MUSKOGEE – March is National Women’s History Month in Muskogee, and Bacone College will celebrate students of all ethnicities, Bacone International, by hosting an international fashion show on March 26.
This event is a fundraiser for Bacone College to help rebuild classrooms and dormitories. This event will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 300 Martin Luther King Community Center. in central Muskogee. Beginning at 2:00 p.m., this event will highlight traditional African American costumes, dressed in traditional clothing representing African culture.
Asian American culture is represented by models wearing Vietnamese cultural clothing and also by a model from Taiwan wearing traditional clothing. Traditional-style Hispanic clothing also features variations from South American cultures, including Puerto Rican, Honduran, and traditional Mexican clothing. There will also be two models dressed in French-style clothing and a modern Native American designer from Skitock’s Fire Wagon Designs.
The Bacone men’s soccer team will be representing their country with a national flag, and there will also be two clothing boutiques from Muskogee, the ladies will be wearing new spring clothing designs from the beautiful boutique, Brittany Beasley Shop. , and Hayley Freaks’ Hey Girly Clothing Boutique.
Traditional Native American clothing will be included along with models representing various tribes from Oklahoma. The event will begin with Muskogee Parks and Recreation Director Rick Ewing playing the Scottish bagpipes after an opening welcome from Bacone College Interim President Dr. Nikki Michaels.
Tickets for this event are priced at $20, and can be purchased through Eventbrite. There will be a silent auction at the event, for which the school is seeking donations, as well as featuring sponsors.
Craft vendors and food trucks will be available from noon to 5 p.m.For information about registering to be a vendor or food truck, contact Sarah Megan Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
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