2013 MOJA Arts Festival Preview

mojaThe 30th Annual MOJA Festival kicks-off in Charleston on September 26th and continues on until October 6th. The festival celebrates African-American and Caribbean Arts and many of the events are FREE.

MOJA’s official site says the festival will “include visual arts, classical music, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, R&B music, storytelling, theatre, children’s activities, traditional crafts, ethnic food, and much, much more.”

Below is a small sampling of what the MOJA Festival offers. There are MANY events, so be sure to see the detailed schedule on the official site.

9/26

5:30 pm - Carribean Street Parade - Brittlebank Park

6 pm - Opening Reception - Dock Street Theatre

9/27

6:30 pm - Reggae Block Dance - Brittlebank Park

9/28

9 am - Harold Smith Adult Tennis Tournament - St. Andrew’s Parks and Playground, 195 Playground Road

10 am - 3 pm: Heritage Day at the Charleston Farmer’s Market - Marion Square

10 am - One Day Junior Tennis Tournament - Charleston Tennis Center

9/29

9 am - Harold Smith Adult Tennis Tournament - St. Andrew’s Parks and Playground, 195 Playground Road

10/2

3 pm - Block Party - Charleston Housing Authority, 562-A Meeting Street

10/3

10 am - Historic Site Designation - John L. Dart Library

10/5

11:30 am - Community Tribute Luncheon - Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

8:30 pm - R&B Concert featuring Anthony Hamilton and Special Guest - Joe Riley Stadium

10/6

4 pm - MOJA Finale - Hampton Park

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