Oct 5th

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com

Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com

Additional events and vendors subject to change

 

Timed Events:

In Town:   St. John the Baptist Catholic Church:

8-12   Pancake breakfast & Craft Fair

8-4 Flea Market by the Fireworks stand 421 S. 14th St.

In Town:  Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour stop at the Too Far North Wine Shop http://www.omahanorthhillspotterytour.com/

At Fort Atkinson (park opens at 9 a.m.):

Heartland of American Air Force Band 10 am

Hay Baling demonstrations at 10:30, 12:30, 2:30

Herpetology Program (snakes!) by Dennis Ferraro, UNL Herpetology Professor  12 and 2 pm

Buffalo Processing 10 am

Music Entertainment    1-3 pm “Stinkbait” bluegrass/country

Pie Eating Contest for kids and adults 3 pm

Ye Olde Pie Shop open 12 - 4:30

Ongoing Events 9-4:30:

Fort Atkinson Living History Interpreters

Paul Siebert performing period music on traditional instruments throughout the day

Antique Tractors and Implement demonstrations

Dutch Oven Cooking demonstrations

Outdoor Adventure Activity Trailer for kids

Demonstration of traditional Native uses for buffalo: tools, hide tanning by Steve Tamayo

Old Fashioned Photo Booth

Interactive Folk Life Skills and Arts

Food vendors

Note:  Program may change as events and vendors are added.

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park requires a Game & Parks permit for entry.  Day passes are available at the park visitor center.