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Sat, Feb 29


Jamestown Settlement

After Angelo Event at Jamestown

Looking to celebrate leap year in a memorable way? Trying to be on the air of WHRO? Wondering how people are living their best life in honor of Africans in the Americas? Attend an Atumpan Live! Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Jamestown Settlement to find out.

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After Angelo Event at Jamestown
After Angelo Event at Jamestown

Time & Location

Feb 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Jamestown Settlement, 2110 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA

About the event

Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with a traditional African Libation by  Corey Staten of Atumpan Edutainment and a performance by Atumpan Dance Theatre. The rest of the day will be filled with  music, song, storytelling, face painting, crafts and games for the whole  family.

  • Atumpan Dance Theatre is providing free cultural face painting at their photo booth.
  •  3 p.m., join Barbara Hamm Lee, host of WHRO/WHRV’s “Another View,”  a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an  African American perspective, for a panel discussion and audience  talk-back on “Talking about Race in Mixed Race Spaces.” This topic  resonates in museums, schools, workplaces, and on social media. Join the  conversation as we examine how to engage about race in ways that  further understanding, whether in the context of history or the modern  day.
  • Throughout the day, space will be available for local organizations  promoting and empowering the Black community to host a community table  to share their stories and literature or special activities. African  American artists and vendors are also encouraged to apply for space  during the event HERE.

COST (pay at Jamestown Settlement, not here):   

All daytime performances, activities and speaker presentations during  this special event are included with museum admission: $17.50 for  adults, $8.25 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. Residents of  York County, James City County and the City of Williamsburg, including  College of William and Mary students, receive free admission with proof  of residency. A value-priced combination ticket with the American  Revolution Museum at Yorktown is $27.50 for adults and $13.50 for ages  6-12. A separate ticket is required to attend the evening concert and  can be purchased for $20 at

For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838.

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