MOUNT PLEASANT — The 2012 Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival will be held June 2 at Memorial Waterfront Park.

The festival will present the Gullah Geechee history and culture through an assortment of folklore, gospel music, African drummers, dancers and other events.

It has been designated a “Top 20 Event” in South Carolina by the Southeastern Tourism Society. Admission and parking are free. For more information, go to www.sweetgrassfestival.org.