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Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the months ahead.


The 2022 Annual Arts, Wine & Jazz Fest

The 5th Annual Arts, Wine, & Jazz Fest 

is tentatively scheduled 

Saturday, August 13, 2022

12 pm to 6 pm

The Susquehanna Lock House Museum, 

817 Conesteo Street, 

Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, sit back, and enjoy amazing jazz music, phenomenal craft vendors, sample a variety of wines and signature cocktails all while enjoying the majestic views of the Susquehanna River.


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Volunteers Are Needed

Help us make this Noteworthy event a success!

You will be an integral part of this annual fundraiser event. This signature event supports the preservation and renovation of the historic Havre de Grace Colored School now the Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center.

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

-After the festival social: Holiday Inn Belcamp

1326 Policy Drive, Belcamp, Maryland 21017

from 7p.m. to 11 p.m.

-Hotel room reservation group rate of $139.00 available, must reserve no later than

Tuesday, July 17, 2022, phone # 410-272-2929.

Reference: Arts, Wine & Jazz Festival 

(please note: rates will expire).

Sunday, August 14, 2022

--Cultural Champagne Brunch and Tour of the

Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center,

555 Alliance Street, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost for brunch is $20.00. The tour of the museum is free.

Let's Jazz it Up

This event showcases a number of artisans, wineries, distilleries, and live jazz performances by talented musicians. Participants can sample or purchase wine and spirits directly from producers. Delicious

festival food is also available from an array of food vendors.


Limited parking is available.

For more information, please contact 

443-939-0366.



VENDOR SPACE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE






Celebrating the Life and Legacy of 

Dr. George T. Stansbury

The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. will host a series of events to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. George T. Stansbury.


Scheduled Events You Don't Want to Miss

  • August 14, 2022 - Cultural Champagne Brunch (brunch cost $20.00) and Tour -- including the Dr. George T. Stansbury Exhibit from  11:30  am -2:00 pm.

  •  August 1,  2022 - October 15,2022 - School Supply Drive

  • October 15, 2022, Unity Event at the HCSMCC to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Stansbury.
  • October 31, 2022 - Humanitarian Halloween, for elementary school children 4:00 pm -7:00 pm.
  • November 2022, Giving of Thanks – an online tribute to Dr. Stansbury.
  • December 29, 2022, Kwanzaa Celebration – Dr. Larry Ford, a Havre de Grace Consolidated School student, will discuss his success as a prominent physician his experience integrating Havre de Grace High School and attending the prestigious Johns Hopkins University.  

The 3rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. will host the 3rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration featuring

Dr. Larry Ford, MD

former Havre de Grace Consolidated School 

December 29, 2022

(Time TBD)

At the HCSMCC

555 Alliance Street

Havre de Grace, Md 21078


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2018 Arts, Wine & Jazz Fest

Fundraiser

Led by Vera and Emmitt "Joe" Fletcher, members of Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. galvanized the community and raised more than $13,000 for the Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation.

The members of Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PWCAC-DST, Inc.) teamed with Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (PLL, Inc.) to raise more than $13,000 to save the Havre de Grace (HdG) Colored School.

Vera Fletcher, a member of PWCAC, and her husband Emmitt Fletcher, a member of PLL, spearheaded the effort to help the Foundation preserve the Havre de Grace Colored School. Vera and Joe sent emails and made countless phone calls to bring attention to this noteworthy cause. They hosted a Gumbo & More Fundraiser that raised $2,000 in one day. In less than two weeks, Joe and Vera, the Sorors of PWCAC and the Brothers of PLL helped to raise more than $13,000. A job well done!

Gumbo & More Fundraiser

Vera and her husband Emmitt "Joe " Fletcher held a "Gumbo & More Fundraiser"to benefit the Colored School Foundation.

The one day event raised more $2,000 for the Colored School Foundation.

A Night of History

Eighth grade students from Havre de Grace Middle School held "A Night of History" to raise money and awareness for the Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation.

The family-friendly event included a silent auction, a concession, and other fun-filled activities. The students set a goal of $2,000 for the evening, but they raised a remarkable $4,500. All proceeds directly benefited the foundation.

Havre de Grace Middle School, 8th Grade Class

The students from the Havre de Grace Middle School raised a remarkable $4,500 to benefit the Havre de Grace Colored School.

Well Done!

Harford Mutual

2018 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest

To honor the Havre de Grace (HdG) Colored School's historic ties to Langston Hughes, the HdG Colored School Foundation hosted the 2018 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest on February 24, 2018, at Helping Hands Ministries, 3237 Level Rd, Churchville, MD 21028.

Six students performed original works inspired by Langston Hughes’ poem “Dreams." The students won scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. The event was sponsored by Dr. Roosevelt Barfield, DBA. 

The Winners of the 2018 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest

Middle School Contestants:

Ms. Nia Marie Webb

First Place Winner

8th Grade, Aberdeen Middle School

Mr. Ryan L. Parrish

Second Place Winner

7th Grade, Magnolia Middle School

Mr. Benjamin Davis

Third Place Winner

7th Grade, Trinity Lutheran Christian School   

High School Contestants:

Ms. Yisrael Raven Austin

First Place Winner

11th Grade, Havre de Grace High School

Ms. Nia Simone Hammett

Second Place Winner

12th Grade, Edgewood High School

Mr. Josce Fanny

Third Place Winner

11th Grade, Center for Educational Opportunity

Runners Up

Mr. Micah Davis 12th Grade, Harford technical high school

Mr. Nayimb Joyner 12th Grade, Aberdeen High School

Ms. Riya Patel 11th Grade, Bel Air High School

Mr. James Webb, Jr. 12th Grade, Edgewood High School

What people are saying

“A wonderful day and awesome turnout for the first (hopefully annual) Wine and Jazz Fest,” says Donna Lewis of Bel Air.

The HdG Colored School Prayer Breakfast Fundraiser

The HdG Colored School Foundation hosted its first fundraiser on January 28, 2017. Serving as keynote speaker was Bishop Roger L. Tatuem, Helping Hands Ministries.