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These FREE family-friendly events feature local vendors, artisans, performers and community building at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Guests can enjoy live music, holiday artisan market, free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, immersive Kwanzaa experience, Citizens Science Lab, and much more! AWCommunity Day is a quarterly event that is proudly sponsored by UPMC, UPMC Health Plan, Green Mountain Energy, Northwest Bank, Eat’nPark, and Port Authority.
12:00: Doors Open
All Day: FREE Pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus
All Day: Holiday Crafts
All Day: Interactive Kwanzaa Experience (Highmark Room)
All Day: The Citizen’s Science Lab (1st floor)
12:30–1:15: CAPA Choir Performance (Café)
1:00–2:00: Collage Workshop with Ben Jones (Gallery 1)
1:30–2:00: Konnect with Kwanzaa featuring Sankofa Village of the Arts (Café)
2:00-2:30: Konnect with Kwanzaa featuring Sankofa Village of the Arts (Highmark Room)
2:30-3:30: Gospel Music Workshop of America (Café)
2:30-3:15: Reading with a Resident: Storytime with UPMC Residents and Fellows of Color (Gallery 2)
3:45: Gallery Tour with curator Kilolo Luckett and artists Ben Jones & Amani Lewis
3:45–4:15: Konnect with Kwanzaa featuring Sankofa Village of the Arts (Highmark Room)
5:00: Doors Close