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Brian Summers
keynote speaker for Hiddenite Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration this Saturday in Hiddenite

A Black History Month Celebration will be held this Saturday, February 24, from two-to-four p.m. at the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Educational Complex. The keynote speaker is Brian Summers of Statesville, a former Statesville mayoral candidate and political analyst.

The Dynamic Third Creek Youth Praise Team will present a musical program. The works of African-American artists Delane McWharter and Cathy Keaton will be on exhibit. A lasagna dinner will be served.

Tickets are $20. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Bridge Community. The Bridge Community is the county’s only BIPOC-led non-profit organization. Their goal is to connect people in need to the appropriate resources.

Visit to purchase tickets or call 828-632-6966. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Educational Complex is at 70 Hiddenite Church Road in Hiddenite.