According to an article in the Daily Press, the Jamestown Settlement living-history museum will host an "African Imprint Day" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, as part of the continuing Jamestown 400th anniversary activities and events. Highlights will include performances by storyteller Dylan Pritchett, the gospel group Virginia Mass Choir and African dance group Suwabi African Ballet. Also planned are a cappella music and stories by Legacy of Weyanoke and performance by the jazz and rhythm and blues group Gator Allmond & Spice of Life Band. In addition, African Imprint Day will feature a workshop on African genealogy, hands-on activities for children, ethnic food and cultural demonstrations. This special event is sponsored by the Virginia African American Forum and the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
For more information, see http://www.historyisfun.org/
or call the Jamestown Settlement at 253-4838.
Labels: African American, genealogy programs, Virginia