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Reminder – Follow The Drinking Gourd (FREE Program!)

The Virginia Living Museum is an advertising partner of MyActiveChild.com.

There are several upcoming FREE showings of Follow The Drinking Gourd in February at the Virginia Living Museum.

Dates: Saturdays: February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2020

Time: 4:30pm (Admission is FREE, does not include museum admission)

Description: “Follow the Drinking Gourd” takes us back to the days when freedom was nothing more than a dream for those held in slavery. Some looked for hope to a certain constellation with its bright shining star. The story is a poignant and inspiring tale of one African-American family’s desperate flight to freedom and how they used constellations to guide the way. The program is based on a children’s book, “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter. This production incorporates historical images from the local region, Winter’s original artwork and music by Lovey Williams into a timeless experience that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Free Program at the Virginia Living Museum: Follow The Drinking Gourd

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