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Rock Creek Trail Days

When:
June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am
2016-06-04T09:00:00-05:00
2016-06-04T09:15:00-05:00
Where:
Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
57426 710 Road
Fairbury
NE 68352-5550
Cost:
Buffalo Stew Cookout/Music of the Plains Tickets: $9 Adults $6 Children 13 & Under
Contact:
Rock Creek Station SHP
402-729-5777

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 COOKOUTSaturday, 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