Juneteenth National Freedom Day Celebration
It’s all free. As everyone should be.
All events will take place (or leave from) The Myrna Loy at 15 N. Ewing
ON THE TOUR TRAIN:
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. African American History Tour of Helena
Montana Historical Society community preservation coordinator Kate Hampton will lead a tour train excursion around Helena stopping to talk at significant African American heritage sites. The tour is limited to 55 people. Advance registration is required.
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Bicycle Corps: America’s Black Army on Wheels
This documentary tells the story of the 25th Infantry’s bicycle trip from Missoula, Montana, to St. Louis, Missouri in 1897.
MAKE YOUR MARK WITH JUNETEENTH ART
6:00 pm onward – Chalk art with Holter Museum of Art
HEAR ABOUT JUNETEENTH:
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Honoring Juneteenth National Freedom Day
Join Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins, Chris Young-Greer, the director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice and Education Reform at the Montana Racial Equity Project, and descendant of African American Montana pioneers J.P. Williams in recognizing the holiday.
7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Dance Party, with D.J. Andrea Cross Guns
Food and drink available from The Myrna Loy Pub and Habana 406 Food Truck starting at 5:30 p.m.