Celebrating the past and present of the first places African-Americans owned land in Montgomery County, the Scotland community of Potomac, Md., is announcing a significant expansion of its annual Scotland Juneteenth Heritage Festival for 2023. The Scotland neighborhood is a treasured part of our Bells Mill community.
Featuring a children’s carnival and music performance, as well as art exhibitions, food, sports, and presentations on Black history in this region, the events for the federal holiday on Monday, June 19, will be spread across the Cabin John Regional Park, Cabin John Village, and the Scotland community on Seven Locks Road.
Don’t miss the 5K road race that starts and ends at BMES, the children’s carnival, or the Big Train baseball game honoring the Scotland Eagles. For up to date information and schedule please visit juneteenthscotland.org.