If you haven't had a chance to check out THE WEEKSVILLE GARDEN PARTY: A Food and Music Festival in Brooklyn, now is your chance! Every Saturday in July!
The Garden Party brings some of the best up-and-coming musicians, a selection of renowned NYC food vendors and our curated Small Medium Large film series to the historic site.
Celebrate Emancipation Day with a performance by Cody ChesnuTT kicks off the series on July 5.
Celebrate the day enslaved Africans were freed in New York with the return of celebrated rocker Cody ChesnuTT. (Though freed on July 4, 1827, because of threats of violence, African-Americans in New York City celebrated this important holiday outdoors on July 5th) This year’s celebration will include a discussion on Haiti @ 4pm, music by Cody ChesnuTT @ 6pm (in his FIRST NY performance in 4 Years!) and the film Secondhand (Pepe) screening @ 8pm. The vendors for this event are NY Dosa & Wafels and Dinges..
All events take place outdoors in one of NYC’s most unique venues – The Weeksville Garden.
Gates open @ 4pm, music begins @ 6pm and films begin @ 8pm or sundown. There is a $5 suggested donation for each show. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair.