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Sankofa Fest

  • Date: October 17, 2021
  • Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: Bartram’s Garden5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, 19143
  • Phone: 215-729-5281

Come celebrate with Sankofa Community Farm for their 10 years of farmers markets, workshops, youth employment, and community connections.

Join us as we lift up the African Diaspora experience at Sankofa Farm.

FREE family-friendly fun from 12-3PM includes:

    • Music + dancing
    • Boating
    • Community workshops
    • Kids’ activities
    • Food trucks

The Sankofa Homecoming celebration and social dance starts at 3:30PM.

 

Download the Map & Schedule of Events:

map of Sankofa Fest

 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

12:00-3:00 PM

(unless otherwise noted)

  • Aqua Marooned! card game with Swim Pony Performing Arts (location TBD)
  • Chili Tasting (Education Center parking lot)
  • Cider Pressing with Philadelphia Orchard Project (orchard)
  • Costume Making (playground)
  • DJ Flip (picnic tables)
  • Face Art (playground)
  • “Furrow” Cob Oven & Storytelling with Misty Sol — 1:00–3:00 PM; special guest Ursula Rucker at 2:00 (behind Education Center)
  • Horses (between parking loop & Farm)
  • Hot Sauce Tasting (picnic tables)
  • Live Painting (near Compost) — 1:00-3:00 PM
  • Plant Sale (by Welcome Center)
  • Public Boating (dock) — 12:30–2:30 PM
  • Pumpkin Painting (behind Education Center)
  • Sankofa 10-Year Video (Bartram House)
  • Seed Keeping (Education Center parking lot)

 

Table Town

(along path to Farm)

  • Bartram’s Garden Tree Crew
  • Home Apothecary Class
  • Meet Me at the Museum
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • Storytelling & Home Garden Bed Sign-ups
  • Vendors

 

WELLNESS

  • 12:00 Yoga (clearing near river)
  • 12:30 Yoga (clearing near river)
  • 12:30 Zumba (playground)
  • 1:00 Yoga (clearing near river)
  • 1:15 Bodyrock Bootcamp (playground)
  • 2:00 Zumba (playground)

 

FARMING

  • 12:30 Garlic Planting (Farm entrance)
  • 2:00 Orchard Tour with Philadelphia Orchard Project (orchard)
  • 2:30 Garlic Planting (Farm entrance)

 

LIVE MUSIC & MORE

  • 12:30 Live Music — Qiania (Eastwick Pavilion)
  • 1:00 Drill Team (throughout Farm)
  • 1:15 Food Preservation & Canning Demo (Eastwick Pavilion)
  • 1:45 Dance Performance & Double Dutch Competition (Eastwick Pavilion)
  • 2:00 Poetry — Ursula Rucker (Cob Oven)
  • 2:15 Dance Performance — Ore (Eastwick Pavilion) 2:20 Cooking Demo (Eastwick Pavilion)
  • 2:45 Live Music — KillerWhale (Eastwick Pavilion)
  • 3:30 Social Dance with DJ Flip and Introduction of Homecoming Court (picnic tables)

 

Sankofa 10th anniversary logo

 

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As of July 30, 2021, Bartram’s Garden again requires that all people wear masks in all of our indoor spaces. To help limit the spread of COVID, please follow the current City of Philadelphia guidelines for visiting an outdoor public space.