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Monday, April 22, 2013

Lindsay, Nebraska, Celebrates 125 Years

The community of Lindsay, Nebraska is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the town's existence. Its Quasquicentennial will take place this 2013 summer with three full days of fun-filled activities on July 5, 6, and 7.

The first day includes a Tractor Ride and a Softball Tournament, the Opening of the Centennial (100 year) Time Capsule that was buried in 1988, and a Trail (Horse) Ride. The Idaho Potato Truck Appearance which is celebrating its 75 year anniversary will stop in Lindsay on their Coast-to-Coast tour. 

There will be family activities/games, the appearance of the US92 Radio Station Airtime Truck, an arm wrestling competition,  People's Choice Cook-Off Competition, a Beard & Mustache Competition, a Lip Sync/Talent Show and Big Bang Boom Fireworks.

Day 2 (July 6), consists of Kid's Fun Run, a Donut Run, Quilt Show, a tour of Lindsay Holy Family School, a Parade, Car Show, "Sheltered Reality Band" Performance, Ditzy the Clown, a Pork Loin Bar-B-Que Meal, Card Tournaments, Kid's Inflatables, Sand Volleyball, Outhouse Races, Music Jam Session, Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull, Catholic Mass and Street Dance featuring "Taxi Driver".

Day 3 (July 7) will begin with Catholic Mass, a continuation of the Quilt Show and of the touring of the Lindsay Holy Family School, and a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast featuring "The Pancake Man". The celebration ends with the Closing Ceremony, the burial of the Q125 Time Capsule and a Tour of Gardens.

If you're looking for a weekend packed with fun, food and activities for the whole family, join the community of Lindsay's celebrating its 125 years.

For a full schedule of the Lindsay celebrations click on Lindsay Quasquicentennial

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