Enjoy a FREE, fun-filled day of entertainment presented by the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs. Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African slaves throughout the Confederate South on June 19. The word Juneteenth derives from a combination of “June” and “nineteenth. This Juneteenth celebration features guests Zuzu Acrobats along with several local performers.
This event is free and open to the public.Come enjoy a day of fun.
Sponsor: Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, AARP West Virginia, Marshall University, Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission, NAACP, WV Bureau of Senior Services, WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 3:30pm to 9:00pm
244 Virginia Street, E, Charleston, WV 25301