Head to Midtown Global Market for 2 days of Kwanzaa celebration singing, dancing, storytelling, and more!
This multi-day celebration of Kwanzaa runs from Monday, December 26 through Tuesday, December 27. Community, family, and culture will be celebrated with a variety of educational and fun activities for all ages.
The celebrations will include a variety of performances including singing, dancing, storytelling, and more. All events are free and open to the public. The schedule includes:
First Day of Kwanzaa – Monday, December 26
Noon – 1:30 p.m. The theme is “Umoja” – Unity
Elder acknowledgment, age stage gifting and delicious food.
1:30 – 4 p.m. Singing by the Give Get Sistet, Storytelling by Elder Beverly Cottman, African dance performed by Sister Kenna Cottman
Second Day of Kwanzaa – Tuesday, December 27
Noon – 1:30 p.m. The theme is “Kujichagulia” – Self Determination
Elder acknowledgment, age stage gifting and more delicious food.
1:30 – 4 p.m. Vocals performed by Brother Gevonee Ford with piano and vocalist Brother Will Wesley.
Children’s book reading by Sister Jamie Carter, Sankofa Children’s Book Reader.
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Laura grew up in southern Minnesota and has called the Twin Cities home for over fifteen years. On the off chance she gets some free time you’ll find her with her nose in a book, spending time with family and friends, or enjoying a hot cup of coffee.