Hometown Happenings

08/21/2019 – HOT HOMETOWNS on KK93

Saturday, August 24th is Crofton’s Cruisin’ Day Car Show, Grillfest, Live Music, City-wide Rummage Sales, and Duck Races. The Crofton Community Club’s annual car show is from 11am to 3pm in the south city park with registration from 9am to 11am. 15 award classes.

The St. Rose Knights of Columbus will have their Grillfest from 11am to 2pm.  Live Music by Little Joe of Omaha, NE. Kids’ activities including bounce house, train rides, professional face painting, and chance to win a Powerwheels Car.

The Crofton Volunteer Fire Department will have their 3rd annual Buck-A-Duck races starting at 1:00pm – purchase your ducks now to get in on the action. There will be 10 heats of 100 ducks, and the top 5 in each heat will earn cash payouts with the top 3 ducks from each heat advancing to a Calcutta style auction.

Citywide Rummage Sales & Crazy Days Sales start Friday night and extend into Saturday. Maps are available on the Crofton-Nebraska Facebook page and online at www.crofton-nebraska.com.

Saturday, August 24th, from 9-1 the Crofton Band and Choir New York students will be having a car wash just north of the bank!

Crofton Senior Center News:
~Wednesday August 21 – Kim Sawatzke will be providing piano music starting at 11:30. Birthday Bingo with prizes and cake 1-2 and Sandy ~Truman’s retirement party 12-2.
~Every week day – coffee, socializing, cards, puzzles
~Every Monday & Friday – 1-3 BINGO!
~Third Wednesday of every month – Birthday Bingo & Cake
~Every week day – coffee, socializing, cards, puzzles
~Sat. August 24 – Coffee & Rolls 8-10, Bake Sale starting at 10
~Sat. August 24 – MEAL DEAL 11-1 serving taverns, hot dogs, bars and chips!
~Thur August 29 – Blood Pressure Checks 5:30-6:30

Make sure to friend the Crofton Senior Center on Facebook for updates on meals and special events.

St. Rose News:
~Sunday, August 25 – Coffee & Rolls following 8:30 mass, free will donation to benefit St. Rose School Book It Program
~Monday, Sept. 2 – No School, Labor Day
~Friday, Sept. 6 – St. Rose School celebrates Grandparent’s Day 8:30 Mass and activities to follow
~Sunday, Sept. 8 – St. Rose Bazaar
~Sunday, Sept. 15 – St. Rose Golf Tournament, contact Crofton Lakeview Golf Course for more information
~Friday, Sept. 20 – Picture Day

LifeServe Blood Center will be in Crofton at the Crofton Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, September 4th from 1pm to 5:30pm at the Crofton Auditorium. Schedule your appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.

The Argo presents a concert in the park featuring State Disco on Saturday, September 14th from 6pm to midnight at the South Park in Crofton. Beer and food will be available. Gate opens at 5pm with the concert going from 6pm to midnight. Enjoy a fun night of entertainment!

CALLING ALL CRAFTERS AND VENDORS! WE NEED YOU!
Sign up now to reserve your table for the 1st Annual Glad Tidings Bible Camp Crafter and Vendor Fair & Family Fun Day! September 14, 9 AM – 5 PM. Tables are only $25 and we are offing $10 off for those who are able to recruit additional Crafters and Vendors.

The proceeds from our table fees and concession stand will go towards replacing the camp zip line – which is a camp favorite.

GTBCcraftfair@gmail.com for more information

Main Street Treasures is a non-profit thrift store operated by volunteers. The store sells clothing, housewares, small furniture, small appliances, lawn & garden items, toys, baby stuff, hunting accessories, and other items. Proceeds benefit the Crofton area. Main Street Treasures is open Wednesdays 10am to 8pm, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 2pm, and the first Sunday of the month 10am to 1pm.

Crofton Community Club Bucks make GREAT gifts for teachers, pastors, employees, grown children, & friends! They can be redeemed at any of our member locations, keeping dollars right here in our community. A full list of members are available on our website www.crofton-nebraska.com. Please call ahead to order: Larry Cooper at Farmers & Merchants State Bank. 402-388-4344. These “Bucks” work just like a check and cannot be redeemed for cash, so it is best to order in small increments of $10-$20

The Crofton Community Club is always looking for individuals and businesses to strive for the future of Crofton. Dues are reasonable and help support activities in and around the Crofton area. Visit our website or like us on Facebook and print off a new member form, or ask a current member for information. We would love to add you or your business to our list of members! Please download the PDF membership form for both individuals/couples and businesses – HERE

Erin Dennis

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