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Upcoming Events

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Every Monday starting May 30, 6:00 PM
I Dread Mon-dayz: Music, Food & Fun More info...

OC and NestaFest present evenings with DJ and live music, arts & crafts vendors, and Caribbean food by Jamaica on the Go in the Sokoto House's Shashamane Farm garden!

This event is open to all ages, but there is a $5 cover and bringing your own chair is encouraged.

lcl sponsored: Completely Free Community Market More info...

Sokoto House and lowercase leaders hosted another Completely Free Community Market on June 25 and 26. Think yard sale, but everything was free!

2nd Annual Summer Solstice Show at the Arboretum More info...

This Sustainability Fashion Show returned to the Arboretum (6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC). Proceeds will benefit the Youth Empowerment Program at Sokoto House.

Speak Ya Peace NC More info...

Speak Ya Peace NC hosted an open mic night at Sokoto House for poets and other artists.

FAFSA Workshop More info...

Sokoto House will be hosting a workshop in partnership with the College Foundation of NC, MyFuture NC, and Our Future NC to help community members learn about and complete Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Each date is on a Monday and the sessions begin at 6:00 PM. The May 16 session was an introduction to FAFSA, May 23 was a session to complete the forms, and June 6 will be a follow-up and celebration!

Outdoor Film Screening, Cookout, & Discussion More info...

Together with Sokoto House, CHASM presented an outdoor short film screening of Finding Me by Big Bam Productions, a cookout, and a panel discussion on violence, relationships, and resilience.

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!

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

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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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Sokoto House is also home to Advance Youth Outreach and Quality Life Blueprint. Click or tap the address below for a map.

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