In celebration of Black History Month, Culture Books and Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry Organization will present the Black History Festival on Feb. 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Officials said, "Culture Books and Rhyme N Chatt proudly presents Chattanooga’s very first Black History Festival. This event will feature local vendors, authors, a walk through, interactive museum,
cultural food and performances that include African drums, African dance, instructional painting,
art exhibits, book giveaways, spoken word performances and musical performances, to name a
few. It will be a fun day of family, culture and fun."
The event will be held at the newly renovated East Lake Community Center, 3610 Dodds Ave.,
thanks to a sponsorship from the Department of Equity and Community Engagement. It is a
free admission event.
To RSVP for the event, visit www.CultureBooksCha.org.