The African Association of Madison, Inc (AAM) in collaboration with Central Park Sessions and UW-Madison African Studies Program will produce AFRICA FEST 2018, a family event on Saturday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Milt McPike Park in Madison.

AFRICA FEST 2018 is a community-based cultural and educational event devoted to grassroots cultural heritage will feature musicians, artists, performers, cooks, craftspeople, and scholars who will be demonstrating, presenting, and discussing the cultural traditions of African immigrants. The diverse audience expected from in and around Dane County will consist of children, students, and members of academia, news media, art enthusiasts and other members of the Madison community and its environs who are interested in learning about the rich cultures of Africa from Africans.