5 events to celebrate Black History Month: February 14 - 16

Posted at 2:11 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 15:11:45-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — This week, we're highlighting five events that celebrate Black History Month in Middle Tennessee.

Black History Month walking tours – Nashville

United Street Tours is celebrating Black History Month with guided walking tours highlighting black pioneers, civic leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainers (past and present). The tours take place every Saturday in February between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Here's the link to choose your tour.

The Black History Showcase – Nashville

The Black Family Talks is presenting its 3rd Annual Black History Showcase from 2:30 – 5 p.m. in the gym at Hadley Park. The showcase will highlight Nashville legends like Avon Williams, Howard Gentry, Z. Alexander Looby, Preston Taylor and Justice AA Burch.

Click here for more information.

African drum and dance lesson for kids – Nashville

Plaza Mariachi is celebrating Black History Month with an African drum and dance lesson for the kids with Sankofa. The event is free and lasts from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Click here for more information.

Black History Month ranger talks – Murfreesboro
Saturday and Sunday

Rangers share a 30-minute talk exploring one of the many ways African American stories are connected to the park’s landscapes. The talks will begin at the park visitor center at 2 p.m.

Click here for more information.

The Vanguard Art Show "Black History Project" – Nashville

The fourth annual black history themed art show will feature live art, music and a DJ. The event lasts from 7 p.m. 11:30 p.m. at Track One, located on 4th Avenue South.

Click here for more information.

Music City Milestones in Black History

We've launched a community events calendar. You can add your events to our calendar, and you may even see them in our weekly 5 things. Click here for more.