October 2, 2014
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Pawnee and Richardson counties in southeast Nebraska until 3 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets go on sale Nov. 5 for the 18th annual Historical Christmas Dinner at Fort Robinson State Park. The Dec. 1 dinner features the menu from the original Fort Robinson 1933 Christmas dinner.
The menu includes roast turkey with White House dressing, snowflake potatoes, creamed peas, Westchester corn, candied sweet potatoes; fruit salad, cranberry sauce, fruit cake and pumpkin pie. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1933 attire.
The 200 tickets will be available on a first-come, first served basis beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 5. Tickets, limited to four per person, will be available at the park office, Chadron Chamber of Commerce and Rea’s Market in Harrison.
The dinner is a cooperative project of the park, Nebraska Historical Museum and communities such as Crawford, Chadron, Harrison and Whitney. Call the park office at 308-665-2900 to volunteer to help with the event or decorate historical buildings.
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