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Black Expo and Youth Fair set for Saturday

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James Threalkill

Vendor James Threalkill displays his artistic works. 

The African American Heritage Society of Williamson County’s second annual Black Expo & Youth Fair is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Elementary School, at 815 Glass Lane in Franklin.

“This is special day created to bring together all the diverse resources in our community and to celebrate local entrepreneurs across Williamson County and surrounding areas,” said Sonya Johnson, event chairman and president of the AAHS Young Leaders Network.

Guests will enjoy a youth fashion show, pet adoptions, authors showcase, great food and more than 30 local vendors, including James Threalkill Arts, McDonald’s — the Good Food Group, the National Museum of African American Music, sports with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department and much more. 

To register for your free ticket, or learn more about the event, visit aahsblackexpo.eventbrite.com

The Black Expo & Youth Fair benefits youth initiatives at the McLemore House Museum. Visit www.mclemorehouse.com to learn more about this historic site.

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