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The annual Heritage Festival will be held June 9-11 at the Lincoln County Historical Museum.

The festival begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9 when the municipal band will play in concert.

Events get underway at 10 a.m. Saturday with a dog show, followed by a church service and music by the Gospel Lites. Sandhills storyteller and poet R.P. Smith will perform at noon.

Afternoon events include a portrayal of Kate Manning. old fashioned hay baling and corn shucking, a petting zoo, prairie pioneer games and school house activities.

There will be an antique tractor parade, a cowboy fast draw competition and demonstrations of blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, plus music by the Flatrock Irregulars and John and George.

On Sunday, events begin at noon with cowboy church, a beard contest, tractor rodeo and a hot dog eating contest. The day ends at 4 p.m.

The Lincoln County Historical Museum is at 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave.

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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 5/31/2017
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