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Epping's Buffalo Trails Day Scheduled For July 10-11

 


On Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 enjoy family fun at the 2021 Buffalo Trails Day event in Epping.

On Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., enjoy the new edition to Buffalo Trails Day with a 3-on-3-basketball tournament for youth. For more information on this event contact Luanne Axelson, 701-210-0978.

There will be food and craft vendors at the Pavilion on Main Street during the day.

The VFW Post 12169 will be holding a Cornhole Tourney, 1 p.m. at Epping Eagles Nest. Register your team with Eagles Nest, $50 per team, six places paid out. ”Balderdash” will be playing, 8 p.m.-midnight at the Epping Firemen’s Dance at the Pavilion on Main Street. There will be a fireworks display, provided by the city of Epping, beginning around 11 p.m., weather permitting.

On Sunday, July 11 start your day with the annual pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. at the Pavilion on Main Street with proceeds going into Buffalo Trails Museum. At 10:30 a.m., there will be Epping Lutheran Services with Pastor Mary Dickman Parris and special guests Upper Missouri Bible Camp staff. Craft vendors will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pavilion on Main Street. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. silent auction donations will be welcome and for more information on the silent auction contact Shelly Alexander, 701-570-7899.

Buffalo Trails Museum will be open for tours from 11 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2 p.m.

A parade will start at noon at the north end of Main Street and Dave Berg will be showing off his new wagon and escorting the retired Epping firemen. The Williston Cowboys Drum & Bugle Corps will provide music in the gazebo from 12:30-1 p.m. A petting zoo will be held from 1-3 p.m., with the animals provided by Tana Conlin and Tessa Sigvaldsen. There will be wagon rides courtesy of Dave Berg and his pony team along with a Memorial Paul Sagaser Car Show from 12:30-3 p.m. For more information on the car show contact Lane Thompson, 701-770-3281.

Starting at 12:30 p.m., a Tug-o-War on Main Street will take place with the Epping Fire Department vs. Ray Fire Department. The Epping Fire Department equipment will also be on display on Main Street showing their new upgrades to their fleet.

A live auction will be held at the Pavilion on Main Street at 12:30 p.m. and will feature a huge cowhide and quilt. From 2-2:30 p.m., Parade Best announcements will be made along with basketball tournament winners and a raffle and silent auction will take place. The 1st and 2nd place People’s Choice winners will be announced at 3 p.m.

For more information on Buffalo Trails Day contact Shelly Alexander at 701-570-7899.

 

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