the Jamestown Pride Festival will feature live musical entertainment, food vendors and resource tables at its downtown Jamestown event in June.
The Jamestown Pride Steering Committee announced details of the upcoming event for the LGBGTQ+ community scheduled for Saturday, June 11 during a meeting Friday evening.
Pride Coordinator Sheridan Smith said that part of the meeting was to announce information about the event and also to recruit volunteers: “We celebrate the whole community, but we need all the voices of the community. You know, one of the participants talked about the fact that we need diversity, we need representation, and we do. We do. And when you have a few people on the committee, we will represent everyone. So we need the community in that way and also, I mean really, we need volunteers.
The Pride Festival is once again associated with the Jamestown Public Market have information, education and merchandise booths. The event will also use the Wintergarden Plaza for resource tables in addition to being a dance space with DJs. The evening show in Wintergarden Plaza will feature the guitarist and comedian Mrs. Smith.
While Saturday’s events are advertised as family-friendly, there will be an event for ages 21 and up on the evening of Friday June 10 at Sneakers Bar which will feature the local burlesque troupe, Laced ladies. All events are free.
For more information about Jamestown Pride, including how to participate in the event, email [email protected] or visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/JamestownPride