Gothenburg To Host Harvest Festival 2016 This Weekend
Taking a trip back in time will happen in Gothenburg this weekend with the 2016 Harvest Festival theme being, ‘Vintage Gothenburg, A Tour Through Time’. The annual Harvest Festival will coincide with the 2016 Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest that will also be held in Gothenburg this weekend.
It all starts on Thursday with the Kennedy Landscape Services Garden Fest from 5-7 p.m.
Friday evening, the whole family is invited as Eastside Animal Center hosts the 14th Annual Dog & Jog at Lake Helen at 8 p.m.
Getting started bright and early, the Lions Club is hosting a pancake breakfast starting at 7 a.m. and the Hand Cornhusking competition will start at 8:30 a.m.
The Hand Cornhusking competition will be held at the Hecox Farm southwest of Gothenburg. Along with the highlighted event, there will be craft and food vendors, kiddie pedal pulls, antique tracor and horse drawn implement demonstrations and a kids zone.
The always popular Grand Parade will start at 10:30 a.m. with the entries traveling down Lake Avenue.
Following the parade, The Gothenburg First United Methodist Church will host a Quilt Show from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday. The annual church dinner will be held following the parade as well.