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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL


The Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival is free annual event for all ages which delivers wholesome family entertainment and an educational exhibition of the rich African American heritage in Baltimore County. This annual event attracts thousands of attendees each year. The festival was founded in 1996 by Maryland State Delegate and Speaker Pro-Tem, Adrienne Jones. The Festival celebrates the rich and thriving traditions of the African American community, brings together local and national entertainers, small businesses, as well as Fortune 500 companies, to engage with thousands of attendees. The Festival continues to be a vibrant and exciting event that has become one of Baltimore County’s proudest traditions. The event is free of charge for attendees, family-oriented and located on the streets surrounding the Towson Courthouse Plaza. Traditionally, the Festival is held on the third Saturday in the month of September. The festival serves as a vehicle to showcase Baltimore County’s vibrant communities and its residents. It also serves as a means to raise funds to support of charitable programs charged to the Festival Board, such as scholarships, summer camps, and historical preservation projects. The Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival is a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization.

BCAACF inc. P.O. Box 5518, Towson, Maryland 21285. For information call 410 635-4381.

SCHEDULE


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September 21, 2019
8:00am - 10:00am
Health and Wellness Nike 5K Fun Run
Description:

This run will be held in Towson. The course will circle the festival footprint perimeter.

9:00am - 1:00pm
Education Village STEM Events
Description:

In the continuing spirit of highlighting and uplifting Baltimore County students the Education village is providing an opportunity for them to share their voices. The Education Village includes exhibitors and displays on educational opportunities from Pre-K through Graduate school, vocational,technical and trade institutions.   The Education Village is part of national program BE-MORE STEM (Bringing Everyone More Opportunities and Relevant Experiences in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) .

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Festival Opening Ceremony
Description:

Official opening of festival activities to the public.

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meli’sa Morgan
Description:

MELI’SA MORGAN …. AN R&B SONGSTRESS THAT EXPLODED ON THE MUSIC SCENE IN THE LATE 80’s!  MELI’SA MORGAN CAME ON THE SCENE AS A SINGER WITH A SULTRY YET POWERFUL VOCAL STYLE THAT COULD SING A FUNKY SOUL SONG LIKE “FOOL’S PARADISE“ TO GET YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR.  THEN SING A SLOW BALLARD LIKE “DO ME BABY” TO PUT YOU IN A ROMANTIC MOOD

5:00pm - 7:00pm
FORCE M.D.S
Description:

Perhaps no group embodies the spirit of classic eighties Hip-Hop R and B soul more than the iconic and unstoppable Force MD’s. Anyone who has attended a Force MD’s show knows that from the first words of “Tender Love” “Here I lay all alone…” the whole crowd is instantly unified, swaying arm in arm, passionately singing the soundtrack of their lives. The first few bars of timeless classics like “Love is a House”, “Tears,” or countless other hits can transform any arena into a nostalgic soul celebration in seconds.\

7:00pm - 7:00pm
Festival Closing
Description:

Closing remarks festival closes.

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