37th Annual Plant City
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Arts Festival
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MOSAIC COMPANY // TAMPA ELECTRIC // CITY OF PLANT CITY
JANUARY 13 - 21, 2023
Plant City's African American Historic Trail
African American Selfie Tour
Visit the 28 historic structures, place, and parks affiliated with African American History
*CHECK OUT NEW DOWNTOWN MURAL*
features E.L. Bing, Bing House Museum, Sadye G. Martin and Officer Candis
FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2023
MLK Opening Ceremony 1130am to 1230pm @ Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center
Keynote Speaker - Reverend Maxie Miller
Presentations by Lincoln IB Music Department and Marshall Middle IB Gentlemen's Quest
SATURDAY JANUARY 14, 2023
BLACK N BROWN EXPO
Live Music 1130a.m. to 1245p.m.
Parade 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Battle of the Bands (Drumline) 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Live Music 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2023
MLK LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Mr. Otis Cliatt, FAMU Board of Trustee, President Pacific Railroad
MISTRESS OF CEREMONY - Ms. Deanne King, WFLA NBC
CATERED BY STEPH'S SOUTHERN SOUL FOOD RESTAURANT
7:30 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M. TRINKLE CENTER, HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE PLANT CITY
Presenting Community Champion Awards, Scholarships and Youth Forensic Science Class 2022-2023
SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2023
CANCELLED - GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA - CANCELLED
The Plant City MLK Gospel has been cancelled as of Thursday January 12, 2023 (702pm).
Reverend Brinson has advised us that the Georgia Mass Choir will be able to appear due to unforseen circumstances.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
SATURDAY JANUARY 21, 2023
MLK HEALTH FAIR 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center
Health, Fitness, Wellness
2K Walk thru Historic Lincoln Park aka The Bottom
Marshall, Allen Chapel AME, Mt. Moriah, St. Luke, Bing House Museum, Marie B. Ellis Park, Sam Cooper Park
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES TO BE LISTED SHORTLY
Black History Month Exhibit at Bruton Memoria Library
Sponsored by Bing House Museum and Plant City Photo Archives & History Center
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