October Gullah Festival
Jonathan Green
Event Date
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Event Location
Ritz Theatre and Museum
829 N. Davis St.
Jacksonville, FL
Additional Info
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Jacksonville Gullah Geechee Nation’s third-annual festival showcases the culture, food, music and art of the descendants of slaves from the sea islands of the Southeast. The festival includes artists, storytellers, dancers and other performers. Free admission to the Ritz Museum includes the opportunity to see “Word, Shout, Song” — a Smithsonian exhibit on pioneering linguist Lorenzo Dow Turner. Gullah Fest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Ritz Theatre and Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, free, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. 

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