This February, the Anniston Museums and Gardens invites you to the 44th annual Heritage Festival: Words that Lift the Soul! Celebrate Black History Month with us by encouraging our community’s youth during the Oration Competition, enjoying a special performance by K.B. Solomon, shopping local vendors, and touring the Anniston Museum of Natural History and Berman Museum! Food vendors will be on site with delicious food options available for purchase. This community event is perfect for people of all ages! Register your child to compete in the 44th annual Heritage Festival Oration Competition. Download the registration form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Anniston Museum of Natural History. This special event provides children in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 the opportunity to develop public speaking skills and strengthen their love for reading, writing, and poetry. Review the Oration Competition Application for details. Registration forms are due by the end of the day Saturday, February 10, 2024.