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Juneteenth Heritage Day
Event Info
Starts Saturday - Jun. 17, 2023 12:00 PM
Ends Saturday - Jun. 17, 2023 4:00 PM
Location Nankin Mills Park

33275 Edward Hines Drive, Westland, MI

The Juneteenth Heritage Day will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2023 from Noon - 4:00 PM at Nankin Mills Park in Westland.

Wayne County Parks is partnering with the Huron-Clinton Metroparks for an afternoon of community celebration, music and arts.

Stage Program Schedule
11:30 AM Drum Call by Sowande Keita and the African Drum Ensemble
12:10 PM Vocal Selection by Isis Damil
12:30 PM Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing performance by Isis Damil
12:35 PM Juneteenth History Info
12:40 PM Historical Reenactment with the Reading of General Order No. 3
12:45 PM Dance Performace by Inner City Dance Scope
1;15 PM Tribute to the Negro Leagues exhibition practice game with special guest Ron Teasley
2:15 PM Poetry Performance by Mama Sol
3:15 PM Theater Performance
3:454 PM Musical Performance by Aisha Ellis Trio

Presentation Schedule
12:45 PM Juneteenth and Detroit History by Jamon Jordan, Official
Historian for the City of Detroit
1:15 PM Genealogy Research "How To" by Oya Amakisi
3:30 PM Genealogy Research "How To" by Oya Amakisi

Photo Booth
Make and Take Crafts
Double Dutch Demos
Jacks and Marbles Games
Visual Arts Exhibit and Demo
Large Lawn Games
Guided hikes at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Huron-Clinton Metroparks Mobile Learning Center
Wildlife in Wayne County in 1866 display
Rouge River Display

Nankin Mills Park is located at 33275 Edward Hines Drive in Westland. Hines Drive will be closed for the Saturday in the Park program so please enter Hines Drive at Ann Arbor Trail near Farmington.

For more information, please call (734) 261-1990