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Enjoy the tastes and sounds of the Caribbean at upcoming event

This year, the Guelph Black Heritage Society salutes Barbados
Photo provided by the Guelph Black Heritage Society.

On Saturday Dec. 7, 2019, the Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) invites you to come out and enjoy the tastes and sounds of the Caribbean and dance the night away!

This year, the GBHS salutes Barbados. The event will feature food by Big Jerk Caribbean Catering and Bakery, steel pan, music by DJ Finbar and DJ Kerwin and a Silent Auction. One of the many items available for silent auction includes African Princess by renowned artist Laurie McGaw.

Royal City Brewing Company will again be providing 'Caribbean Sunshine' a special sorrel beer in honour of the holiday season. Sorrel is a member of the hibiscus family and the leaves are used to makes jams, drinks and wine. Sorrel is a favourite drink in the Caribbean for Christmas and New Year. 

This event will be held at the Puslinch Community Centre (23 Brock Rd. S., Morriston), with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

Tickets – before Nov. 16, $60 per person, groups of 4 $50 per person and $30 students. After Nov. 16, $70 per person, groups of 4 $60 per person and $40 students.

Friends and neighbours welcome!

Tickets are available in advance online.

The proceeds from this event will go towards the Heritage Hall Freedom Project. This project promotes universal accessibility to Heritage Hall and will enable all people to attend events at the building. The Heritage Hall Freedom Project will help GBHS fulfill its mandate to be community centered, promote inclusiveness and be respectful of all Canadians: past, present and future.