This weekend, Friday and Sunday June 2 and 3, will mark the 50th anniversary of the Shirley Homecoming.

Events begin Friday at 6 p.m. with music, leading to dancing with live music until midnight. The rodeo begins at 8 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m.

Saturday starts at 9 a.m. with children’s games, with 10 a.m. marking the start of the Turtle Races, $5 to heat winners and $25 to the Grand Champion. The Homecoming parade is 2 p.m., with live music beginning at 3 p.m. and dancing starting at 8 p.m. until midnight.