FRIDAY JUNE 28, 2024

2:00 pm-6:00 pm- Clarkson Public Library Open.  Quilt/Craft Show and Czech Videos.  Czech Festival Souvenirs! (7)

6:00-8:00 – Dunk Tank, Duck Game, and Souvenir Czech Days Cups put on by Clarkson Close Up students raising funds for their Washington D.C. Trip! (Main Street)

5:00 pm-11:00 pm – Commercial Club Food Stand Open (4)

5:00 pm-1 am- Beer Garden Open.  Mixed Drinks Available. (6)

6:00 – Face Painting!  Put on by Clarkson-Leigh Cheerleaders.  Look for them near the carnival rides!

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Clarkson Community Polka Band, Pine St. Stage (1)

7:00 pm – Tug of War, Contact Jadine Urbanek for more information (402) 270-0103

7:30-8:30 pm – Kevin Horner – Award Winning Kansas City Ventriloquist –  Pine Street Stage (1)

9:00 pm-1:00 am- Top Spin (No Cover) Playing a combination of popular dance music, modern Top 40 Hits, Classic Rock, and everyone’s favorites from over four decades!  – Beer Garden

RIVER CITY CARNIVAL – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! 

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2024

8:45 am – Tractor Ride.  Meet at Farmers Union C-Store. Contact Greg Podany (540) 669-6909

10 am – 12 pm – Car Show Registration

10 am – 7 pm- Clarkson Public Library Open – Quilt Show/Crafts and Czech Videos.  Czech Festival Souvenirs! (7)

11 am – 1:00 pm- Czech Dinner at New Zion Presbyterian Church Basement, 4th & Maple Street – Air Conditioned  Take Out Available – Menu: Roast Pork, Dumplings and Sauerkraut, Corn, Horn Roll, Strudel and Drink (14)

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Dunk Tank, Duck Game, and Souvenir Czech Days Cups put on by Clarkson Close Up students raising funds for their Washington D.C. Trip! (Main Street)

12:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Commercial Club Food Stand Open (4)

12:00 pm – 1:00 am- Beer Garden Open.  Mixed Drinks available. (6)

12:30 pm- Clarkson Museum Open – Air-Conditioned – 22 rooms of Czech Heritage Memorabilia, A MUST SEE (9)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm- Clarkson Classic Car Show.  Main Street.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm- Polka Dance Jacob Vylidahl Combo Opera House (3)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm- Petting Zoo, North of Post Office, Sponsored by Clarkson FFA 

1:00 pm – Czech National Anthem – Memorial Park Stage (2)

1:00 pm- 1:30 pm – Introduction of Nebraska Czech Queen Candidates (2)

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm- Children’s Beseda Dancers (2)

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm- Czech Baking in the Opera House Basement (3)

1:30 pm – 4 pm- Clarkson High School Alumni Reunion honoring classes ending in “4”

2:00 pm – 8:00 pm-  Nebraska Czechs Silent Auction – East Side of Opera House (3)

2:30 pm- Kids Tractor Pull – Registration begins at 2 pm – Knights of Columbus – South Side of Opera House (3)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm- Clarkson Community Band, Beer Garden (6)

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Wine Tasting, Beer Garden (6)

3:30 pm – Pivo Fest (Beer Olympics)  For more information contact Jon Janousek (402) 649-2364 (6)

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Accordion Jam in the Beer Garden – ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND PLAY! (6)

5:15 pm- 5:45 pm- Clarkson Czech Dancers (1)

5:45 pm – Introduction of Clarkson Czech Festival Krajan and Krajanka

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Nebraska State Czech Queen Pageant (1)

6:00 pm: Nebraska Czech’s Raffle (1)

6:00 pm – Face Painting!  Put on by Clarkson-Leigh Cheerleaders.  Look for them near the carnival rides!

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm- Vesele Harmonicke Happy Accordions – Opera House (3)

9:00 pm – 1:00 am:  Street Dance featuring Side Step (No Cover) Beer Garden (1)

SUNDAY JUNE 30, 2024

9:00 am – 9:45 am- Coffee and Kolace – New Zion Presbyterian Church (14)

10:00 am- Morning Worship – New Zion Presbyterian Church (14)

10:00 am- Polka Mass – SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church (12)

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Clarkson Public Library Open.  Quilt/Craft show and Czech videos. Czech Festival Souvenirs! (7)

11 am – 1:00 pm- Czech Dinner – St. John Neumann School – Air Conditioned; Take Out Available

                       Featuring Roast Pork, Dumplings and Sauerkraut, Green Beans, Horn Roll, Strudl and Drink (13)

12:00 pm – 11:00 pm- Commercial Club Food Stand Open (4)

12:00 pm – 12:00 am- Beer Garden Open, Mixed Drinks Available (6)

12:30 pm – Clarkson Museum Opens – Air-Conditioned – 22 rooms of Czech Heritage Memorabilia

                       A MUST to see (9)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm-  Polka Commotion at K&L Brass Rail  (8)

1:00-3:30pm- Czech Baking in the Opera House Basement (3)

1:00 pm- Czech National Anthem – Memorial Park (2)

1:00 pm- Tarok Tournament, K&L Brass Rail Party Room (8)

1:05 pm – 1:15 pm- Presentation of Nebraska State Czech Queen (2)

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm- Children’s Beseda Dancers (2)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm- Clarkson Community Polka Band Concert (2)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The Bruha’s –  Opera House (3)

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm- Funnel Cake Stand Open (5)

4:00 pm- STREET PARADE -Line up at City Park; Contact Steve Baumert at 402-860-2286 for more information. (19)

5:00-8:00 – Dunk Tank, Duck Game, and Souvenir Czech Days Cups put on by Clarkson Close Up students raising funds for their Washington D.C. Trip! (Main Street)

5:15 pm- Accordion Jam – ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND PLAY! – Memorial Park Stage (2)

6:00 pm- Kolace Eating Contest Main Stage (1)

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm- Childrens Beseda Dancers (1)

6:45 pm – 7:15 pm- Clarkson Czech Dancers (1)

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm- Steps at Tiffany’s Dancers (1)

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm- Polka Dance in Beer Garden – Angie Kriz and the Polkatoons (6)