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February 21, 2017

DCC Black History Month Events

Join DCC’s celebration of black history and culture on February 21st with local stories of civil rights history and soul food.

February 16, 2017

Bloody Monday Discussion Panel

Presented by the Danville/Pittsylvania County Chapter of AAHGS, this panel discussion features first-hand accounts of those Danvillians arrested during the resistance to civil rights protestors on Bloody Monday, June 10th 1963.

February 23, 2017

Keeping Oral Tradition Alive

The Danville Public Library presents Keeping Oral Tradition Alive: A Storytelling Concert with Fred Motley. From 6-7 PM on February 23rd, join Mr. Motley for an evening of stories, rhymes, and songs from around the world with an extra dash of African American seasoning that celebrates families, community, history, and passing along wisdom.

January 19, 2017

Pittsylvania County 250th Kick-off

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Pittsylvania County with music and a movie screening of The Crossing of the Dan at the Gretna Theatre on January 19th at 6:30pm.

January 15, 2017

MLK Sunday Supper

Join us for beer and conversation on Sunday January 15th at 3:30-5:00pm at 2 Witches Brewery. Our discussion will feature special guest Brendan Wolfe, managing editor at Encyclopedia Virginia, who will frame our conversation with an exploration of Danville’s history of fraught race relations and struggle for civil rights, beginning with the 1883 Danville Race Riot.