The highlight of the Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival is a family-oriented celebration at theSavannah Civic Center 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Health Fair, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, Aetna, Lilly and St. Joseph’s/Candler African American Health Information and Resource Center. Free health screenings, exercise sessions, health-profession speakers, healthy food cooking demonstrations & tastings, workshops on medical financial aid and diabetes prevention & management.
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. – The Living and Learning Crafts Village: Drum making, jewelry making, print making, basket making, vision painting, culinary arts for youth. Reservations required; call: 912-356-2506
3 p.m. – Grand Festival Day Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Activities open in the MLK Jr. Arena with Magic Marc, Savannah Children’s Choir and RJ and the UPBEATS
5 p.m. – Youth Talent Extravaganza sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Savannah Alumnae Chapter
6:30 p.m. – A concert featuring Savannah’s Stephanie Edwards and two national headliners, K’Jon and the S.O.S. Band, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.