Otto Rosfeld Performance Saturday of Labor Day Weekend At Homestead National Monument of America
Thursday, 27 August 2015 13:04
Labor Day Weekend activities at Homestead National Monument of America will include a performance by Otto Rosfeld on Saturday September 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Education Center. Through song, stories and poems, Mr. Rosfeld will share “Treading Lightly or Stomping”, an overview of mankind’s impact on the earth.
Otto Rosfeld was born and raised in Rushville, NE, in what is known by literary people as Sandoz country. He has a bachelor of music degree from Chadron State College. After more than 30 years as a public school teacher, Otto took early retirement to pursue full time his love for the performing arts. An independent scholar and musician, he has been performing his programs since the early 1990s. This program is provided with support from Humanities Nebraska.
Every day of the Labor Day weekend you can participate in living history activities such as churning butter, making corn husk dolls, candle dipping and more. Other special events include a vintage car show at Homestead National Monument of America’s Heritage Center on Sunday September 6 and a good old-fashioned spelling bee at Freeman School (10 a.m.) on Monday September 7.
Homestead National Monument of America’s Heritage Center is located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free of charge.
Husker Tailgate Party October 17
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:42
The Sandhills Area Foundation is planning a Husker Tailgate party at the Neon Bar and Grill on October 17th. The event will begin two hours before kickoff of the Huskers versus Minnesota game. The game time has not yet been announced. Area residents are invited to show off their culinary skills by fixing their favorites tailgate foods and bring to share with the others attending. Attendees should also bring lawn chairs and there will be big screen TV's for viewing the game. Tickets are $25 each and are available from Steve Brown at Security First Bank. If you would like to bring tailgate food, contact Suzy Beel at 402 376 2639. That date again is October 17th.