Hiddenite, NC – The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center is excited to co-sponsor a Black History Month Celebration and Banquet with the NAACP on Saturday, February 11th at 6 pm at the Center’s education complex (70 Hiddenite Church Rd, Hiddenite). Elliot Boston, pastor of Liberty Grove Bapist Church, will be the featured guest speaker. Live entertainment and a fully catered meal will also be a part of the evening. A portion of the Celebrate Black History Monthproceeds from this event will go to support the Bridge Community, a nonprofit organization with the mission to improve lives across the diverse communities within Alexander County. Tickets are $20 per person. Pre-registration is required.

To register and purchase tickets or to learn more about the Hiddenite Center, call 828-632-6966, visit hiddenitearts.org, or email [email protected]. Hiddenite Center programs and events are supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural Cultural Resources www.NCArts.org, with funding from the National Endowment Of The Arts and with generous funding from the Eileen and R. Y. Sharpe Family Foundation, The Winston Salem Foundation, the Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Arts at Appalachian State University, Alexander County government, the Town of Taylorsville, The Rotary Foundation, South Arts, Carpenter Foundation, and the Friends of the Center membership program. The Hiddenite Arts Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex are wheelchair accessible.