The St. Augustine Archival Society presents “Resilience Family Fest” on Saturday, February 19, 2022, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The event is a celebration of St. Augustine’s Black history and culture.
All are welcome to the free community event! Masks and social distancing are recommended. Free masks available while supplies last.
Held for the first time, the event features:
Dance and Musical performances * Food Trucks * Historical Reenactments * Pop-up Exhibits * Arts and Crafts Activities * and Much More
Performances include — Melvin Smith Jazz Ensemble * Nan Nkama Pan-African Drum and Dance Ensemble * St. Augustine High School Jazz Band * and storytellers James Bullock and Charmin Russell of the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum “I Lived Here, As Well” program.
The event is a part of “Resilience: Black Heritage in St. Augustine”, a collaborative project between cultural and academic institutions that began in 2021 as a celebration of the history and culture of Black St. Augustinians.
“Resilience Family Fest” is supported in part by a State of the Arts Grant made possible by the St. Johns Cultural Council.