Bogota’s Quasquicentennial 125th Anniversary

(1894-2019)

Bogota’s 125th Anniversary Committee is sponsoring a Historical Walking Tour of Bogota as part of the Bogota Day activities.  Join town historian, Henry Komorowski, this Saturday (June 1) from 3:00 to 4:00pm to learn about the history of Bogota and visit some historical sites.  Meet at Olsen Park at 3:00pm and wear walking shoes! 

 

The Borough of Bogota will celebrate its 125th Anniversary in 2019 with events and activities that highlight Bogota’s history and achievements and creates a sense of pride and excitement for all residents. 

 

Here is a sneak preview of upcoming events:

  • January 17, 2019 Council Meeting – Introduction of Honorary Chairperson, Pat Shuber; recognition of oldest and youngest residents; launch of website, Face Book page, twitter and Photo Voice projects

  • Quarterly newsletters with upcoming events, interviews, historical articles, etc.

  • Bi-monthly historical lecture series and displays at the Library

  • February 13, 2019 – I Love Bogota Valentine Dance

  • Historical bus and walking tours of Bogota

  • May 1, 2019 Loyalty Day Celebration

  • May 27, 2019 Memorial Day Parade

  • Town-wide arts projects

  • June 1, 2019 Bogota Day Celebration

  • School contests

  • Summer old movie festival

  • October 4-6, 2019 – Bogota Homecoming celebration

  • Senior Citizen oral histories

  • November 14, 2019 – Bogota Gala Event

  • Music celebration with resident musician performances

  • December 31, 2019 – First Night Celebration

 

For more information, visit the 125th Anniversary site.