Katherine Jackson is expected to make an appearance in Gary, Ind. on Friday. She will there to take part in a birthday celebration for her son, the late Michael Jackson.
Fans gathered for a block party in front of Jackson's childhood home on Thursday.
The celebration continues with several performances on Friday, and it wraps up Saturday evening with a fireworks display.
The King of Pop would have been 55 this year.
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