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Don’t miss the 30th Annual Feel the Heritage Festival

Join us for Arlington’s 30th annual Feel the Heritage Festival taking place at Charles Drew Community Center this Saturday, February 24, from noon to 5 p.m.

This cherished annual event unites neighbors, families, and friends through a vibrant celebration of African American history and culture!

Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through time as you explore photographs, artifacts, and interactive displays in the Hall of History. This engaging exhibit showcases the rich heritage of the community, drawing from esteemed collections curated by The Arlington Historical Society, Green Valley Civic Association, John M. Langston Citizens Association, and more.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with art, culture, and connection. Learn about this year’s artisan vendors and community tables for fabulous finds and ways to get involved. No Sauce Que, Shuck Shack, and BBQ-At-Its-Best will be there with all the culinary delights you can handle. We’ve also got a lively set list you won’t want to miss featuring electrifying performances by Crush Funk, Way 2 Longs, the Gunston Steppers, Kulture Shock Movement, Magic of Mike Madness, and The “7” Step Hand Dance Academy, Inc. The event will be masterfully hosted by the charismatic Justine Love as these talented artists take the stage.

Parking will be limited, but attendees are encouraged to take the free shuttle service from Macedonia Baptist Church and Lomax A.M.E. Zion Church (learn more).

For more information about the event visit the official website and let us know you’re coming!

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