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Newport Hertiage Days Event

Newport NC Town Park
19 Sept. Food and Music in Newport Park from 5pm until 9pm
20 Sept. Hertiage Day Parade starting at 10pm, Civil War encampment at the Newport History Museum, with live cannon firing. Events in the Newport Town Park to include live music, food, arts and crafts, Trolley Rides show casing Newports History. Petting Zoo, Old cars and tractors. and much more.

Dennis Barber, 252-725-3377


21st Annual MLK Grande Parade

Midtown Houston-(San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street)-Houston, Texas 77004
The MLK Grande Parade Is The Largest Single Day Multicultural Activity In The U.S. That Commemorate The MLK National Holiday Observance. The Parade Originate On January 19, 2015 In Houston's Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street beginning @ 10A Featuring More Than 200 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The Nation Including 20 Award Winning Marching Bands. Learn More @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

Charles Stamps
713-953-1633



Jones County Heritage Festival

Jones County Civic Center in Trenton, NC
Jones County will host its fifth Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 20 from 9 am til 4 pm. Festivities will begin downtown with a parade on Jones Street at 9 am. Events begin at the Jones County Civic Center at 10 am and include a car/tractor show, heritage skills such as looping tobacco, heritage crafts, entertainment, interviews of seasoned Jones County citizens and food vendors. Come out and enjoy a family fun-filled day of celebrating Jones County’s heritage.

Ivy Reid, Jones County Cooperative Extension
252-448-9621