• Sidney Gold Rush Days

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    Name: Sidney Gold Rush Days
    Date: June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    Event Description:
    Vistit our website for complete details.   www.sidneygoldrushdays.org
     

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

    5:00 pm – Campfire Kick-Off

    5:00 pm - Touchstone Energy hot air balloon viewing at "glow night" (weather permitting)

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm FREE FOOD sponsored by Wheat Belt Public Power District

    5:15 pm – Gold Canyon Gun Fighters

    5:45 pm – Native American dancers

    6:45 pm - David Seay (Humanities Nebraska) "Nebraska Territory Stories"

    7:55 pm - Peter Gibbs - Interactive question and answer session about Lakota life

    9:00 pm – Festival closes down for the day

     

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 (8:00 am - 7:00 pm)

    7:00 am - Come early and take a tethered hot air balloon ride - Touchstone Energy / Wheatbelt Power (weather permitting - has to be nearly wind still)

    8:00 am – Breakfast - Don’t forget to wear your 2019 Sidney Gold Rush Days button to get your free breakfast!

    8:00 am - 10:00 am - Hometown Radio remote broadcast with their Summer Tour Spin N Win Jackpot Machine

    8:00 am – Celebration Kickoff and National Anthem

    8:15 am – Gold Canyon Gun Fighters

    8:50 am - Peter Gibbs - Interactive question and answer session about Lakota life

    9:30 am - David Seay (Humanities Nebraska) "Train Songs and Tales"

    10:35 am - Apen County Band

    12:15 am - Native American dancers

    1:30 pm - Paul Siebert (Humanites Nebraska) "Echoes of an Era" Part #1

    2:35 pm - Gold Canyon Gun Fighers

    3:00 pm - Bob & Sheila Everhart (Smithsonian Instituation) "How Western Music Won the West"

    4:15 pm - Paul Siebert (Humanities Nebraska) "Echoes of an Era" Part #2

    5:30 pm - Native American dancers

    6:35 pm - Chris Gutierrez

    7:00 pm – Festival closes down for the day

    Sunday, June 9th, 2018 (8:30 am - 2:00 pm)

    8:30 am – Breakfast of Pancakes and eggs. $4.00

    9:00 am – Church Service - officiated by Justin Brown from The Well Church

    10:00 am – Gold Canyon Gun Fighters

    10:25 am – Peter Gibbs - Interactive question and answer session about Lakota life

    10:50 am– Native American dancers

    12:00 pm - Paul Siebert (Humanities Nebraska) "Echoes of an Era" Part #3

    1:10 pm - Chris Gutierrez

    2:00 pm – Closing

    Location:
    Legion Park, Sidney
    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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