LLCC invites the public to its 18th annual Multicultural Fest Wednesday, Oct. 12. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Rd. LLCC Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public.
The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.
Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Leo’s Pizza and AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill.
Entertainment will be provided by DJ Yinka at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Brian Stark, LLCC private applied music instructor, and Jess Stark at 10:30 a.m.; Telly da Great and Torch_Nation at 11:30 a.m.; LLCC voice majors Miriam Carter and Hunter Woods, accompanied by Laurie Lewis-Fritz, assistant professor of music, and piano majors Clifton Jones and Jonah Pollock at noon; and Calia Cole at 1:30 p.m.
Community partners that will have exhibits include Memorial Health, NAACP, Springfield Lincoln Library, Ten Thousand Villages of Champaign, 2-D Design Class, First Church of the Brethren, Eternal Life Enterprises, LLC and the Indiana Association of Spiritualists.
In addition to the festivities taking place on the Springfield campus, LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events.
LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Thursday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Multicultural Fest is sponsored by LLCC Student Life.