value: $250
ENTER TO WIN
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