2018 Juneteenth Schedule

11:45 am – Drum Performance – BOSS Drummers and Mo’etts (5th Street)
12:00 pm – Opening – (Biotech Place)

Bailey Park  (Activities will run from 12 pm – 7 pm)
12:30 – 1:30 pm – Big Ron Hunter (Blues)
4GWL/ 4 God We Lyve Interlude
1:45 – 2:45 pm – Galvin Crisp (Jazz)
Greater Vision Dance African Dance Interlude
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Keith Bryd (Jazz)
4GWL/ 4 God We Lyve Interlude
4:15 – 5:15 pm – DianaTuffin (R&B /Jazz)
Greater Vision Dance African Dance Interlude
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Tony Dove (R&B)
6:30 pm – Oteshea Creative Arts (African Dance)

BIOTECH PLACE  (Activities will run from 12 pm – 4 pm)
12:00 pm  – 12:15 pm – Opening Ceremony
12:30 pm – Voices of God’s Children Choir (Spirituals)
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm – Spoken Word Workshop with LB the Poet and Ely B (Auditorium)
1:00 pm and 1:30 pm – Open Health Awareness Seminar- (Classroom)
1:15 pm  –
-Fashion Week Preview
-Headcase The Band
-WSSU Cheerleaders
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm – Spoken Word Workshop with LB the Poet and Ely B (Auditorium)
2:15 pm – Big 4 Choir (Gospel)
3:15 pm – FOCUS (Gospel)


Sip & Paint  – Make a donation and paint historic scenes for the “Shotgun House/Heritage Center Restoration Project.”  Led by artist, Leo Rucker  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Biotech Place

“Munirah the Broom Maker Juneteenth Story” – Learn the craft of broom making with Nana Vee! 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Biotech Place

Spoken Word for Youth and Young Adults – LEARNING & INTERACTION! Youth will get their minds going and be inspired. We like to push our participants to take initiative. Create poetry to be a call to ACTION! It will be full of Games, Fun and More!  12:15 pm & 2:15 pm — Biotech Place

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) – Want to learn more about your family history and who you are!  Sign-up for the AAHGS Forsyth-Stokes Chapter.   We are reorganizing! – Biotech Place

Meet the Authors and Book Fair
Featured Author:
Saye Carrie
Hidden Commonalities
Guest Authors:
Aliza Alston – Cracking Black & Blue
Chandra Broadnax-Payne – You Go Girl: 25 Ways to Step Into Your Greatness
Beverly Luckey Cooke – Living with the Scarlet Letters
DeeDee Foster – Several Works
Mary Grissom – One Room School House
Dr. Shawn Ricks – Write Your Own Story: A Handbook, Psychological Tight Spaces: One Black Feminist Scholar’s  Journey into Academia

Gently used books will also be available for purchase. 12 pm – 4 pm — Biotech Place
Sponsored by: Grown Folk Colored People Sunday Book Club

Cultural Tours“Walking Back in Time: The Depot Street Business District” Take a journey through what used to be the bustling African American business district.  Learn about our city’s black history. Tours led by The Winston Salem African American Archive.