Saturday, January 28, 2017

Event: “16th Annual African American Cultural Celebration” - Theme: “The Shoulders We Stand On” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 10:30am-4:30pm at the North Carolina Museum of History — Raleigh, NC, USA

“16th Annual African American Cultural Celebration” January 28, 2017 at
North Carolina Museum of History-AACC-2017
Event: “16th Annual African American Cultural Celebration” - Theme: “The Shoulders We Stand On” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 10:30am-4:30pm at the North Carolina Museum of History — NC, USA; Location: 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601; Tel: 919-807-7900; Website: North Carolina Museum of History-AACC-2017
Event Description: “Join the statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the 16th annual African American Cultural Celebration will feature more than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, playwrights, authors, artists, reenactors, and more. Each year, the planning committee says, 'We can’t top this year’s event! and each year, the event just gets bigger and better,' says Emily Grant, coordinator of the festival. 'The celebration has grown over the years from a small afternoon event with a few hundred people, to a daylong event serving as the state-wide kickoff to Black History Month with thousands in attendance. This year’s theme is The Shoulders We Stand On—a time to reflect, honor and celebrate where we’ve been, who we are now and where we are going.' ...”Read more: North Carolina Museum of History-AACC-2017 and North Carolina Museum of History-AACC-2017-Facebook 
About the North Carolina Museum of History: “An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum fosters a passion for North Carolina history, with more than 14,000 years to learn about and explore, from the state’s earliest inhabitants through the 20th century. The major exhibition The Story of North Carolina features fascinating artifacts, multimedia presentations, and an interactive format for all ages. Other exhibits highlight the state’s military history, sports heroes, decorative arts and more. Monthly programs include children’s programs, craft demonstrations and family events. The Museum Shop, featuring North Carolina crafts, and the on-site restaurant Pharaoh’s @ the Museum are open daily. Admission is free, although some special exhibits require a fee. Free parking is available on weekends in the Jones/Edenton Street lot ...”Read more: North Carolina Museum of History-Facebook
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