MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 19, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities


— Saturday

• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Soul Food Cook-Off — Noon at the Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.



Sunday

• Gospel Show — 6 p.m. at the Roxy Theater.



Monday

• Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Center, 627 N. Third St. Cost, $5.

• Presidential Inauguration Watch Party — 9 a.m. to noon at the Martin Luther King Center.

• Parade line-up — Noon at North 11th and Martin Luther King streets. Advance entry forms available at MLK Center or sign up day of parade. Participants are being asked to park in the north parking lot of Arrowhead Mall, which parallels Martin Luther King Street.

• Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Car Show — Parade begins at 1 p.m. at the corner of North 11th and Martin Luther King streets, ending at the MLK Center on Third Street where the car show will be held. Participants are being asked to park in the north parking lot of Arrowhead Mall, which parallels Martin Luther King Street.

• St. Mark Baptist Church commemorative musical and oratorical contest — 7 p.m. at the church, 1020 S. Second St.



Information:

• Roxy Theater and Muskogee Civic Center events: (918) 684-6362.

• Martin Luther King Center events: (918) 684-6314.

• St. Mark Baptist Church information and entry forms: www.stmarkbc.com.