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07/13/2019 - Fur Trade Days 2019 Schedule

Fur Trade Days 2019 Schedule*                                                                 


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



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