FRIDAY, MAY 22

  • Opening Ceremony and Permission from Elders

  • FREE Live music starting at 6:15 pm

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SATURDAY, MAY 23

• FREE Live music starting at Noon

• Free Heritage Tours

• Food, Vendors  & Children’s Activities

• nTelos Concert: Peabo Bryson, Jazmine Sulivan and CaReam

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SUNDAY, MAY 24

• Free Gospel music begins at 2 pm

• Featuring Portsmouth’s own Peggy Britt

National Gospel Artist and Grammy Award Winner: Vickie Winans

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Come celebrate unity at Portsmouth’s 25th Annual African-American Culture and Heritage Festival promoting Cultural Diversity and Unity at nTelos Wireless Pavilion & Festival Park.

Enjoy FREE admission* to all festivities including live music, kids activities, food, and more.

*Except for Saturday May 23rd nTelos Wireless Concert.

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Friday, May 22nd

Join us as we kick off this three day celebration. Bring a lawn chair and settle in for the Opening Ceremony at 5:30 pm followed by live music starting around 6:15 pm. Bring an appetite for more than just music.

 

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Saturday, May 23rd

Day two of our celebration kicks off with Children’s activities, marketplace, food and live music all starting at Noon. Pack the sunscreen and a lawn chair for the early events. Then join us as nTelos Wireless Pavilion presents Peabo Bryson, Jazmine Sullivan and Portsmouth’s own CaReam.

 

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Sunday, May 24th

Wrap up the celebration with soul inspiring gospel music. The Piney Grove Baptist Church Choir kicks things off at 2 pm and the day closes with powerful performances by Peggy Britt and National Gospel Artist and Grammy Award Winner Vickie Winans.

 

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