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Soul Food Cook-off To Take Place Jan. 18

By Liz Biro, posted Jan 15, 2014
(Photo by Liz Biro)
A soul food cook-off is part of a seven-day-long Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration planned this week before the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday Jan. 20.

The cook-off is scheduled 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 18 at the William E. Murphy Sports Complex, 401 S. Eighth St. in Wilmington. A car and motorcycle show is planned to run simultaneously. Admission is free.

The week’s activities also include the NAACP/MLK Breakfast 9 a.m. Jan. 19 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Warwick Center.

The Martin Luther King Jr. annual banquet is scheduled 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Wilmington Convention Center. The guest speaker is N.C. Supreme Court Justice Cherie Beasley. Tickets cost $50.

For information about Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration events, go to the MLK Jr. Celebration Southeastern North Carolina website at www.mlkjrcelebration-senc10.com, call 910-763-4138 or email bmlkparade@aol.com.

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