Nicodemus Kansas

139th Homecoming Emancipation Celebration

July 27, 28, 29 & 30 2017

 

Download our flyer for the 2017 Homecoming Celebration!

Download our letter to supporters!

 

Schedule of Events

Thursday – July 27th

7:00pm – Meet & Greet; Cards, Games and Food  Sponsored by: Nicodemus Historical Society

 

Friday – July 28th

2:00 Welcome Reception, Refreshments

2:30 Annual Nicodemus Homecoming Celebration Meeting

3:00pm Live Family Tree – Norma Jean Jackson

4:30 Card Tournament – Everyone Welcome

7:00 Country Line Dancing – Come Join the Fun and Learn!

9:00pm – 1:30am Dance – DJ Troy Chapman

2:00am Clean Up, Township Hall – Please Help Us – Dispose of your own trash!

 

Saturday – July 29th

Free Medical Screenings – KU Medical Tent/Van – All Day

5:30 am Women’s Gathering – Power Spot – Angela Bates, Leave from 907 Hummingbird, Bogue

Dedication of the History and Field Signs

Baseball Tournament – To be announced

8:00 am Historic Site 5K Run

7:30 am On-Site Registration KBFA Breakfast Tent

Early registration at: www.nicodemuscamps.com

8:30 am Pancake Breakfast – KBFA Tent, Donations Accepted

10:00 am  Speaker – Enimini Ekong, Chief of Interpretation Brown v. Board National Historic Site

11:00 am Parade – Prize $$ for Winning Entry

12:30 pm  Program/History Performances – Township Hall

  • Nicodemus Blues Baseball – Freddie Switzer and Andrew Alexander;
  • Nicodemus Scholars – Nettie Asberry and Lula Craig;
  • Nicodemus Banker A. McPherson and Patron Eliza Smith

2:00 pm Fashion/Talent Show – Teresa Switzer – Township Hall

3:30 p.m. Social Time – games, cards, dominoes, children activity, music

4:00 pm Watermelon Feed, Township Hall – Sponsored by: Bob & Kathy Atkisson

7:00 pm Gospel Extravaganza – First Missionary Baptist Church

9:00 pm – 1:30 am Dance – DJ Troy Chapman

2:00am Clean Up, Township Hall, Please Help Us – Dispose of your own trash!

 

Sunday – July 30th

2:00 – 5:00 pm CLEAN UP

We need everyone to HELP clean up our small community.

Please dispose of your own trash!

10:30 am First Missionary Baptist Church Services – Rev. Raymond Groves – Denver, Colorado

1:00 pm Community Dinner – Visitor Center/Township Hall

Donations Accepted

HOPE TO SEE YOU THIS YEAR!