Event celebrates Black History Month

DELRAY BEACH — In celebration of Black History Month and the 20th anniversary of the beginnings of the Spady Museum, a free cultural festival will welcome guests to Northwest Fifth Avenue in Delray Beach on Feb. 28.

The Spady Living Heritage Day is scheduled from 2 to 10 p.m. and will feature demonstrations of crafts from years past. Guests will also enjoy a Junkanoo parade, food, music, demonstrations, interactive recreation and live performances. This year’s festival will take place on the front lawn, on the closed-off street, and in the Williams Cottage of the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 NW Fifth Ave.

Activities for children will include pony rides, face painting, traditional games, such as horseshoes, sack races, tug-o-war and three-legged race.

The free festival is part of the city’s Black History Month calendar of events. February is a month dedicated to celebrating, recognizing and learning about the contributions of African-Americans to the development and prosperity of the United States.

Spady Living Heritage Day sponsors include Palm Beach County, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Tourist Development Council, Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency and Iberia Bank.



WHAT:  Spady Living Heritage Festival

WHEN: Feb. 28, 2015; 2-10 p.m.

WHERE: 170 NW Fifth Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444


MORE INFORMATON:  www.spadymuseum.org