The celebration will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5 and will include crafts, entertainment and food in celebration of the state's African American heritage and culture. There will be musicians, steppers, craftspeople, hands-on activities and more. As always, the event is free.
The museum's regular drop-in programs for June will focus on Juneteenth, the holiday proclaiming the end of slavery in the United States. From noon to 4 p.m. June 12, kids and adults can drop in and make a woven paper basket and watch artists Jonathan Daniel and Bill Newman demonstrate weaving.
And be sure to pre-register for the museum's popular programs for kids.
Time for Tots: A Look at Lighthouses is from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. June 1 or June 8 for kids ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Kids will learn all about the state's lighthouses and make one to take home.
History Corner: Coastal Legends is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 2 for kids ages 5 to 9 with an adult. Kids will learn all about the coast. A short story and activity will accompany the lesson.
To register for Time for Tots and History Corner, call 919-807-7992. Both programs are free.