The 2nd annual Niobrara River Festival and races starts with music this Saturday, June 8th at 3 pm at Berry Bridge. Johnny Ray & Dawn will be opening.

Other music acts include:
Mr Cade Vackiner – unless the cows don’t come home.
The essence of Meaninglessness from Omaha 
And Doug Stoeger and the Gigsters

No personal coolers allowed to be brought in.
Food and beverage will be available on-sight.

Games: Yard Yahtzee, Four in A Row, Jenga, Yard Darts, Flick’n Chicken, Badminton, Ladder Toss, Corn Hole to name a few.

Fun Races: Kids Paper Boat Race (we will have a table for kids to color and fold their paper boats at 3:00 and will race the boats at 5:00)

Sack Races & finally the “Just Duckie” relay races

These will take place in between the music sets.

Shuttle service from Valentine will be available at various stops every hour:

Call or text to schedule your pickup: 402-322-5151 or 322-5171. Service by the river can be spotty so if you get the answering machine, hang up and send a text. Save your spot early! 
Do not leave a message because voicemail is not set up. They will call and confirm your shuttle. 

Sunday – races start at 9:00 am – Berry Bridge to Brewer Bridge. Canoe, Kayak, and Stand Up Paddleboard categories, along with non competitive categories and “whatever floats your boat” for prizes to whomever makes it to Brewer Bridge without sinking.

Contact Brewer’s Canoers for more information: (402) 376-2046 or find Niobrara River Fest and Races on Facebook.

Information provided by the Niobrara River Fest and Races Facebook page.