Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, is presenting its annual African-American Heritage Festival Saturday, February 26th, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This is a free event for the community.
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The festival will include:
- Live music
- Dance performances
- Author talks
- Free admission to museum
Schedule of African American Heritage Festival:
- 12 p.m.: UNC Charlotte Company & Student Dancers
- 1 p.m.: Ron Hankins History Talks Lecture: Professor Warren Milteer, Jr.
- 2 p.m.: “Ezra Wants to Know: The True Story of the Rosenwald Schools” book talk with authors Frye Gaillard and Marti Rosner
- 3 p.m.: Performance by A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas
Two Guys N a Kitchen food truck will be on site all day.
A highlight will be the Museum’s latest exhibit, “A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools that Changed America,” an exhibit of photographs and stories by Andrew Feiler.
More Black History Month events in Charlotte
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