News & Announcements

Culture Day 2016 is CANCELED Due to Hurricane Matthew

posted Sep 15, 2016, 3:46 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society   [ updated Oct 10, 2016, 1:09 PM ]

Culture Day 2016 is CANCELED due to damage from Hurricane Matthew. We look forward to your support in future years.

Culture Day Photo


Sapelo Red Peas Project on CNN

posted Sep 14, 2016, 5:39 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society

Watch Cornelia Bailey be interviewed by CNN about the Sapelo Island Red Peas Project, "An island's future tied to farming crops from the past" and their use by Chef Linton Hopkins in his Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sapelo Island Red Peas Project

Thanks for a great turnout!

posted Dec 11, 2015, 1:17 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society

Thanks to everyone who came to Culture Day this year. We had a great turnout. Here are some photos from the day.

Sapelo Culture Day stage
Inex Grover gives opening comments
Sapelo Culture Day from stage left
Sapelo Culture Day from stage right



An essay about Sapelo

posted Aug 20, 2015, 2:01 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society   [ updated Aug 20, 2015, 2:01 PM ]

Chris Dixon, author of the recent Garden & Gun Magazine article, wrote an essay about Sapelo. Read it here. [Image credit: Chris Dixon]

Geechee Red Peas featured in Garden & Gun

posted Aug 20, 2015, 1:57 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society   [ updated Aug 20, 2015, 1:57 PM ]

The Geechee Red Peas Project was discussed in a recent Garden & Gun Magazine article. Read the article called "The Heart of Sapelo" to learn more!
Image credit: Imke Lass

The secrets are out!

posted Aug 20, 2015, 1:54 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society   [ updated Aug 20, 2015, 1:54 PM ]

Cornelia Walker Bailey and the Reynolds Mansion, both Sapelo Island treasures, are included in Atlanta Magazine's list of "55 Secrets of the Georgia Coast."

Sugarcane taking root!

posted Aug 20, 2015, 1:52 PM by Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization Society   [ updated Aug 20, 2015, 1:52 PM ]


The SICARS supported sugarcane project is taking root! Follow this link to learn more about how Clemson University is partnering with SICARS to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island. [Image credit: Jim Melvin of Clemson University]

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