Kosse Homecoming 2017 slated for this Friday and Saturday, June 9 &10
The annual Kosse homecoming is all set to go for this Friday and Saturday, June 9-10. The Kosse homecoming dates back to the 1920 and has always been a big fundraising time for the community.
Activities include two nights of rodeo action at the Kosse Roping Pen, a BBQ Cook-off, the Kosse Greyhound 5K Run/Walk, the annual homecoming parade, the famous Kosse Fire Department BBQ lunch, and a great street dance on Saturday night.
Truly, the Kosse homecoming has fun for one and all. Proceeds go to support various Kosse community projects and non-profit organizations including: the Kosse Community Center, the Kosse Volunteer Fire Department, Kosse Heritage Society, and Kosse City Park improvements.
Vendor Booths Available, call Karen at 254-375-2212. Sponsorships Opportunities, contact Brooks at 832-773-8361.
The 2017 Kosse Homecoming events are listed below.
Friday, June 9
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. -- BBQ Cook-off Check-in -- (BBQ Rules).
5 p.m. -- Community Center open to the General Public.
8 p.m. --- UPRA/CPRA Rodeo at Kosse Roping Pen.
Sat., June 10
7:30 a.m. -- Annual Kosse Greyhound 5K Run/Walk.
10 a.m. -- Downtown Homecoming Parade -- Kelly at 254-645-0139.
11 a.m. -- Kosse Fire Dept. BBQ Lunch, Kosse Community Center.
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Air-Evac Helicopter Tour (not flights).
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- Tours at the Kosse Heritage House & Historic Hearne--Gidden House - $5.00.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. -- Mechanical Bull Rides, Bounce Houses & fun for the kids.
2 p.m. -- BBQ Cook-off Judging.
7:30 p.m. -- UPRA/CPRA Rodeo at Kosse Roping Pen.
8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. -- Homecoming Street Dance hosted by Waco 100’s John Elliott. Featuring Lee & the Urban Cowboy Band with the Gordon Collier Band. Raffle drawings!