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Date:
June 17, 2023 - June 19, 2023
Time:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Time Details:
Various, please review each event for specific timing.
Location:

Various, please view each individual event for specific locations. 

Address:
Amherst, MA 01002
Contact:
413-259-3198
Email:
Cost:
Juneteenth Weekend activities are free and all are welcome
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Celebrate Juneteenth Weekend!

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Celebrate Juneteenth Amherst!

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Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 10:00 AM Ancestral Bridges presents the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Legacy Celebration:  Celebrating The Legacy That Makes Amherst An Important Place In the History Of Juneteenth.  Learn more at https://ancestral-bridges.org/3rd-annual-juneteenth-celebration/

Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 4:00 PM Celebrating Juneteenth with Amherst Cinema: Free Film & Community Discussion; Fences, dir. Denzel Washington.  Following the screening, join Amherst Cinema at 6:30pm for “The Journey, Joy & Love of Black Fatherhood”, a panel featuring fathers from our local community. Learn more at https://amherstcinema.org/series/juneteenth-celebration

Monday, June 19, 2023 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Free Juneteenth Brunch & Books with Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker at the Mill District Local Art Gallery Learn more at https://themilldistrictna.com/events/

Monday, June 19, 2023 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Town of Amherst celebrates the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Jubilee on the Town Common:  Our Voices. Our History. Our Vision. Our Stories. Local Food & Craft Vendors, Self-guided Tour: Amherst and the Black Community.

Jubilee on the Common Schedule

  • 12:00 PM Opening Ceremony Amherst Area Gospel Choir
  • 1:00 PM Performance by Tap Roots
  • 2:30 PM Aimee Salmon
  • 3:45 PM Performance by ReBelle
  • 5:00 PM Performance by Tem Blessed featuring Nadia

Monday, June 19, 2023 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Juneteenth Jamboree at Mill River Recreation Area BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF AMHERST AREA & SANKOFA GUMBO INC PRESENT JUNETEENTH JAMBOREE Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the date on which enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally received the news they were free. FOOD - MUSIC - ART & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT COME JOIN US FOR THIS FREE COMMUNITY EVENT MONDAY • JUNE 19TH 4PM TO SUNDOWN MILL RIVER RECREATION AREA 95 MONTAGUE RD AMHERST, MA Learn more at https://www.amherstma.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=25771

Questions? Contact Jennifer Moyston at moystonj@amherstma.gov 

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