Join Winston-Salem’s Kwanzaa Celebration

When we understand Kwanzaa, we understand more about our neighbors. 

2013 Winston-Salem

City-Wide Kwanzaa Celebration

December 26 – January 1

A Celebration of Family,

Community and Culture

Free and Open to the Public!!!


Thursday, December 26   Umoja (Unity)

6:30 pm  –  The Urban League, 201 West 5th Street, Winston-Salem 

Theme:  Living In Harmony With Those Inside and Outside My Circle

Sponsor: Winston-Salem Urban League   Contact: 336-725-5614  


Friday, December 27   Kujichagulia (Self Determination)

6:30 pm  –  Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Rd, Winston-Salem

Theme: Doing All That Is Set Before Me

  Sponsors: Delta Fine Arts, Inc. & Triad Cultural Arts, Inc.    Contact: 336-473-2082


Saturday, December 28   Ujima (Collective Works and Responsibility)

4:00 pm  –  Emmanuel Baptist Church, Shalimar Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Theme: Never Leaving My Brother or Sister Unaided

Sponsors: The Whole Village & Emmanuel Baptist Church Contact: 252-204-7487


Sunday, December 29   Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm  –  Carl Russell Recreation Center, 3521 Carver Road, Winston-Salem

Theme: Using My Talents in Cooperation with The Talents of Others So Together We May Prosper

Sponsors: Carl Russell Recreation Center & Victory In Life Contact: 336-727-2580


Monday, December 30   Nia (Purpose) 

6:00 pm  –  Grace Presbyterian Church, 3901 Carver School Road, Winston-Salem

Theme: Finding My Path and Purpose Through Prayer, Meditation and Spiritual Readings

Sponsor: Grace Presbyterian Church   Contact: 336-722-4399, 767-7530


Tuesday, December 31   Kuumba (Creativity)

1:00 pm  –  Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem

Theme: Freeing Myself to Experience New Ideas, New Viewpoints, New Philosophies, New Understandings

Sponsors: NC Black Repertory Theatre Company & Forsyth County Public Library

Contact: 336-703-2953


Wednesday, January 1   Imani (Faith)

4:00 pm  –  Alpha and Omega Church of Faith, 1445 N Gray Ave, Winston-Salem

Theme: Sweeping Away Fear of the Unknown, Past Regrets, Concerns for the Future

and Meeting Each Day with Active Faith

Sponsors: Alpha and Omega Church of Faith & St. Philips Heritage Center

Contact: 336-748-4787


For More Information visit the website:

Triad Cultural Arts, Inc. – Winston-Salem, NC – 336-757-8556





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Think of a giant umbrella. Under that umbrella are all of the programs and acts of compassion that we see – and don’t see – around us in Winston-Salem.
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