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The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council is planning its third annual Black History Celebration. The event, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. The program will begin at 4 p.m.
Gary Vidito will present a program from this era with his civil war narrative and music “A Nation Once More.”
Gospel Music will be presented by the adult choirs from the First Baptist Church in Campbellsville, and Holy Rosary Church in Springfield.
Youth performing will be “The Brotherhood” from Bardstown, the Marion County Youth Dancers and the First Baptist Church Liturgical Dancers.
Following the performances, everyone is invited to light refreshments and displays in the basement of the church. Among the exhibitors will be Obie Slater, with his newly published book, “Obie Remembers Club Cherry.” Also included will be displays of black history.
Artists and jewelry exhibits will also be featured.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend.