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Booker is turning 100 - Come Celebrate!

Labor Day Weekend 2019 | Booker Texas

It may be hard to believe but Booker, Texas is turning 100 years old and that means it is time to celebrate. The Celebration Committee is hard at work, but are ready to announce the date and tentative schedule. Please click the link below to learn more and peruse the schedule. The most important thing is to get on the email update list so that we can keep you up to date as the celebration gets closer. We hope to see you all in Booker, Texas Labor Day Weekend. 

Booker 100th Celebration has a PayPal Account. So, if you want a copy of the Adoption of BISD by the Kiowa Indians ($10), or decided to run in the 5K ($25), or need extra Bierox tickets ($10 per person), or love golf ($20 per person), or put together that winning Bed Race team and want to enter that team ($25 per team), you can use your PayPal account to send us the fees. Just send it to

booker100th @gmail.com. In the note section please give us your name and why you are sending the money.

 

 

 

 

 Entry Forms: Bed Races | Parade | Quilt Show

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Booker 100 Schedule

Day 1 | Thursday August 29, 2019

6:00 PM
Powder Puff Football Game
Dark
Burning of the “B”

Gather round and watch the burning of the “B” at the school.

Day 2 | Friday August 30, 2019

4:00 – 6:00 PM
Registration

at Booker Public School/Library

Coordinator is Reola Smith. 

2:30 PM
Homecoming Coronation

at Booker High School Gym

The coronation of this year’s homecoming queen. 

4:00 – 6:00 PM
Booker Memories Display

at Booker Public School/Library

Coordinator is Otis Shearer. Display will be ongoing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

7:00 PM
Booker Kiowa Football

at Kiowa Field

The Booker Kiowas take on the Highland Park Hornets.

Day 3 | Saturday August 31, 2019

7:30 AM
5k/10k Run

at Kirksey Elementary

Coordinators are Sara Hoover and Matt Bartosiewicz. More details to come.

8:00 – 9:30 AM
Registration

at Booker Public School/Library

Coordinator is Reola Smith.

7:00 – 9:00 AM
Community Breakfast

at BISD Cafeteria

Coordinator is Crystal Richardson. 

10:00 AM
Parade

 at Main Street

Coordinators are Jodie Chisum and Maggie Flores. Entry form here.

 

11:00 AM
David Laurie Memorial Bed Races

at Main Street

Following the parade are the world famous Booker Bed Races. Beds are furnished just bring your team. Coordinators are Lance Laurie, Brent Laurie, Seth Custer, Justin Smithson, and Byron Hoover. Entry form here.

12:00 – 2:00 PM
Barbeque Lunch

at Robertson Park

Keith Fronk is Coordinator. 

Afternoon
Softball Tournament

at Grace Field

Coordinator is Angela Godino.

Afternoon
Quilt Show

 at Booker Baptist Church

Coordinators are Pam Sanders and Denise Hughes. Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Entry information here.

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Children’s Inflatables

at Robertson Park

12:00 – 4:00 PM
Afternoon in the Park

at Robertson Park

Coordinator is Joni Parvin.

Afternoon
Class Meetings

at various locations

Details to come.

6:30 PM – Midnight
Street Dance

Food vendors will start at 6:00 p.m.

Dance to “Insufficient Funds” starting at 8:00 p.m
                          

10:00 PM
Fireworks Display

Day 4 | Sunday September 1, 2019

10:30 AM -12:00 PM
Worship Service

at BHS Auditorium

Coordinators are Pam Sanders and Monica Custer.

12:00 – 2:00 PM
Bierox Lunch

at BHS Cafeteria

The freshman class is hosting a traditional Bierox lunch. $10.00 for the meal which includes a salad, dessert and drink.

Bulk Orders: $28.00 for half an order of Bierox. $48.00 for a dozen of Bierox. Email Amber Biddler for bulk orders amber.biddler@region16.net and pickup Sunday 12 PM.

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Ex-Student Assembly/Reunions/Class Pictures

at BHS Auditorium

Coordinator is Teresa Meyer.

4:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Fiesta Night

at Main Street

Coordinator is Rosa Dominguez. 

Day 5 | Monday September 2, 2019

9:00 AM
Golf Tournament

at F.S. Robertson Golf Club

Coordinators are Darren Chisum and Matt Bartosiewicz. More details to come.

Get in Touch

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