The Doleman Black Heritage Museum hosts the Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration – University Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD with a Sock and Underwear Drive for Children in Need. 2023 Juneteenth Celebration-Hagerstown kicks off on Friday, June 16, from 5 – 9:30 pm and Saturday, June 17, from 10 am – 9:30 pm. The event organizers will do a Socks and Underwear Drive for Children in Need this year. The aim is to provide all Washington County children with essential clothing, personal care items, and educational supplies.
Nonprofit organizations are welcome to perform outreach for this event. To sign up, call Ms. Parson at 301.797.5019. Download the Press Release here
Schedule of events for the weekend: Bring your yoga mat, lawn chair, or blankets for a fun day. Food Vendor, Craft Vendors, Henna Design Artists, Nonprofit Outreach, and Adult Beverages provided by Thick-N- Thin Brewery Co.
Event sponsors: the Doleman Black Heritage Museum, City of Hagerstown, Washington County Arts Council, Hagerstown Washington County Convention Visitors Bureau, Washington County Government, First United Bank, Brittany Wedd, Pauli Ward, Hagerstown Area Religious Council, and Meritus Medical Center sponsors the First Aid tent.
For other Juneteenth events check out our special page of events
FREE and open to the public. A wonderful opportunity to see the interiors of historic downtown Hagerstown houses of worship. Learn about the architecture and ecumenical heritage from docents and guides. Music, refreshments and local art will be featured at some locations.Learn more