Visit the Library tables and celebrate Arlington's local Black history at Feel the Heritage Festival!

The festival welcomes hundreds each year to learn about the Arlington’s historically African-American neighborhoods while enjoying live entertainment, delicious food and dozens of vendors. Held for the past 29 years, the festival is organized by Arlington County with terrific support from the community. The event is free and includes a full afternoon of engaging programming including live music, dance, spoken word and more!

For all ages.

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Saturday, February 25, 2023
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Charles Drew Community Center: 3500 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22206
Events for Adults Events for Babies and Preschoolers Events for Elementary Schoolers Events for High Schoolers Events for Middle Schoolers Good for Adults Age 55+
Civics and Goverment Fun and Games Local History
Arlington Public Library

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