Weekend Outlook: History on tap for weekend festivities
Published 9:35 am Friday, February 23, 2018
There’s plenty of history on the schedule this weekend around Winchester.
As February is Black History Month, the winchester Black History and Heritage Committee is hosting a banquet at 2 p.m. Saturday to honor veterans, including African-American veterans from Clark County.
Committee member Connie Curry said the banquet will feature retired Army Sgt. Major Dana Bowie, a Clark County native.
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The event titled “Honoring Those Who Served” will include a catered meal and live music from Prototype.
Curry said ticket sales have been so good, they added an extra 50 above the original 200.
Tickets are $10 for veterans and children, or $20 for adults. The event begins at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St.
Tickets will be available at the door or by calling Curry at 595-1072.
Elsewhere Saturday, the final fireside chat program of the season will be at Fort Boonesborough State Park in the fort. The evening will feature a first-person re-enactment of Maggie Delaney and includes a frontier fare dinner at 5:30 p.m. The presentation follows at 6:45 p.m.
Reservations are required. Call 859-527-3131 to inquire about tickets.