57426 710 Road
Join us for Rock Creek Trail Days at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park on June 4th and 5th.
There will be a re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles fracas, a blacksmith at work, Dutch Oven cooking, frontier cabin life, military encampment, and many historical demonstrations and wagon rides from 9 to 4 each day.
Historical Interpretation on the East and West Ranches
Apple Butter Frontier Games Pine Needle Basket Weaving
Basket Weaving Frontier Cabin Life Pony Express Runs
Blacksmithing Hawk Throwing Ranch Interpretation
Butter & Biscuits Horse/Mule Shoeing Rope Making
Dutch Oven Cooking Lace Making (Sat. only) Rug Braiding (Sun. only)
Flint Knapping Living History Tatting (Sat. only)
Fire Building-Flint & Steel Military Encampment Zither Music
Visitor Center Open Daily 9 AM to 5 PM
Black Powder Gun Demonstrations @ 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles Fracas @ 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Pony Express Run@ 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM
Mule Pulled Wagon Rides Available
Relay for Life American Cancer Lunch Benefit on West Ranch on Sat., (11:00 – 1:30) June 4, 2016
BBQ, Hot Dogs, Chips, Baked Beans, Dessert and Drink—Free Will Donation (Also selling pop & bottled water)
BUFFALO STEW COOKOUT – Saturday, June 4th, 2015, @ 7:00 PM with the following entertainment—Music of the Plains presented by Dave Marsh (sponsored by the Nebraska Humanities Council)
Saturday, June 4, 2015, at 7:00 PM
Tickets—Adults-$9.00 Children-$6.00 (ages 13 & under)
Tickets are available until noon on June 3rd, 2016, at: Fairbury Chamber of Commerce 402 729-3000
Tickets are also available at the Rock Creek Station Visitor Center, Saturday-June 4th.
A Park Entry Permit is required.
Download the event flyer: Rock Creek Trail Days
Bring Your Picnic Basket and Spend the Day