1st Anniversary Celebration
Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
119 Old Birchtown Road, Shelburne, NS
July 22 – 24, 2016
July 22 – Gala Dinner
(7pm – 9pm)
Honouring founding members of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society and a special award for a community member. Keynote address by Vanessa Fells and musical entertainment by Reeny Smith. Costs” $75 per ticket (includes 3 course meal) To purchase tickets contact the BLHC at 902-875-1310 or toll free at 1-888-354-0772.
July 23 – Thomas Peters Festival
(12pm – 5pm)
Open concept event with the premiere of a DVD on Thomas Peters, produced by award winning Sylvia Hamilton, vendors (selling food, crafts, artifacts, etc.), musical entertainment, spoken word artist El Jones, drumming, dancing, quilt display, children’s activities and more.
Dance: July 23 9pm – 2am at the Shelburne Community Centre with DJ Sterling Medley, cost $5.
July 24 – Thomas Peters Youth & Family Day
(1pm – 6pm)
Memorial church service, candlelight vigil, BBQ, children’s activities (face painting, bouncy castles and scavenger hunt) and a gospel concert featuring the Sanctified Brothers.
For additional information please visit http://blackloyalist.com