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Marshall-Harrison County Juneteenth Committee announces weekend of events

Juneteenth is Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Juneteenth is Saturday, June 19, 2021.(KSLA)
Published: Jun. 14, 2021 at 3:07 PM CDT
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HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) - The Marhsall-Harrison County Juneteenth Committee is working with the George Washington Carver Community Center on a series of celebrations in Marshall, Texas for the upcoming Juneteenth weekend.

The celebrations will kick off Friday, June 18 with a business expo. Then, there will be a fashion show that evening. On Saturday, June 19, there will be a basketball tournament and then the Juneteenth grand parade, followed by a commemoration program with the 2021 Miss Juneteenth, Chylin Robertson. All events will be held at the George Washington Carver Community Center, located at 2302 Holland St. in Marshall.

A weekend full of Juneteenth events will be hosted at the George Washington Carver Community...
A weekend full of Juneteenth events will be hosted at the George Washington Carver Community Center in Harrison County, Texas.(KSLA)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, June 18

  • 12 to 3:30 p.m. - Business expo
  • 4 to 5:30 p.m. - Fashion show practice
  • 6:30 p.m. - Fashion show

Children’s Games

  • 12:30 p.m. - 3 leg race
  • 12:45 p.m. - Egg toss
  • 1 p.m. - Hula hoop
  • 1:30 p.m. - Limbo
  • 2 p.m. - Football throw

Saturday, June 19

  • 9 to 11:00 a.m. - 3 v. 3 basketball tournament
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children’s coloring art gallery
  • 10 a.m. to Parade lineup
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Food pantry and diaper drive
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Petting zoo
  • 11 a.m. - Parade
  • 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Commemoration program
  • 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Bo Green’s domino tournament
  • 1 to 3 p.m. - Gospel concert
  • 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Line dance
The Marshall-Harrison County Juneteenth Committee is holding a number of events Friday, June 18...
The Marshall-Harrison County Juneteenth Committee is holding a number of events Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19, 2021 to commemorate Juneteenth.(George Washington Carver Community Center)

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