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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 tongie.east.2012@gmail.com.

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

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

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