Hand Cornhusking Contest! « Back to Search Results

Central City will host the State and National Hand Cornhusking Contest October 20th (state) and October 21st (national) at the Merrick County Fairgrounds!  FREE Admission!  Many events will be hosted throughout the day, beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m.  A horse & wagon parade at 8:30 a.m., Cornhusking competition starts at 9:00.  Corn Cookin' demonstrations at 11 and 2:00.  Lunch will be available from 11 to 1:30.  Celebrity pick at 1:00 on Saturday.  A banquet and melodrama "Cornfield of Dreams at 6:00 on Saturday with another session Sunday at 1:30.  Cowboy Church Service at 8:00 a.m. Sunday.

Other events include kids games, pumpkin painting, exotic animal petting zoo, antique tractor display, living history dispay, classic car show, craft show & flea market, food vendors, Buck Skinner Rendezvous and National Corn Collectors Club display.

For more information, contact the Central City Area Chamber of Commerce at 308-946-3897 or cchamber@cablene.com