This February marks the 17th annual Gullah Festival on Hilton Head Island. Every February a month-long celebration is planned; showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island. This Saturday, February 2nd is the Taste of Gullah Gullah. It will be held at The Arts Center Of Coastal Carolina from noon-3:00. Lowcountry specialties such as barbecue ribs, “Gechee” conch stew, shrimp and grits, rice and beans, and okra gumbo will be available for purchase. There will be arts and crafts, Gullah story telling and sweetgrass basket weaving demonstrations. Check back here for more Gullah events to be held this month!