Oct. 6th

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Note:  events are from 2017.  Check back for an updated schedule as it gets closer to October.

  Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com

Photo courtesy www.bobbijanderson.com


Timed Events:

In Town:   St. John the Baptist Catholic Church:

8-11   Pancake breakfast

8-4   Craft Fair

In Town:  Community Parade 9 a.m. 

15th Street from West Market Square Park to the High School

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

Community Farmer's market by visitor center

Paul Siebert performs Echoes of An Era, sponsored by Humanities Nebraska 11 am & 1 pm

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

Rivertown String Band    2-4 pm

Ye Olde Pie Shop open 11 - 4:30

Kids and Adults Pie Eating Contest 3 pm

Ongoing Events 9-4:30:

Fort Atkinson Living History Interpreters

Sleeping Buffalo Trader - furs, trade goods

Traditional Rope Making demonstrations

Tractor Show and Implement demonstrations

Those Magnificent Jenson Shire Horses Petting Corral

Cow-chip toss and other old time kids games

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

Interactive Folk Life Skills and Arts

Master's Hand Sweet Shoppe & Lunch items

Grandpa's Kettle Corn

Our SpecialTea teas and sweets

Area Civic organizations providing lunch items for sale

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.