February 1, 202410 Black History Month Celebrations in Lancaster City

Looking for events to celebrate Black History Month? Here are 10 Black History Month events in Lancaster City.

A Choral Celebration of Black History Month

St John’s Episcopal Church 
321 W Chestnut St
Sunday, Feb. 4, 4 pm

St John’s Chancel Choir performs gospel songs and prayers as donations are collected for the African American Historical Society of South Central PA.

Amy Yovanovich Sings Spirituals & Songs Celebrating Black History Month

First Reformed United Church of Christ
40 E Orange Street
Friday, Feb. 2, 7:30 pm

Amy Yovanovich performs a 30 minute First Friday concert accompanied by Larry Hershey on the piano.

Black History Month Fashion Show

Lincoln Middle School
1001 Lehigh Ave
Saturday, Feb. 3, 5:30 pm

Celebrating Black beauty and style, and the impact on popular culture.

Black History Month Step Show 

Lincoln Middle School
1001 Lehigh Ave
Sunday, Feb. 25, 5:30 pm

Dance competition highlighting various teams from Lancaster and beyond.

Jumanee Smith: Louis! Louis! Louis!

Ware Center
42 N Prince St
Friday, Feb. 16, 7 pm

Musical performance celebrating the history of jump blues and jazz.

Lift Ev’ry Voice

Ware Center
42 N Prince St
Friday, Feb. 2, 7 pm

Educational performance including historical speeches, devotional music, and heroic letters.

Meet Lydia Hamilton Smith, the Most Famous Lancastrian You May Not Know

Lancaster Public Library
151 N Queen St
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 5 pm

Dr. Mark Kelley talks about his book An Uncommon Woman: The Life of Lydia Hamilton Smith.

Shadows of the ‘60s: A Tribute to Motown

Ware Center
42 N Prince St
Saturday, Feb. 24, 7 pm

Musical performance honoring Motown’s legendary stars.

Sounds of Blackness

Jackson Middle School
431 S Ann St
Saturday, Feb. 10, 5 pm

Musical performance highlighting African American music and Civil Rights movements.

Woke Up, Had to Get the Blockrite

Ware Center
42 N Prince St
Available through Feb. 23

Art exhibit focusing on activism.