Our largest annual celebration, held the last weekend of September, features a weekend of activities for the whole family. Enjoy a craft fair and the Heritage Days Parade.
MNB Mixer | 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Announcement of Heritage Days Royalty, Honor Family, and Parade Marshal
Norris Breakfast | 7:00am @ McCook Christian Church
Cloyd Clark-Norris Preservation Award. Guest Speaker is former State Senator Dr. Laura Ebke. Tickets available at McCook Economic Development Corporation office or MNB
Heritage Acres Farm-To-Table Tours & Dinner | Tours 2:00pm, Dinner 6:00pm
Learn about the great food being grown in the McCook Area, then enjoy a 3 course meal made from local produce and products!
Registration is required:
Heritage Days Road Race | 7:30 @ East Side of Norris park
Registration begins @ 6:20am – 7:15am
MNB Realty Refreshments | 9:00am – 10:00am
Free coffee, water, and cookies from the MNB parking lot before the Heritage Days Parade!
Norris Park Vendors Sponsored by Wild Ass Soap Co. | 9:00am – 6:00pm
Heritage Days Parade Sponsored by McCook YMCA | 10:00am
George Norris House Historical Site Grand Re-Opening | After Parade
Immediately following the parade will be the Flag raising by Troop 147 and playing of the National Anthem by South West Nebraska High School Marching Band.
The House will be open 10:00am to 3:00pm for public viewing every Friday and Saturday.
Bandshell Entertainment | 12:00pm – 4:30pm
High school cheer squad will kick off heritage days entertainment with a couple of cheers!
12:00pm – Heritage Days Royalty and Parade Awards
12:30pm – Dancers Only Performing Arts Academy
1:10pm – Ginger ten Bensel and Mary Lou Jones
2:00pm – Special Performances Throughout the Schedule by Gene Malleck
2:30pm – PJ Anderson, Gospel Singer
3:30pm – Senator Ben Nelson
Interview with Christian Wagner, Assistant News Director and Producer at NTV
Bison Alumni Golf Tournament | 1:00pm Shotgun Start
Ben Nelson Childhood Home | 2:00pm
Senator Ben Nelson Book Signing
Dirt Roads and Blacktop: Viewfinding Rural Nebraska with Jack Stevens | 3:00pm – 4:00pm
6th Floor of the Keystone Business Center
Cloyd Clark Celebration | 5:00pm @ Norris Alley and Keystone Lobby
Norris Park Vendors Sponsored by Wild Ass Soap Co. | 10:00am – 4:00pm
Church Services | 12:00pm
Retired Paster Becky Saddler followed by gospel music with Becky, Ginger ten Bensel, and Mary Lou Jones
Interview with Seth Denney | 1:00pm
Seth Denney, NTV News Anchor and former McCook Resident
High Plains Museum | 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Bob Jones from Oberlin, KS is appraising antiques at the High Plains Museum
$5/item, 5 items total
Becky Saddler, Ginger ten Bensel, and Mary Lou Jones | 2:00pm
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