February marks Black History Month, a significant time to recognize historical contributions and celebrate culture. Round Rock has events and activities that honor black history and heritage. From educational exhibitions to master classes to visiting black-owned businesses, there’s something for everyone to explore. Here is your guide to celebrate Black History Month this February.
1.) Black History Month Exhibit at Round Rock Public Library (Feb. 3-28): Delve into the rich history of Round Rock’s African American community through a captivating photo collection. Explore the “Black Family: Faith, Hope, and Love” theme and better understand the city’s heritage. View photos by Melissa Fontenette-Mitchell highlighting “the contributions of many African American families to the growth and success of Round Rock.” For more info on this event, click here.
2. Wine Taste at Wine Sensation: Celebrate love and diversity this month at the Wine Sensation, a Black-owned restaurant and wine-tasting room. Enjoy gourmet dining offerings and wine tasting while supporting a local business.
3.) Black History Month Master Class (Feb 15): Discover the history of African Americans in Williamson County this February 15th. Enroll in a Black History Month Master Class led by Mr. Ernest Rector, presented by the Round Rock Black History Organization and the Round Rock Public Library. Uncover stories that have shaped the community over the years. For more info on this event, click here.
4.) Attend an “All Black Made” Event: This local organization is hosting empowering events in Round Rock, like a Farmers Market Extravaganza, Dinner, and an “Ease on Down, Black Girl Magic” Event! Check out their calendar to see all the happenings.
5.) Dine at Y’alls and Bernie Soul Kitchen: Enjoy authentic down south Southern food in Round Rock! Y’alls and Bernie Soul Kitchen are Black-owned restaurants that know how to bring soul, comfort, and flavor. They have Fried Pork Chops, Collard Greens, Cajun Corn, Southern Pecan Cobblers, and more delicious dishes!
We hope you have an enriching time in Round Rock during Black History Month. For more events and information, follow our social media pages @goroundrock to stay in the know.