Lock 3 in Akron Hosts African Festival This Weekend

Sat 7/22-Sun 7/23 @noon–9PM

Start the last full week of July off right with the 36th annual African Festival. It kicks off with a community block party Saturday at the corner of Grace and Madison off Copley Road.

Look for drum performances, live music, dancing, youth boxing clubs, a chess tournament, hip-hop/African dance classes. Sunday is “Let’s Come Together Day,” featuring health and wellness screenings, school supply giveaways and live music by Midnight Star. Admission is free.


[Written by Lucy McKernan]

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