Sonoma Juneteenth
At the Sonoma Community Center

276 E Napa Street
Sonoma, CA

Saturday, June 18, 2022. From 5pm to 7pm 

  Juneteenth 2022 
– Schedule of Events –

THE REMEMBRANCE PROJECT

Quilt blocks from the Social Justice Sewing Academy collection of stitched work remembering lives we have lost to violence. Click HERE to see samples of this work. Free and open to the public.

June 11 – 19:          Sonoma Valley Regional Library  (755 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476), mini-installation

                                  Sonoma Valley Museum of Art   (551 Broadway, Sonoma, 95476), mini-installation


June 10 – 26:          Sonoma Community Center (276 E. Napa St, Sonoma 95476), Main Exhibit.          

* FREE Gallery Reception: Saturday,  June 18th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 18th___________________

2:00 – 4:00pm       SOCIAL JUSTICE SEWING ACADEMY WORKSHOP
                                   Sonoma Community Center (276 E. Napa St, Sonoma 95476)

A live, in-person, hands on workshop. Artist activists of the Social Justice Sewing Academy will walk you through the fundamentals of using image and story set in fiber to express your feelings about and experience with social injustice. Each participant can work on their own individual block.

 FREE and open to the public but seating is limited. Pre-registration available shortly.

2:00pm                   SUMMER OF SOUL
                                  The Sebastiani Theater (476 1st St E, Sonoma, 95476),

The 2022 Academy Award-winning documentary of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival featuring the musicians who defined the sound of Soul from the late 1960s through the 1970s. Watch the trailer HERE.

FREE and open to the public.

4:00 – 7:00pm      THE SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY BIBLIOBUS  
                                  Sonoma Community Center (276 E. Napa St, Sonoma 95476)

The mobile tech hub of the county library system on hand with books and media related to Juneteenth, Emancipation, and the enormous, foundational influence of African Americans on the U.S. economy, its agriculture, foodways, cuisine, music, art, and culture, all ready for check out. Register for a library card, or record a StoryCorps interview. 

– FREE and open to the public

5:00 – 7:00pm      SONOMA JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
                                  Sonoma Community Center (276 E. Napa St, Sonoma 95476)

An evening of reflection and celebration featuring the Social Justice Sewing Academy, The Remembrance Project, Artist’s Talk with Social Justice Sewing Academy founder Sara Trail, book signing with Sara Trail, The Sonoma County Library BiblioBus, Chef Stéphane Saint Louis of Table Culture Provisions, U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson, Sonoma County Supervisor Susan Gorin, local elected leaders, community leaders, and the people you know from so many other, wonderful community events at the Sonoma Community Center. 

– FREE and open to the public

Check out the Event Map by clicking HERE