The DeKalb History Center will host its sixth annual Black History Month Celebration by honoring four legends in the entertainment industry. Awards will be presented to: Clarence Carter, Jason Lary, Don P. Roberts and Beverly “Guitar” Watkins for their accomplishments in the arts. The event is sponsored in part by The Champion Newspaper, the DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau and Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home.
Publisher Carolyn Glenn will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the event. The celebration will take place at the historic DeKalb County Courthouse in Decatur on Thursday, February 28. The annual event begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes a seated luncheon and entertainment. Tickets are required and seating is limited. The cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members and sponsorships are still available.