A Saturday night event in Thomson kicks off the community’s observance of Martin Luther King Day.
Vanderhorst CME Church will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. banquet at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Jeffery Thomas of Trinity CME church in Augusta. Tickets are available at the door for $15 a person or $25 a couple.
Vanderhorst also will have Martin Luther King Day activities and a guest speaker on Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for ages 5 to adult.