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Rock Creek Trail Days Set for June 4-5

LINCOLN – Enjoy living history demonstrations at the annual Rock Creek Trail Days on June 4-5 at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park.

Starting at 9 a.m. both days, living history reenactors will demonstrate blacksmithing, basket weaving, flint knapping and horse shoeing. Black powder gun demonstrations, Pony Express runs and skirmish reenactments also will be held periodically.

Participants are also invited to a buffalo stew cookout at 7 p.m. on June 4, with entertainment by Dave Marsh, presenting the “Music of the Plains” program. A Relay for Life lunch benefit will begin at 11 a.m. the same day.

Tickets are available until noon on June 3 at the Fairbury Chamber of Commerce, 518 E St. Tickets may be purchased June 4 at the Rock Creek Station Visitor Center. Rock Creek Station SHP is located at 57426 710 Road, approximately 6 miles east of Fairbury in Jefferson County.

A park entry permit is required. Additional information can be found at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.org. For more information, call 402-729-5777 or email ngpc.rock.creek.station@nebraska.gov.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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