Juneteenth events lined of for the weekend

Kids enjoy a water ride during a previous Juneteenth celebration held in Albany.

ALBANY — The holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States will be celebrated in a big way on Saturday, with two street festivals downtown, a gospel concert, dramatic performance and several other events.

Dougherty County’s first-ever Juneteenth celebration kicks off at 11 a.m. at the Government Center Plaza at 222 Pine Ave.

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