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Outline of Events
North Carolina Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Wednesday, June 14th - 7 pm - Join Museum of History staff Regan and Ijames for this special Juneteenth edition of
the Community Class Series: North Carolina Revolutionaries and Freedom Seekers, as well as the launch of
the Capital City’s 2022 Juneteenth Celebration. This is a free online program.
Thursday, June 16th - NC Museum of History – 6 pm -8:30 pm - Daniels Auditorium - Museum After Dark:
My name is Pauli Murray Film Screening - This is a free program; however, please
Friday, June 17th - NC Museum of History – 1pm – 4 pm - Drop in at the NC Museum of History for an afternoon of activities.
Meet members of the US Colored Light Artillery Civil War reenactors as they reveal the legacy of the courageous soldiers
in the struggle for freedom and citizenship during the American Civil War. Visit museum exhibits,
and watch Neal Thomas make split-oak baskets, like those used by families at early Juneteenth celebrations.
Friday, June 17th - NC Museum of History – Daniels Auditorium -7 pm – 9 pm – Free admission
PBSNC is proud to present a new documentary film George Henry White: Searching for Freedom.
The 30-minute documentary film will be screened in Daniels Auditorium.
Saturday, June 18th
The NC State Capitol
1 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27699
Saturday, June 18th - The State Capitol – 10 am – 1 pm -
In commemoration of Juneteenth, the NC State Capitol will host Juneteenth themed tours
at 10am and 11am. These tours will focus on the stories of the enslaved African Americans
whose skill and labor constructed and maintained the Capitol. The tours are free,
but we do ask that tour participants register in advance.
From 10-1, representatives from the State Archives of North Carolina will be available to speak with visitors
about African American genealogical resources available through the Archives. While visiting, also feel free
to check out “Freedom Stories” a Juneteenth exhibit, which features the names and stories of individuals
who constructed and maintained the Capitol during slavery and whose stories also include Emancipation.
For more information on Juneteenth, including how the holiday is being marked
at sites across the state, visit https://www.ncdcr.gov/juneteenth.
Saturday, June 18th
Harvey Hill - 693 Palmer Dr., Raleigh, NC and
All Faiths Chapel - 1030 Richardson Dr., Raleigh, NC @
Dorothea Dix Park, Presenting Partner
Transportation available to the Harvey Hill field from
parking lots @ 1030 Richardson Dr. & 801 Biggs Dr.
1 p m - 6 pm
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an afternoon of musical entertainment,
vendors, guest speakers, children's activities, exhibits, and more. This is a free and
family event. Although not required, registering for this event help with planning for
attendees and it enables you to be contacted if the event is rescheduled due to inclement weather.
To register, go to Eventbrite
Limited transportation (from the parking lots at
801 Biggs Dr. and 1030 Richardson Dr.) will be available during the event.
COVID-19 Safety Reminder - Please stay home if you are sick.
Visit Raleigh Parks COVID-19 page for the latest information and guidance.
Performers & Guest Speakers
12:55 pm - Jonathan Olu-Taylor- Djembe Drummer
1:00 - Prayer and Opening Remarks
Prayer - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Pastor - St. Paul AME Church
United States Colored Troops Reenactors -
Sponsored by the NC African American Heritage Commission
Janet Cowell, President & CEO - Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy
Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin
1:20 pm - Ms. Mary D. Williams (Negro Spirituals)
1:50 pm - Guest Speakers
The Occasion - Earl Ijames & Rep. Abe Jones
Ernest Dollar, Director- City of Raleigh Museum
Gerald Givens, Jr., President Raleigh-Apex - NAACP
Mr. James Sills - President, M&F Bank
2:10 pm - JaShaun Peele & Friends (R & B Band)
2:40 pm - Guest Speakers
The Dr. E. B. Palmer Award - Sponsored by Red Hat
Finding Your Roots - Carla Stancil & Wanda Cox-Bailey -Wake Co. Gen. Society &
The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society
We Built This - Myrick Howard, President - Preservation NC
3:00 pm - Constance Prince & the Project (Blues Band)
3:30 pm - Guest Speakers
Representatives for the Ned Hunter Family Reunion
3:45 pm - Violinist - United Strings of Color and the Spoken Word
4:30 pm - Guest Speakers
Divine 9 - Panhellenic Council
4:50 pm - The Mac Mclaughlin Group (Jazz Band)
Children's Storybook Readings
@ Children's Activity Zone - Cranmer Dr.
1:30 pm - All Different Now by Angela Johnson
2:00 pm - Mae Amont the Stars by Roda Ahmed
2:45 pm - Opal Lee and What It Means to be Free
by Alice Faye Duncan
3:30 pm - Juneteenth for Mazie
All Faiths Chapel - Displays & Youth African Dance Groups
1030 Richardson Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603
African-American Scientists & Inventors Exhibit
We Built This - Exhibit of African American Architects & Builders
African American Quilt Circle of Durham
2:00 pm - Barwell Road Park African Dancers
2:30 pm - Lake Lynn Park Lyrical Dance Group
3:00 pm - Ralph Campbell Cheerleading
5:50 pm - 6:00 pm - Closing
This is a free, family-oriented event.
Although not required, registering for the event will enable us to
contact you in the event of changes due to inclement weather
Please obey all CDC recommendations for COVID-19 while attending this event
Sunday, June 19th
Historic St. Paul AME Church, Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Pastor
(the site for the Freedmen's Convention held in 1865 & 1866)
402 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC
10:00 am Worship Service at Historic St. Paul AME Church
In-person service and live stream @ stpaulamechurchraleighnc.org
2022 CAPITAL CITY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Rev. Robert L Hodges - Ex officio Member
Rep. Abe Jones - Ex officio Member
Sarah A. Moses - Chair & Event Organizer
Anita Pearson - Vice Chair
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