- Associated Press - Sunday, June 15, 2014

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - The annual Wagons West Celebration in Kearney will offer live music and family-friendly activities.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 28 at the Buffalo County Historical Society Trails and Rails Museum. Acoustic musician Paul Siebert will present a program titled “Echoes of an Era,” with live music followed by a question-and-answer segment. The performance will include a live history demonstration of seven instruments and period dress.

Other activities include quilting, rope-making, woodcarving and blacksmithing demonstrations. Archivists with the Buffalo County Historical Society’s Archives will provide genealogical research assistance. Children can also participate in carnival games and scavenger hunts.

Guests can also attend a book-signing of “Kearney’s Historic Homes,” by Brian Whetstone and Jessie Harris.



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