Fun To Be Had By All During End Of Summer Bash Weekend

CROFTON – Over the next three days plan on taking the family out to a northeast Nebraska State Recreation Area (SRA).

According to a release from the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, families can enjoy spending time together outdoors and learning about nature at the End of Summer Bash this weekend.

From Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1 the Lewis and Clark SRA will be the place to take part in the summer bash.

The fun begins with a themed-lighted hayrack ride around the park Friday night starting at 9 p.m. Tickets can be bought at Weigand Marina for $3.

Also, enjoy family-friendly educational sessions with the park naturalist throughout the day on Saturday. Learn about tree and flower identification at 10 a.m., Nebraska’s pollinators at 2 p.m. and Nebraska’s animals and their tracks at 5:30 p.m. Wrapping up the day will be an outdoor movie at 9 p.m.

Sunday activities include a guided bird walk at 9 a.m. and a workshop on how to start a nature art journal at 11 a.m. Cost per craft is $1.

The Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is located 9 miles north of Crofton on Highway 121 in Knox County and a park entry permit is required.

For more information, call the park at 402-388-4169.