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Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 12:00 PM

Celebrate freedom and reflect on the past at this free Juneteenth celebration featuring live music from Souled Out (2–5 p.m.), children’s activities, food trucks, and free admission to the MSV galleries—including the exhibitions Contributions: African Americans in the Shenandoah Valley and Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement—on this special day.

Event schedule:

noon–5 p.m. Enjoy free MSV gallery admission (fee applies to see ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN), talk with regional Buffalo Soldiers, engage with vendors & exhibitors, dine at food trucks, stop by hands-on activities for kids
noon–2 p.m. Tunes from Michael DJ MIXX Page
12:15 p.m. Juneteenth Proclamation read by Winchester Mayor David Smith
1 p.m. Lest We Forget Slavery Museum exhibition (MSV Reception Hall)
2–5 p.m. Souled Out Band

Gallery admission is free to all; fee applies to visit the house, gardens, and outdoor garden exhibition ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN. Presented in collaboration with the Winchester Area NAACP with the support of sponsors American Woodmark, First Bank, Laurel Ridge Community College, Shenandoah University, Teri and Mark Merrill, Valley Health, and Sugarplum Tent Company.


June 19
12:00 PM
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Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
901 Amherst St.
Winchester, VA 22601 US
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