MLK events scheduled for Tallahassee

Posted at 4:36 AM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-15 00:47:42-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - In celebration of MLK Jr. Day, events are being held in Tallahassee.

To observe the civil rights leader's birthday, the Tallahassee NAACP will hold a march from the C.K. Steele Bus Plaza to the Capitol starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Starting at noon is the Sixth Annual Dare to Dream Festival at Cascades Park. It goes until 4 p.m.

The festival features an MLK birthday bash for kids, food, vendors, community service project and a historical exhibit by the Meek Eaton Black Archives.

There's also entertainment on the soundstage, including six-time Grammy-nominated artist the Mad Violinist Motown recording artist Royce Lovett and more.

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