The Town of Kaycee will turn 100 on August 12, and to celebrate, the town in southern Johnson County will have their Centennial Celebration this Saturday with numerous events.
Kaycee already hosted a smaller event geared more for local families on July 20 with a time capsule dedication, picnic and local musicians playing in the park as well as living history events.
This weekend will be the culminating celebration starting with a parade featuring the history of Kaycee and southern Johnson County. The parade begins at 10am.
A sheepherder's rodeo will follow the parade at Harold Jarrard park, a free barbecue after the rodeo and at 7pm, an outdoor concert by “Wylie and the Wild West.”
The Invasion Bar is also hosting a street dance featuring “Whiskey Creek” beginning at 9pm.
Kaycee Mayor Tommy Knapp said Kaycee and in fact all of southern Johnson County is excited about the
Be sure to check out the raffles for Tire-Rama tires and the Kaycee Centennial Henry Rifle while there. Winners will be drawn during the parade.
For more information, contact the Kaycee Area Chamber of Commerce at (307) 738-2444 or their website at