April 12: 8 a.m. The 5k will start at Fish Haul Creek Park, 229 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. The fees for the run/walk will be $25. The mission of the Mitchelville Freedom Park 5K Run/Walk is to bring families from the community together to run and walk together through the beautiful […]
On April 11, the Hilton Head Island Historic Mitchelville 5k Run/Walk will kick off at 9 a.m. at Fish Haul Creek Park, 229 Beach City Rd. Early Registration is $25 and same day is $30 for Adults (ages 13 and up) and $10 for children. For more information, mitchelvillepreservationproject.com/5k/.
The Mitchelville Preservation Project will host a 150th Anniversary of The Juneteenth Celebration in Fish Haul Park, featuring the unveiling of structures and interactive experiences that were significant to the era of Mitchelville in 1862. There will be special performances by Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers, sightings of Harriett Tubman, interactive farming demonstrations and […]
On June 17, 2016, take part in a local culture in honor of the 151st Juneteenth. Honor Mitchelville’s ancestral ties to West Africa with a Drum Circle, one of the most vital elements in the West African musical experience. The Drum Circle and Fish Fry will be from 5-8 p.m. at Mitchelville Freedom Park. This is a first of […]
The Mitchelville Preservation Project will reconstruct Mitchelville at the Junteenth Celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Fish Haul Park, 229 Beach City Road. This year the celebration will feature musical performances, local artists with art depicting traditional Lowcountry life, and new interactive experiences. Food and beverages will be for sale at the event. There is limited […]
The second Annual Sandalwood Run for Hunger returns to Hilton Head Island on Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8 a.m. at Fish Haul Park! This unique course, includes road, beach and trails. Registration is $25 for the 5k and $35 for the 10k. For more information, call Palmetto Running Company at (843) 815-1718 or go to active.com.
June 17: Juneteenth Celebration presented by the Mitchelville Preservation Project at Fish Haul Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art, food, music and live demonstrations featuring Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project, Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers, The Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters, author, historian and Mitchelville descendant Emory Campbell and a free Family Tree Research […]