Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration

Date: 
Jan 20 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Heritage Hall
Event Category: 
Other

The University of Kentucky and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government invite you to attend a FREE event in downtown Lexington on Jan. 20 celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Freedom March will begin at 10 a.m. and the Commemorative Holiday Program will be held in Heritage Hall at 11 a.m. This powerhouse celebration will feature a keynote address entitled "The Fierce Urgency of NOW!" by Reverend Dr. Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, and musical performance by the brilliant singer/composer DONNIE. DONNIE will be accompanied by a sextet of local musicians including Rae'Shawna Campbell, Cole Campbell, Courtney Campbell, Kenneth Payne, Christopher Phillips, and Shon Willis. Following the program, there will be a showing of The Green Book at 2 p.m. at the Kentucky Theatre located at 214 E. Main Street courtesy of One World Films. All activities are FREE and open to the public.

For more information or a full schedule of events visit: www.uky.edu/mlk

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