“A Celebration of Negro Spirituals” in the gym of Mary N. Smith Cultural Enrichment Center, 24577 Mary N. Smith Road in Accomac.
Friday, February 15 at 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Admission: $10 at the door; cash or check only; no advance ticket sales.
In a collaboration of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society; Mary N. Smith Alumni Association; and local church choirs, performers from all over the Shore will share their talents while we explore signal and map songs used by slaves in their journey along the Underground Railroad.
Choirs will include the United Voices of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Temperanceville; choirs from Gaskins Chapel A.M.E. Church in Onancock and Macedonia A.M.E. Church in Accomac; and the Anointed Word Choir from Anointed Word Church of God and Christ in Keller.
Several Shore soloists, including Catrina Satchell of Anointed Word and Inayah Mason, an Arcadia High senior who attends Painter’s New Mount Zion Baptist Church, also will take the stage