800 Langdon St
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Despite decades of facing oppression and appropriation, Palestinians continue to resist the attempted erasure of their identity. Palestinian Culture continues to thrive, both in Palestine and in the diaspora. We wish to recognize that resilience.
Join us as we celebrate the rich history and heritage of Palestine. The night will feature authentic Palestinian Cuisine, spoken words, poetry performances, Dabka performances, art display and auctions, and dancing!
201 State Street
10 am – 5 pm
Once again Overture celebrates the rich cultural heritage within our community with more than 30 FREE performances by artists who call Dane County home. Indulge in cuisines from around the world, browse stunning arts and crafts available for purchase and learn about the many local businesses with global connections.
Be sure to check out MRSCP and Playgrounds for Palestine’s table where you can buy delicious Palestinian olive oil, zaatar, and olive tapenade as well as our fantastic assortment of embroidery, wood products, olive oil soap, earrings, keffiyehs and more. Hope to see you there!
November 18, 2018
Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ
1501 Gilbert Road, Madison
9 am – 2 pm
Join MRSCP at this annual sale of unusual and beautiful gifts and holiday items.
Help people around the world to be self-sustaining by giving the gift that gives twice: once to the producer, and once to the recipient!
For more information, call Orchard Ridge UCC at 271-7212.
Monona Terrace Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison
8 am – 3 pm
Come visit the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project and dozens of other vendors selling fair trade products from around the world at Madison’s Fair Trade Holiday Festival!
FREE! Bring your friends & family to this one-of-a-kind event!
More info? Visit http://www.fairtrademadison.org/.
UW-Madison Union South
1308 West Dayton St
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Door opens at 1:00 PM
1:30 PM: Welcome Remarks by Masood Akhtar, Founder, We Are Many – United Against Hate
1:40 PM: National News Coverage, Muslim Father Forgives Son’s Murderer
1:45 PM: “Demystifying Muslims and Islam” by Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
2:15 PM: Q&A