Watertown's fifth annual Juneteenth Celebration is this weekend.
Organizer Bianca Ellis and Micholas Credle, one of the celebration's narrators, explained what the celebration is for during an interview on 7 News This Morning.
You can see that interview in the video.
Juneteenth celebrates freeing the slaves after the Civil War. The day involves a narration of the history of the celebration, a guest lecture, and live performances.
It's from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at the Ramada Renaissance Room in Watertown
It's open to the public and admission is free.