~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhood Empowerment

A local community is coming together to celebrate an annual tradition.

The 36th annual Lonsdale Homecoming Celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Haslam-Sansom Ministry Complex, 1740 Texas Ave. to celebrate friends, family and community. Events begin at 10 a.m. with a parade, followed by the opening ceremony and memorial balloon release at 11 a.m., food trucks and kids’ activities from noon to 6, then live music by Brian Clay at 6 p.m.

Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the day.