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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


In coordination with many valued volunteers, Pocahontas County Opera House Foundation, High Rocks Educational Corporation, and Preservation Alliance of WV, we have planned a full day of education and celebration to honor the life and work of Dr. King. Join us on Monday the 21st for activities that reflect his commitment to peace, justice, and inclusion.

Schedule · Monday, January 21, 2019

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Read Aloud offered every 30 minutes with accompanying art project for youth, K-5. At McClintic Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Heritage Room in McClintic Library open to view selected pieces highlighting Black History appreciation

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Pocahontas County Opera House displays present audio and visual recordings, student poetry and art contributions

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Community Sing-Along and Recorded Performances at Pocahontas County Opera House

12:00 PM
Community Church bells ring in Memorial

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Community Meal of Soups and Bread at Pocahontas County Opera House

1:30 PM
Walking Tour to Greenbrier Hill School on The Greenbrier River Trail and 4th Ave. Depart from Opera House

1:30 PM
Walking Tour to Mural on Route 39. Departs from McClintic Library.

2:30 PM
Paint clay doves with Cynthia Gurreri from Pocahontas County Arts Council at 503 3rd Ave, Marlinton. (old Poc, Woods)

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Community Supper of Soups and Bread at Pocahontas County Opera House


January 21
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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