Rock Creek Trail Days


Join us for Rock Creek Trail Days at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park on June 4th and 5th. There will be a re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles fracas, a blacksmith at work, Dutch Oven cooking, frontier cabin life, military encampment, and many historical demonstrations and wagon rides from 9 to 4 each day. Historical Interpretation on the East and West Ranches Apple Butter                                       Frontier Games                             Pine Needle Basket Weaving Basket Weaving                                 Frontier Cabin Life                        Pony Express Runs Blacksmithing                                    Hawk Throwing                              Ranch Interpretation Butter & Biscuits                               Horse/Mule Shoeing                     Rope Making Dutch Oven Cooking                         Lace Making (Sat. only)               Rug Braiding (Sun. only) Flint Knapping                                    Living History                                 Tatting (Sat. only) Fire Building-Flint & Steel                 Military Encampment                 Zither Music Visitor Center Open Daily 9 AM to 5 PM Black Powder Gun Demonstrations @ 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM Re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles Fracas @ 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM Pony Express Run@ 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM Mule Pulled Wagon Rides Available Relay for Life American Cancer Lunch Benefit on West Ranch on Sat., (11:00 – 1:30) June 4, 2016 BBQ, Hot Dogs, Chips, Baked Beans, Dessert and Drink—Free Will Donation   (Also selling pop & bottled water)  BUFFALO STEW COOKOUT – Saturday, June 4th, 2015, @ 7:00 PM with the following entertainment—Music of the Plains presented by Dave Marsh  (sponsored by the Nebraska Humanities Council) Saturday, June 4, 2015, at 7:00 PM Tickets—Adults-$9.00                       Children-$6.00 (ages 13 & under) Tickets are available until noon on June 3rd, 2016, at: Fairbury Chamber of Commerce   402 729-3000 Tickets are also available at the Rock Creek Station Visitor Center, Saturday-June 4th. A Park Entry Permit is required. Download the event flyer:  Rock Creek Trail Days Bring Your Picnic Basket and Spend the Day

2016-06-04 09:00:00 UTC

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