The Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) will host its first annual black tie gala, "Celebrating Music in Our Culture," on Saturday, Oct. 6.
The purpose of the gala is to support ongoing programming, educational outreach, youth initiatives and innovative exhibitions, as well as the Center's capital campaign.
The event will showcase the music of the time periods depicted in the Center's three most recent exhibitions. In addition, a young Prince George County resident who has made significant contributions to the culture of music will be honored.
WUSA-9 Anchor J.C. Hayward will host the event, and U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards, Maryland Sen. Victor Ramirez, Maryland delegates Jolene Ivey and Michael Summers, Prince George's County Council Chair Andrea Harrison and Councilman Will Campos will serve as honorary co-chairs.