Dates scheduled for Black Gold Festival

On March 25, the Black Gold Festival Committee released an online statement confirming the dates and theme for the 2021 Black Gold Festival. The festival was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is scheduled to be held on Sept. 16, 17 and 18 this year. The theme is going to be the theme intended for last year’s event, “Raised on Soup Beans, Cornbread and Black Gold.” More details will be announced by local officials and the Black Gold Festival Committee at a later date.