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HSHF 2013: Dessert Contest

The Henry Street Festival & Music Fest has MOVED: SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER at the Roanoke Civic Center Schedule of activities is the same. Vendors, Food, Contests and Music! We will be RAIN FREE!!! See you there! Harrison Museum of African American Culture’s Dessert Contest Pies, Cakes and

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HMAAC’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please check out local coverage of our ribbon cutting ceremony at our new home, The Center in the Square. Roanoke Free Press: “Harrison Museum of African American Culture ribbon cutting PHOTOS” WDBJ7: The Harrison Museum looks for fresh start in the “Center” of Roanoke The Roanoke Star:

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New Exhibits for 2013

We are excited to announce our newest exhibits for 2013: The African Diaspora in Roanoke A Photo Essay by Stephanie Klein-Davis Antoinette Hale: “I Enjoy the Process of Painting” Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad A Traveling Exhibition The Oral History Project No Limits: A

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Book Signing with Patricia Moore-Harbour

Community Educators: A Resource for Educating and Developing Our Youth asserts that education is broader than just schooling. It recognizes that the relationship between education, democracy, and community is inseparable, and illustrates the important lessons learned from citizens, organizations, and communities dedicated to the development of youth.

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Photos – 23rd Henry Street Heritage Festival Posted on Facebook

WOW!!! What an amazing time! The 23rd Henry Street Heritage Festival was an outstanding success! Many thanks to everyone who attended, participated in events, worked behind the scenes and the actual event. Select this link to go to FACEBOOK and view photos from the event.    

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HSHF Entertainment Poster

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Sunday Jazz Brunch – September 9, 2012

Featured Entertainment: Encore Appearance of The Mike Steven’s Project Waldorf, Maryland Sunday, September 9, 2012 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hotel Roanoke Shenandoah Ballroom The cover is a reproduction of the oil print, “Smooth Sounds” by J. Pierre. Courtesy of: Galerie Francois II – Roanoke, VA Ticket

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Sweet Potato Pie Contest 2012

   HARRISON MUSEUM OF  AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE And The Roanoke Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. PRESENT Sweet Potato Pie Bake-off Contest – 2012 AUGUST 25, 2012 at 6 pm Claude Moore Education Complex – Roanoke, VA Contest Rules & Entry Form

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Roanoke’s Got Talent – Auditions – August 18, 2012

Roanoke’s Got Talent is a showcase of local and regional experienced/amateur talent in the Roanoke Valley for competition and monetary prizes during the 2012 Henry Street Heritage Festival. A talent hunt will be conducted prior to the festival to identify best of show talent to compete the

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The 23 Annual Henry Street Heritage Festival – 9/15/12

  23rd Annual Henry Street Heritage Festival Saturday September 15, 2012 Elmwood Park 11:30 am to 10 pm Come and enjoy a celebration of African American heritage (traditions, food, merchandise, and entertainment), and reunite with family and friends as you explore the: Merchant Village Food Village 411

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Harrison Museum of African American Culture
P O Box 12544
Roanoke, VA 24026
Telephone: 540-857-4395
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