by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Here are 10 things to know about the busy, busy weekend that is the Wellington Homecoming and Fall Festival. And it starts tonight! For the full schedule of events click here or click on the ad to your right.
1. Wellington High School parade.
The Wellington High School homecoming parade will start at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Wellington. There will be your traditional floats, the WHS band, the football boys on trailers and a pep rally thereafter.
2. Wellington Duchess ceremonies.
The annual Wellington Duchess ceremony will begin on Friday at halftime of the Wellington vs. Wichita Collegiate football game with kickoff at 7 p.m. The Duchess candidates are: Alexis Hinman, Ryleigh Buck, Madi Adams, Dietra Sober and Baylee DeJarnett.
Once the crowning and the football game is completed, a WHS homecoming dance will follow in the high school commons.
3. Barbecue/Chili/Salsa Cook Off.