2017-08-30 / Families & Friends

Scenes from Jenkins Homecoming Days


Tony Wyatt shows off his sick dance moves at the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival. Tony Wyatt shows off his sick dance moves at the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival. Letcher County’s festival season began once again over the weekend with the arrival of the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival. Next up on the list of the gatherings leading to the Mountain Heritage Festival late in September is the Isom Days Festival now underway in that community.



District 5 Magistrate Wayne Fleming and his wife Brenda toss candy during Saturday’s Jenkins Homecoming Days parade. Fleming, who will not seek reelection, was recognized as Jenkins’s “Outstanding Citizen of the Year.” District 5 Magistrate Wayne Fleming and his wife Brenda toss candy during Saturday’s Jenkins Homecoming Days parade. Fleming, who will not seek reelection, was recognized as Jenkins’s “Outstanding Citizen of the Year.”

Darius Chipahua calls to a family member while taking a spin on one of the carnival rides. Darius Chipahua calls to a family member while taking a spin on one of the carnival rides.

Christopher Anderson Jr gives a rave review of the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church funnel cakes. Christopher Anderson Jr gives a rave review of the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church funnel cakes.

Braylen Fleming and his mom, Shequeenia, sport their shades as Braylen looks down Main Street in Jenkins during the Parade. Braylen Fleming and his mom, Shequeenia, sport their shades as Braylen looks down Main Street in Jenkins during the Parade.

Stachia Collins places a piping hot funnel cake onto a plate at the Jenkins Homecoming Days festival. Stachia Collins places a piping hot funnel cake onto a plate at the Jenkins Homecoming Days festival.

From left, Lilly Feltner, Summer Charles, Nichole Cook and Jessica Gross kick off an impromptu dance party in front of the Jenkins Homecoming Days stage. From left, Lilly Feltner, Summer Charles, Nichole Cook and Jessica Gross kick off an impromptu dance party in front of the Jenkins Homecoming Days stage.

Kristi Graham, left, Betsy Addington, right, and Jay Graham, standing, sport their Jenkins Homecoming Days T-shirts in recognition of the 2017 edition of the festival. 
All photos byChris Anderson Kristi Graham, left, Betsy Addington, right, and Jay Graham, standing, sport their Jenkins Homecoming Days T-shirts in recognition of the 2017 edition of the festival. All photos byChris Anderson

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