Selma, NC: Soul Food Feast Returns on Feb. 8, 2020

Soul Food Feast 2020 flyer. Source: Town of Selma, North Carolina
Soul Food Feast 2020 flyer. Source: Town of Selma, North Carolina

The town of Selma’s Parks and Recreation is holding the third-annual Soul Food Feast on Saturday, February 8, 2020, 11am-1pm. Admission and meal are free for all ages.

Come with family and friends and “feed your souls with good food, music, and fun” at the Selma Civic Center, 300 N Webb Street, Selma, North Carolina (Johnston County).

Enjoy featured entertainment:

  • Singer Angel George
  • Spiritual Movement Dance Group performing to “God is Good”
  • My Kids Club Drum Corp

Eric Jackson, Selma Historical Museum Curator, will present on “The Storm is Passing Over: The Story of the Great Migration,” discussing the migration of African-Americans from the south to the north and its impact.

Talia Virgin, President, Johnston County Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will also speak during this Black History event.

Feed your body with a catered meal including chicken and pork chops by Arlean Creech, and side dishes provided by Parkside Cafe. Along with these feast items, there will be beverages and dessert.

The Soul Food Feast is sponsored by the Town of Selma, making it possible for admission and food to be free. You do not need to live in Selma to come and join in this Black History Month 2020 celebration.

The Soul Food Feast originated in 2018, created to showcase Black History Month. Selma Parks and Recreation’s Melissa Dooley and and Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum’s Eric Jackson came up with the initial plan.

Registration is not required. See details at


Source: Eric Jackson, Selma Historical Museum


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