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Juneteenth Celebrations in Lenoir This Weekend

New York, NY USA - June 15, 2024 : Small blue and red Juneteenth flag with a star and the date June 19, 1865 waving in the wind at a street vendor's stall in front of shops on 125th Street in June in Harlem, New York City

Lenoir is gearing up for a weekend of Juneteenth celebrations to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The festivities kick off this Saturday with a Juneteenth Celebration event, offering a range of activities for all ages. The event aims to honor African American culture and history with music, food, and community spirit.

Additionally, on Juneteenth itself, a free concert featuring the renowned Toni Carlton will take place. This event provides an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate freedom through music and unity. Both events promise to be highlights of the weekend, bringing residents together in a celebration of heritage and progress.