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


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.