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.
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.
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.
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.
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.