Enjoy music, barbecue and many hands-on activities at Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area on June 25.
The free daylong event will be near Area A Campground off Highway 61. All activities, craft and food vendors will be within walking distance of each other.
Campground A will be closed to the public June 23-26, but other campgrounds are open for those wishing to camp.
The lineup (all times MDT):
- A 5K run starts at 8 a.m. with registration at 7 a.m.
- Hands-on activities will begin at 9 a.m., including kayaking, blacksmithing, the Crime Stoppers trailer, outdoor activity trailer and games, craft show, bouncy house and more.
- The horseshoe tournament and watermelon feed start at 1 p.m.
- At 3 p.m. there will be outdoor games including corn hole and ladder golf along with water fights.
- Working truck, tractor and car show will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. To enter these shows, register at 8 a.m. June 25 or call the parks at 308-394-5118.
- Compete in the Enders Smoke-off and test your barbecue skills. Awards will be presented at 5:30 p.m. and food from the smoke-off will be served at 6 p.m.
- Enjoy live country/rock music starting at 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. with BD and the Boys.
- Live demonstrations will go on throughout the day, starting with how to start a campfire at 10 a.m., Dutch oven cooking at 11 a.m. followed by canning at 2 p.m.
Come and go as you please for the day or come for the weekend and camp.
A park entry permit is required and will be available at the park or at OutdoorNebraska.org.
For more information about the Extravaganza call the Enders SRA office or visit the Game and Parks event calendar at calendar.outdoornebraska.gov.