Ogallala Indian Summer Rendezvous
The Ogallala Indian Summer Rendezvous means great bands, great food and great fun! Ogallala’s annual fall celebration is September 16-18, 2021 downtown at Rendezvous Square. Family event passes are $40 and adult day passes are $20. Contact the Keith County Chamber for more info at 308-284-4066.
Live music nightly at 8:30 p.m.:
Thursday: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal
Friday: 32 Below
Saturday: Dirty Word
There’s plenty to see and do all over town. If you missed visiting Ogallala’s beautiful Mansion on the Hill museum during the regular season, you’re in luck. The Mansion AND the Petrified Wood & Art Gallery are open to visitors all three days of the Rendezvous from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy more heritage from yesteryear at the Frontier Camp, located at the Front Street parking lot Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Friend of the Library will hold their annual Rendezvous Book Sale at Kathleen Lute Public Library:
Thursday – 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Friday – 9:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Saturday – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
The Ogallala Farmer’s Market will be at Pinnacle Bank parking lot during Rendezvous – Saturday from 8 to noon.
Thursday highlights include the Chili Cook-off 11:00 a.m., the Parade at 2:30 p.m. and Moonlight Madness from 8:00 p.m. to Midnight, with shopping specials in stores all around town.
Friday, you can take in the Quilt Show from 10 to 3 at United Church First Congregational. The Puzzle Contest takes place from 1:30 to 4 p.m., and the Cowboy Capital Chorus performs at 5:15 p.m.
Saturday, don’t miss the Indian Pride 5K Fun Run at 7:30 a.m., the Car and Antique Tractor Show beginning at 9:00 a.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.) The Harvest Art Market will be held from 9 to 5. The Husker game watch party is 10 a.m. at Rendezvous Square. Enjoy Joan Wells’ Trick Roping exhibition at 4:30 p.m.