Nixon-Smiley Community Fest to be held Saturday


The Nixon Area Chamber of Commerce, the Smiley Bantam Activity Group and Nixon Social are putting the finishing touches on their Nixon-Smiley Community Fest — a free, fun event for the whole family.

The festivities will take place from noon to 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, on North Congress Avenue between West Fourth and West Third Street in Nixon as well as at the Nixon Social, 120 W. Third St.

The event will include live music from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Sonic Soul; from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by Jeremy Alvarez and Chad Anderson; from 8:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. by Felix Pompa and Brandon Ford; from 10 p.m. to midnight by Josh Evans; from 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. by the Tiffiny Dawn Band; and from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. by Logan Ryan Band.

It will also feature vendors, kids games, a silent auction, food and fun. The Nixon-Smiley High School band is also expected to perform from noon to 2 p.m., along with the Nixon-Smiley little, middle school and high school cheerleaders.

Bring a lawn chair but no ice chests are allowed.

For more information, email Chamber President Natividad Ruiz at or check out the Nixon-Smiley Community Fest Facebook page.