We Celebrate diversity

Jabberwocky believes that celebrations are powerful ways to bring our community together in joy and mutual appreciation, to mark our successes, and to build a strong foundation for our future.

africa fest 2022

tickets and events

Fest Ticket Individual
Fest Ticket Family
Malagasy Cooking class tickets
African Dance class with live drumming
African Market

Africa Fest 2020: The New African Magic

Africa Fest 2019: The Power and Promise of Women

Cohosted by Jabberwocky and the Mizzou African Graduate and Professional Student Association, this event celebrated women with performances and speeches by African and African American women at our Gala at the Missouri Theater, and presentations and classes for middle school students at Smithton and Oakland Middle Schools.


Africa Fest 2018


Africa Fest 2018’s culminating performance at the Rhynsberger Theater at Mizzou featured performances by Seny Daffe, the Mizzou World Percussion Ensemble and Jabberwocky’s African dancers led by Julie Staveley O’Carroll. Africa Fest 2018 also offered community dance and drumming classes and educational opportunities led by local Africans.