The Annual Walker County Juneteenth Celebration and BBQ Cook-off will be held Saturday in MLK Recreation Center and Park. The committee has planned a day-long celebration starting at 7 a.m. and running through most of the day. Eric McCarter with the Juneteenth committee said it all gets underway with the annual Juneteenth Parade.
Guest speaker for this year’s celebration will be Rev. Eldridge McAdams with the Unity of Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Huntsville. He will give a brief history of the Juneteenth history around 11 o’clock Saturday. McCarter said all day long, participants can enjoy vendor booths, food, a softball tournament and lots of family fun. The celebration is free of charge.