African American Heritage Festiva- July 23rd, 2011
by Harriett Gaston
(Altoona, PA, USA)
The 18th annual Blair County African American Heritage Festival will be held at Penn State Campus on Saturday, July 23 from 12pm to 8pm.
This daylong festival of music, arts, crafts and history celebrates African American culture in Blair County, and features music by gospel artists Pastor Best and Restored from Laurel, MD, R & B artist "Docta E" from Columbus, Ohio and Ibeji Drum Ensemble, playing traditional African music, from Pittsburgh.
Traditional soul and festival foods also will be available throughout the day. There will also be a children's area as well.
Price of admission: $1 per carload.
For more information, check out www.altoona.psu.edu/aahp or contact Harriett Gaston at 814-949-5281.