Neighborhood Secrets Walking Tours: Little Africa
Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
$15 ($12 MNHS members)
Calling all urban adventurers! On the Neighborhood Secrets Walking Tours, you'll go deep with a resident guide on the businesses, flavors and personalities that shape five great neighborhoods along the Green Line. From a historic paper factory to an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, each tour offers community experiences and locations selected by residents just for you.
On this tour you'll get a glimpse into the vibrant African cultures that have shaped the Midway and learn about coffee's central influence on many of them. Tour participants will encounter dynamic public art, participate in a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, and meet with local artists and business owners as they reflect on the intersections of coffee, culture, and community. Note, this tour coincides with the neighborhood's annual Little Africa fest, participants are invited to enjoy the festivities before and after the tour.
-Some stairs and up to two miles of walking at a moderate pace on uneven terrain. If someone in your party uses a cane, wheelchair, walker, or has otherwise limited mobility, please call 651-259-3015 at least two weeks in advance of your tour so we can do our best to accommodate their needs.
Generous support for the Neighborhood Secrets Walking Tours is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.0