Rosenwald Community Event: African American Heritage Tour and Celebration

Date: 
September 24, 2011 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 
Board of Education Parking Lot


Event: Rosenwald Community Event: African American Heritage Tour and Celebration
Event Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Event Times: Tour: 10:00 am -  4:00 pm
A Taste of Soul: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Event Locations: Tour: Board of Education Parking Lot
A Taste of Soul: Bethel‚ Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Contact: Edith Darity, 828-883-8990

Following an opening presentation, participants will tour the Board of Education Building (formerly Rosenwald School), then load onto vans for a driven tour. The rest of the day will include a walking tour of the Rosenwald neighborhood, children involved in youth activities on the Silversteen Playground, participation in music, dancing and games and the raffle of a painting by a local artist to benefit the Mary C. Jenkins Center.

A Taste of Soul will be a sampling of the most delicious soul food in the county from some of the best cooks in the community.
 

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