Old Settlers’ Days

“Return, Renew & Relive!”

94th Old Settlers’ Reunion
Lodgepole, Nebraska – August 31, September 1-3, 2018

Friday, August 31
5K Old Settlers Reunion Glow Fun Run – 7:00 pm

Registration begins at 6:15 pm at the north park.
$10 registration includes neon glow – under 6 yrs old free; 4-H shooters will be selling snow cones.  Bicycles welcome.  All proceeds go to the Creek Valley Jr. Cheerleaders


Saturday, September 1
Old Settlers’ Platte Valley Tractor Pull

10:00 am – Front Street next to the South Park
Registration & Weigh-in starts at 8:00 am

Museum Open
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kids Games
1:00 pm – South Park

School Reunion Dinner
5:00 pm – Community Hall

Lodgepole Volunteer Fire Dept. Street Dance & Beer Garden
6:00 pm – 1:00 am – Lodgepole Community Hall
Nebraska Huskers vs. Akron on the big screen in the beer garden!  Victory Underground is the band.

Sunday, September 2
Church Services

9:00 am
South Park (Gloria Dei Lutheran Church)

Old Settlers Golf Tourney
9:00 am Tee Time
4 person Scramble $200 per team – limited to 16 teams; will be held at the Chappell Golf Course. For more information and to get signed up contact Bill Taylor at 308-250-0530 or Justin Misegadis at 308-249-5969.

Flower Show (prizes awarded)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Museum Open
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Monday, September 3
Parade line-up
9:00 am

10:00 am
“Return, Renew & Relive” theme
Five Categories: Organizations, Churches, Cars, Horses, Buggies/Wagons
Prizes awarded: 1st $40; 2nd $30; 3rd $20
Kids Parade: Cash prizes in five categories – 1st $10; 2nd $7; 3rd $5

Freewill Donation BBQ
11:00 am in the South Park
Gloria Dei Lutheran Women’s Fellowship will be selling homemade pie

Museum Open
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Program in the South Park
1:00 pm
Country Store Drawings & Quilt Raffle
Local entertainment
Medical Air Rescue Company (MARC) will be on hand with helicopter for educational information

Kids Activities
1:00 pm – South Park

Horseshoe Pitching
1:00 pm – North Park horseshoe pits
12:00 pm Registration

Free Watermelon
2:00 pm – Sponsored by Adams Bank & Trust

Crafters and Vendors are welcome all weekend. No charge for spaces.

Concessions will be available throughout the event.

Two beautiful handmade quilts donated by Janet Robert and Jamie Curtis being raffled; $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. Lodgepole T-Shirts will be for sale; $15 each and caps for $10 each.