Update: This event has been postponed until March 11.
A Black History Month celebration featuring dinner prepared by chef Nate Walls of Secondhand Smoke is set for this Thursday at Mount Sequoyah.
The event is set for 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Walls, known for his smoked meats and barbecue, as well as for his efforts to combat food insecurity and reduce food waste in the community through his non-profit organization Second Helping NWA, will prepare a menu of his down-home creations, including smoked beef brisket, grilled salmon, southwestern pasta salad, sautéed mixed greens, and peach cobbler.
In addition to the food, the Fayetteville Black Heritage Preservation Commission will discuss the initiatives they are working on the community, including the renaming of Archibald Yell Boulevard in honor of former slave Nelson Hackett.
Doors open at 6 p.m., an dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.