24th Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival, June 9-11, 2017

24th Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival, June 9-11, 2017

The festival features blues music, all over town, all weekend! Poised to become the premier blues festival of the region this is a weekend long event featuring outstanding national regional and local blues performers, historic displays, family activities, vendors, food, carnival games. is a day long concert in Cherry...Read on

2nd Annual March for Unity, Racial Healing and Justice

2nd Annual March for Unity, Racial Healing and Justice

From the Tinner Hill Civil Rights Monument, where 100 years ago the first rural NAACP began in once-segregated Falls Church, VA, to The Falls Church Episcopal, several hundred marchers representing diverse races, religions, ethnicities, and more, will walk to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and gather for...Read on

Attention Artists! Juried all-media show “Nothing But The Blues”

Attention Artists! Juried all-media show “Nothing But The Blues”

Nothing But The Blues is a juried all-media show held in conjunction with Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and the 24th Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival.  We invite you to submit your works of art, that in your mind and imagination, connect to the “Blues”

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Prelude to the Blues 2017

Prelude to the Blues 2017

In preparation for the 24th Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival, we're having a special Prelude to the Blues with Daryl Davis house concert on Saturday, May 20, 2017 ♦ 6:30 – 10:30 PM

It’s an evening of Boogie Woogie Blues & BBQ...Read on

Dr. E.B. Henderson “Dear Editor” Contest

Dr. E.B. Henderson “Dear Editor” Contest

Contest Information

What It Is:  

“Dear Editor” is an opportunity to engage students to think critically and write persuasively, responding to news media regarding the topic of social justice and civil rights.

Who Can Enter:

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