Roots 101 African American Museum Is Hosting Two Exclusive Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Roots 101 African American Museum will have a pair of activities on Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate and give many thanks for the encounters and stamina of African American men and women.

The initially celebration will be the Thanksgiving edition of Roots 101 Fest offered by the Louisville Downtown Partnership. The party will take position on Friday, Nov. 26 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The museum will element its common Sankofa Tour, directed by Troy Bell. It will also incorporate community Black visual artists and artisans marketing their creations. There will also be a Black wine expertise showcasing drinks from Legacy Wine and Spirits and the Smokeasy Lounge as nicely as dwell musical performances by Soul River Brown and the Basis Band.

Admission for the occasion is $20 and will be held at 124 N. Initial Street at the Roots 101 developing. Tickets can be acquired right here and on the Roots 101 site.

The other occasion is the up coming night on Saturday, Nov. 27. The Roots 101 African American museum will do an additional presentation of the Sankofa Tour, but this time with a aim on youth. There will also be very hot chocolate, gingerbread dwelling-producing, holiday getaway crafts, a Santa workshop and storytelling. Attendees are encouraged to arrive cozy and wear pajamas to the celebration.

Admission to this function is also $20 and will involve pictures with Santa Claus. It is also remaining held at the Roots 101 room at 124 N. 1st Avenue. Tickets are on sale in this article for this celebration and on the Roots 101 web-site.

Roots 101 was launched in 2019 by Lamont Collins. It began as a way to overcome the absence of narratives involving Black encounters. Collins began his very own assortment of African American history when he was a youngster with an autograph from Muhammad Ali. In June 2021 the Museum had its grand opening and Collins was capable to deliver his assortment to the general public. 

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