Saturday, June 15th the Eddie Mae Herron Center along with Black River Technical College will host their annual Juneteenth Celebration.

Events start at 8am and continue until 6pm. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the day. Events will be held at the Eddie Mae Herron Center at 1708 Archer Street in Pocahontas.


  • 8am: Event Kick off with the Color Guard
  • 8:45am: Reading of the Emancipation Proclamaition
  • 9am: Heritage Dancers
  • 10am: Tours to the Rice-Upshaw House and Looney Tavern
  • 10am – 3pm: Historic Games
  • 10am – 6pm: Car show, Tractor Show, Quilt Show, Cake Walks, Horseshoes
  • 11:30am: Frank Bigger will speak about Randolph County History
  • BBQ Lunch