Sankofa Festival

Sankofa - go back and get that which we have lost or forgotten.”

2020 Annual Sanofa Festival

Please check this page or Contact SFHA for information about our 2020 Sankofa Festival.

Celebrating Rural African-American

Culture in the Sandhills

History * Culture * Music * Dance * Food *

Community Resources

Founded in 2002, the Annual Sankofa Festival celebrates our culture and honors the past by sharing music, dance, storytelling, history and food.

Features include African-American music from all periods of history and from many genres, including blues, jazz and gospel.

Dancing, drumming, performance artists and visual artists share their cultural interpretations.

Visitors enjoy historical reenactments, storytelling, cultural displays and educational exhibits. 

Vendors display their fabric arts, culinary specialties and other wares throughout the Village.

Sandhills Family Heritage Association

Creating partnerships to save and protect

our natural resources, livelihoods, health and cultural heritage.

Read our latest newsletter!

This organization is supported in part by a space grant from the BB&T Term Endowment of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter, which includes announcements, upcoming events and news about our communities. 

Visit our Historic Spring Lake Civic Center Renovation page to learn the history or this important community treasure and its builders. 

Contact Us to ask about SFHA Membership.


  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon


P.O. Box 754, Spring Lake, NC 28390

910-309-2198 or 919-888-0389

Visit our Friends of SFHA page to learn how to join and be one of our community ambassadors, advocates and volunteers.

Become an SFHA Member.

Donate to support our work and help SFHA continue to educate, engage and empower.


2020 Sandhills Family Heritage Association