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Celebration in July to mark National Day of American Cowboy

July 2, 2015

Tonganoxie will celebrate National Day of the American Cowboy with a parade, several country western music performances and vendors.

The event starts with a parade at 10 a.m. July 25 through downtown Tonganoxie.

Vendors and exhibits demonstrating various cowboy culture will be featured along the parade route. Later in the day, a series of vocalists will perform in the afternoon and into the evening at The Jewel on Main, Fourth and Main streets. Re-enactors and exhibitors will make appearances throughout the day downtown and at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.

And at 10 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. Frank Slaughter will lead a church service at The Jewel on Main, with guest performances by Two Steppin’ with the Lord.

For vendor opportunities, contact Keyta Kelly at

For directions and information on parade, show schedules and sponsorship opportunities, contact Charley Green at 913-219-3942 or

The event also will help benefit Tonganoxie Elementary School’s Food 4 Friends Program.


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