ALABAMA BICENTENNIAL FESTIVAL

1 p.m.
State Capitol Complex, Department of Archives & History and Downtown Montgomery

The afternoon will offer exhibitions, performances and open houses in the Capitol Complex, up and down Dexter Avenue and throughout downtown Montgomery. The Alabama State Capitol and Alabama Department of Archives and History will host performances and presentations in their buildings and children’s games, traditional arts/crafts demonstrations and historic re-enactors on their grounds. Museums, galleries, restaurants, and stores will host tours, exhibitions, and activities. The Alabama State Council on the Arts Gallery, in partnership with Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center from Camden, will feature exhibits and sales of works by contemporary Alabama artists.

Free family-friendly event
Historical re-enactors, craft/art demonstrations, performers
Games and family activities
Performances, talks, readings, dance
Tours/open houses
Special exhibits
Multiple Performance stages

List of Exhibitors

Alabama Department of Archives & History - Front Terrace Performances:
1:00 pm - Bay City Brass Band
1:15 pm - The Birmingham Sunlights
2:00 pm - Rollin' In The Hay
3:00 pm - Banditos

Alabama State Capitol - Rotunda Performances:
1:15-1:30 - Danza Azteca Xochipilli
1:30-1:45 - Celtic Traditions School of Irish Dance
1:45-2:00 - Shivalaya School of Dance
2:15-2:37 - MAD Skillz Dance Company
2:37-3:00 - Nathifa Dance Company and Outreach
3:15-4:00 - Stories in Motion Community Gathering-downstairs, Nathifa drummers and dancers will lead

Additional Sites:   Detailed Schedule
Alabama State House
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Rosa Parks Museum
Old Alabama Town
Freedom Rides Museum
Alabama Cattlemen's Association
Hank Williams Museum
Legacy Museum

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