Events for 06/20/2021

9:00am

Tours

Bike Tour: New Haven's Historic Districts

with Elm City Cycling

IN PERSON EVENT

Discover the rich history and architecture of Wooster Square, City Point, and the Quinnipiac River section of Fair Haven.

11:00am

Tours

Experience Tour: The Huneebee Project, Beekeeping 101

With The Huneebee Project

IN-PERSON EVENT

Suit up and experience opening and inspecting an established beehive located in the Hill neighborhood of New Haven while learning all about beekeeping from the Huneebee Project.

12:00pm

Music

Communal Listening Experience

IN-PERSON EVENT

Join Mwenso & the Shakes for a Communal Listening Experience in the Festival Center.

1:00pm

Tours

Water Tour: Intro to Paddleboard Yoga

With New Haven Youth and Recreation

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tour Lake Wintergreen and awaken your balance and core muscles. In this class, you’ll be guided through basic paddleboard yoga.

2:00pm

Tours

Bike Tour: New Haven Bike/Walk Present and Future

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tables and ballards are cropping up on city streets everywhere. Find out what it all means for walkers and bikers now and what is in store for the future. Discover the answer to "what's a sharrow? "

3:00pm

Music

Gospel Brunch: Kevin Monroe & Devotion with Pastor Danny Bland

with Sandra's Next Generation

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED EVENT

We’re bringing the prayer and pancakes together in a jubilant moment of harmony and high-energy spiritual connection.

4:30pm

Music

Darrel Walls

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED EVENT

Multi-Grammy-nominated Gospel songwriter and vocalist Darrel Walls brings a strong sense of rhythm and melody to the songwriting process in equal measure.

5:00pm

Ideas

Monuments and Collective Memory

VIRTUAL EVENT

Adriane Jefferson, Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of New Haven, leads a panel of artists and experts in conversation about how monuments shape the fabric of our landscapes and serve as permanent reminders of what and who our society values.

6:00pm

Storytelling

Open Mic Night

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED EVENT

Are you a poet, spoken word artist or other type of verbal performer in need of a stage and an audience? Come out to Open Mic Night at the Festival Center for an evening of listening and being heard.

8:30pm

Dance

Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse by Ronald K. Brown

IN-PERSON EVENT

Ronald K. Brown and his dance company integrate traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word, resulting in a “flexible, richly expressive and irresistibly kinetic” (The New York Times) performance style.