Loading Events

« All Events

Rock Creek Trail Days

June 2, 2018 - June 3, 2018

The first weekend in June gives locals and visitors a chance to travel back in time when covered wagons and the new railroad were the principle means of transportation along the trails that cut through the Fairbury area in southeast Nebraska.

Rock Creek Station featuring Re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles Fracas, Pony Express Ride, Mule Pulled Wagon Rides, Historical Interpretation on the East and West Ranches, music, Saturday night enjoy a Buffalo Stew Cookout at 7 p.m. Advanced tickets will be on sale at the Chamber office and Rock Creek Station. Adults $9/Children $6 (13 and under) Park Entry Permit Required.
Tentative 
Activities Include but not limited to:

  • Living History
  • Apple Butter
  • Basket Weaving
  • Blacksmithing
  • Butter Churning and Biscuit Baking
  • Military Encampment
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Flint Knapping
  • Fire Building with Flint and Steel
  • Frontier Cabin Life
  • Frontier Games
  • Hawk Throwing
  • Pony Express Runs
  • Horse/Mule Shoeing
  • Ranch Interpretation
  • Rope Making
  • Pine Needle Basket Weaving
  • Rug Braiding (Sat only)
  • Lace Making (Sat. only)
  • Tatting (Sat. only)
  • Zither Music

 

 

 

Details

Start:
June 2, 2018
End:
June 3, 2018
Website:
http://fairbury.com/pages/annual_events/rockcreekdays.html

Venue

Rock Creek Station Historical Park
57426 710th Rd
Fairbury, NE 68352 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
4027295777
Website:
ngpc.rock.creek.station@nebraska.gov

Organizer

Jeff Bargar
Phone:
4027295777
Email:
ngpc.rock.creek.station@nebraska.gov
Website:
http://nebraskastateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/Rock_Creek_Station_Shp/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NE&parkId=230150