Event FEB 2 & 3, 2018
The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to partner with Purlie Productions, the Black Heritage Committee, and Antioch First African to present “God’s Trombones.”

“God’s Trombones” is a collection of 7 sermons written to bring Christianity to the New World in the 1700s, specifically bringing the Word to the African slaves. This dramatic presentation at Historic Antioch Church on Knight Avenue will bring together 7 local pastors and our community for a wonderful performance.

Picture 1 – Bishop Michael-Angelo James, Waycross, sharing the Last Judgement.
Picture 2 – Reverend Linda Titus sharing the Creation story.
Picture 3 – Mack Carver, Waycross, performs Moses speech.

Currently the Heritage Center is in need of volunteers to sing African Spirituals in our choir between each sermon. Music has been arranged by our own Mr. Willie Character. Rehearsal dates are January 23rd and 30th from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM at First Antioch Baptist 615 Knight Ave (Near the stadium). Music includes: Kum ba Yah, He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands, Going Home, Come Carry Me Home(Swing Low), Open The Window Noah, He Never Said A Mumbalin’ Word, Go Down Moses, and In Dat Great Gittin’ Up Morning.

“God’s Trombones” will be February 2nd and 3rd at 7:00 PM each night at Historic Antioch Church. Admission is free.

For more information please contact the OHC at 912.285.4260 or email okeheritage@gmail.com.

Bridal Expo

JUNE 16, 2018 The Okefenokee Heritage Center is hosting a Bridal Expo Saturday, from 9-12 at the Heritage Center. Admission is $2 and will include presentations by event planners, decorators, design consultants and more. Come out and learn about our local offerings to...

Festival of the Arts

SEPT 15, 2018
This is the second annual Festival of the Arts and will be held from 9:00 – 2:00 on September 15, at the OHC. Our Festival is all about celebrating the different and numerous artists we have in the Okefenokee area.

Art & Drama Summer Camps UPDATE!

June & July 2018
The Heritage Center will be hosting an art and a drama summer camp this year.

Shakespeare in the Park Comes to Waycross UPDATE!

May 2018
If you missed the recent visit of William Shakespeare to Waycross, don’t despair! You will have another opportunity to see our talented thespians at Waycross’s own “Shakespeare in the Park”.

Steve Bean Youth Art Show Awards UPDATE!

MAY, 2018
The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to announce the winners of the Steve Bean Youth Art Show.

The Color Run was a great event

APRIL 10, 2018
“The Color Run is a great event for the community to experience art and support our kids. Over 48% of our community is below the poverty level and this program allows the OHC to supplement art education for our youth,” Executive Director Elizabeth Welch said.