Penn Center 2016-2017 Events

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Oct. 29, 2016. Inaugural Hat, Handbags, and Heels Brunch.  featuring Celebrity Shoe Designer Etu Evans from New York in the Frissell Community House at Historic Penn Center at 11:30 am.  Tickets can be purchased at Penn Center’s Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and Gift Shop. 843.838.7105; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Nov. 10-13, 2016.  34th Annual Heritage Days Celebration. Cultural event celebrating Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy. Youth and family day events, fish fry and oyster roast, parade, African drummers & dancers, Gullah storytellers, educational symposium and more. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Nov. 25, 2016-Jan. 2, 2017. Light Up Historic Penn Center.  The historic houses, cottages and halls of Penn Center will be decked for the Holidays.  Open house events will be announced. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 6:30pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Dec. 18, 2016.   A Live Nativity Scene. Vocal performances by local mass choir. Open to the public. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Dec. 31, 2016Watch Night Services: Reading Of The Emancipation Proclamation. Local churches. 11pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Jan. 15, 2017.  Community Sing Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 6:30pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Feb. 19, 2017.  Community Sing Honoring Black History Month. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 6:30pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

March 11, 2017Sam Doyle Folk & Gullah Arts Festival. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

March 19, 2017.  Community Sing Honoring Women’s History Month. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 6:30pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

April 15, 2017Spring Historic Campus Tour. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

April 29, 2017.  Penn Center’s 1862 Circle Gala. Location TBA. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

May 21, 2017.  Community Sing. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 6:30pm. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Nov. 9-12, 2017.  35th Annual Heritage Days Celebration. Cultural event celebrating Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy. Youth and family day events, fish fry and oyster roast, parade, African drummers & dancers, Gullah storytellers, educational symposium and more. Penn Center, St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432; info@penncenter.com; www.penncenter.com

Victoria A. Smalls

Director of Development

Penn Center

National Historic Landmark District

P.O. Box 126, St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Office:  (843) 838-2432 OR (843) 838-8552

Cell:  (843) 812-4662

www.penncenter.com

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