Juneteenth Celebration in Downtown Lexington
June 19, 2021
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of Juneteenth, representatives from multiple Lexington and Rockbridge organizations joined forces to plan a series of fun and thought-provoking events during the month of June, including an art show (June 2-26 @ Nelson Gallery), live music, dance performance and raffle in downtown Lexington.
SCHEDULE | Saturday, June 19, 2021
2 – 4PM: Kuumba Dance Ensemble performance at Hopkins Green.
5 – 7PM: Steel drum band Oasis Island Sounds will play live music on Washington Street. The section of Washington Street between S. Jefferson and S. Main streets will be closed to traffic.
5 – 7PM: Juneteenth Art Show reception, Nelson Gallery.
A free raffle will take place at the art opening, and prizes will include gift certificates to favorite Lexington restaurants and two gift certificates generously donated by Main Street Lexington. Winners of both the art show and the raffle will be announced during Oasis Island Sounds' set break.
7 – 9PM: Dinner Downtown.
The following Lexington restaurants have pledged to feature a special Juneteenth dish on the menu all weekend. They have also generously donated gift certificates for the art show raffle.
Heliotrope, 128 S. Main Street
Pronto, 26 S. Main Street
Blue Sky, 125 W. Nelson Street
The Gin Hotel, 30 S. Main Street
Sweet Things, 106 W. Washington Street
Southern Inn, 37 S. Main Street
Tonic, 35 N. Main Street
Salerno's, 115 S. Jefferson Street
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