On the Sea Islands of Beaufort SC, 1860, it’s the last Christmas before the Civil War. On December 20, 1860 South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union. Masters in the Big House talkin’ ’bout war Coming.
..Servants in the Quarters talkin’ ’bout freedom coming.
Aunt Pearlie Sue and Gullah Kinfolk brings this history alive through interactive storytelling, dancing, hand-clapping foot-stomping music that mesmerize audiences as they journey back in time to celebrate this special Yuletide season. “Com’ ‘joy Yo’self. Christmas dis ain’t Christmas wit’out Aunt Pearlie Sue and Gullah Kinfolk!”
Center for the Arts USCB
School shows: 9, 10, 11am
Public evening show & Gullah Marketplace: 7pm
For more information visit bcbcc.org/events/gullah-kinfolk-christmas-wish.