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Date:
July 13, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
Address:
99 Harry Hallman Boulevard
Contact:
8438842528
Cost:
This event is free!
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15th Annual Sweetgrass Festival

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The annual Sweetgrass Festival in Mount Pleasant is designed to promote and bring attention to the contributions of the Gullah people’s history, culture, traditions and their sweetgrass basket art form that originated in Mount Pleasant and continues to exist in our town and surrounding communities today. Offering free admission, entertainment and activities, the Sweetgrass Festival also provides an opportunity for local basket makers to showcase, promote and market their sweetgrass merchandise to locals as well as cultural tourists from around the country. Additionally, the Sweetgrass Festival provides an opportunity for engagement, interaction and exposure to the Gullah People’s cultures. Informative and interesting educational sessions will enlighten and entertain participants of all ages.