Friday, June 18, 2021
Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park
Kick off your weekend with a live in-person concert by Sweet Honey In The Rock®, the three-time Grammy-nominated performance ensemble rooted in African American history and culture. Commissioned by the North Carolina Museum of Art, this special Juneteenth- and Father’s Day–themed performance will educate, entertain, and empower the audience through the dynamic vehicles of a cappella singing and American Sign Language interpretation for people who are deaf and those hard of hearing.
Food and Beverage Information
• Concessions will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (closing 30 minutes prior to the end of the show) in the gravel area at the top of the Museum Park Theater past the merchandise tent.
• Items available for purchase include a variety of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages as well as snacks, sweets, candy, ice cream, popcorn, pretzels, and chips.
• No outside food or beverage permitted (except factory-sealed water bottles).
Photo courtesy of Christopher Robinson
Join us for a Juneteenth weekend (Friday–Sunday, June 18–20, 2021) of music, family activities, films, and discussions to remember and commemorate the history and resilience of African Americans. Friday evening features a live, in-person outdoor concert with three-time Grammy-nominated performance ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock®. Saturday includes in-person family story time and activities with Liberation Station, a book discussion, and screenings of two critically acclaimed documentaries—Wilmington on Fire and Mr. SOUL! The weekend ends with a celebration of Black Music Month with DJ Thoro, live from the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in Museum Park on Sunday. American Sign Language interpreters are available onsite for multiple events.
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