Oct. 1st

Sunday, October 1st

Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com

Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com

 

Timed Events

Paul Siebert performs Echoes of an Era, sponsored by Humanities Nebraska 11 am and 1 pm

1st Nebraska Volunteers Brass Band 12-1

Nebraska State Archaeologist, Nolan Johnson, hosts a walking archaeology tour of Fort Atkinson.  Tour starts at the powder magazine 1 pm

Mustache/Beard Competition 2-3

Kid's mustache competition 3:30 (create your own artistic facial hair - craft supplies available)

Straw Pile Treasure Hunt 3 pm

 

All Day Events 9-4:30

Fort Atkinson Living History Interpreters demonstrating military and civilian life

Old-fashioned apple pressing (and cider tasting) in afternoon   

Tractor Show and implement demonstrations

Sleeping Buffalo Trader - furs and trade goods

Those Magnificent Jenson Shire Horses Petting Corral

Food vendors

Game & Parks "Nebraska Outdoor Trailer" featuring wildlife and nature activities

Cow-chip toss and other old time kids games