Labor Day Music & Art Festival Announces Entertainment

Festival artThe first Labor Day Music & Art Festival is scheduled for Sunday, September 1, from Noon until 7 pm in Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island.  Featured entertainers are Earl Williams Band, The Heritage Steel Band and Cool John Ferguson.

Artists exhibiting include Amiri Farris, Hank D. Herring, Dorneisha M. Batson, Geraldine Smith; and Professional Products Unlimited will be distributing free samples of hair products. The original artwork presented by popular regional artists includes fine art, folk art paintings, prints, abstract pastels, wood carving, pottery and a wide variety of styles and products.

Beer, water and Pepsi beverages will be available for purchase, along with hot dogs, chili dogs, she crab soup, gumbo and baskets of fried fish, shrimp, oysters and wings.

The public is invited for an afternoon of entertainment, shopping and dining. Adult admission is $10, and children 12 or younger are $5.

The festival is presented by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and the Native Island Business and Cultural Affairs Association.

For more information, please visit www.bcbcc.org or contact nibcaa@aol.com or BeaufortBlack@gmail.com.

Early Bird Artist and Food Vendor Fee Offered for Labor Day Music & Art Festival

Special discounted rate of $250 is offered for vendors who register by July 15.

DSC_0101

by Hank D. Herring

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and the Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association are jointly producing the new event September 1 on Hilton Head Island. Both organizations have a long history of events celebrating the culture and lifestyle of the South Carolina Lowcountry and frequently focusing on the Gullah culture unique to the coastal area.

Food vendors and artists are asked to apply now for participation. Vendor space is $350 each after the early bird deadline, and space is available only by advance reservation. Vendors should provide their own tent, table, chairs or any equipment needed.

DSC_0075

“Looking Toward Beaufort” painting on glass by Hank D. Herring

For details and application, food vendors may contact Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association at 843-255-7303 or email nibcaa@aol.com. Artists may contact BeaufortBlack@gmail.com, download application at www.bcbcc.org or call 843-902-4799.

The first Labor Day Music & Art Festival is scheduled for Sunday, September 1, from Noon until 7 pm in Shelter Cove Park. Music will be announced.

The public is invited for an afternoon of entertainment, shopping and dining. Adult admission is $15.DSC_0108