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The Newsome House 30th Anniversary Celebration

October 23-24, 2021 - 6pm

Join the Newsome House Foundation as we celebrate 30 years of history and culture with an anniversary celebration at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center. The evening will begin at 6pm with a VIP reception featuring musical performances from A Special Blend and Sable Lick'ore. The reception will be followed by a film presentation of Our Story Our Voices documentary which highlights the African-American history of Newport News and a featured performance from MSG Acoustic Blues Trio. All proceeds are donations and will go toward the Foundation's efforts to sustain the programming of the Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center. Limited tickets are available now. Masks are strongly suggested. For more information call 757-247-2360.

Ticket prices are as follows:

$25 GENERAL ADMISSION donation includes admission to the performance from MSG Acoustic Blues Trio and documentary presentation. Show begins at 7:30pm.

$35 VIP I ADMISSION donation includes entry to the VIP reception which includes catered cusine from chef Carlton Peterson, art exhibitions and musical performances from A Special Blend and Sable Lick'ore. The reception begins at 6pm. Admission also includes admission to a special performance from MSG Acoustic Blues Trio, the Our Story Our Voices documentary presentation and a special gift from The Newsome House Foundation.

$50 VIP II ADMISSION donation includes entry to the VIP reception which includes catered cusine from chef Carlton Peterson, art exhibitions and musical performances from A Special Blend and Sable Lick'ore. Admission also includes admission to a special performance from MSG Acoustic Blues Trio, the Our Story Our Voices documentary presentation, a special gift from The Newsome House Foundation and a copy of the Our Story Our Voices documentary. 

ALL EVENTS HELD AT THE DOWNING-GROSS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER--2410 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS LOG ONTO  https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-newsome-house-foundation-board-of-directors-9423257271

 FOR MORE INFO. 757-247-2360

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