City announces series of events to honor Black History Month

Road to Richmond: The Rebirth will feature series of public events to honor Black residents and build community

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The first event will take place at the City Hall Observation Deck.

Photo by Jeff Hawthorne

February is Black History Month and the city is hosting a series of free events to honor Richmond’s Black communities, encourage personal growth, and foster generational change.

The series is called Road to Richmond: The Rebirth. Two events have been announced so far.

Heart to Heart: An Evening of Wellness
Head to the City Hall Observation Deck on Friday, Feb. 2 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for a live cooking demo, free food, and entertainment focused on heart-healthy living.

Finesse Fest: Entrepreneurs of the City
Richmonders ages 18-29 can register to network with minority vendors, gain access to valuable resources, and enter giveaways at Main Street Station on Friday, Feb. 9 from 6 to 10 p.m.