It was a special celebration at the Auvil's Sweet Nothings Antiques and Uniques as they hosted their first Black History Month gathering this Saturday.

An event will take place on every Saturday this month.

The event honors African Americans both historially and locally.

It was filled with music, dance, words, fashion, food and fellowship.

Participants said it's inspiring to highlight many people who have made a difference, but go unnoticed.

Auvil's weet Nothings Antiques and Uniques is located on Everhart and Alemeda.

Stay connected with 3News for the latest news, sports, and weather. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now.

Have an idea for a story? Send news tips to news@kiiitv.com, and visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!