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2017 Belmont Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 06/17/2017
Elements of Empowerment, Inc. partners with the City of Belmont to sponsor and host the Belmont Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, specifically the June 19, 1865 announcement in Galveston, Texas. The Belmont Juneteenth Celebration remains the only such event in Gaston County. It is branded and well-established as a festival that emphasizes music, art, and culture. The day will feature live music concerts, unique vendors, and ethnic food.

Family-friendly activities include:
• African Drum Circle
• Cultural Face Paint
• Inflatable Slide
• Live Music
• Paper Bag Quilt Station
• Tye-Dye T-shirt Station

Attendance is free.
Vendor space is available for nominal fees.

Contact Information:
Elements of Empowerment, Inc.
Email: ElementsofEmpowerment@gmail.com
Phone: (704) 755-5210
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ElementsofEmpowermentInc/
www.facebook.com/juneteenthbelmont/

Mission: To foster cultural awareness, acceptance, and preservation by educating, enriching, and empowering communities through artistic cultural programs, presentations and events.

6/17/17
Venue
Stowe Park
Address
24 N. Main Street
Belmont, NC 28012
Start Time
2:00 pm
End Time
9:00 pm
Cost
Free
Event Category
Arts & Culture

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