Saturday's Bread 'n Jam Festival in Neligh is on as schedule and has a few changes and additions to the day's events.
The Trio Sisters have moved their 10 a.m. performance to the Neligh Senior Center. The group is made up of Gloria Christensen, Roxanne McNally and Carolyn Weinman and Jill Bates playing the piano.
Also between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., the Neligh Chamber of Commerce will have their inflatable cash machine between the chamber office and Neligh Mill. For $2, participants get 15 seconds in the cash machine, which will have $250 in Neligh Big Bucks flying around. Big Bucks are good as cash at participating Chamber businesses.
Bread 'N Jam Schedule of Events:
Hourly prizes will be awarded, including a 40-inch flat screen TV and assorted gift bags.
Nebraska State Patrol Simulator/Roll-Over Demonstration
Neligh-Oakdale Jaws of Life Demonstration
7 to 10 a.m. - Boy Scouts of America Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Citizens' Center, free-will donation
7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. race begins - AMH 5K Walk/Run/Relay, register at the Neligh Tourism Office. Race to begin at 8 a.m. with awards ceremony to follow.
9 to 11 a.m. - Farmer's Market, south side of the Antelope County Courthouse
9 to 11 a.m. - Muffins at The Willows Assisted Living Center, "Arts for the Ages" is theme for Assisted Living Week
9 a.m. to noon registration - Classic Show & Shine Car Show, located on Wylie Drive near the Mill. Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Best of Show and Participant Pick awards will be given.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Free admission to the Neligh Mill State Historical Site
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Free admission to the Museum, Log Cabin and Pioneer Church
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Craft-Trade Show, American Legion Club
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Pierson Wildlife Museum will have "free-will donation" admission.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Neligh Chamber of Commerce Cash Booth. $250 in Neligh Big Bucks inside.
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Kids' Inflatable Bouncy House
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Live Entertainment on the Neligh Mill East Lawn, featuring Bob and Sheila Everhart, Trio Sisters, Lonesome Walker Band and more. Trio Sisters have been moved to the Senior Center.
2 p.m. - Special program at Pioneer Church. Dr. Barb Black of Wayne State College will present "Memories: One-Room Country Schools" and Dr. Sam Herley of the University of South Dakota will present "Harry Truman, Small Towns, and the Importance of Studying History." The Antelope County Historical Society is sponsoring this free program for the Bread n' Jam Festival.
4 p.m. registration, 4:30 p.m. start - Lawn Mower Poker Run sponsored by Jonny Dodge and Sargent Irrigation. Proceeds will benefit the Neligh-Oakdale TeamMates Mentoring Program. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. in the Riverside Park picnic shelter, and the poker run will begin at 4:30 p.m. The entry fee is $15. Lawn mowers, ATVs, scooters, golf carts or bicycles may be driven to each of the designated six stops in Neligh. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. At each stop, participants will roll the dice. The highest overall score will win a parking pass and two Husker football tickets to the October 25 game vs Rutgers, donated by David Wanek and Maribeth Portz. Prizes will also be awarded to those wearing the best Husker attire and those with the best decorated vehicle.
After the poker run - A walking taco/hotdog feed will follow the poker run at the Riverside Park picnic shelter. The cost is $5 and will include your choice of a walking taco or hotdog, drink and ice cream dessert.