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Celebrate Juneteenth – June 17th – 20th – New Bern, NC!

Celebrate Juneteenth, June 17-20, 2010 in New Bern. The arrival of the word of the Emancipation Proclamation is recognized during New Bern’s 300th Anniversary Celebration with a full weekend of activities.

Juneteenth Lecture
7:00 pm, Thursday, June 17
Tryon Palace Auditorium

Choral Performance
Soulful Celebration : A Musical Journey
7:00 pm, Friday, June 18
Temple Baptist Church
tickets : $5.00, Children 12 and under free

Heritage Ball (Featuring Stedman Graham)
6:00 pm, Saturday, June 19
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

Homecoming & Family Gathering
2:00 pm, Sunday, June 20
Union Point Park

Make plans now to attend these unique 300th events. Visit the New Bern 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee’s Website or call 252-635-1710 for more information.

Submitted by: Alisha Zang of Linda Staunch and Associates, New Bern’s 300th Anniversary Committee