Kwanzaa is a 7 - day celebration that honors community, family and heritage of African American culture and African traditions. Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili word that means “first harvest” and is based on the principles of Nguzo Saba. Ohio History Connection and TAWI Family Village will present two days of Kwanzaa that will feature music, dance, storytelling and hands-on art activities.
The events at the Ohio History Center with be part of events that are taking place throughout the community. Activities at the Ohio History Center will only be held on December 29th and December 30th. The program is free but advance registration is recommended.
Below is the full list of community events:
December 26 - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Opening ceremony at Lincoln Theater
December 27 - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. King Arts Complex Kwanzaa Market Place
December 28 - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. King Arts Complex Kwanzaa Market Place
December 29 - 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Ohio History Center Kwanzaa Celebration
December 30 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ohio History Center Kwanzaa Celebration
December 30 - 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Urban Strings Concert - MLK Library
Visit columbuskwanzaa365.com for more information!