Post Rock Pioneers Remembered

When:
August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
2017-08-26T08:00:00-05:00
2017-08-26T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
Denmark
KS
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Debra Parmenter
(858) 735-7116
Post Rock Pioneers Remembered

Please join us in day-long festivities: Danish aebelskiver breakfast, tour a local limestone quarry, auction and raffle, dedication of the archway, family histories and stories, open face Danish sandwich lunch, skits, Danish folk dancing, tour of lower Denmark, pulled pork supper. Come early, stay late!

Sponsored by the Myrtle Errebo Family, Denmark Evangelical Lutheran Church, and the Denmark Preservation Foundation.

 

POST ROCK PIONEERS REMEMBERED

ITINERARY FOR THE DAY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26TH, 2017

DENMARK COMMUNITY HALL – DENMARK, KANSAS

 

8:00 AM – Limestone Quarry Tour Hosted by Merrill Nielsen

  • Meet at Denmark community Hall; Vehicle required

9:30 AM – Danish Aebelskiver Breakfast:  with sausage and coffee

  • Hosted by the Denmark Lutheran Church; freewill donation

10:30 AM – Welcome and Overview/  Steve Errebo

  • Pioneer Family Introductions
  • Humorous Skits and Singing to Portray the Times
  • Family Pioneer Stories
  • Group Discussions led by Ed Larson; come prepared to share

12:30 PM – Smorrebrod Lunch:  (Danish sandwiches, salad and dessert)

  • Hosted by the Denmark Lutheran Church; $10 per person

1:30 PM – Pioneer Stories and Skits

2:00 PM – Dedication of Stone Archway:  Post Rock Pioneers Remembered

  • Invocation by Reverend Bradley McCoy
  • Guest Speakers:  Ed Larson and Chuck Bateman

3:00 PM – Post Rock … Past, Present and Future

  • Jon Pancost, Bluestem Quarry and Stoneworks

3:30 PM – Lower Denmark Tour:  Limestone Buildings and Post Rock History

4:30 PM – Silent Auction

  • Proceeds to benefit Denmark Preservation Foundation

5:30 PM – More Pioneer Stories with Fun Skits and Song

6:00 PM – Supper:  Buffalo Stew with biscuit, grapes, pie and ice cream

  • Hosted by Lincoln Reenactment Committee; $10 per adult

7:00 PM – Danish Folk Dancing and Entertainment

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