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Annual Bridging the Shores Celebration

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First weekend in June. Come to Niobrara, Where the Niobrara river ends and the Missouri bends!

Friday -- 6:00 p.m. - Car Cruisin' w/ KK93, Kiddie Parade- Wild West theme, Coin Toss, Live Music at Jimmy Deans' Lounge

Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - Car Wash, Car Show, 10:00 a.m. - Cutest Kids Contest, Bake Sale, Museum open honoring 100 yrs. w/ Great Plains Communications, Book Fair, Remote Control Car Races, Noon - Hot Dog Eating Contest, Hot Dog Lunches, Inflatable fun, snow cones, and cotton candy, 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Shopping Spree in the Hall - 2:00 p.m. - Road Rally, 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Billie Bob's BBQ, 9:00 p.m. - Street Dance - 10:00 p.m. Crowning King and Queen

Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - Ecumenical Church Service in Lutheran church, Pancakes and Sausage at Lutheran Fellowship Hall - sponsored by Amer. Legion, 11:00 a.m. Duck Float, Museum open, Food Special at Two Rivers Saloon, 1:00 p.m. - Parade - 100 years w/ Great Plains Communications, Car Club activities to follow parade.

Annual Bridging the Shores Celebration


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