Celebrate Juneteenth at Historic Stagville with Family Fun
Celebrate the African American cultural experience with demonstrations, crafts, music and food June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Juneteenth celebration at Historic Stagville in Durham. Admission is free. Historic Stagville held 900 slaves prior to the Civil War. Juneteenth is widely considered to be the date the last African American slaves were freed. The Bare Theatre offers 30-minute slave narratives, which are $10, at 7, 8 and 9 p.m., a revised schedule. Juneteenth is part of the N.C. Cultural Resources' Second Saturdays series. Other events take place July 13 and Aug. 10 at various locations throughout the state. Visit 2ndsaturdaysnc.com to learn more.
Updated June 5, 2013, to reflect revised times for the slave narratives.