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February 8, 2014 Black History Month
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

February events focus primarily on providing an educational and fun time for school children. Visitors receive guided tours of the park's historic building. Speakers provide lectures on the history of the park and African-Americans.

May 17, 2014 Old Time Jubilee
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Every year the town of Allensworth had a big bash. This is the time of year when the carnival came to town. The Friends of Allensworth provide a great family festival atmosphere with entertainment featuring...gospel, jazz and drama. There are activities strictly for the young and even the toddlers. In addition to the free self paced tours of the historic buildings, you can talk to some of the original pioneers and their heirs. This is the best family bargain in the state, because there is more. You can even shop at the open air arts and craft market. When you get hungry, you can eat a variety of some of the best ethnic food for miles around.

June 14, 2014 Juneteenth Celebration
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Join us for our annual Juneteenth celebration. There's plenty of sunshine for those who love warm weather. This day is celebrated by African Americans in honor of their ancestors who received notice of being set free from slavery later (June 19th) than the majority of slaves elsewhere in the country. There's great entertainment, great speakers, and of course, a fabulous tour of the historic buildings given free by the Friends of Allensworth volunteers for your educational experience. Lots of great food and beverages as well.

October 11, 2014 Rededication
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Join us for the annual Rededication, the last event of the year. This festive event is presented to renew our commitment to the park and its symbolic representation of self determination for all African Americans in the area of education and economic development.

October 11, 2014 Colonel Allensworth 5K Run Walk For Health
9:00 A.M.

The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run Walk For Health will begin at 9:00 am and finish in time to allow participants to take part in other Rededication Day activities. Those who cannot join us at the park can support the event by being a "virtual supporter" and receive a t-shirt. For more information contact Project Coordinator Dorothy Benjamin at (916) 346-4767.



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