June 15-18: Juneteenth Celebration in St. Augustine, Florida

June 15-18: The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center will host a series of concerts and events to celebrate Juneteenth – The anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Enjoy four days of history, culture, food and fun in the nation’s oldest city and spend Juneteenth in the city of St. Augustine where emancipation began. Learn more and purchase tickets here www.lincolnvillemuseum.org/2023-juneteenth-celebration


  • Thursday, June 15 at 4 PM — the LMCC will kick off the weekend with a free, public lecture titled, “Respect: Soul Music in the Civil Rights Movement” by John Capouya, as part of the Florida Talks Program. The lecture will be available virtually or in-person. Registration is required. The in-person screening of the lecture will take place in the Excelsior Room at the Lincolnville Museum.
  • Thursday June 15 at 7 PM – The night will end with a live performance of smooth jazz from saxophonist Marcus Click. The program will be in the Excelsior Room at the LMCC. Tickets are $25 and available via Eventbrite and at the museum front desk.
  • Friday, June 16, at 7 PM — The Mahøgånёё Xperīence, a modern Gullah Geechee Music and Art cultural experience. The performance will begin at 7:00 pm in the Excelsior Room at the LMCC. Tickets are $30 and available via Eventbrite and at the museum front desk.
  • Sunday, June 18 at 11:30 AM –  LMCC will host the second annual Heritage Luncheon, featuring international artist, Longineu Parsons! Heart and SoulFood is catering the lunch. The luncheon will take place in the Excelsior Room. Tickets for this event are $55 and are available via Eventbrite and at the museum front desk. 
  • Monday, June 19 — LMCC will open its general exhibits to view from 11 am to 2 pm during the Lincolnville Street Festival. Admission is $10 for adults, and $5 for students with a 10% discount for military and seniors.

The LMCC is located at 102 ML King Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084. Please contact us with any inquiries at 904-824-1191 or lmccstaug@gmail.com

This Florida Talks program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.A special thanks to our partners and sponsors for supporting the LMCC in its efforts to promote and preserve over 450 years of African American culture and history: Saint Johns Cultural Council, Saint Johns County Tourist Development Council, Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, Florida Blue, Vystar Credit Union, Herbie Wiles Insurance Company, Davis & Davis Certified Public Accountants, P.A., Totally St. Augustine, and Philip & Wendy McDaniel.

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