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Jester Hairston Celebration Weekend

  • Walnut Cove Public Library Walnut Cove, NC 27052 (map)

Jester Hairston, accomplished composer and musician, was born in the Belews Creek Community known as Little Egypt, prior the land that being flooded to create Belews Lake. We gathered to celebrate his accomplishments through film, songs and art.

Press From the Weekend

#JesterSings Social Media Concert
Tag your musical tribute to Jester Hairston with #JesterSings.
Anywhere your heart desires

The Lilies Project Kickoff
Saturday, January 13th, 2018
10 AM - 12:30 PM
Walnut Cove Public Library, Walnut Cove, NC
Facebook Event
Kickoff PowerPoint

Film Screening of Amen: The Life of Jester Hairston
Sunday, January 14th, 2018
2 - 5:30 PM
The Arts Place of Stokes, Danbury, NC
Facebook Event

CAP MLK March + Service
Monday, January 15, 2018
10:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Rising Star Baptist Church, Walnut Cove, NC

Event Poster

In Collaboration With: 
Stokes County Historical Society
Stokes County Arts Council
Christian Awareness Program (CAP)
Appalachian Voices

Later Event: February 10
Film Screening: The Lilies of the Field