Musical entertainment at JAAM Festival May 6-7

The Jim Ree African-American Museum’s JAAM After Hours will take place on Friday, May 6 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Old Rock Gym. 

This is a dance with heavy hor d’oeuvres, featuring DJ Coffee Man. 

The Spring JAAM Festival will be held Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The festival will be held in the parking lot between the museum and the Elbert County courthouse. There will be local entertainers at the festival from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. then the music will continue with Floyd’s Passion Band, which will entertain between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and lean back and enjoy the music.

Fees for the event are $80 for a 12-by-12-foot space for food vendors; $45 for craft and commercial spaces; $25 for informational booths where there is no selling.

Jim Ree is also offering sponsorships through April 30 for a year-long coloring book, “JAAM 2016.” 

The deadline for sponsorships in the coloring book have been extended until April 30.

For more information on the events, contact Jim Ree Museum by calling 706-408-4448, or go online and ask for information at jaam@jimree.org. Jim Ree Museum can also be reached at P.O. Box 6281, Elberton GA 30635.

The Jim Ree African-American Museum is located at 24 South Oliver Street. 

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Phone: 706-283-8500
Fax: 706-283-9700
 

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