Street Address: 
Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway
City: 
Gaithersburg
State/Region: 
Maryland
Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

The 33rd annual National Black Memorabilia, Fine Art & Crafts Show will be, Saturday and Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, in Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877.

This is an educational event on African American History and Culture. Show hours are Saturday, 10 am until 7 pm, and Sunday, 10 am until 5 pm. Admission is $7 and students are admitted free. There is free parking. There will be many vendors, educational exhibits, and autograph sessions. There will be vendors with black memorabilia, fine art and crafts for sale including historical artifacts and documents, books, paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles, autographs, toys, black dolls, advertisements, photos, political and civil rights memorabilia, kitchen collectibles, posters, sports and entertainment memorabilia, postcards, magazines, President Obama memorabilia and much more. Educational exhibits will include Slavery Artifacts, Jim Crow memorabilia, Negro League Baseball, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Black Panther Party, George Washington Carver, Dorothy Dandridge and others. BernNadette Stanis, "Thelma" in the TV series "Good Times" and Ralph Carter, "Michael" in the TV series "Good Times" will be at the show talking with fans and signing autographs. There will be autograph sessions with Negro League Baseball Players and Tuskegee Airman. Mamie “Peanut” Johnson, one of only three ladies that played in the Negro Baseball League, will be one of the Negro League Baseball Players at the show signing autographs. Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, will be at the show signing his book. He is a decorated fighter pilot who was a pilot in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

For additional information call (301) 649-1915, or view www.johnsonshows.com.









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