Schedule as of: November 29, 2022 (subject to change)

34th Season Kick-Off

Saturday

January 7

6:00 – 7:30 PM

"Happy Birthday Zora!"

In-person & Virtual
 
Dinner & Talk – In-person, $35 [Reservation required by Monday, 1/23 No walk-ups accepted]
 
Virtual: $10
 
Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club 
 
THEMATIC EMPHASIS: Spirituality in Zora Neale Hurston’s Classic work, Their Eyes Were Watching God
 
Encourage: $10 Birthday gift in her memory

Sunday

January 8

2:00 – 5:00 PM

Launch of "Sundays in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In-person

Visit:

The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard 
The Matilda Moseley House Museum, 11 Taylor Street
Free & Open to the Public — Donations appreciated

Sunday

January 15

2:00 – 5:00 PM

"Sunday in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In-person

Visit:
The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville 32751
The Matilda Moseley House Museum, 11 Taylor Street
Free & Open to the Public — Donations appreciated

Saturday

January 21

11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Opening Exhibition at The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville 32751

A Vision of Spirituality in the Afrofuturist Universe: The Work of Granville Carroll
Artist Talk: 2:00 PM [In-person & Virtual]

Sunday

January 22

2:00 – 5:00 PM

"Sunday in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In-person

Visit:
The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville 32751
The Matilda Moseley House Museum, 11 Taylor

Monday

January 23

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Dinner & A Class with Chef Jenn, Award-winning Owner of  DaJen Eats Cafe & Creamery Eatonville Commercial Center

Location: 323 East Kennedy Boulevard 32751
 
$49.99 In-person Registration limited to 48. In-Person registration closes upon limit being reached. No In-Person registration afterTuesday, 1/17.
 
Virtual registration: $29.99
 
All Proceeds contributed to the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)

Wednesday

January 25

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Free & Open to the Public

In-person

Dr. Chesya Burke, Tell My Horse: Afrofuturism as Embodiment of Sankofa
Open reception and book signing after presentation

Seminole State College of Florida – An Academic Partner of 2023 ZORA! Festival Season
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford 32773

Friday

January 27

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Afrofuturism Conference -- Focus: Spirituality 

UCF Downtown – Dr. Phillips Academic Commons

Registration fee required; 
NO registration fee required for ZORA! Festival Collaborative Partners and Full Members of the Academics Committee — University of Central Florida, Rollins, Valencia College, Seminole State College of Florida, Bethune-Cookman University, Johnson C Smith University, Spelman College, Macalester College, Georgia Tech University, and Wilson College of Textiles

Friday

January 27

"Education Day" for K- 12 Students

Programs taking place throughout Orange County & In Eatonville 

10th Annual ZORA! STEM Conference for Middle School Students [In-person & virtual]
On the campus of Full Sail University
3300 University Boulevard
Winter Park, FL 32792

Registration required: [In-Person participation only for Orange County Public Schools students; virtual participation offered to others]

“Traditions” Music Workshops for High School Students [In-person]

On the campus of the Valencia College,the School of Arts and Entertainment
701 N. Econlockhatchee Tr.
Orlando, FL 32825

Registration required: [Participation available only for Orange County Public Schools students]

Friday - Sunday

January 27 – 29

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Outdoor Festival of the Arts -- along East Kennedy Boulevard

Friday, the 27th — “Education Day”

Admission: Free & Open to All

Free Parking

Featuring:
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent
ZORA! STEM Hub Tent
Florida Historical Society 
Bronze Kingdom Exhibition
Fine Arts & Master Crafts Booths
International Marketplace
Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming
Student Performances on the Main Stage  
International Marketplace Booths
AND MUCH MORE

Saturday

January 28

9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

"Family Day"

Admission: Free for Children [Middle & high school students need current student i.d.]
Ticketed event for Adults

Free Parking

Featuring:
Main Stage Performances — 1:00 PM
Headliner –3:00 PM
          &

Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent
ZORA! STEM Hub Tent
Florida Historical Society 
Bronze Kingdom Exhbition
Fine Arts & Master Crafts Booths
International Marketplace
Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming
International Marketplace Booths
AND MUCH MORE
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Evening Program:
7:30 – 9:00 PM

“Dinner Inspired by Zora”
Ticketed event, www.zorafestival.org

Sunday

January 29

12:00 – 5:00 PM

"Day for Reflection"

Admission: Free for Children [Middle & high school students need current student i.d.]

Ticketed event for Adults

Free Parking

Featuring:
“Traditions” Main Stage Competition of High School Students — 1:00 PM
Headliner –3:00 PM
          &
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts

Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent

ZORA! STEM Hub Tent

Florida Historical Society

Bronze Kingdom Exhibition

Fine Arts & Master Crafts Booths

International Marketplace

Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming

International Marketplace Booths

AND MUCH MORE

Saturday

February 18

3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club [virtual]

You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays

$10 registration fee

Saturday

March 18

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club [virtual]

Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters, Carla Kaplan

$10 registration fee

Thursday - Saturday

March 30 – April 1

12:00 PM

4th Africa - America Women's Economic Forum & Trade Expo

Rollins College

Registration required

Saturday

May 20

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club [virtual]

Barracoon

$10 registration fee

Sunday

October 15th

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern [in-person & virtual]

HATitude Cultural Flair

Ticketed event: visit www.zorafestival.org

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