June 9, 2009


NACC Sponsors Sixth Annual Summer Latino Festival June 13:
A Celebration of Latino Culture

Northeast Alabama Community College is sponsoring their sixth annual Summer Latino Festival: A Celebration of Latino Culture at their campus on Saturday, June 13, 2009, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m.

This exciting event will be free and open to the public. There will be a live mariachi band, delicious Latino foods sold by local restaurants, free family photos, authentic Latino merchandise for sale, as well as free soft drinks and ice cream treats. For children, there will be arts, crafts and games, and activities including Mexican bingo, breaking piñatas, pony rides, and puppet shows.

The Summer Latino Festival will be on the NACC campus located on Alabama Highway 35 between Scottsboro and Fort Payne. Everyone is encouraged to attend and enjoy this Celebration of Latino Culture from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 13.

For more information, contact Susan Barron, Director of Event Planning at NACC, at or phone ext. 248.

"Latino Festival"
Below are scenes from
last year’s festival.

Mexican dancers entertain the crowd.

Latino Festival 2008 drew over 1000 people.