Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival
The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Association presents the 2017 Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival and Gullah Geechee Seminar June 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park and Sweetgrass Pavilion. This event has been included in the Top 20 Events in the Southeast, and attracts attendees from near and far. It provides a showcase for a very large selection of fine quality sweetgrass baskets as well as other arts and crafts, a variety of entertainment, basket making demonstrations and a range of food vendors. The Gullah Geechee Seminar is a well-attended event held in conjunction with the Festival, and includes speakers who address the issues facing Gullah Geechee communities in the Coastal region.