RICHMOND: The Elegba Folklore Society's Juneteenth - A Freedom Celebration is June 17-18. This year's event features comedian, civil rights activist and natural health enthusiast Dick Gregory Friday, June 17, at The Symposium at Rhythm Hall at Dominion Arts Center (formerly Richmond CenterStage). The Elegba Folklore Society’s performers will also appear. Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15 for one and $25 for two, general admission. Tickets for students, 12 -18 are $10 and children under 12 are admitted free of charge.
On Saturday, June 18, In Reflection happens beginning at 5pm at the Manchester Dock. The program opens with a youth summit to explore cultural perspectives in the transition from high school to college followed by the Annual Torch Lit Night Walk on the Trail of Enslaved Africans. Admission is free. For details visit http://efsinc.org/ or call 804-644-3900.