Join DCC’s celebration of black history and culture on February 21st with local stories of civil rights history and soul food.
Join the Danville Historical Society on March 18th from 7pm-12am for a night of dancing, mingling with friends, and having a great time.
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.
Fred Motley hosts a Storytelling Festival on Saturday February 4th at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History from 10am to 2 pm.
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.
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.
Join the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History for the opening reception of the Russian Revolutionary Poster exhibit on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
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.