Schedule

Updated June 17, 2021 — Event times subject to change

Thursday, July 8, 2021

5-10 p.m. - Mac’s Carnival (E 2nd & Bordeaux streets)

6-9 p.m. - Bands on Bordeaux - The Bar Flies (1st Street, between Main & Bordeaux streets)

Friday, July 9, 2021

10 a.m. - Chess Tournament Begins (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

10:30 a.m. - Story Time & Crafts (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

12:30 p.m. - Puzzle Pieces: Chadron’s Historical Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by Discover Northwest Nebraska, Chadron Chamber of Commerce, and the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center (Downtown Plaza, Second and Main streets)

1 p.m. - Watermelon! (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

2 - 3 p.m. - Black Hills Raptor Center Show (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

3:30 p.m. - Historic Tour of Town (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

4 p.m. - Traders’ Market Opens (Dawes County Courthouse Lawn)

4-5 p.m. - History of Nebraska as told by Peter Sarpy, Nebraska Humanities Programming (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

5 p.m. - Midnight - Mac’s Carnival (E 2nd & Bordeaux streets)

5 - 7 p.m. - Classics in the Park Cruise Night (Downtown,) followed by park and show on (200 Block of Main Street)

5:30 - 6 p.m. - Joan Wells, Trick Roper, Nebraska Humanities Programming (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - The String Beans, Free Family Concert, Sponsored by Nebraska Arts Council (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

9 p.m. - Midnight - Free Youth Bowling (Hilltop Lanes, 950 West 10th Street)

9 p.m. - 1 a.m. - Tripwire (Downtown Plaza, Main & 2nd streets)

Saturday, July 10, 2021

7:30 a.m. - Rotary Colter Run, 2-mile, 5k, 10k (CSC Nelson Physical Activity Center) must register by 6 p.m. July 8

8 a.m. - Traders’ Market Opens (Dawes County Courthouse Lawn)

8 a.m. - Classics in the Park Car Show Registration (Wilson Park, 8th and Morehead streets)

9:15 - 9:40 a.m. - Parade of Historic Fur Trade Flags (400 Block of Main Street)

9:45 - 10 a.m. - Parade of Puppies (400 Block of Main Street)

10 a.m. - 45th Annual Lion’s Club Parade “Back to The Normal” (10th & Main to 1st & Main streets)

10:30 a.m. - Sidewalk Coloring Contest (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

FOLLOWING THE PARADE

11 a.m. - Chadron Chamber of Commerce Ambassador’s BBQ (Dawes County Courthouse Lawn)

11 a.m. - Ice Cream Social - First Congregational Church of Chadron (4th Street and Chadron Avenue)

11 - 11:45 a.m. - Bill Hayes as George Shannon, Nebraska Humanities Programming (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Classics in the Park Car Show [Awards at 3 p.m.] (Wilson Park, 8th and Morehead streets)

Noon - The Bald Mountain Rounders (Dawes County Courthouse Gazebo)

Noon - 4 p.m. - Spirit of the Plains exhibit (Mari Sandoz High Plains Center, CSC Campus)

Noon - Midnight - Nebraska Putt Putt on the Fly (200 Block of Main Street)

1 p.m. - Rotary World Championship Buffalo Chip Throw (400 Block of Main Street)

1 p.m. - Demolition Derby (Dawes County Fairgrounds)

1 p.m. - Family Movie Screening (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

1 - 5 p.m. - Painting with Yarn, Madison Quilting & Yarn, ages 8 and up (128 W 2nd Street)

3:30 p.m. - Chess Tournament Finals (Chadron Public Library, E 5th & Bordeaux streets)

4 p.m. - Historical Cemetery Tour (Greenwood Cemetery, 1588 US Highway 20)

5 p.m. - Midnight - Mac’s Carnival (E 2nd & Bordeaux streets)

7 p.m. - Historical Cemetery Tour (Greenwood Cemetery, 1588 US Highway 20)

9 p.m. - 1 a.m. - Dylan Bloom Band (Downtown Plaza, Main & 2nd streets)

10 p.m. - Fireworks, presented by Southern Airways Express (Visible from 1st Street, Carnival, Downtown, or the Dawes County Fairgrounds)

Saturday, July 11, 2021

12:30 p.m. - Horseshoe Tournament (Lions Club Horseshoe Pits, Main St & Bellefourche Ave)


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