Film History and Black History Month Celebration at Abbey Creek Vineyard

Celebrate Black History Month with a Local Story event and film screening hosted by Bertony Faustin at the Abbey Creek Vineyard, Oregon’s first African American-owned winery. Bertony will talk about his life and passion for wine making and host a special screening of his documentary, “Red, White and Black,” about minority winemakers in the state. Read about the film and check out the trailer here.

Your ticket includes admission to the event, light appetizers, a film screening and a chat with Bertony. A cash bar will be available for wine purchase.

Local Story is a nomadic public program brought to you by the Washington County Museum to raise awareness about the dynamic people who contribute to the living history of this remarkable region. Each location is chosen by the presenter and serves as an immersive backdrop in the telling of their story.

 

When:  Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Where:  Abbey Creek Vineyard, 31441 NW Commercial St. – North Plains, OR 97133

Cost:  $10 for non-members / free for Washington County Museum members

Event information:  http://www.washingtoncountymuseum.org/home/2018/01/09/local-story-bertony-faustin/

Ticket information: https://localstory-february-2018.brownpapertickets.com

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About the Washington County Museum

For more than 50 years, the Washington County Museum has provided community members and visitors an opportunity to experience and understand the richness of our history, heritage and culture. The Washington County Museum on the Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and on the second Saturday of every month. There is no admission fee though visitors are encouraged to leave a donation.

For more information, please visit www.washingtoncountymuseum.org, email [email protected] or call 503.645.5353.