Greetings Family!
 
We are pleased to welcome you to our 2021 Nelson Family Mass Reunion that will be held September 3rd – September 6th in Memphis and Ripley/Henning TN.  This family friendly location offers plenty of fun and excitement for all ages.  Come join us for fun in the city and enjoy the many amenities and attractions.
 
Events are subject to change. All paid events require your name tag for entry
 

Friday

Family Meet & Greet
Friday September 3rd 5pm – 7pm. Check in at the reunion registration table to get your reunion packet, name tag and t-shirts. Meet with your family members, share stories, and show lots of love!! Light refreshments provided.
 

Saturday

 Family Meet & Greet
Saturday September 4th 4pm – 6pm. Check in at the reunion registration table to get your reunion packet, name tag and t-shirts. Meet with your family members, share stories, and show lots of love!! Light refreshments provided.

Family Banquet
Saturday September 4th 6pm – 11pm. Enjoy dinner, awards and entertainment by our own family super stars!!

Nelson’s Legacy Awards
Saturday September 4th 7pm – 8pm. Celebrate the nominees and winners of the Legacy Awards. Go to Legacy Awards for more details.

Nelson’s Got Talent
Saturday September 4th 8pm – 11pm. Talent Show and Karaoke. Show your talent, have fun and win prizes!! Sign-up information will be released at a later date, in the meantime, practice those songs and perfect your talent show acts!!
 

Sunday

Worship & Reflection Service
Sunday September 5th 11am – noon. Join us for a time of reflection and to give thanks for our family.

Lunch Buffet
Sunday September 5th noon – 2pm. Immediately following worship service.

Choose Your Own Adventure
Sunday September 5th 2pm – 8pm. Free time to enjoy the City or Memphis
 

Monday

Lauderdale Labor Day Celebration
Monday September 6th 10am. The town of Ripley, in Lauderdale County, holds a free annual Labor Day celebration in Rice Memorial Park, with a parade, southern food favorites, games and carnival rides. This home-coming event is a family tradition.

Family Reunion Farewell Picnic
Monday September 6th 2pm – 5pm. Enjoy lunch, games and family as we spend the last day together until next time!

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The following activities are available in and around Memphis/Henning:

Southland Casino Night - $25 
Live entertainment Fridays and Saturdays from 9pm to 1 am at the Sports Bar & Grill (entertainers to be announced). https://bluescitytours.com/casino-shuttle/

African American History Tour $59 Adults $48 Children 5-12
Saturday September 4th
2 hour African American History Tour.
https://www.atopmemphis.com/tour-information/

Alex Haley Museum – $10 
https://www.alexhaleymuseum.org/admission