Teenagers perform during the talent show at the 2010 Juneteenth celebration at the Lake Charles Civic Center. (Brad Puckett / American Press)
Last Modified: Thursday, June 07, 2012 8:03 PM
Juneteenth, an annual celebration of African-American culture and achievements, will offer a variety of events, food and music at the Lake Charles Civic Center on June 22.
Festivities will run 2-10:30 p.m. Admission is free this year 2-4 p.m. After 4 p.m., the admission will be the Juneteenth commemorative T-shirt or $10 at the door.
The event will include a variety of competitions that will include three-on-three basketball, a barbecue cook-off and a contest to see who sounds most like Josh Ledet. Performers on the KZWA Sound Stage will serve up Southern soul, zydeco, hip-hop and R&B tunes.
A variety of vendors will be on-hand selling food, drinks and arts and crafts items.
For information about booth space, sponsorships, cook-off registration, contests and competitions, call the KZWA studio at 337-491-9955, extension 17, or stop by the KZWA studio at 305 Enterprise Blvd.