The weeklong celebration of Kwanzaa begins today and the events for Macon's 25th Annual Kwanzaa Festival have been announced.
Kwanzaa was founded in 1966 as the first specifically African-American holiday that celebrates African unity and culture with 7 days dedicated to the principles of African heritage
Tuesday, December 26
Unity Day Celebration at the Douglass Theatre
355 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 27
Youth Nite of Self Determination Open Mic "For the Culture" at the Douglass Theatre
355 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 28
Ruth Hartley Mosley Support and Cleanup Day
626 Spring Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, December 29
Think and Grow Rich Youth Entrepreneurs Workshop at Frank Johnson Recreation Center
2227 Mercer University Drive at 4 p.m.
Saturday, December 30
NIASOUL Performing Arts Showcase at The Ampersand
370 Cherry Street at 7 p.m.
$5 Admission with free refreshments
Sunday, December 31
Annual Kwanzaa Feast (Karamu) at Homeland Village
2910 Napier Avenue from 5-9 pm