2021 Negro Leagues Centennial Community Celebration

A Celebration of Community The heart and soul of Rocky Mount, North Carolina is clearly reflected in its small business community and network of advocates and volunteers, and this has never been more evident than throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. In the face of daily challenges and changes, the needs of our community have been met […]

Tour the Historic Buck Leonard Home

Historic Buck Leonard Home 606 Atlantic Ave, Rocky Mount

A Rocky Mount Landmark Tour the historic Walter "Buck" Leonard home where you will see the Baseball Hall of Famer's keepsakes, learn about his life in Rocky Mount and his career in the Negro Leagues, and meet the family and members of the Buck Leonard Association. The home at 605 Atlantic Avenue in Rocky Mount, […]


Buck Leonard Golf Classic for Inner City Youth Sports & S.T.E.A.M.

Belmont Lake Golf Club 201 Belmont Club Way, Rocky Mount

Tee it Up for Kids! Proceeds for the first ever Buck Leonard Golf Classic for Inner-City Youth will benefit the kids of the Buck Leonard Association RBI Youth Baseball League and Evolve Golf and Education, who are dedicated to introducing the game of golf to underpriveleged kids and teens, while reinforcing its inherent values of […]

$75 – $300

UNC/Buck Leonard Youth Baseball Clinic

Stith-Talbert Park 729 Pennsylvania Ave, Rocky Mount

PLAY BALL! Kids from the Buck Leonard Association RBI Youth Baseball League and beyond will be treated to a free baseball skills clinic hosted by the University of North Carolina baseball program!  Following the clinic, will be a 2021 season-end awards ceremony. Players will register at the park with name, age and skill level beginning […]

Gala – Baseball, Jazz & All That Swing!

Booker T. Theater 170 E Thomas St, Rocky Mount

Celebrate In-Person or Online! Join us in person at the historic Booker T. Theater in Rocky Mount, NC - or by Zoom from anywhere in the world for the return of the Buck Leonard Association annual gala! Highlights of the evening include a Negro Leagues roundtable discussion, and special music performances by Joyce Stearnes Thompson, […]