Be a Basye Kid!

Be a Basye kid or volunteer at the 2023 bicentennial! What is the Basye Kids Club… A group of elementary age children that act as greetersand Bicentennial promoters before and during theBowling Green Bicentennial celebration and activities. What we need… Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Communitymembers who want to make a difference to help planactivities andContinue reading “Be a Basye Kid!”

Updated Schedule of Events

We are so excited about the Bicentennial and are constantly updating and adding to the event schedule! Activities planned for so far for 2023 Bicentennial as of June 20,2022 (check mark shows where we already have committee volunteers working) ✓ .Tuesday –June 27,2023   Bell of the Ball Prominade and The young Queen Contest.  We only many need one or two evenings for any or allContinue reading “Updated Schedule of Events”

Bicentennial Tentative Schedule of Events

Activities planned so far… Sunday- Monday and Tuesday-June 25, 26, 27, 2023    Open for planning for activities that can fit into this time period.  We only many need one or two evenings for any or all of these activities.  Queen Contest, and  Belle of the Ball Dress contest, Possible Teenage “Keystone Cops”,   ~  5-10 yr old Basye Childrens Club festival (greeters),Continue reading “Bicentennial Tentative Schedule of Events”

John W. Basye’s Bowling Green

                 An outline of the life of John W. Basye and the beginning of his Bowling Green                                                 Compiled by Donald W. Hamilton in October 2021 John W. Basye   April 3, 1770 was born in Point Lookout, Maryland.  He died May 25, 1845 and is buried in his town of Bowling Green, Missouri. The BasyeContinue reading “John W. Basye’s Bowling Green”