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07/13/2019 - Fur Trade Days 2019 Schedule

Fur Trade Days 2019 Schedule*                                                                 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

All Day – Primitive Rendezvous (3 miles East and 8 miles south on Bordeaux Road)

All Day – Ken Woody presenting on Plains Indians Material Culture (Museum of the Fur Trade, 3 miles east of Chadron)

6:30 a.m. – Registration for Rotary Colter Run (CSC Armstrong Building)

7 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Masonic Bodies Pancake Breakfast (Masonic Temple, 4th and Main Streets)

7:30 a.m. – Rotary Colter Run (CSC Armstrong Building)

8 a.m. – Classics in the Park car show registration (Wilson Park)

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Traders’ Market Open (Downtown Chadron)

10 a.m. – 43rd Annual Fur Trade Days Parade (Main Street) sponsored by Chadron Lions Club

           

AFTER PARADE

Chamber Ambassador Cookout (Courthouse Lawn)

Ice Cream Social, Congregational Church (4th Street and Chadron Avenue)

11 a.m. - Noon – Nebraska Humanities "Songs and Dances of the Lakota" presented by Jerome Kills Small (Courthouse Lawn Gazebo)

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. – SYC "Special Youth Challenge" Trap Shoot & free-will donation lunch (Dawes County Fairgrounds)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. – Classics in the Park Show and Shine (Wilson Park)

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Rock the Library Lawn with Second Avenue, youngest rock band in the Panhandle

Noon to 7 p.m. – Nightmare Before Christmas Comic Artist Dan Conner @ GameChanger doing signings and sketches (173 Main Street)

Noon to 10 p.m. – Fur Trade Days Carnival (Downtown Chadron)

Noon – World Championship Buffalo Chip Throw sponsored by Chadron Rotary (Main Street, between 4th and 5th streets)

Noon - 1 p.m. – Nebraska Humanities "Music of the Plains" presented by David Marsh (Courthouse Lawn Gazebo)

1-3 p.m. – Nebraska Humanities "Nebraska Territories Stories" followed by mini harmonica workshop, presented by David Seay (Courthouse Lawn Gazebo)

1:15 - 2 p.m. – “The Biggest, The Longest, The Smallest” contest with prizes (Chadron Public Library)

2 p.m. – Couples rifle match followed by 3 rifle matches and women’s match plus “Red’s Challenge” match Tomahawk matches for men, women and youth to be announced (Primitive Rendezvous)

2 p.m. – Classics in the Park Judging (Wilson Park)

3 p.m. – Classics in the Park Awards Presentation (Wilson Park)

3:30 p.m. – Water Balloon Throwing Contest and Watermelon Tasting (Chadron Public Library)

4 p.m. – Cemetery Historic Tours, Greenwood Cemetery (West of Walmart)

6 p.m. – Ta-Da! Quilt Shop's Sip and Paint outside of the 120. Pre-register for $25 (100 Block of West Second Street)

6 p.m. to Close – GMC of Chadron presents Blue Street opening for Whiskey Bent, hosted by Fur Trade Days, Inc. Live Music and free street dance in Downtown Chadron. Minors welcome until 11 p.m.

7 p.m. – Cemetery Historic Tours, Greenwood Cemetery (West of Walmart)

*Subject to change