Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Unity in The Community Outdoor Music Festival In Durham This Year

Among the many things happening in Durham this coming weekend, and there are so many a special web page was built to help folks keep track, is Unity in the Community Day which will be at NCCU on Saturday.

Radio One Raleigh, The Light 103.9FM, Novartis, McDonalds and Elli Lilly present the 2012 Unity in The Community Outdoor Music Festival and Yolanda Adams Health and Lifestyle Tour. This free event will take place Saturday September 15th from 11am to 6pm on Lawson Street on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC.

Unity in the Community is currently in its 10th year and is full of events for the entire family. The day-long musical festival will feature child ID kits, face-painting, a kids’ zone with inflatable rides, vendors and the opportunity to meet gospel singer Yolanda Adams as part of the Yolanda Adams Health and Lifestyle Tour. Attendees will be able to receive health education and free medical screenings such blood pressure, cholesterol, HIV/AIDS screening and more.

As always, Unity in the Community will feature various live gospel performances. This year’s event will have performances by Byron Cage, Maurette Brown- Clark, Veronica Pertrucci, Jonathon McReynolds, Jason Nelson, Damita Haddon, J.J. Hairston and Earl Bynum. Attendees will also be treated to performances by NCCU’s Pep Band and cheerleaders.

The Light 103.9FM originally created Unity in the Community to honor service men and women throughout the Triangle and surrounding areas. The event has since grown to be a fun-filled day for the entire family.

Durham is always alive with events and happenings.  Keep track of them all with the Durham Event Calendar.

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