What: Celebration of Juneteenth – Freedom Day
When: Saturday, June 18 at 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church Yard, 275 E. Main St., Wytheville, VA
Wytheville, Va. – On Saturday, June 18, Virginia Organizing’s Wythe County Chapter and St. John’s Episcopal Church will host the first ever Wytheville Juneteenth Celebration outside in the church yard at 275 E. Main Street. All are invited to participate in the event, which will include vendors, performers, and book signings.
Highlights from the Program:
Opening: “The Meaning of Juneteenth, Why Do We Celebrate”
Singer Augustina Inez
Musicians Terrance King and Derius Bowen
“Dreamers” by Motivational Speaker Reggie Grubb
Historian John Johnson on Black-Owned Downtown Wytheville
Storytime and Children’s Activity with Kin Aker
“Making Good Choices” with Mental Health Specialist Lisa Houston
“Physicians Taking Care of Ourselves” by Dr. Knotresha Stewart
Guest Speaker Alex Hash
To interview a spokesperson with Virginia Organizing, contact Wythe County Organizer Glenda Crockett-Eans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 276-389-4227.