Category Archives: Activity Center

Hollers, Harps, and Hambone

Hollers, Harps, and Hambone: Traditional African American Music 1800-1900
An enthusiastic audience packed the Activity Center on Saturday, February 25 for an educational concert of  19th c. African American music presented by musicians and teachers from  the Lynchburg Music Center.
As Tina Kepel –Young, Director of Education at the Center took the audience through the musical history [...]

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Kwanzaa at Legacy

The Legacy Museum of African American History offered two opportunities for the public to learn about and plan for Kwanzaa, a craft workshop from 10:30-1:30 Saturday, December 10 and an Open House from 2:00 to 4:00 Sunday December 11.  Both events were  held at the Legacy Activity Center, 415 Monroe ST.. The were free and [...]

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“A Soldier’s Play”

It was standing room only Saturday for A Taste of Drama at the Legacy Activity Center.Several members of the caste of The Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) of Virginia’s production of “A Soldier’s Play” shared their experiences as actors and entertained a crowd with scenes from the play which was staged at the Warehouse Theatre in [...]

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