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.
HARRISON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
And The Roanoke Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Sweet Potato Pie Bake-off Contest – 2012
AUGUST 25, 2012 at 6 pm
Claude Moore Education Complex – Roanoke, VA
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 afternoon of the HSHF. Talent will be recruited throughout the Roanoke Valley regardless of age.
AUDITIONS HELD AT William Fleming High School Auditorium at 4:00 pm Saturday, August 18th.
23rd Annual Henry Street Heritage Festival
Saturday September 15, 2012
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 – Community Information Village
- Health Village
- Children’s Village
This year’s festival continues two popular events: Roanoke’s Got Talent and the HSHF Sweet Potato Pie Bake-off. Think you know talent? Do you have discriminating taste buds? Both events will have audience participation in the Final Judging!
Check back for the featured artists for the Morning, Afternoon and VIBE Evening Concert performances.
The Henry Street Heritage Festival (HSHF) is the signature fundraising event for the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, Inc., a non-profit organization (501(c)3). Proceeds from the festival benefit the museum’s operating funds.