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

In Town:  Community Parade 10 a.m. 

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.):

Hay Baling demonstrations at 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 4 pm

Herpetology Program (snakes!) by Dennis Ferraro, UNL Herpetology Professor  11, am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Buffalo Processing 10 am

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

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

Cow-chip toss and other old time kids games

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.