Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Description: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 17th Annual Remembrance ceremony on Monday, Jan. 21.


The community is invited to participate in the event, which begins with a free dinner at 5:30 p.m. at the First Church of God in Wise. A candlelight march from the First Church of God through downtown Wise begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at the Wise Baptist Church, where the formal program will begin at 7 p.m.


Rev. Justin Preston will recite King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the Mt. Sinai Spirituals, The Angels of Praise, The Wise Guys, Anthony Keys and Chris Rose, Ritchie Kennedy and Friends, and Jahmal Potter will perform.

Location: Town of Wise
Date: Monday, 1/21/2013
Time: 5:30pm EST
Access: Public
Category: General College Events*, Off-Campus*, Student Activities*
Created by: College Relations
Updated: Monday, 1/21/2013 1:46pm EST