A day of celebration commemorating the days that slaves in Texas learned that they were free, 2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, benefiting the Forrest E. Powell Foundation which awards college scholarships to deserving young people from Evanston Township High School.
Benefit package includes Hecky’s Barbecue lunch, live music from Donica Lynn, currently starring in Dreamgirls at Porchlight Theatre and admission to Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre‘s new production of A Song for Coretta, all for $50. Tickets can be purchased www.forrestepowell.com.
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston
Sunday, June 12 at 1:00 PM