Juniteenth occasions scheduled for this week in Greensboro | Native

SiStars of Juneteenth will perform at the Carolina Theater in Greensboro on Thursday.


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GREENSBORO – Several local events are slated for this year to celebrate June 19, a celebration of June 19, 1865 when the news that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas had finally got theirs two years after the end of the Civil War Freedom.

Here are some of the local events:

Juniteenth Festival

5.30pm-8pm Thursday, People’s Market Farmer’s Market, Glenwood Ave. 1417, Greensboro. Food, handicrafts, music, more.

8-10: 30 p.m. Thursday, SiStars of Juneteenth at the Carolina Theater, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. $ 17 at carolinatheatre.com.

7.30pm-9pm Friday, Arts Legacy Awards at Van Dyke Performance Space. Live stream on Facebook.

9 am-6pm Saturday, Family Day at Douglas Park, 701 Douglas Park, Greensboro.

6-8pm Saturday, Black Food Truck Festival at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Picnic, DJ, open microphone. Admission is free. Sell ​​food, drink.

8-10 p.m. Saturday, The Poetry Café in LeBauer Park. Bring blankets, chairs. Free.

7-10.30 p.m. Sunday, drive-in cinema: “Don’t Shoot the Messenger” in the Khalif Event Center, 2000 Wendover Ave. E, Greensboro. $ 10 entry fee. Parking lot opens at 7 p.m. DJ plays 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Film at 8.30 p.m.

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