Celebrate Black History Month at the Crocker with a FREE family festival on Sun. 2/17

Sunday, February 17

11 AM – 3 PM
Performances, activities and short film screenings
3 PM
Film screening: 
In the Heat of the Night

FREE for everyone!

The Crocker is proud to host Sacramento’s largest Black History Month event! The richness of the African American experience comes to life through live performances, art activities, film shorts, mini-talks, and the return of The Black & Beautiful Artisans Marketplace.

Participants include:
Thrive Choir
The BlyueRose Dance Project
Julian Dixon and his Tuba Time Tunnel
Storyteller Diane Ferlatte
Author Dr. Halifu Osumare
Playwright Ginger Rutland
Deborah Pittman’s Small Shoulders/Big Dreams II
Film Screening of Tommy Ross’ The Musician

In addition, there will be a unique opportunity to experience Sacramento Regional Transit’s “Rosa Parks bus,” and a 100 Nappy Hair Tales showcase by Debra Ledsinger with live styling demonstrations by Akilah Hatchett-Fall of Sacred Crowns Hair Salon.

Thanks to our sponsor, Sac Cultural Hub.

This year, in collaboration with Cine Soul, the Crocker is including films in our Black History Month Celebration. At 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM, enjoy screenings of the short film The Musician, introduced by its director Tommy Ross, and at 3 PM, view the classic In the Heat of the Night, starring Hollywood icon Sydney Poitier. Auditorium seating is free and offered on a first come, first served basis.