The August Ball

Formal Dinner & Dance

The August Ball commemorates August 1, 1887, Emancipation Day celebrating the liberation of enslaved people, first in the Caribbean, and then eventually the end of slavery in this country. This Ball was also celebrated in 1887 by the La Crosse Community.

Join us as we bring back a piece of La Crosse Black History!

The 2023 August Ball Video

Enduring Families Project YouTube Page

The 2023 August Ball Slideshow

Enduring Families Project YouTube Page

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