DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - The Dayton African-American Cultural Festival will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 27, at RiverScape MetroPark, 111 E. Monument Ave.
The festival showcases live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, food, and an authentic African village with authentic arts and crafts.
Highlights of this year's admission-free event include the Avenue to Health, offering free health screenings and personal wellness information; an arts pavilion with traditional and contemporary African artwork on display at Fifth Third Field; featured African-American writers at the authors' pavilion; a youth pavilion offering activities for tots through teens; and much more. Take a stroll through the African Village and take home something handcrafted that has a distinctive and important story to tell. Vendors will be on hand serving a variety of foods.
This program is presented by the Dayton African-American Cultural Festival Inc., City of Dayton Patented, the African-American Visual Artists Guild, and Five Rivers MetroParks. For further information, call (937) 477-2427 or go to the website www.metroparks.org/RiverScape or www.daacf.org .
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