Mississippi Day in Albany | WRGB

Join AVillage Saturday, September 15th in Albany’s Lincoln Park for Mississippi Day!

You can expect fun, music, food, games and much more!

Click above to hear from Executive Director of AVillage, Willie White, about the 7th annual event.

And yes, he did cook the bar-b-q ribs himself! There will be free food for all at 4:00 PM. That includes the BBQ, cornbread, collard greens and more!

The event begins at 11:00 AM with a march from Old St. John’s Church to Lincoln Park.

The community building event celebrates African-American families who migrated to Albany beginning in the 1920s, from Shubuta, Tupelo, Waynesboro, and other Mississippi communities. They share their backstories, and the Southern culture they have retained.

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