Saturday, May 7, 2011

Pinkster Comes to Philipsburg Manor on Sunday, May 15, 2011

Pinkster Comes to Philipsburg Manor on Sunday, May 15, 2011

Pinkster Celebration

CONTINUING A TRADITION celebrated as early as the 17th century, Pinkster at Philipsburg Manor brings to life the most vibrant elements of African-American history unique to the Hudson River Valley. Pinkster 2010 is an event filled with music, dance, stories, food, honor, and revelry!

Scheduled Performances

Storytelling with Pinkster Griot (J. Gilliam Brown)
12:00-12:30, 2:30-3:00, 5:00-5:30

African Colonial Dance (Judith Samuel and the Children of Dahomey)
12:30-1:00, 3:00-3:30

African Drumming and Dance (Kofi Donkor and Company)
1:30-2:15, 4:00-4:45

Pinkster Parade and the Game of Lies
Join us as we honor this year’s Pinkster King 

The Election
Who will be next year’s Pinkster Regent? You can help us decide. 

Ongoing Tours + Activities

  • Manor House Tours (10:00-11:45, 12:30-2:00, 2:30-4:00, 4:45-5:45)
  • Mill Tours (every half-hour, beginning at 10:30am)
  • Colonial Foodways (at the Activity Center)
  • Gourd Rattle Workshop (with Cheryl Thomas)
  • Roaming fiddler Henrique Prince & Kora player Muhamadou Salieu Suso
  • Pam Nyambi will prepare black-eyed pea fritters and roast chickens
  • Food historian Michael Twitty will prepare a Pinkster Feast
  • African gift items & books from the Museum Shop
  • Traditional West Indian and African-American cuisine (in the Food Court)

Consult on-site program for more details and location information

Where: Philipsburg Manor, Route 9 in Sleepy Hollow, NY.
When: Sunday, May 15, 2011
Noon to 6pm, rain or shine. (Site opens at 10am)

$12 for adults, $10 seniors, $6 children (5 - 17).
HHV members and children under 5 are free

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