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Events

Upcoming Events

Click or tap on any event for more details.

Fri, Sep 10 to Sun, Sep 12
2021 Cape Fear Community Racial & Health Equity Summit More info...

Join us for a multi-day summit on racial & health equity at Sokoto House. There will be hour-long sessions on many topics. For the full list, see the Latest News on our home page. Also planned is live music, movie screenings, food, vendors, and family fun!

Please complete the signup form if you would like to attend.

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Live Music - Album Release Party More info...

A live, conscientious Hip Hop event and MoeSOS album release party! Also featuring Louis, 97Broken, The Social Contract, Wave Length, and more!

See our Gallery page for photos from this event.

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Sustainability Fashion Show at the Arboretum More info...

A fashion show and pop-up market to celebrate the beginning of summer and the sustainable options for summery accessories we have here in Wilmington.

This event took place at the Arboretum, and all proceeds supported the Sokoto House.

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Freedom Festival Benefit Concert More info...

Sokoto House hosted a benefit concert and fish fry for the lowercase leaders to support their members, Tim Joyner, Lily Nicole, and Josh Zieseniss, as the district attorney attempts to bring charges against them.

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Tribute to Bob Marley More info...

A musical tribute to Bob Marley featuring Kingston artist Jah Bruce live at Sokoto House. Food and craft vendors were present.

Hosted Events

The Sokoto House hosts a variety of events, some regular and some unique, but all to the benefit the participants, our community, and the free and healthy exchange of ideas and knowledge.

Take a look at our Gallery page to see photos from recent events!

Flyers for various events

The following are a few examples.

Ecology Project

Photo of the Ecology Project during setup

The Ecology Project included meet and greets, various local vendors, ecology activists, keynote speakers, and short films, as well as a Black Lives Matter solidarity and neighborhood cleanup march.

Free Community Markets

Photo of Free Community Market

These recurring events, organized by the Lowercase Leaders, feature an open market of donated goods that are all free to the community. Think of them as large yard sales where no money is needed.

Outdoor Movie

Photo of Wilmington on Fire outdoor screening

Lowercase Leaders held a free outdoor screening of Wilmington on Fire, a documentary about the 1898 Wilmington coup and its aftermath, as well as a Q&A session with the filmmaker, Chris Everett of Speller Street Films.

Nights of Renaissance

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Periodically, Sokoto House holds a Night of Renaissance, where people meet to experience and take part in sincere intellectual exchange, culture, art, music, and food. An open mic, healthy connections, and good vibes in a drug and alcohol-free environment are featured.

Audio services for many Sokoto House events is supplied by Keith Sweezy of Sweezy Sound Systems.

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