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July Perry descendants Jacqueline Perry-Blalock, the Rev. Thomas Perry, Robert Henry, Jackie Perry and Sharon Cooley McWhite were proud to attend the event and honor their ancestor’s legacy.

PHOTOS: July in November Heritage Festival 2019

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

July Perry descendants Jacqueline Perry-Blalock, the Rev. Thomas Perry, Robert Henry, Jackie Perry and Sharon Cooley McWhite were proud to attend the event and honor their ancestor’s legacy.

April Brown and Necole Pew of The Paramour Band enjoyed the festival before their set on stage.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

April Brown and Necole Pew of The Paramour Band enjoyed the festival before their set on stage.

Bridge the Gap Coalition Executive Director Josie Lemon Allen and State Sen. Randolph Bracy were pleased with the turnout at the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Bridge the Gap Coalition Executive Director Josie Lemon Allen and State Sen. Randolph Bracy were pleased with the turnout at the event.

Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond, Kenneth Thompson, State Sen. Randolph Bracy and Ocoee City Commissioner George Oliver gathered for a group photo at the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond, Kenneth Thompson, State Sen. Randolph Bracy and Ocoee City Commissioner George Oliver gathered for a group photo at the event.

Quintina Star, Josie Lemon Allen and LaWanda Thompson admired a gorgeous mural of July Perry at the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Quintina Star, Josie Lemon Allen and LaWanda Thompson admired a gorgeous mural of July Perry at the event.

Joanna McPhail and Audrey Giles, 5, distributed information about July Perry.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Joanna McPhail and Audrey Giles, 5, distributed information about July Perry.

Dorothy Dowdell, Annie Williams and Lois Lamb took a moment to appreciate a mural of July Perry.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Dorothy Dowdell, Annie Williams and Lois Lamb took a moment to appreciate a mural of July Perry.

Stilt walker Bambi Loketo, center, took a moment to say “hello” to Dorothy Dowdell and Annie Williams.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Stilt walker Bambi Loketo, center, took a moment to say “hello” to Dorothy Dowdell and Annie Williams.

April Brown and The Paramour Band had audience members clapping and singing along.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

April Brown and The Paramour Band had audience members clapping and singing along.

Herston Milton led a few songs for The Paramour Band from behind the keyboard.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Herston Milton led a few songs for The Paramour Band from behind the keyboard.

Bella, 9, and Sue Thompson enjoyed browsing through the different vendor booths at the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Bella, 9, and Sue Thompson enjoyed browsing through the different vendor booths at the event.

Guitarist A.D. Daisley strummed along with The Paramour Band.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Guitarist A.D. Daisley strummed along with The Paramour Band.

Sasha Novkov and Steve Denosky found a nice spot to watch the live music.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Sasha Novkov and Steve Denosky found a nice spot to watch the live music.

Hannibal Square Heritage Center Manager Barbara Chandler and Crealdé School of Art Instructor Cris Cruz passed out information at one of the booths.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Hannibal Square Heritage Center Manager Barbara Chandler and Crealdé School of Art Instructor Cris Cruz passed out information at one of the booths.

July Perry descendant Jackie Perry shared a few words during the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

July Perry descendant Jackie Perry shared a few words during the event.

July Perry descendant Sharon Cooley McWhite thanked everyone who made the event possible.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

July Perry descendant Sharon Cooley McWhite thanked everyone who made the event possible.

Descendants of July Perry gathered on stage to speak about the Ocoee massacre and the meaning of the July in November event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Descendants of July Perry gathered on stage to speak about the Ocoee massacre and the meaning of the July in November event.

Brandon “Twitch” Wilson of The Twitch Wilson Band sang some soulful original music.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Brandon “Twitch” Wilson of The Twitch Wilson Band sang some soulful original music.

Trinetta Fisher and LaVon Bracy Davis were spotted at the festival.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Trinetta Fisher and LaVon Bracy Davis were spotted at the festival.

Olivia Fountain, Martha Chandler, Lois Pollard, Theressa Young, Sharon Cotten and Pat Wells watched the live music from a nice, shaded spot.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Olivia Fountain, Martha Chandler, Lois Pollard, Theressa Young, Sharon Cotten and Pat Wells watched the live music from a nice, shaded spot.

Gabrielle, 7, and Michelle Starkes had fun watching the bands play on stage at the event.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 |

Gabrielle, 7, and Michelle Starkes had fun watching the bands play on stage at the event.

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