Oct. 7th

Sunday, October 7th

Note: events are from 2017. Please check back as it gets closer for an updated schedule.

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