Black History Month in Virginia

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    Special tours, live musical and dramatic performances, lectures and films.

Central Virginia

Henrico - Feb. 7 - African Americans at Dabbs House: A Hidden History - All ages. Tour the museum and learn more about the role African Americans played in the history of ...

Richmond - Feb. 14 - Elijah Coles-Brown at the Children's Museum of Richmond - Join the Children's Museum of Richmond as we celebrate Black History Month with an impressive ...

Charlottesville - Feb. 21 - "The Odyssey of Soul" with Horace Scruggs - The foundations of African and African-American musical traditions such as blue notes, syncopation ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Follow the Drinking Gourd
Follow the Drinking Gourd

Williamsburg - Feb. 1 - 28 - "From Africa to Virginia" Theme Month at Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center - February is “From Africa to Virginia” month at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown ...

Hampton - Feb. 7 - Annual Black History Program Celebration Breakfast - Celebrate the start of Black History Month with members of the Aberdeen Gardens Historic and Civic ...

Hampton - Feb. 7 - Black History Month Celebration and Red Tails Special Presentation - Celebrating African American Achievements in aviation, science, and technology. Celebrating African ...

Newport News - Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Follow the Drinking Gourd at the Virginia Living Museum - Celebrate Black History Month with this timeless classic program at the Virginia Living Museum ...

Virginia Beach - Feb. 20 - Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad - This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and ...

Norfolk - Feb. 21, Mar. - Attucks Jazz 2014-2015 - Don't miss these fantastic performances by leading musicians. December 20, 8:00 PM , Closing out ...

Southern Virginia

Martinsville - Feb. 2 - Piedmont Arts presents Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till - In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black Chicago youth traveled to the Mississippi Delta with ...

Martinsville - Feb. 21 - National African American Read-In + Family Day at Piedmont Arts - Join Piedmont Arts for a celebration of African-American authors as the museum participates in the ...

Shenandoah Valley

Berryville - Feb. 13 - Let Freedom Ring: Songs & Stories from the Civil Rights Movement - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker use authentic, spirited songs, and Sparky’s first-hand experiences ...

Berryville - Feb. 13 - Swing Low Sweet Harriet: A Blend of Music & Storytelling by Sparky & Rhonda Rucker - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker will present a family-oriented program based on Harriet Tubman’s ...

Northern Virginia

Manassas - Feb. 7, 21 - Basement to Attic Tours of Liberia Plantation - Learn about the diverse people who inhabited Liberia during Black History Month tours.

Fredericksburg - Feb. 12 - Annual Black History Month Lecture - Join us in the Historic Dining Rom at Seacobeck Hall as Loudoun County historians Lori Kimball and ...

Vienna - Feb. 24 - Bettye LaVette at Wolf Trap - Dubbed the “High Priestess of R&B,” this sizzling soul singer turns up the heat with ...

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