Local news- Press Release
James City County Virginia - Freedom Stories at Freedom Park 20 September 2022 ( news )
James City County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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Join us for Freedom Stories on Saturday , Oct . 1 , 3 - 6 p . m . at Freedom Park! Hear history come alive as Williamsburg native Dylan Pritchett , best known as “The Storyteller” along with other Virginia Black Storytellers share with you freedom stories of black and indigenous peoples .
The Free Black Settlement area is the backdrop for this event which features unique crafts for kids and *delicious home - style food for purchase .
to this year’s celebration are sev......eral artisans and craft vendors ( $ ) offering handcrafted wooden art pieces , baskets , blankets , crocheted items , beaded jewelry , candles and more! Also new is music provided by Colonial DJ’s playing spirituals , jazz and inspirational music .
Freedom Stories is free and offered by James City County Parks & Recreation; all ages are welcome . Children must be accompanied by an adult .
Freedom Park is located at 5537 Centerville Road , Williamsburg . If inclement weather is in the forecast , please call the Activities Hotline at 757 - 259 - 3232 for any changes in schedule . Info: 757 - 259 - 5353 .
Veda McMullen , Senior Communications Specialist
757 - 259 - 5415;
veda . mcmullen@jamescitycountyva . gov
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